Accounts Manager

Michael Page
£40000 - £60000 per annum
07 Oct 2022
04 Nov 2022
JN -102022-5788127
Robert Rollason
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Supporting a number of partners whilst managing your own portfolio, and being your clients primary point of contact. Supervising, training and assisting more junior members of the team, while developing and applying your technical and commercial knowledge.

Client Details

Our client is a Top 100 independent accountancy, financial planning and insolvency practice, with offices in Oxford and London.

As a growing company there are plenty of opportunities for development and quick progression. The practice is known for having a friendly and supportive team culture where everyone receives training and development to increase their technical knowledge and their commercial and management skills. They put their people first and are constantly looking for ways to improve their people experience


The key responsibilities for this Accounts Manager based in Oxford are:

  • Manage and implement Accounts Work flow Procedures in relation to all aspects of accounts preparation, ensuring team do the same and standards are maintained at a high level
  • Manage incoming accounts jobs to ensure that resources are available to meet client's accounting deadlines and match internal resources available. Highlight, in advance, any resource gaps and make the necessary recommendations to fulfil work requirements
  • Oversee and review work flow preparation of statutory accounts (primarily FRS105 and FRS102 1A) from both computer and manual records
  • Report to Directors directly, ensuring queries are cleared and exceptions/points of note are communicated to Directors for client communications
  • Work with Seniors to liaise with clients to ensure work is planned efficiently and necessary documentation is obtained
  • Specifically manage allocated accounts assignments
  • Assist the Technical Director with the development of the firm's technical standards
  • Capital gains tax computations
  • Corporation tax computations and returns


For this Accounts Manager based in Oxford, our client are searching for candidates who have/are:

  • ACCA / ACA qualified
  • Strong UK practice experience with 2 years post qualification
  • Previous line management experience
  • Financial Reporting - UK GAAP experience
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and client management skills
  • Able to produce high quality work in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player
  • Confident, positive, professional and can-do attitude
  • Strong IT skills, specifically Excel and able to pick up new IT packages very quickly
  • Create a positive impression with clients and staff

Job Offer

The key benefits for the candidate include:

  • Up to £45,000 a year salary
  • Exposure to a broad range of clients across many industry sectors
  • Partner level mentor and a tailored career progression plan
  • Immediate entry to our Management Development Programme
  • Competitive salary and benefits package including pension, life assurance, health cash plan, retail discount scheme, hybrid and flexible working
  • Generous core holiday allowance plus holiday trading, flexible bank holidays and additional holiday with service
  • Wellbeing programme with regular events and activities focused on your physical and mental wellbeing
  • Comprehensive induction to help you get up to speed

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