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

Recruiter
Wade Macdonald
Location
Reading
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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

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