Management Accountant


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Business Professionals


Various locations, United Kingdom



The role


The Management Accountant will assist in all areas of management accountancy and reporting in support of the teams’ objectives.

This role demands a capable and skilled individual to complement the team and work with senior members of the finance team and other external advisors.


  • Preparation of UK/global month end provisions and posting of month end journals (including liaison with the Global Service Centre in Poland)
  • Preparation of various monthly management reports including global director reports, headcount reports, OMP, property and workplace reports and other monthly reports
  • Investigation of UK/global monthly variances for your area of responsibly
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet/inter-company accounts, investigation into variances and resolution as required
  • Assisting the management accountants in producing audit schedules and statutory accounts
  • Liaising with the external auditors for your area of responsibility in the annual audit process, ensuring that statutory reporting requirements are met
  • Preparation of information/reporting for statutory/regulatory purposes e.g. VAT, IPT, Intrastats, National statistics, financial statements
  • Be a point of contact in central finance for your area of responsibility including responding to queries and information requests


  • Advanced excel skills
  • Self-motivated, logical and organised approach to work
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Agile & proactive
  • Qualified / Newly qualified accountant


  • Proven track record in data manipulation, with experience in creation of reports.
  • Experience of working with BI software such as SAP Business Intelligence solutions
  • A working understanding of databases.


DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.


In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold – we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional – we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations


At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do.  We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.


We know that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.


In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.