Qualified Partnership Accountant

08 Feb 2021
24 Feb 2021
Contract Type

Qualified Partnership Accountant - City of London Law Firm - Part Time or Full Time considered - up to ??60k pro rata

Our client, a leading City Law Firm, is looking for a Qualified Accountant, with previous experience in a law firm, to join them, on a part time or full time basis, as their Partnership Accountant.

As the Partnership Accountant, you will take primary responsibility for all aspects of the partnership accounting function and will be the main point of contact for partners to help manage their current account, drawings and tax queries. The Partnership Accountant will be the key contact to work and liaise with the firm's professional advisors to produce the tax computation.

Key responsibilities for the Partnership Accountant will include:

* Working with the firm's accountants on preparation of the partnership tax computation

* Providing information to the firms' accountants for the individual partners' tax return

* Maintenance of the partners' current account and reconciling the individual partner accounts to the general ledger

* Organising partner drawings and liaising with HR on changes to partner working patterns and benefits

* Preparing and organising payments for partner distributions

* Preparation of annual profit-sharing calculations and points revaluations

* Periodically preparing and distributing partner statements

* Preparing and distributing annual partner tax memos

* Performing tax equalisations and assisting with transition to cessation based accounting

* Reviewing the need for capital requirements for existing and new partners and co-ordinating partner loans with the bank

* Preparation of VAT returns

* Releasing office and client bank payments

* Plus more

The ideal candidate will possess:

* Qualified Accountant - ACA / CIMA / ACCA qualifications or part qualified with relevant experience

* Previous experience in a similar Accountant role, preferably within the legal environment

* Strong knowledge and experience with partnership accountants and tax principles

* Ability to present information in a clear, logical and structured manner

* Ability to act as a trusted point of contact within the team

* Confident communicator

* IT literate - MS Office including Excel

* Analytical and problem solving skills

* Ability to deal with high levels of workloads and changing priorities

If this Qualified Partnership Accountant role sounds of interest and you have the necessary qualifications, skills and experience, then we are keen to hear from you! Please submit your CV ASAP, quoting 'Qualified Partnership Accountant - Law Firm

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