Management Accountant

South East England
15 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
The Team

The role is responsible for supporting the team in the production of the consolidated monthly management accounts. The role provides regular management information to the Firm through weekly or monthly reports.

The role has entity and function specific responsibilities, particularly in areas such as cost control, variance analysis and Balance Sheet reconciliations whilst also assisting in the budget and reforecast process.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to help shape the direction of the team, and streamline processes.

You will work closely with other teams within the Finance and Accounting team to ensure delivery of best practice and you will keep up to date with changing accounting regulations and advise accordingly.

Who we're looking for

You will be at least partly qualified Accountant with relevant experience, ideally gained within the legal or other professional services sector. You must have the ability to use Excel at an advanced level and willingness to develop wider systems skills including reporting tools (Qlikview) to an advanced level.

The successful candidate will have strong problem solving skills combined with an analytical approach to identify opportunities to improve processes and information. You will be organised, thorough and accurate demonstrating a high degree of professionalism and accuracy in work at all times.

You will be flexible and able to work to tight deadlines. Excellent communication skills are essential.

What's in it for you

Making sure our people feel valued is part of our everyday culture, ensuring that they are rewarded is part of our everyday work too. From 25 days holiday per year to private medical insurance, pensions, charity schemes and a whole host of other flexible benefits, you can rest assured that we've got your best interests covered.

Join BLP, and you'll discover an environment unlike any other law firm with an open door policy that helps to deliver real results. Your career is important to us, as the more our people develop getting closer to their potential, the more successful our firm is. So ensuring that the training we offer is exactly what you need is essential. Lawyers, PA's and business services experts - everyone here has access to tailored learning to suit their skills and ambitions.

Apply online by following the 'Apply for this role' link, using either your CV or LinkedIn profile.

About BLP

We are an international law firm renowned for our innovative approach to high quality, commercial, legal advice support for clients around the world.

Our vision is to be the most respected law firm. We will achieve this through always exceeding our client's expectations and being a better place to work than our competitors.

We have expertise across 70 legal disciplines and our commitment to exceptional service means our clients can expect more than just our technical excellence when we work with them. Our international offering is an important part of our commitment to our clients and through our emerging markets focus and preferred firm network we are able to support them wherever they do business.

All this is possible because the quality of our people. Part of our core vision is to be a better place to work than our competitors and we are committed to attracting and retaining the best talent. We embrace diversity by promoting and sustaining an open, inclusive and supportive working environment.


Please note that the BLP Group has preferred agency agreements in place with a number of agencies. Any speculative applications should be sent to our HR Resourcing team at and not directly to line managers or employees. The BLP Group will not be responsible for any fees related to speculative applications unless specifically agreed in writing.


As a regulated firm of solicitors, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP ("BLP") is required to undertake appropriate vetting of staff. In addition to completion, by applicants who accept a job offer, of a regulatory questionnaire, BLP uses a specialist provider to undertake professional verification and background checks (including through electronic data sources, and directly with employers and professional bodies/regulators) on our behalf. We will also undertake certain verifications ourselves.

BLP adopts a risk-based approach to its vetting procedures, which are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with it legal and regulatory obligations. For further details, please see our recruitment website: