Financial Reporting Assistant Manager
Grant Thornton UK LLP
Reading, UK
3d ago

Job Description Summary : Job Description Summary : We believe we’re best positioned to make a meaningful impact on the economy.

Every day, we provide a diverse range of organisations with the kind of business and financial advice it takes to do this.

Our ideas and insights empower our clients to make big decisions about the future and unlock sustainable growth. With a relentless focus on quality and integrity, we help businesses, communities and our people to flourish.

Job Description : Job Description : Let’s talk about the role Be actively involved in office marketing events when appropriate and act as an 'ambassador' of the firm.

Develop own network by attending workshops and events. Contribute to department marketing initiatives, assist with the preparation of proposals and contribute to presentations to prospective clients when required.

Build good rapport with clients, with a clear understanding of client business, challenges and expectations. Identify areas where we can help them.

Provide high levels of client service and high-quality output to clients and ensure the team responds quickly. To have established credibility with senior stakeholders and be the primary contact on your clients.

Take the lead, and oversee junior staff where necessary, to undertake the preparation of limited company statutory financial statements (including the preparation of supporting working paper files, cash flow statements, consolidations, disclosure checklists) to final stage under UK GAAP and IFRS.

Being day to day contact for clients, including dealing with client queries and more complex technical issues. Can produce a well-supported piece of technical research and provide technical support to team to help with queries.

Dealing with queries from external auditors on the financial statements. Support with other ad hoc accounting projects as they arise.

Develop and inspire more junior colleagues by providing training and guidance on the job, input to the performance review process and confidence building feedback.

Manage working capital on assignments you lead on by ensuring recoverability targets met, billing is completed by deadlines and debts are collected.

Liaise with more senior colleagues regarding agreeing fees for out of scope work. Have an awareness of the firm's risk management procedure and adhere to this and mitigate risks by involvement of senior people and ensure appropriate advice is sought.

Who we're looking for : You will need to be professionally qualified (ACA / ACCA or equivalent) and understand that excellent customer service is the key to client engagement.

minimum criteria Ideally two years’ experience in an accounting environment. Experience with statutory accounting. Ability to work in a team and to tight deadlines and flexible in approach.

Numerate with sound accounting and double entry skills. Knowledge of Caseware desirable. Do you care about the same things we do?

We have six values we work by. When we meet, we’ll want you to show us how they’re important to you, too. Collaboration : We are aligned around a common purpose that unites us in providing the same quality experience for our clients and our people, seamlessly across borders.

Leadership : We are committed to the success of our clients, our people, our profession, and our stakeholders at large, demonstrating leadership at all levels.

Excellence : We are passionate about exceeding expectation and delivering high quality work. We love what we do, and it shows.

We sweat the details. We see things through, no matter how tricky. Agility : The world moves quickly. To keep up, we stay flexible changing approaches, changing projects, working offline, online, together and alone to get things done.

Respect : A given, of course : we value each other and our clients. We listen, we understand, we care. Responsibility : The decisions we make and advice we give affects people’s lives and livelihoods.

We take that seriously and always do well by doing what’s right. Share ideas and profits Unlike most firms, we’re also a shared enterprise.

So when the firm does well, everyone does well by taking home a share of the profits. Of course, to get those profits, we need to share ideas and share responsibility for our work, too.

Bring your whole self Now you’ve seen our values, it shouldn’t be a surprise that we’re creating a respectful, open, diverse place to work.

Building an inclusive culture, where we value difference and respect our colleagues, is not just the right thing to do, it helps our people to perform at the best of their ability and realise their potential.

We are committed to making sure that the opportunities within our firm are equally accessible for everyone regardless of background or gender.

Dave Dunckley, CEO There’s more to life than work Families, children, sports, night classes the things you do and the people you’re with outside work matter.

They can inspire, motivate and energise you. Inside the office and out. So if you’d like to work flexibly, let us know. We’re happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles, and we’ll always do our best to keep your work and life in balance.

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