Finance Coordinator

  • Job Reference: 1722
  • Date Posted: 1 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Finance / Accounts
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join one of the world's leading law firms. The Finance Coordinator will be an integral part of the Finance team, working closely with the Financial Controller to ensure the firm runs seamlessly and driving forward key projects. Responsibilities for the Finance Coordinator will be varied, including:

  • Setting up the new London Entity alongside the Financial Controller
  • Managing and preparing for UK SRA audit alongside the Financial Controller
  • Preparation and submission of UK VAT returns including overview of UK compliance in relations to transactions, reconciliation of Sales and VAT figures across relevant reports, and reviewing the requirement to improve the efficiency of the VAT process
  • Engagement in the year end consolidation files for the UK entities alongside the Financial Controller
  • Ongoing and regular review of transactions to ensure compliance with SRA and UK legislation, including being an advisor in respect of the SRA regulations
  • Preparation and arrangement of PAYE Settlement Agreement to HMRC
  • Ad hoc projects including VAT and Tax training, and dealing with queries from departments

The ideal candidate for the Finance Coordinator position will have relevant previous experience from a law firm. An excellent working knowledge and experience of the SRA Accounts Rules is required, and preferably you will be a UK qualified accountant. First class communication skills are essential for this role as you will be liaising with individuals globally. You must be highly confident, robust and able to work autonomously. You will have a good understanding of Elite Enterprise, and the ability to review and improve accounting processes and internal policies.