• Office Location: 120 Coombe Lane Raynes Park London, SW20 0BA
  • Office Name: Head Office - Raynes Park
  • Salary: £55000 - £60000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 516528

Group Financial Accountant

Reed is looking for a Group Financial Accountant to join its Group Finance and Tax Team based in Raynes Park, London.


This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the compliance, financial dynamics and business strategy of the entire Reed group and to have an impact on these.

The Reed Group’s activities include the provision of specialist recruitment solutions, digital recruitment and learning, and, in partnership with local authorities and the government, the delivery of programmes that positively transform people and their communities.


Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the external audit of the group’s annual financial statements.

  • Project manage activities undertaken by the group finance team.

  • Provide support to group finance in their production of periodic management accounts.

  • Liaison with key internal stakeholders and external parties including professional advisors, auditors, and the company’s directors, to provide accounting advice on proposed and continuing activities.

  • Assist with wider group responsibilities overseen by the team including treasury and investments. 

  • Additional duties as required to ensure effective performance of the team.


Skills and Experience

  • Relevant qualification such as ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent.

  • Experience of working in an accounting practice or providing in house accounting advice. 

  • Working knowledge of FRS101, FRS102 and IFRS accounting standards.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build effective relationships.

  • Analysis and problem solving skills with superb attention to detail.


What we can offer you

  • Flexible working, including core hours and location flexibility.

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

  • Flexible holiday scheme with the option to buy, sell or carry over up to 5 days a year.

  • Moving home leave.

  • Financial benefits including pension and health cash plan subscription .

  • Enhanced family leave policies.

  • Insurance benefits including life assurance.

  • Discount scheme including gyms and popular retailers.

  • Range of wellbeing and mental health support avenues.

These are just some of the great benefits we offer everyone working at Reed!


Proud winners of:

  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Graduates to Work For 2021
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Apprentices to Work For 2021

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