Outsourcing / Senior Management Accountant - Reading

£40k - £50k
07 Jun 2019

Are you interested in working for a Top 10 firm in their Outsourcing function ? Reading based.

To act as an key member of the Outsourcing team, liaising between the less experienced team members and the managers, working within the Outsourcing portfolio.

Clients and relationships

Acting as the first point of contact for a portfolio of clients within the Outsourcing team.

Maintaining and building relationships with clients and ensure that all communications are conducted in a professional manner

Ensuring that Outsourcing clients' accounting systems and records are up to date and technically accurate and delivered to agreed timetables

Assisting clients with ad hoc questions in relation to financial matters including the interpretation of results, and any financial resources implications

Team management and development

Providing technical support on accounting matters to more junior members of the team

Training the junior members of the team to ensure that they are up to date with key matters

Delegating work, where appropriate to junior members of the team to ensure that they are able to develop in their role

Resource planning to ensure that we can service client needs and meet the agreed deadline


Ensuring that work is being performed by team members within the allotted time budgets

Responsibility for drafting bills for approval


Considering the services supplied by the firm to their clients and identifying any gaps where additional services may be required

Assisting with the generation of new business including preparation of fee quotes

Service Provision

Preparing management accounts which are technically accurate

Preparing and reviewing annual financial statements (including consolidated) under UK GAAP and IFRS, where appropriate, which are technically accurate

Preparing VAT returns for standard rated clients

Reviewing work performed by junior members of the team

Assisting with the preparation of budgets, cash flows and forecasts and other Management Accounting tasks

Liaising with other areas of the business and demonstrating a good base knowledge of corporation tax, , VAT, PAYE, company secretarial procedures and applications

Performing a continual review of client systems and processes in order to add value

Assisting with the implementation of new accounting systems and have a good understanding of cloud systems


ACCA/ACA qualified

Experience of both Management and Statutory Accounts

Keen to be part of a growing team

Outsourcing and Management Accounts experience ideally.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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Senior Consultant | External Audit Recruitment, Big 4 and Mid Tier firms
London +44 20 7092 0035 | sbyrne@morganmckinley.co.uk