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Job Posted: 16 Feb 2017

Reporting Accountant

35k - 45k pa| Bristol| Permanent

Reporting Accountant

An exciting opportunity has arisen with a leading professional services firm based in the Bristol office. Our client is currently looking for a reserves accountant to join the team. Below are a few bullets points about the role and the skills a successful candidate will have.

Reporting Accountant responsibilities:

* Develop an understanding of where the consolidated profits have originated from and how and when the tax on these profits are due
* Develop an understanding of taxes in UK and overseas jurisdictions and how those taxes affect the UK members and corporate shareholders
* Provide and review monthly reporting inputs, in conjunction with the Partnership Tax Accountant and Group Management Accountant, relating to the bottom half of the balance sheet accounts and building new reconciliations as required by the Reporting and Controlling Team
* Prepare the notes for the annual financial statements in relation to members interests
* Provide and review monthly reconciliations for corporation tax, dividend tax, equity adjustments, retained earnings and STRGL

Reporting Accountant skills:

* Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA,CIMA). This experience will have ideally been gained in a professional services environment where a familiarity with the challenges of client delivery will have been obtained
* A strong background and knowledge of reserves / retained earnings within a LLP or Corporate environment
* A strong background in balance sheet reconciliation, preferably bottom half of the balance sheet
* Complex trading LLP and Consolidated accounts experience is desirable
* Excellent written and communication skills
* Strong IT skills, particularly Excel
* Experience of working with the Elite accounting system, IRIS and tax software (CCH) would be an advantage
Job ref: 297883-HQ1112111_237975