Accounts Senior - Top 10 Accountancy Practice

Michael Page
40000.00 - 43000.00 GBP Annual
17 May 2017
25 May 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

An opportunity for an ACA/ACCA Qualified Accountant to join a top 10 leading firm based in Reading.

Client Details

A leading top 20 firm of chartered accountants and business advisors, with offices based Globally and throughout the UK. With beginnings tracking back to as early as the early 1900's the firm has an incredible reputation and some very long standing relationships that continue to grow from strength to strength.

Having come a long way since then, the firm is now a modern, dynamic market leader and well known and respected name in the industry. Renowned for their staff development and training.


As a qualified Accounting Senior, you will be required to use your previous statutory &management accounts preparation experience and work closely with, and support, senior members within the team and assist in the timely delivery of outsourced accounting services for this leading Accountancy Practice based in Reading.


Controlling all aspects of the accounts fieldwork which includes supervision of part-qualified and other junior members of the accounts team in their work.

Taking personal responsibility for the completion of client work and passing it to Managers in a timely manner for their final review and sign-off

Assisting & Managers in planning assignments to ensure their completion to the required standard and within budget, with any budget overruns anticipated in advance and reported to a Manager.

Completing smaller assignments with a minimum of Manager supervision.

Producing a complete accountancy working paper file with draft accounts for a job that involves incomplete record work.

Posting sales, purchases, bank and journal entries on the firm's approved accounts package and produce required reports for management account purposes.

Processing treasury transactions in strict accordance with the Firms procedures

Preparing quarterly VAT returns and highlight any unusual items ready for Manager or VAT specialist review.

Building rapport with client to understand their requirements before starting work and then answering queries promptly and anticipating future requirements.

Providing clients with value-adding recommendations for improvements in processes and controls.

Supervising, training, motivating and developing junior members of staff both on client premises and in the office, and review and appraise work at the end of the assignment.

Supporting sales and marketing activities and the on-boarding of new clients.


Enjoys detailed accounting

Self-motivated proactive

Able to effectively delegate & train more junior members of the team

Communicative and personable - client engagement

ACA or ACCA Qualified or equivalent

Extensive experience preparing management accounts

Experience of statutory accounts preparation under IFRS and UK Financial Reporting Standards

Experience of using multiple accounting software ideally including Microsoft NAV

Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel

Job Offer

GBP40,000 - GBP43,000 salary dependent on experience

Competitive benefits package

Status of working with leading firm

Great career prospects

Continual development and training

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