Bishop Fleming

Senior Manager - Accountancy

Competitive salary + great benefits
14 Jun 2024
27 Jun 2024
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Senior Manager - Accountancy

About the Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Accountant who is looking to join a progressive firm who is keen to support their employees to achieve their potential. You will be joining our Exeter Office and firmwide leadership team. This role has the opportunity to progress from a Senior Manager to a Director and in the future a Partner.

Playing a pivotal role with implementing and promoting our services and delivering proactive advice to our clients. As a Senior Manager you will be responsible for a portfolio of corporate clients with turnovers up to £10.2m.

We are keen to hear from candidates who want to take an active role in the development and growth of our service.

You will need to have experience of leading a team and be commercial in your approach. You will also be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm for developing new business opportunities through the leveraging of your network.

Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Working with our Senior Management Team to successfully deliver a broad range of accounting services to clients.  
  • Building effective client relationships and managing their expectations.
  • Developing our accounting team - this will include recruiting team members and mentoring the team so that they can reach their potential.
  • Business Development – you will have a role in winning new client work and building a professional network.
  • Working with our other offices to help deliver our Better Growth firmwide strategy.

About You

  • To be considered for the role, you will need to be: 
  • ACA/ACCA qualified (or equivalent).
  • Experience of managing a diverse portfolio of owner managed business clients.
  • A great people manager who enjoys developing and coaching their team.
  • An energetic business developer who is keen to build contacts and network within the wider Exeter business community.
  • An excellent communicator that enables you to build rapport with people at all levels.
  • Highly commercial with a drive to contribute towards our firms growth.

 Why Bishop Fleming?! 

Bishop Fleming is an independent leading provider of audit, accountancy, tax, and advisory services in the UK. With a turnover of £38.4m, the firm saw growth of 15.5% per cent over the last 12 months.

From owner-managed businesses, SMEs, and large businesses; to entrepreneurs and private individuals; Bishop Fleming has a wealth of knowledge and experience in areas such as internal and external audit, corporate and personal tax, corporate finance and deals and accounting services.

Bishop Fleming is currently ranked 33 in the Accountancy Age league table and is the number one provider of audit services multi-academy trusts in the academy sector. The firm was also ranked fifth in the inaugural UK Accountancy Age Mid-Tier Power Index.

With 8 offices spanning from the West Midlands to the South West, the firm has 43 partners and nearly 500 staff, and is a certified Great Place to Work®.

Bishop Fleming is a member of Kreston Global, a global network of independent accounting firms in more than 100 countries.

We are a firm that thinks clients, people and communities. As a member of Business in the Community (BITC) we are focussed on improving our responsible business practices and collectively making positive impacts for the benefit of society.

If that’s not enough, we offer a fantastic range of benefits including: 

  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays plus Christmas off! 
  • Numerous opportunities for development
  • Hybrid working 
  • A contributory Pension scheme 
  • Life assurance 
  • Simply Health cashback plan including access to 24/7 online GP service and counselling services 
  • Perkbox discounts and rewards platform with over 4,00 perks and discounts 
  • Yulife employee wellbeing app 
  • Social events with active social committees that plan internal and external events  
  • On-going wellbeing support

Please contact Sam Ford; Resourcing Manager if you would like to discuss this opportunity further.

We welcome applicants who would like the flexibility in their working arrangements, including working from home or part time working, which may help to accommodate parent or carer responsibilities, further studies and activities outside of work. 

We are committed to welcoming new people into an inclusive working environment, where everyone is given equal opportunity to reach their full potential.  We support a culture where people are valued and treated fairly with respect and differences are understood and celebrated.  

The more varied our workforce, the broader the expertise within our business. The broader our expertise, the greater our chances of innovation and success. That's why we're committed to equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion at every level.

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

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