SME Manager

Michael Page
Leeds, West Yorkshire
11 Sep 2019
11 Oct 2019
Manvir Soor
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

To ensure the effective provision of financial information for clients, managing a portfolio of clients and mentoring colleagues.

Client Details

My client are a well established and ambitious firm of Chartered Accountants. My client are well known for delivering timely and cost effective solutions to businesses in and around West Yorkshire. With a partner led approach, my client aim to deliver the highest quality of service which reflects the great feedback they get from both employees and clients. They aim to please their staff with new developed offices making it a vibrant and great place to work!


Key Responsibilities for an SME manager would be:

  • Manage a portfolio of clients
  • Supervise and control the preparation of statutory and non-statutory financial statements
  • Supervise and control the performance of audit testing
  • Supervise, review and control the work of accountants and trainees
  • Act as a line manager, and perform interim and annual appraisals
  • Control and perform ad hoc assignments
  • Respond to client queries
  • Attend and present at client meetings
  • Identify opportunities to introduce additional work across the firm
  • Manage work in progress as raise appropriate bills for partners approval
  • Engage in business development activities to help increase the size and value of portfolio


The successful candidate for the SME Manager role would have:

  • ACCA/ACA/AAT Qualifications
  • I.T literate - Excel (creation and manipulation of spreadsheet, data, sorting, formula's Word (Letter, tables, reports
  • Good report writing skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience of creating & maintaining good working relationships with key stakeholders

Job Offer

Benefits for this role would be:

  • Competitive salary
  • Holidays
  • Pension
  • Further progression and development
  • A chance to work in a vibrant office with a great social life

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