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Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant - Aberdeen

Salary - Competitive

Full-time, Permanent

The Company

Our client is well established leading law firm having offices based in Scotland and England, they offer range of legal services to individuals and businesses.

Our specialist lawyers, independent financial advisers and property experts act for thousands of private and commercial clients across the country.

They are looking for an experienced Financial Accountant to join their Cashroom based in Aberdeen.

Role

The successful individual will be responsible for the internal accounting systems, processes, controls and timely and accurate reporting of company financial data.

Key Responsibilities:

? Ensure financial processes, systems and strong controls are operated effectively to manage the financial risk of the firm and related entities.
? Establish new controls as required to identify discrepancies and prevent errors
? Ensure financial records are maintained and are reconciled to client ledger
? Overseeing/reviewing and ensuring reconciliations are completed for the sales ledger, purchase ledger and ensure all general ledger entries are correctly reflected in the finance system and monthly reporting
? Preparation of accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports including year-end financial accounts, monthly management information, balance sheet and cash flow forecasts.

Examine financial reports and data closely, working with budget owners to identify trends, and explain variances between actual and budget figures and variances from agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPls) and challenge where necessary to aid in decision-making.
? Develop and maintain a financial model for budgets and forecasts, establishing annual budgets based on key business drivers for each branch and business preparing "bottom-up" budgets in line with local business plans which meets strategic targets and objectives
? Liaise with internal and external stakeho