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Financial reporting manager

Donald Reid Group
Maidenhead, Berkshire (GB)
Closing date
10 Oct 2023

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Accounting - practice
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Full Time, Part Time
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Donald Reid Group

At DRG, we understand that modern business has evolved. Our team of friendly professionals are dedicated to your long-term success and to delivering comprehensive advisory, accountancy, and taxation services with expertise, insight, and personality.

The firm has a diverse portfolio of clients ranging from start-ups to multi-million turnover businesses, across a wide range of sectors. Based in Maidenhead, DRG provides services to clients across the Thames Valley, London and throughout the UK.  We specialise in supporting SME businesses particularly those within F&B, beauty, tech and healthcare.


Job Description

We are looking for a qualified or part-qualified accountant to join our quickly expanding team in our Financial Reporting Department.

Due to our continued growth, we have recently restructured our Accounts and Audit Department to separate them into two specialised divisions. To support this new department, we are looking for someone with an all-encompassing skillset, specialising in the production of statutory accounts for micro and SMEs.

Alongside two other managers, you will both prepare and review accounts as well as coordinate the team to oversee the running of the department. You’ll have excellent communication skills, be proactive in problem-solving and adopt a professional yet friendly approach to building trusted and long-lasting relationships.

Job Role

  • Work closely with senior members across the firm to plan and manage the team’s workload and exceed client expectations
  • Prepare and review both single-entity and consolidated statutory accounts for companies, charities and LLPs
  • Support trainees with their learning and development
  • Delegate work assignments and provide feedback to junior members of the team
  • Draft CT computations
  • Support the firm with other duties as needed

Employee Benefits

  • Full or part time role
  • Primarily office based in Maidenhead but hybrid options available
  • Positive and supportive company culture
  • A competitive salary package depending on experience  
  • Pension scheme
  • Private healthcare (optional)
  • Life assurance
  • Professional development opportunities

The successful candidate

  • A qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA) or part-qualified
  • Previous practice experience
  • Up to date knowledge of UK Financial Reporting Standards and UK GAAP
  • Be a dynamic and flexible individual who is able to prioritise
  • A working knowledge of CaseWare is highly desirable
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Demonstrate good inter-personal skills to ensure sound communication with clients and across the team
  • Previous supervisory and mentorship experience
  • Deliver a high standard of work whilst meeting deadlines
  • Strong Excel skills


Why work at DRG?

DRG Chartered Accountants has been working with individuals and businesses for over 50 years. With an office in Maidenhead and our sister firm in Dorchester, we provide a full suite of advisory, accountancy, outsourcing and taxation services to a client base ranging from individuals and start-ups to multi-million turnover UK and international entities. We are a close-knit team that takes great pride providing a personal, outstanding service for our clients.

Delight our clients

We never want our people to stop caring, to always to go that extra mile and to deliver a fantastic, personal service to our clients.

Challenge themselves

DRG is growing rapidly and we like to promote from within. We aim to recruit people who want to push themselves, to grow in their roles and to be keen to take on new responsibilities.

Enjoy being part of the DRG team

DRG is a fun place to work with a warm and friendly working culture.


Donald Reid Group (DRG) is a forward thinking and successful practice of chartered accountants. We have an office in Maidenhead  and an associated office in Dorset. Job roles currently advertised on ICAEW relate to our Maidenhead office.

At DRG, the partners have come from the big four or other large accounting firms and bring the expertise and experience of a major firm with the personal touch of a local business. Our office in Maidenhead, Berkshire has been successfully serving entrepreneurs, business owners and inbound investment companies in the Thames Valley and London area for over fifty years. 

We have clients in a variety of sectors and trainees at DRG can expect to gain experience in all or most of them, leading to a breadth of experience which will help their future career development. Those sectors include: - SMEs - subsidiaries of international groups - eCommerce and online businesses - retail - charities - pensions DRG is a thriving and growing firm; one of the reasons for the firm's success is its focus on exceptional client service, in addition to its technical expertise. All members of the DRG team are expected to maintain this focus on a high quality of service to DRG clients. 

As part of their training contract, trainees at DRG receive paid study leave and tuition for their ICAEW exams, as well as being provided with on the on the job experience required for qualification as a Chartered Accountant. 

The size of DRG means that ample opportunities are available for talented and hardworking individuals to achieve recognition for their achievements. Some of the most talented previous trainees of DRG have gone on to achieve promotion to manger or to become a partner within the firm.

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