Senior Accountant

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Reading
  • Competitive USD / Year
  • Salary: Competitive


Our client is a world leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of electronic musical instruments including; keyboards & synthesisers, guitar products, electronic percussion kits, digital recording equipment, amplifiers and audio processing devices.


This role is responsible for a range of duties, supporting the Head of Finance and working closely with the Finance Manager to produce the Management Accounts on a monthly, quarterly & annual basis. Providing timely and accurate record keeping all in accordance with the accounting policies and procedures. This role offers a blend of revenue and inventory focused responsibilities with exposure to wider financial reporting processes such as preparing financial statements and contributing towards the month-end processes.

We are looking for a motivated self-starter to join our clinet’s friendly and supportive Finance team This role would be ideal for a candidate with similar previous experience.

Key Accountabilities

Inventory & Revenue

  • Reconciling stock levels between WMS & NAV
  • Inventory & revenue accruals
  • Processing revenue recognition adjustments
  • Accounting for Store and any stock movements relating to SiS
  • Ensuring product loans process is kept on top of and in good order.
  • Full review and maintenance of all inventory locations with regular counts and reconciliations
  • Management of the REG Finance mailbox
  • Own direct channel sales reporting and processes

Management Accounts

  • Calculation of branch commission and recharges
  • Accounting for and reviewing warranty & stock provisions.
  • Raise monthly & quarterly staff recharges in line with service agreements.
  • Updating TB and producing financial statements for internal reporting
  • Completion of REG Financial highlights data
  • Quarterly DIVA reporting and responding to RJA queries.
  • Assist with the production of the management accounts in accordance with IFRS.
  • Monthly balance sheet revaluation

Statutory reporting

  • Produce and maintain a schedule of all European tax requirements and ensure all payments are made ahead of deadlines.
  • Preparing tax returns and partnering closely with external tax advisors to effectively deliver on all tax related deadlines on a quarterly, half yearly and annual basis for the Company and its branches.
  • Managing tax provisions under IFRS in monthly, quarterly & year-end reporting cycles.
  • Ownership of tax balance sheet accounts to ensure accurate financial reporting.
  • Serve as the point of contact for corporate tax-related queries and provide tax analysis and advice for projects.
  • Assist with the production of the statutory accounts in accordance with IFRS.
  • Work closely with Finance Manager on the quarterly and year-end audits by external auditors.

Adhoc work

  • Supporting Head of Finance with project work
  • Carry out any other ad-hoc work as requested by line manager.
  • Mentoring finance team members with their studies

This is where you come in

  • Qualified or part-qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) preferable
  • Experience of working in a similar role is desirable but not essential, although some relevant experience is required
  • Strong Excel skills – Essential
  • Multi-currency experience – Desirable
  • Experience of working in a changing environment
  • Effective communicator, both written and verbal
  • A team player
  • Energetic, a self-starter and proactive in approach
  • An ability to display attention to detail as well as an eye for the big picture
  • Quick to learn
  • Focussed and task orientated
  • Flexible in approach


  • Pension
  • Healthcare

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