06 Feb 2021
04 Mar 2021
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Are you an experienced Accountant looking to join a growing corporate team for a client based in central Reading? (Working from home at present followed by a mix of both when things go back to normal)

You will be responsible for supporting the Finance Manager to provide the accurate and timely execution of general accounting, period end closing, and reporting activities, and delivery of reporting information to the wider Finance community in line with defined reporting protocols. Preparation of month end journals applying knowledge of financial and management accounting. Preparation of monthly Management Accounts of multiple entities with variance analysis.

BS account reconciliations using judgement to highlight and investigate key and unexpected variances providing supporting commentary when required and support the Finance Manager in projects when they arise. Identify and action process improvement initiatives and opportunities.

What do I need?

- Qualified with a professional accounting body (e.g. CIMA, ACCA, ACA, or CPA).

- Ability to work unsupervised and deliver high quality work to tight deadlines.

- Good knowledge of core financial systems and general accounting procedures.

- Awareness of current regulations including IFRS / New UK GAAP and Companies Acts an advantage.

- Proficient in MS Office applications (particularly Excel).

- Knowledge of systems, processes and workflow technology.

- In depth knowledge of ERP software (Oracle desirable).

- Ability to extract, utilise and interpret data out of the ERP and billing systems.

- Excellent knowledge in the application of accounting standards and statutory accounting.

- Must be able to work independently, target focused and result driven, strong ability to bring about change, with a driven taking a hands-on approach and develops an atmosphere of confidence, respect, and trust, acts as a role model within the team, strong service and customer orientation.

- Knowledge of VAT, Asset Accounting and Statutory reporting would be beneficial but not essential.

- Experience of working within a large organisation would be desirable.

They offer their staff a great place to work, contributory pension plan and an excellent benefits package and this role offers a competitive salary between £38 - £48k depending on skills and experience + annual bonus. This is a permanent position, 37 hours a week with available flexible working patterns. If you have the right experience and are interested in the position please send your cv

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