Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Chris Silk

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Senior Accountant - Reading

We are currently working with a leading Accountancy Practice based in Reading town centre on the recruitment of a Senior 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 Senior 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:

  • Supervision 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 competitive salary dependant on experience as well as continual personal development within the company.

Senior Accountant - Reading

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.