Assistant Manager - Boutique Accountancy Firm
This role is ideal for anyone looking to take the step up into a management position or for an Assistant Manager who is looking for a better work/life balance or exposure to an exciting portfolio of clients.
A leading boutique accountancy practice based in Woking, undergoing continued positive expansion and growth. The firm and role provides genuine prospects for long term career progression and development, with increasing responsibility, client management and opportunity to carve a career path, in a highly regarded firm.
Joining as an Assistant Manager you will be responsible for a varied portfolio of non-audit clients, across a range of industry sectors, across charities, OMB Limited companies, sole-traders and partnerships/LLPs in a client facing role, building relationships and progressing in your accounting career With positive growth, there are genuine prospects for career progression and development potential, within the role and firm. You will take full responsibility for managing a portfolio of clients delivering the following:
- Liaising with clients, providing guidance and managing client expectations.
- Organising and running all accounting assignments for the portfolio.
- Supervising and reviewing staff output, and providing help and guidance to more junior staff.
- Organising pre year-end tax planning work, and devising appropriate tax strategies for clients.
- Attendance at networking events and dealing with new prospect/potential client proposals.
You will be ACA / ACCA qualified (or equivalent) or suitably qualified by experience, with significant relevant experience, in an accountancy practice background, at, or close to Business Services Manager level, as a Client Manager, Assistant Manager or experienced Senior Accountant, looking to step into a managerial role, with client portfolio management responsibility and experience. You will have good technical knowledge of accounts preparation and tax compliance. You will also have supervisory experience of accounts staff and be able to demonstrate the skills to develop relationships with clients and promote the development of your portfolio. You will be looking for an opportunity to progress and develop in your career.
Salary between £42,000 - £48,000 per annum depending on experience.