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Management Accountant

Page Personnel
England, Berkshire, Reading
£18 - £24 per hour
Closing date
Oct 15, 2021

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Management Accountant
Accounting Firm
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Job Details

My client in Reading is recruiting for a Part Qualified Management Accountant on a temporary contract. The role will be mainly home working and the ideal candidate will have experience managing monthly accounts on a strict deadline.

Client Details

A nationwide organisation who are easily accessible, offer flexible working and provide a enjoyable working culture.


  • Preparation of management accounts on a monthly basis following a strict timetable in accordance with U.S. and local GAAP
  • Support the Finance Managers and look to standardize then improve tasks
  • Maintain general ledger accuracy
  • Maintain reconciliation schedules for all assigned balance sheet accounts and resolve any unreconciled items within set time period.
  • Perform various account analyses, identify and post any required adjusting journal entries.
  • Assist in preparation of U.S. monthly, quarterly and annual reporting packages.
  • Familiarity with internal controls and/or SOX compliance and ensuring all internal controls are followed to achieve a successful SOX audit.
  • Streamline and improve back office and finance processes on a continual basis.
  • Assist with external & internal audits to ensure all aspects of compliance and control are met.
  • Assist with statutory accounts production with responsibility for accurate and timely filings.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes including anti-bribery policy.
  • Proactively work to support other members of the Finance team and participate or lead on any adhoc projects.


* High potential part qualified ACA / ACCA / CIMA with excellent academics.
* Excellent IT skills (Word & PowerPoint) with advanced Excel (basic formulas, pivots tables, "if" statements, lookups as a minimum).
* Must be organised, efficient and enthusiastic, striving to improve processes and encourage positive change across the business.
* Detailed and methodical attitude towards problem resolution to ensure accurate reconciliations are prepared.
* Demonstrated ability to identify and solve problems both individually and as a member of a team
* Possess a positive attitude and an outgoing personality
* Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
* Knowledge of SAP would be a huge benefit
* Experience of multicurrency environment would be desirable
* Hands-on approach with the ability to prioritize multi tasks to tight deadlines.
* Ability to travel (ad-hoc) and work flexibly particularly at month, quarter and year end.

Job Offer

  • Flexible working to suit the candidate
  • Exposure to a variety of the business's entities across different countries
  • Enjoyable working culture


When it comes to recruiting and placing part qualified (PQ) accountants and transactional finance candidates, Page Personnel gets the job done. We have 200 specialist recruitment consultants who know the finance market inside out and can help you to find the right role or the right candidate for your specific requirements. As part of a network of 21 countries we’re also able to offer global insight and access to international candidates.

We maintain close links with institutions like CIMA and ACCA, so it’s a market we fully understand. Our expertise also extends to areas like credit control, accounts payable and payroll and graduate recruitment. 


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