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Management Accountant

Reading, Berkshire
£250 to £300 Per Day
Job Type
22 Sep 2022

Orka Financial is currently recruiting for a temporary Management Accountant to join a Financial Services business in Reading for 3 months. This is very much a hands-on role accounting for certain entities to ensure the accurate recording and processing of transactions as well as monthly management reporting and balance sheet reconciliations. The role will also require assisting with the integration of these entities into the wider business and ensuring that all processes and balance sheet reconciliations meet audit requirements.You will be ACCA/CIMA qualified with excellent academics. You will have experience of working in a group SME / PE environment. Whilst sector experience is not essential, candidates with time within retail financial services businesses will be favoured.Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all accounting for newly acquired entities across all processes and ensuring the smooth running of the month end process to report within deadlines
  • Responsible for the monthly reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts for the designated entities
  • Responsible for the accounting and reporting of certain cost packs during the month end process, liaison and presenting to the business
  • Ensuring that the opening balance sheet accounts for designated entities at acquisition are accurate and complete
  • Support with the year end audit process as pertains to these entities
  • Assist with integration of acquired businesses into the group finance function
  • Ad hoc project support

Experience & Core skills

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA), with 2+ years PQE
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience of Sage - ideally Sage 200
  • Very hands on but with some management/supervisory experience
  • Working under tight deadlines
  • Have experience of working within a medium-sized company structure
  • Financial services or other professional services experience is desirable
  • Have a strong eye for detail and accuracy of output
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • Flexible to meet ad hoc requests
  • Drive and ability to plan, prioritise and manage workloads
  • Ability to follow processes and procedures in a compliant manner
  • Team work
  • Excellent record keeping skills

This role will be 3 days in the office (central Reading) and 2 days from home/remote.

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  • Job Reference: 718910581-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Orka Financial
    Orka Financial
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £250 to £300 Per Day
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent