Technical Accounting Manager

Competitive salary + benefits
30 Jan 2024
28 Feb 2024
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About us

Are you looking to take the next step on your journey? Do you want to be part of an international family whose vision is "To make their services smarter, more effective, and more personal every day"? If yes, then you could be our next investment!

At Azets, you're in control of your career and with our support this will make us even stronger, together. Our motto when it comes to career development is"Your Journey, Your Voice, Your Success". Azets is an award-winning leading firm of Accountants and Business Advisers operating across the UK and the Nordics.

We are a family of over 6,500 employees and work across over 80 offices in the UK alone. We have seen dramatic growth in recent years which has made us the 9th largest accountancy firm in the UK, and we are over the moon to have been awarded Accountancy Firm of the Year in the FD Excellence Survey 2020.

As a result of this growth, we are now looking to invest in our skills set even further! The relationship that we have with our colleagues is of the upmost importance to us as a business. Your voice is important to us. Attracting and retaining the right people who will deliver the level of service that our clients expect is key to both our and your success. We offer training and development opportunities to all employees and nurture talent from all backgrounds. This helps us to grow our own and bring out the very best in people.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do. We're looking for people who also believe in these drivers as we work together to achieve success for both our colleagues and our clients alike. As a business, we believe we are stronger together. We share knowledge, ask for help and empower each other to achieve more collectively. We are open-minded and value everyone’s contribution, embracing our differences and fostering a culture of trust and inclusion. We look for people who adapt quickly to change, finding smart ways to deliver the best results and remain one step ahead. Does this sound like you?

The role

For us, the personal attributes of each of our employees is what makes us authentic in the marketplace. We look for people who can not only collaborate with peers but can also bring their own voice to the table.

We have a really unique opportunity to join our Hertfordshire based team to work as a Technical Accounting Manager, focusing on the complex aspects of accounting such as IFRS Statutory account preparation, IFRS conversions, implementation of new standards, flotation support work and providing support with the valuations of share based payments and intangible assets.

These areas are the Technical Accounting team’s core service offerings and there are team members who tend to specialise in a couple of these areas each. As part of your role as a manager you will be working to review and prepare more complex annual statutory accounts (complex UK GAAP and IFRS accounts) for clients and assisting junior members of the team.

Your role also includes offering technical accounting advice to clients identifying solutions to accounting issues and presenting your recommendations for director or partner review.

No two days or projects are the same You will have an opportunity to be involved in other aspects of the Technical Accounting Team’s work including advisory and valuation work. This is an opportunity to genuinely stand out from the norm. As well as providing support to your clients from an accounting perspective, you will also be involved in training, developing and mentoring more junior team members to guide their journey.

Key accountabilities

Skills & experience
  • You will be post ACCA/ ACA qualified accountant, with a breadth of knowledge on complex accounting areas.
  • You will have a strong attention to detail and be comfortable rectifying queries as soon as they are brought to your attention.
  • You will be happy to be very hands on.
  • Your responsibilities will, alongside the senior team include training of the wider team and driving forward the growth and development of the team.
  • You will be involved in building client relationships and be responsible for excellent client service and to actively link with other service lines to deliver client projects.
  • 33 days annual leave (31 for Students with study package and 38 for Partners) inc. bank holidays Birthday Day off
  • Lead Incentive Scheme (applicable to up to and including Associate Director level) -We offer generous financial rewards for helping Azets to grow our new client portfolio.
  • Reimbursement of one professional subscription each year Private Medical Cover (applicable to Director/Partner level)
  • Enhanced Parental + Family leave - We want Azets to be a place where you can combine both a career and a family so those going on Maternity Leave can expect 100% pay for 3 months and 50% pay for the next 3 months, those going on Paternity Leave can expect 100% pay for 2 weeks (both subject to eligibility) and our Adoption Leave policy follows the same arrangements.
  • Flexible Working - Azets understand that as with any family, we all work in different ways and need flexibility within our working day and therefore we operate a flexible working policy.
  • Life Assurance - 4 times salary
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Employee Benefits Portal Access to our YuLife wellbeing app – Includes EAP, 24/7 GP access, retail vouchers and discounts, free digital will writing, discounted gym memberships etc. Pension Paid sick leave Career Coaching Cycle to work scheme Employee assistance program - For you and your family. Dress for your day
  • Extensive Learning & Development Opportunities and Study Support
Contact us

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide any form of visa sponsorship, so candidates must be a UK/Irish citizen or already possess a current UK Working Visa.

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