Finance Audit Coordinator

Berkshire, Reading
Up to £170 per day
03 Mar 2021
08 Mar 2021
JN -032021-2175181
Kerri Durkan
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

My client based in Reading is looking to recruit an Audit Coordinator on a 3-month interim contract to start ASAP

Client Details

Software Company based in Reading


The Audit Coordinator will be responsible for: Under guidance of the Group Controller, co-ordinating the annual audit for 7 global entities that are consolidated into one Group entity by

Gathering documents requested

  • Managing open items by monitoring BDO online portal
  • Being first point of contact for queries
  • Managing audit adjustments spreadsheet
  • Producing weekly progress report - highlighting areas of importance.

Perform reconciliations

  • Create payroll/taxes/pension reconciliations in auditors preferred format
  • Reconcile US sales tax by state and global VAT to balance sheet
  • Reconcile monthly working spreadsheets

Perform reviews and analysis

  • Review and analyse balance sheet reconciliations - identifying weaknesses in format and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Review and identify 2021 nominal transactions that may impact 2020 financials
  • Review debtors and creditors with 2021 to identify aged items

Prepare schedules and financial reports and assist in financial reporting

  • Update leases schedule
  • Create going concern report and cashflows
  • Assist with group strategic report for financial statements, including post balance sheet event narrative

Support Group Controller and Team

  • Assist with implementing system improvements and improved group reports
  • Provide overall status update to Group Controller weekly with additional check


For success in this role you will have experience of the following:

  • Audit experience essential
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Sage 200 experience
  • Good overall knowledge of financial processes and UK GAAP
  • High attention to detail.

Job Offer

Competitive rates of pay

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