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Qualified Accountant (accountancy practice experience)

Job Title: Qualified Accountant (accountancy practice experience)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
REF: Acc-RS_1533036672
Contact Name: Racquel Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description


  • Work with the Finance Manager and the Finance and Reporting Manager to carry out routine month end and year end accounting and reporting activities.
  • Provide technical knowledge and support and help with professional development of more junior members of the finance team.
  • Provide support to the Financial Accounting manager with the following activities:
    • Ensuring adequacy of financial controls and procedures affecting the finance operations (payables, receivables, sub-ledger accounting, intercompany balances and general financial reporting compliance)
    • Ensuring compliance with HMRC VAT and generally accepted accounting principles
    • Liaising with Shareholders regarding any GAAP changes and conversion
    • Producing monthly management accounts information and analysis for internal customers, MBNL management and Shareholders
    • Preparing the yearend financial statements and liaising with external auditors
    • Identifying and driving improvement required to financial reporting, forecasting and financial controls
    • Maintaining balance of cash funding from Shareholders within the joint venture and lead any settlement discussion in case of disputes
    • Leading the finance internal control steering committee with shareholders and maintaining the internal control matrix
  • Challenge the status quo, keep abreast of the external market and use this to drive improvements, continuous improvements and learning
  • Provide feedback and recognition across the whole organisation
  • Be a true service provider - understand your customers needs and encourage your team to deliver a great service internally and externally


  • MUST of recently been working in an accountancy practice.
  • Fully qualified chartered accountant, preferably ACCA (would consider part qualified if finished 90% of exams).
  • Strong excel skills
  • Experience of financial control process and systems.
  • Experience of end to end accounting processes.
  • Experience of VAT and corporate Tax
  • Familiarity with the latest accounting and reporting standards.
  • Excellent attention to detail and a strong 'can do' attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills.

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