Assistant Management Accountant, Finance & Accounting | Forensic Litigation Consulting

About the Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our EMEA Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment for an Assistant Management Accountant. Working in a small team, this role supports one of the largest segments within FTI and is ideally suited to someone who is part qualified, who possesses excellent communication, organisational and time management skills. The role is based in our London office.

FTI operates a matrix structure with central corporate departments (Finance, HR, Legal, Marketing, Real Estate) supporting client facing business segments. This role will report to the segment Finance Manager for FLC EMEA and the individual will collaborate and partner with the corporate accounting team, FLC's US accounting team and the FLC business to assist in delivering timely and accurate financial information centered on revenue, WIP, accounts receivable, management of subcontractors and P&L reviews.

Experience of a large / public company with a strong internal control environment is preferred, with professional services experience an advantage but not essential. FTI is keen to invest in this role by offering study support and attractive benefits.

What You'll Do

  • Participation in month end close process, including preparation and posting of journal entries
  • Assist with account reconciliations, including subledger revenue accounts
  • Managing the external, subcontractor process to ensure a timely matching of expense (invoice) and revenue on client billable engagements
  • Linking with Executive Assistants, Segment and P&L leaders to ensure a timely purchase to pay (AP) process, relating to the external subcontractor invoices
  • Accurate coding of subcontractor invoices by P&L
  • Diligent and timely follow up with Segment and P&L leaders on aging WIP and AR balances to ensure a timely conversion from WIP to AR to Cash
  • Close coordination with the EMEA Billing team to ensure efficient client invoicing process incl reconciliation of subcontractor costs being invoiced to clients on a timely basis
  • Credit collection of AR as required across the business, typically via email interaction with clients and finance departments rather than a heavy phone-based approach
  • Direct liaison with external auditors when necessary
  • Other ad hoc support to the department and segment as required

Qualifications & Experience

  • Part-qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or qualified by experience
  • Familiar with a financial month-end close process
  • Experience of working to tight month end deadlines
  • Ability to prioritise, multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work in a team and also independently
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, including pivot tables and analysis formulas
  • Highly detail oriented with a critical degree of accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work extended hours to meet deadlines when needed
  • Self-starter and highly professional approach to their work

  • Professional services experience
  • Experience of working in a matrix organisation and dealing with European subsidiaries and international business units


Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits.

We offer a competitive benefits and wellbeing programme including private medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, income protection, flex critical illness cover, 5% employer pension contribution, holiday buy, discounted gym membership, interest free travel loans, paid volunteer hours and corporate matching for charitable donations, and much more.

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes . For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Job information

Firm: FTI Consulting

Location: London



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