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Legal Management Accountant


The Firm

An excellent opportunity has risen for a Legal Management Accountant to join a leading law firm in Kent. This opportunity will give the successful candidate an opportunity to develop their career within a rare role, whilst working within a firm which is Legal 500 and Chambers recognised – amongst many other awards and accreditations. This leading law firm was founded more than 100 years ago and has not only developed a huge standing in Kent but has made themselves widely known and acknowledged as a top firm across the UK.


The Role

This role will have the successful applicant working directly under the Head of Finance within the firm. The standard responsibilities of this role include:

  • Assisting the Head of Finance in preparing for SRA audits as well as annual financial audits
  • Assisting individuals at all levels within the firm with financial information requests relating to their clients and practice areas
  • Ensuring appropriate authorisation and coding of all expense forms and invoices
  • Ensuring that all practices meet HMRC, firm and Financial Regulatory requirements
  • Managing the firm’s legal cashier department to ensure they are complying with the Solicitors Account Rules
  • Production of the firms’ monthly management accounts (purchase and ledger reports, prepayments, fee earner performance reports, capital expenditure, etc.)


Essential Skills and Experience

  • Either holding or working towards an accountancy qualification – this may include an ACCA, CIMA, or another equivalent qualification
  • Previous experience within a law firm at a similar level
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Power BI
  • Previous management or supervisory experience


Honest, ethical, professional, knowledgeable recruitment experts. Handling permanent and locum private practice and in-house vacancies across the UK, Blue Pelican Legal offers an exceptional service level to its candidates and clients in line with the Blue Pelican Standards.

To learn more about this role, please apply or contact Sarah directly on

How to apply

If this position is of interest please send us your CV here, or you can call Sarah Smith direct on to discuss this and other vacancies that may suit.

Sarah Smith