Are you ready to own your role, drive change, and enhance efficiency in a fast-paced environment?

Join us at Stowe Family Law, where you can make a significant impact from day one. As our Group Management Accountant, you will be at the heart of our financial operations, delivering accurate management accounts, insightful analysis, and supporting key decision-making processes. This role offers a dynamic mix of routine duties and exciting ad-hoc projects, perfect for those who thrive on variety and continuous improvement.

Who are we?
We're the leading experts in family law, with over 180 lawyers across 90 offices specialising in divorce, financial remedy, and children law. Our remarkable growth of over 150% in recent years highlights our success and ambition. Now is the ideal time to join us as we aim to serve more clients, create an exceptional workplace, and expand our business for everyone's benefit.

Learn more about us and what it’s like to work here:

About Stowe Family Law

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Requirements

As the Group Management Accountant, you will support the business's growth organically and via M&A by producing management accounts, partnering with commercial and support functions, and providing analysis for ad hoc projects. You will also be instrumental in the budgeting and forecasting processes, leading the Group’s audits and managing tax affairs.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Deliver monthly and annual reports, engaging with business owners to understand cost budget movements.
  • Lead month-end and year-end financial reporting procedures, preparing accurate management accounts with variance analysis and commentary.
  • Support the finance team with budgeting and forecasting, focusing on cost lines and the Group’s cash flows.
  • Act as the main contact for statutory/SRA auditors, coordinating with the wider finance team and business to address queries.
  • Manage the relationship with external tax advisors for corporation tax, ensuring timely returns and payments.
  • Prepare VAT/P32 returns and payments.
  • Assist with migrating and integrating acquired businesses into financial reporting systems and processes.
  • Provide line management and guidance to two team members (trainee/assistant management accountant and purchase ledger).
  • Assist with projects as required and conduct ad-hoc analysis to deliver key information for decision-making.
  • Support the People team with the monthly payroll process.

Note: This list of main duties is not exhaustive and may be amended to meet business needs.

Other Skills and Attributes:

  • Fully qualified (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) with previous experience in a Management Accounts role.
  • High proficiency in MS Excel; experience with Sage Payroll is preferable.
  • Excellent communicator, effective in written and verbal interactions with colleagues across the business.
  • Strong analytical skills, identifying correlations and patterns within data sets.
  • Confident in a changing environment, adaptable to varying tasks to meet business needs.
  • Organised, self-starter, and team player, capable of managing a team to ensure timely reporting deadlines are met.

Join us and be a key player in our evolving business. Apply today to own your role and significantly impact our financial operations!

Benefits

Hours & Salary:

  • £45,000 - £55,000 depending on experience
  • 35 Hours (Full-time) Monday – Friday
  • Flexible working, minimum 20% working from the office - commutable to Leeds/Harrogate/Wetherby

Read about our full benefits package here - https://careers.stowefamilylaw.co.uk/employee-bene...

  • A well-being culture, including Mental well-being days and access to counselling sessions
  • Volunteering leave
  • Diversity public holidays
  • 26 days holidayEnhanced adoption, maternity, and paternity pay
  • Paid leave for fertility treatment
  • Emergency dependants leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Medical CrashPlan, 24/7 GP’s, dental, counselling, gym discounts
  • Training loans/grants
  • Life Assurance
  • Contributory pension
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Employee Benefits

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for our employees and this is reviewed continuously:

  • 26 Days Holiday excluding bank holidays
  • Wellbeing Leave
  • Healthcare including counselling sessions & 24/7 GP
  • Enhanced Adoption, Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • Paid Emergency Dependents Leave
  • Enhanced Parental Bereavement leave
  • Paid Leave for Fertility Treatment
  • Life Assurance
  • Professional Fees, Subscriptions and Seminars
  • Employee Assistance Programmes
  • Enhanced Pension
  • Volunteering time off
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • Personal growth training grants
  • Dynamic Working

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