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Senior Management Accountant - 6 Month Fixed Term Contract

Requisition ID:  4529

Each one of us brings something different to Vistra, working as one team to deliver the right solution.That’s why our clients choose to work with us – the power of our combined skills makes us unstoppable.Vistra offers a unique platform for our clients and our people to seize the world of opportunities.At the heart of everything we do are our core values:Committing to clients, Working as ONE Vistra, Empowering people and Doing the Right thing.


Why Vistra


At Vistra, we believe our clients’ businesses and people can make a difference in the world. That’s why our work is focused on helping our clients act with confidence and speed to seize opportunity wherever it arises. As a global corporate service provider and fund administrator with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions, we empower legal entities globally to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders — by doing what we do best: reducing risk and enhancing efficiency.


We support our clients over six sectors: Private Equity, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Corporate, Company Formation and Private Wealth and deliver value across three service lines:


  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Advisory and Transaction Support
  • Finance, Accounting and Administration


We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team. So, our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world.


You can also check out our LinkedIn Life page and our About us page to get a sense of Vistra’s culture and our values.


So, what do you think? If you are excited about working with us and think you can get the job done but not quite sure if you meet all the requirements 100%, we want to encourage you to give it a try OR have an informal chat with one of our Talent Acquisition representatives.   


Our opportunity for you:


Vistra is currently recruiting for a Senior Management Accountant for a 6 Month Fixed Term Contract to work independently within an international team, preparing monthly management accounts to a high standard for large and small clients. We are an exciting, fast paced business with an interesting a varied group of clients.  There are also excellent opportunities for progression in the future.


Key responsibilities:


  • Within the UK Management Accounting Department, the successful candidate would work with a Supervisor and Manager in a client facing role, servicing the day to day book-keeping requirements of their portfolio.
  • Working on NetSuite, QuickBooks, Xero, Sage, Oracle, Intacct or Priority, the candidate would be responsible for processing invoices & expenses, varied journal entries including salary journals, processing payments to vendors & reimbursing staff expenses. This also includes the use of employee expense reimbursement software, to include Concur & Expensify.
  • Reporting monthly Management Accounts in the form of an Excel pack with TB, Balance Sheet and P&L. Each control account is accompanied by a full reconciliation and may be translated into multi currencies.
  • The candidate will be responsible for maintaining client cash, forecasting, reporting & preparing bank reconciliations.
  • Use of banking platforms such as,, Silicon Valley Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, Santander, Lloyds Bank, JP Morgan & RBS.
  • VAT Returns, with the successful candidate being responsible for monthly and quarterly filings for their own portfolio.
  • Annual P11d analysis and filing.
  • Liaising with Auditors, Tax teams and other departments/other offices.
  • Day to day calls on Teams and other video conferencing tools with team members, other offices and clients


Attributes/ Technical Skills:


  • Necessary requirements are good written English
  • Good knowledge of accounting principles
  • An ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines and a willingness to learn and collaborate within a team.
  • An excellent grasp of Excel is essential with at least an intermediate to high skill level.
  • This senior role will require a strong proactive approach, the ability to work independently and provide knowledge support to more junior team members.
  • A good working knowledge of Xero, QuickBooks, Sage or NetSuite would be a distinct advantage.


Relevant Experience:


  • Knowledge of accounting terms & concepts, understanding of financial regulations, analytical skills, critical thinking skills, good organisation and time management skills. Strong attention to detail. Training will be given on all processes, necessary platforms and software.


Education/Professional Qualifications:


  • Holding or studying towards either CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent is an advantage but not a necessity. Can be QBE



Join US!


Our promise to our clients is simple: we help them seize opportunity and make a difference in the world. It’s the same to you.


Make a difference — seize your world of opportunity with Vistra!




Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We’re passionate about Diversity and Inclusion at Vistra.We believe that everyone is equal and unique, and by embracing diversity it makes us better company.This creates an environment where anyone, from any background, can do their best work; Vistra is for the ambitious, the entrepreneurial, the bold.


Reading, GB

Department:  Operations (B401010)

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