The key aspects of this role are the production of the firm's monthly LLP management accounts and rolling forecast, and the preparation of the Annual Consolidated Statutory Financial statement under FRS102
A Qualified Accountant or QBE with at least five years' relevant experience of management and financial accounts. Proven experience of preparing multi currency Annual Consolidated Published Financial Statements.
Partnership (LLP) experience will be a very significant bonus in fitting in to this role and this organisation.
Absolute essentials include:
Good communication skills,
General competency in Excel (to include VLookups & pivot tables) and word.
All-round working knowledge of the basic books of account.
Preparing Monthly Management Accounts to include
Prepayments and accruals
Review Payroll analysis and month end journal
Posting month end journals
Review Fixed asset register
Monthly P&L forecast
Monthly variance analysis
Weekly Fees reporting and month end fee reconciliations
Weekly Property cashflow reporting
Monthly external consultant reporting
Monthly Intercompany invoicing, reconciliation and statements.
All ad hoc Excel budgeting, forecasting and P & L analysis
Liaise with budget holders with regards to their current spend
Annual Consolidated Published Financial Statements:-
Year End LLP Audit work to include
Completion of the LLP internal audit pack
Intercompany balance confirmations, including identifying reconciling items
P&L analysis for notes to the accounts and tax returns
Balance Sheet reconciliations
Intercompany Trading tracking and reconciliation
Review and correct subsidiaries reporting packs prior to incorporating them into the consolidation file
Preparing the consolidation spreadsheets and associated journals
Elimination of group balances and intercompany trading
Correct treatment of foreign currency movements
Recording of the disposal of subsidiaries
Preparing the financial statements for the group and UK subsidiaries under FRS102
Preparing the information required for the UK subsidiary corporation tax computations.
Despite the size of this group, we operate a small accounting function (fewer than 15 people) which relies on long service, experience, and a genuine sense of teamwork in order to get the job done.
The successful candidate will be one who embraces the role fully and in a flexible fashion, dealing with whatever tasks may arise rather than pointing at their Job Description!
Our Year end is 30th April and the audit starts in mid July. The crucial time for the production of the group accounts is between May and August and annual leave would be limited during this period.