Partner Accountant

5 days left

Norton Rose Fulbright
27 Aug 2017
24 Sep 2017
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The Team

The Partner Accountant plays a key role within the Partner Finance, Tax and Capital Team based in London. The team is responsible for providing support to the Partnership in respect of Partner remuneration, UK and international entity level and individual taxation, and maintenance of Partner capital accounts. The Partner Accountant will have responsibility for the maintenance of Partner current accounts and payment of profits to Partners of Norton Rose Fulbright LLP in London and overseas offices. This position reports to the Senior Manager of the Partner Finance, Tax and Capital team.

The Role
  • Management of the forecasting, calculation, and payment of monthly drawings and quarterly distributions to Partners globally
  • Management of the Partner Master schedule incorporating joiners, leavers and transfers which then forms the foundation of the firm's annual profit sharing calculations
  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly BACs, and international payment instructions - liaising with cashiers and overseas Finance teams to ensure smooth payment runs
  • Working closely with HR and other members of the Partner Finance Tax and Capital Team to ensure equitable treatment of Partners in respect of remuneration levels and policies around currency
  • Providing assistance to overseas Finance teams in respect of Partner current accounts queries
  • Providing assistance to Partners who require confirmation of their annual profits to assist with bank lending, and who may have queries regarding their current accounts and payments
  • Ad hoc requests for profit projections and cash flow projections to assist with planning for Partner retirements
  • Preparation of all annual current account statements for Partners
  • Monthly management and reconciliation of Partners current accounts in the balance sheet
  • Support to the wider Partner Finance, Tax and Capital Team in respect of ad-hoc analysis/project work and other tasks as required

Skills and Experience Required
  • Qualified or part-qualified accountant
  • Strong interpersonal skills: ability to deal with Partners and other senior stakeholders
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Excel including advanced functions
  • Self-motivated and self-disciplined in meeting key deadlines
  • Strong numerical, analytical and reporting skills
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Experience of SAP

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Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world's pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers based in over 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

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