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Assistant Management Accountant

As an Assistant Management Accountant, you will play a vital role in supporting our Finance department with various financial tasks and projects.

Joining a supportive team you will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience, aiding your journey towards becoming a qualified accountant, should you choose this path.

You will work collaboratively with the finance team to seek to establish Trusted Adviser status within firm by providing excellent support and analysis to key stakeholders. As well as supporting with regular reporting activities, you will have the opportunity to play a key role in a variety of projects that are aimed at supporting the company’s strategic goals.

What you’ll be doing as an Assistant Management Accountant

  • Collaborate with the reporting team to produce monthly management accounts, including the analysis of nominal codes and calculating accruals and prepayments.
  • Perform daily bank reconciliations to maintain financial accuracy.
  • Assist with the monthly fixed asset process.
  • Provide support during the annual audit process.
  • Assist in managing Work in Progress (WIP) and disbursements.
  • Conduct ad hoc financial analysis to provide valuable insights to stakeholders across the business.

What we are looking for:

  • AAT qualified or part-qualified candidates are desirable but not essential.
  • Previous experience in a finance department is advantageous.
  • Proficient IT skills, including extensive experience with Excel, as well as a good working knowledge of Word and Outlook.
  • Strong organizational skills to manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate communication at all levels within the department and the company.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

Our office is based in Leeds and this role is offered on either a hybrid (min. 2 days per week in the office) or fully office-based basis.

Why join Walker Morris:

When you’re looking for a job, we know it’s about more than just the role. That’s why we provide the support you need to develop and grow your career. We’ve hybrid and flexible working, so you can make work and life work together for you. Walker Morris is a top 100 commercial law firm where you don’t have to fit a mould, so you can bring your full self to work and our commitment to a meaningful work life balance means you can take your full-self home again too!

We’ve recently launched the new Walker Morris brand, which brings to life what it’s really like to work with and within the firm. What it really comes back to is our purpose, to forge your own path. It means we’re 70% corporate professional law firm but with 30% individual expression – meaning we’re personal, modern and have a drive for innovation.

What we offer:

  • Hybrid working – split your time between home and our office, with a minimum of 2 days in the office per week
  • Annual Leave – minimum of 25 days per year, increasing to 31 days with length of service. Also – buy/sell holidays up to 5 days per year
  • Bonus Scheme – our annual bonus scheme recognises outstanding contributions to the firm and our ambitions. All colleagues are eligible subject to meeting the criteria of the scheme.
  • Pension – saving for retirement? Let us do the hard work for you. We auto-enrol all eligible colleagues in to a workplace pension and we contribute a minimum of 5% of annual salary
  • Life Assurance – 4x your annual salary in the event of a death in service

At Walker Morris we are working to be an inclusive employer, and we encourage people from all backgrounds, ways of thinking and working to apply. We particularly welcome applications from Disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic as well as LGBTQ+ and non-binary candidates. Each individual brings their own unique capabilities, experiences and characteristics to their work, so you don’t have to meet all the requirements listed to apply for this role.

Interested to find out more?

Please feel free to contact
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Joely Cook on

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