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Qualified Accountant - June 2017

This role is open to London based applications only
Job Title: Qualified Accountant

Location: London, Victoria

Reporting to: Managing Directors, FD

Company Overview:

Lawson Conner is one of the leading fund manager platforms and incubators for the asset management and financial advisory industries. We support over 200 clients and run our own in-house Investment Management strategies. Our clients are of institutional nature and range from fund management start-ups to large investment firms with well-established track records who utilise a board array of investment strategies.

The application and role summary:

Based in the London office, the Accountant will join the Finance team and take on day to day accounting responsibilities for a variety of internal accounts.

General Responsibilities:

  • Manage chargeable billings for a highly successful professional services team
  • Manage daily bank reconciliations for the firm
  • Run the billing and credit control process for the firm's monthly client invoices
  • Manage quarterly intercompany accounting
  • Support external Accounting firm in creation of statutory annual accounts for various entities
  • Maintaining financial transactions between entities within the corporate structure
  • Manage filings and establishment of new legal entities

Qualifications and Experience:

Based in the London office, the Accountant will join the Finance team and take on day to day accounting responsibilities for a variety of internal accounts.

Responsibilities:

1. Manage day to day accounting tasks for multiple legal entities

2. Oversee chargeable billings for a highly successful professional services team

3. Conduct daily bank reconciliations for the firm

4. Conduct quarterly intercompany accounting

5. Support external Accounting firms in creation of statutory annual accounts for various group entities

6 Work closely with Auditors producing audited accounts for various group entities

7. Manage internal company KPIs

8. Opportunity to work as part of a team directly with the partners of the firm and build a new client offering of “Accounting Services”

Requirements:

1. 1-2 years post qualification experience in a financial or professional services environment

2. Client service experience

3. Experience in communicating with impact, written and verbal on phone calls and in face to face meetings

4. Good knowledge of internal accounting and credit control processes and systems

5. Desire to work in a fast-moving professional services environment

6. Ability to work to tight timescales whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy

7. Proficient user of Microsoft Office and excellent IT skills (especially excel)

8. Committed to a long term career in accounting within an expanding business

Qualifications and Experience:

1. Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or equivalent)

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast growing organisation working with an award winning team that is highly motivated to serve Lawson Conner’s clients.

The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary, benefits package and a bonus.

The company operates an HMRC approved employee share option scheme with significant benefits for qualifying members of staff.

To download this job description as a PDF Click Here. To apply email us at careers@lawsonconner.com

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