Accounting and Financial Reporting Supervisor

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
Salary
£50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
21 Sep 2022
Closes
19 Oct 2022
Ref
JN -092022-5766250
Contact
Robert Rollason
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

In this role as a Accounting and Financial Reporting Supervisor, you will be supervising a growing team in the preparation of financial statements, coaching the more junior members in staff training when required. The role requires you to manage a a portfolio of clients and projects while acting as the focal point of contact to said clients, including client care responsibilities, fixing any issues when they arise.

Client Details

Our Client is a leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services to middle market leaders, globally.

With over 3,650 partners and staff in the UK and access to 51,000 people in over 120 countries across our clients network, they meet their clients' needs wherever they operate.

Our client was voted UK's in the top 10 best big company to work for, and top 5 for accountancy firms to work for in Q1 2022. Their ethos on supporting their employees is exemplary, with an excellent benefits package and always keen for hybrid working to allow the job to work around your life.

Description

The key responsibilities for this Accounting and Financial Reporting Supervisor based in Milton Keynes are:

  • Supervision and coaching of junior team members in the preparation of financial statements that are compliant with relevant accounting standards.
  • To deliver excellent client service. The position will involve significant client interaction.
  • Taking the lead on delivering complex accountancy related projects for clients
  • To act as a focal point of contact with the clients. To communicate any problems or any issues identified to the assignment manager and/or partner immediately, and identify and form solutions.
  • Management of a portfolio of clients and projects, including client care responsibilities, project management and WIP/billing management.
  • To provide insights to our clients; drawing on the firm's depth of resources and help to introduce other service lines as you build those relationships
  • To ensure that assignments are undertaken in accordance with the pre-assignment instructions, and to carry out the more rigorous aspects of the assignment efficiently, thoroughly and in accordance with the firm's procedures.
  • To communicate with other departments within the office, especially the audit and corporate tax teams. To ensure that agreed deadlines are met and issues are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Utilising Excel/Word and CCH AP 2 to produce working papers and financial statements.
  • Dealing with cost management, billing and other administrative issues relating to the portfolio.
  • To act as a coach to more junior members of the team and to participate in staff training and supervision as required. This role has the opportunity for line management of junior staff depending on experience.
  • A willingness to travel to client's premises. However, the significant proportion of work is office-based working with hybrid options.

Profile

For this Accounting and Financial Reporting Supervisor position, based in Milton Keynes, our client are searching for candidates who have/are:

  • ACA Qualified or equivalent.
  • UK GAAP and financial reporting experience.
  • Experience of working in a professional practice.
  • Strong project management and organisational skills.
  • Experience of working with clients.
  • Experience of supervision of junior staff.
  • Experience of Microsoft Office, with high competency with both Excel and Word.

Other desirable skills include:

  • A technical or sector specialism, for example IFRS or charities experience.
  • Working within or alongside an audit team.
  • Xero or experience with other accounting packages.
  • CCH or similar professional accounts preparation packages

Job Offer

The key Benefits for the candidate include:

  • Up to £55,000 salary
  • Flexible working
  • Hybrid working
  • Private Health care
  • Dental plans
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Pension schemes
  • Life assurance cover
  • Cycle to work scheme

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