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Alexander Mann Solutions (AMS) is the world's leading provider of Talent Acquisition and Management Services. We deliver award-winning solutions to over 65 outsourcing clients and consulting services to hundreds more. Our contingent Workforce Solutions (CWS) service acts as an extension of our clients' recruitment team and provides professional interim and temporary resources.
Our Client is a global legal firm, specialising in risk, regulatory and M&A strategy. The firm is a trusted partner and a recognised world leader in the areas of litigation, arbitration, competition and investigations.
On behalf of this organisation, AMS are looking for a Technical Accountant for a 3 month contract based remotely.
As a Technical Accountant you will be responsible for:
Partner with teams throughout the global Finance function and other support departments to understand business need with the aim of improving accuracy, efficiency and controls
Responsible for conducting financial analysis, reconciliations and delivering insightful recommendations
Support the development of a cost governance and control framework which clearly defines and mitigates finance and compliance risk
Review and correct prior year variances arising on a consolidated historic reporting basis resulting in development of a robust historic reporting model
Review and define local cost allocation making recommendations to standardise where possible, fully documenting rationale for exceptions with a clear guidance document,
Work with existing finance teams to guide the direction of internal reporting output and statutory returns reporting processes
Improve transparency over ways of working and how this can be better supported through technology promoting ideas to the specialist finance teams for review
Work with finance team members to review and adjust proposed new policies and processes to ensure they are fit for purpose
Work closely with the finance systems developers and minimise draw on the existing finance systems team when developing and implementing system change
What we require from the candidate:
Experienced Finance Business Analyst ideally from within the legal sector / professional services and / or other large international corporate environment
Highly analytical with a mindset towards process improvement with strong communication and collaboration skills
Demonstrable experience of successful analytical support to a change programme and working within a project environment
Sound understanding and awareness of accounting principles and judgements necessary within an international group structure and the specific regulatory environment in which an international partnership operates
Four + years post qualification (ACA / CIMA / ACCA) or equivalently qualified by experience
Advanced Excel skills with VBA/SQL/modelling skills a distinct advantage
German language skills desirable
If you are interested in applying for this position and meet the criteria outlined above, please click the link to apply and we will contact you with an update in due course.
Alexander Mann Solutions, a Recruitment Process Outsourcing Company, may in the delivery of some of its services be deemed to operate as an Employment Agency or an Employment Business