Donald Reid Group


For exceptional people

At the Donald Reid Group, we are building a business, focused on outstanding client service. And as a result, we look to employ exceptional people and are always keen to hear from potential candidates, at all levels of experience – whether you are a trainee embarking on your career or a qualified accountant with several years of experience under your belt.

Why Donald Reid Group?

Not all small firms are the same. At DRG, the partners have come from the big 4 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 serving entrepreneurs, business owners and inbound investment companies in the Thames Valley and London area for fifty years.

Current vacancies

Finance and Administrative Assistant

The Donald Reid Group is recruiting a full time Finance and Admin Assistant to support the internal management team. The role will report directly to one of the Partners and will be an integral part of the business. This position will suit someone with a proven background working within a finance department, who is pro-active and has strong organisational and interpersonal skills.

Key responsibilities

  • Post daily bank transactions
  • Bank reconciliations for multiple accounts
  • Post and reconciling petty cash
  • Enter customer invoices into accounting software
  • Enter customer receipts
  • Reconcile customer accounts
  • Resolve customer queries
  • Process supplier invoices 
  • Address supplier's queries & updating supplier details
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Prepare the payment run for suppliers
  • Assist in the preparation of month end accounts
  • Address internal and external finance queries
  • Prepare monthly closing journal entries
  • Work with the office manager on non-financial administrative tasks

Qualifications, Experience and Skills
The successful candidate requires previous experience working within an accounts department. They should have strong Excel skills and a knowledge of Xero Accounting Software would be beneficial.

Salary is dependent on experience.

Please send covering letter and CV to

Trainee Chartered Accountant

Start Date: Summer / Autumn 2019, but can be flexible

We are looking to recruit a new trainee to join our expanding accounts and audit team at our Maidenhead office. The start date would be flexible for the right applicant, but is be likely to be in Summer / Autumn 2019.

Working within the Donald Reid Group accounts and audit team offers a varied and broad experience which will offer a good grounding for a successful career. Our trainees work with clients from a variety of sectors and will also gain experience of corporation tax, in addition to accounts and audit.

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

The role is suitable for either a school leaver or a graduate, with a very strong academic record.

As the job is client facing, applicants should be able to demonstrate good inter-personal skills, as well as a hard working attitude and a commitment to success.

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to




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