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Senior Financial Reporting Accountant

Senior Financial Reporting Accountant

  • Location

    Reading

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus

  • Contact:

    Miles Gallagher

  • Contact email:

    miles.gallagher@wademacdonald.com

  • Job ref:

    MGEL2021_1632305210

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-22

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Wade Macdonald is currently recruiting for a Financial Reporting Accountant for a rapidly growing SME software company based in Reading town center.

My client has enjoyed steady growth over the last 5 years and due to this continued growth, they are looking for an experienced Financial Accountant to undertake the Company's financial and management reporting activities, applying a strong understanding accounting policies and business needs. To support the vision and strategy; whilst mitigating key risks, challenges, and exploiting appropriate opportunities.

Reporting into the Finance Director the successful Financial Accountant will be responsible for the following:

Financial Accounting

Draft Annual Report and Accounts; ensure all filings are undertaken in a timely manner, liaising with appropriate stakeholders. Undertake analysis and provide commentary as required. Support finance colleagues in their analysis and create, update and manage audit schedules. Liaise with external auditors and Ensure compliance with accounting policies incl 3rd party engagement where appropriate, and provide ad-hoc advice as required e.g. IR35 (HR)

Management Reporting

To lead the monthly management report consolidation. Draft EMT and Board packs / schedules for CFO review and undertake analysis as required - incl KPIs. Work with budget holders and finance team to update forecasts, update and create develop budgets. Calculate / update VAT and CT estimates. You will provide the business with professional, pro-active and pragmatic support in line with business needs.

You will also lead on R&D (HMRC) claim calculations. Manage monthly reporting and year-end reporting system processes. Work with the CFO and CoSec on Options and dividend workings and papers. Develop relationships and work collaboratively across the business. Support CFO with EMT activities and work collaboratively in the development and achievement of team vision / strategies and ad-hoc activities. Provide support to the Finance team as necessary.

The Successful Financial Reporting Accountant will be a qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA, CIMA) with three plus years PQE. You will have strong technical accounting knowledge, experienced in consolidating accounts, R&D claim (HMRC). Ability to prioritise and work at speed, providing accurate, pragmatic and actionable advice to tight deadlines.

Advanced Excel and strong analytical skills are a must. Previous experience working within a SaaS environment is highly beneficial as is knowledge of Power BI / Tableau.

Salary £50,000 - £55,000 plus Benefits, Bonus and Hybrid Working 1 day a week in the office.

Location Reading, Berkshire

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.