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Practice Accountant - Reading - £40,000-£50,000 + Benefits

Practice Accountant - Reading - £40,000-£50,000 + Benefits

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Caterina Glenn

  • Contact email:

    caterina.glenn@wademacdonald.com

  • Job ref:

    25742_1523633215

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-05-13

  • Consultant:

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Practice Accountant - Reading - £40,000-£50,000 + Benefits


We are currently working with a leading Accountancy Practice based in Reading town centre on the recruitment of a Practice Accountant. With exciting expansion plans in place, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a company with wide progression opportunities along with fantastic training and development.

As a Practice Accountant you will take ownership of your own portfolio of clients with support from Junior Accountants.

Key responsibilities in this role include:

  • Processing of primary accounting entries
  • Preparation and posting of payroll journals and nominal journals
  • Preparation of fixed asset register, accruals and prepayment schedules
  • Audit file preparation
  • Preparation of the monthly management accounts
  • Preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Draft financial statement preparation in accordance with UK GAAP and IFRS
  • VAT returns preparations
  • Liaison with client auditors and management of client audits


Further responsibilities in this role away from your accounting duties include:

  • Supervising of junior staff
  • Maintaining on-going and regular communication with clients
  • Identification of technical issues for client portfolio
  • Assisting your team leader with managing resourcing and quality control


In order to be considered for this role you will be a fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent). You will also have experience or currently work within a practice environment. A good working knowledge of MS Office and accounting software is also beneficial.

This position offers a base salary between £40,000 to £50,000 depending on experience. You will also receive standard benefits including, pension, healthcare as well as enrolment to a flexible benefits scheme.


Practice Accountant - Reading - £40,000-£50,000 + Benefits

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.