Qualified Partnership Accountant – City of London Law Firm – Part Time or Full Time considered – up to £60k pro rata

As the Partnership Accountant, you will take primary responsibility for all aspects of the partnership accounting function and will be the main point of contact for partners to help manage  their current account, drawings and tax queries. The Partnership Accountant will be the key contact to work and liaise with the firm’s professional advisors to produce the tax computation. 

Key responsibilities for the Partnership Accountant will include:

  • Working with the firm’s accountants on preparation of the partnership tax computation
  • Providing information to the firms’ accountants for the individual partners’ tax return
  • Maintenance of the partners’ current account and reconciling the individual partner accounts to the general ledger
  • Organising partner drawings and liaising with HR on changes to partner working patterns and benefits
  • Preparing and organising payments for partner distributions
  • Preparation of annual profit-sharing calculations and points revaluations
  • Periodically preparing and distributing partner statements
  • Preparing and distributing annual partner tax memos
  • Performing tax equalisations and assisting with transition to cessation based accounting
  • Reviewing the need for capital requirements for existing and new partners and co-ordinating partner loans with the bank
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Releasing office and client bank payments
  • Plus more

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Qualified Accountant – ACA / CIMA / ACCA  qualifications or part qualified with relevant experience
  • Previous experience in a similar Accountant role, preferably within the legal environment
  • Strong knowledge and experience with partnership accountants and tax principles
  • Ability to present information in a clear, logical and structured manner
  • Ability to act as a trusted point of contact within the team
  • Confident communicator
  • IT literate – MS Office including Excel
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to deal with high levels of workloads and changing priorities

If this Qualified Partnership Accountant role sounds of interest and you have the necessary qualifications, skills and experience, then we are keen to hear from you! Please submit your CV ASAP, quoting ‘Qualified Partnership Accountant – Law Firm’


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Liz Overall

Liz Overall

Liz joined Carousel when it was first established; she has an incredible amount of knowledge and experience and likes to make a real difference in the recruitment process. Liz is passionate about what she does and will always go above and beyond to make sure her clients and candidates receive the very best service possible. Liz is very proud of the relationships she has built and strongly maintained over the years and her continued success ensures clients and candidates return to her for assistance time and again. Specialising in Mid to Senior Executive level recruitment across all sectors including HR, Marketing/PR, Operational Support, Legal and Finance, Liz works from both the London office and from her office in Lymington, which enables her to service Dorset and Hampshire clients as well as her extensive London client base.