Trainee Management Accountant City Of London ??30000 - ??32000

Adept Recruitment Ltd
30000.00 - 32000.00 GBP Annual
04 Apr 2019
02 May 2019
Contract type
Full time

My Client a prestigious City based legal firm and they currently are recruiting for an additional member to their growing team.

A career role which will offer personal development and an opportunity to achieve both work and personal goals.

Purpose of Role

As the Management Accountant trainee you will assist with the production of

monthly management information and reports and will be closely involved in all budgeting aspects for the firm working closely with key stakeholders in the monthly maintenance of their budgets.

Working alongside the Management Accountant, you will be expected to provide guidance to the Office Account Team for daily nominal postings as well as maintaining the accuracy of the balance sheet for reporting purposes

Specific duties

Assist with the preparation of monthly Management Accounts and weekly productivity reports – to include firm wide profit and loss accounts, departmental contribution statements and various KPI reports to agreed timescales

Assisting the Management Accountant in the preparation of the annual firm wide budget and reforecasts as required

Maintenance of the monthly cost centre budgets and reporting of actual results including variance analysis to key stakeholders

Working with the Management Accountant on the production of the annual and quarterly Financial Statements prepared in accordance to FRS102 accounting standards

Maintenance of balance sheet items, including but not limited to Fixed Asset, Prepayments and Accrual schedules

Preparation and completion of ONS Surveys Assisting with the statutory audit

Dealing with ad–hoc reporting and business analysis request

Liaising with the Office Account Team with respect to expenses and invoice postings

Training internal clients on financial processes

Provide assistance in various finance projects which drive automation and efficiency

Person Specification

Part–Qualified accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) ??

Excellent academic results including a 2.1 degree or above ??

Strong academics including Maths and English Language

Ideally has experience of working in a professional services or legal environment (desirable but not essential) ??

Experience of working in a business support role (desirable but not essential) ??

Ideally has some knowledge of cost accounting and budgeting principles ??

Presents information in a clear, logical and structured manner ??

Has a keen interest to develop knowledge and broaden their skill base to contribute to the business

Acts as a trusted point of contact within the team and deals with others in a professional manner ??

Clear and confident communicator both orally and in writing


Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you haven't been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.

We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

Adept Recruitment Ltd encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Adept Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.

Adept Recruitment is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of it's Clients.

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