Accounting Systems Analyst

Career Legal
London, South East England
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This client is an international law firm with nearly 3000 lawyers in offices across Europe, Middle East, Russia & CIS, North & South America, Far East and Australasia.

Applicants should have previous, relevant industry experience, i.e. have worked in the accounts department of a law firm. This is a great opportunity to advance a career in legal finance.


Responsible for daily/monthly balancing and control account reconciliations and making necessary amendments

Rotation for performing the month end close on Elite

Assist with Accounting Systems training if IT training team need assistance

Deal with ad hoc queries received to Accounting Systems Team mailbox

Assisting in other Accounting Systems projects as required

Monitoring time transfers and batch finalisations and dealing with any errors to ensure batches finalise

Liaising with other Finance teams, in the UK and abroad

Maintaining master file data

Maintaining Partner Credits (Elite multi-timekeeper types)

Dealing with Fee Earner & finance queries via phone and email

Candidate Profile

An in-depth knowledge of Elite, Webview and Carpe Diem

Previous experience of working with Accounting Systems in a legal environment or professional services (advantageous)

Knowledge of Proclarity or Pyramid - business intelligence software (desirable)

Good knowledge of SQL

Experience in setting up and monitoring Extend events

A willingness to implement new processes and take on new skills

Efficient working processes

Good Excel skills (including charts and pivot tables)

Able to prioritise and multi-task particularly when working under pressure and to tight deadlines

Important Notice

It is Career Legal’s policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you.

Career Legal is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this permanent vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.