Senior Accounting Manager

Posted 06 October 2022
Salary £58000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
LocationReading
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccountancy & Finance
Reference28883/001_1665050413
Contact NameRyan Marner

Job description

Senior Accounting Manager - Reading (Hybrid) - £58,000 - £70,000

The Company

Wade Macdonald are working in partnership with a fantastic global financial services provider, based in Central Reading, with the recruitment of a Senior Accounting Manager to join their ever-growing and talented team.

This exciting new role will largely be responsible for managing the team responsible for delivering management accounts and reports to the company's largest client, so will be involved in lots of project work alongside the leadership team.

The main crux of the role is to oversee client relations, manage a team and ensure the accuracy of the Accounts, but successful candidates will be willing to roll their sleeves up should the need arise.

The Role

With a large team of staff ranging from trainee accountants to directors, the successful candidate will play a pivotal part in aiding in staff development, as well as holding overall responsibility for:

  • 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

The Successful Candidate

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) is essential
  • Proven experience working as a manager / supervisor of junior accounts staff
  • Background working successfully within a team
  • Experience working in financial services is desirable

What you will receive

Not only does this exciting new role offer a very competitive base salary, you will also receive a comprehensive benefits package as well as multiple opportunities for development and progression.

Senior Accounting Manager - Reading (Hybrid) - £58,000 - £70,000

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.