Qualified Accountant/Client Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Newport
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
23 Sep 2020
Closes
30 Sep 2020
Ref
JN -092020-1230891
Contact
Jacob Jones
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Excellent career progression prospects on offer at a growing firm for an experienced, ambitious individual.

Client Details

A leading accountancy practice based in Newport undergoing continued and sustained positive expansion and growth. The firm and Qualified Accountant/Client Manager role provides genuine prospects for long-term career progression, development and Partner opportunities.

Description

The key responsibilities for this Qualified Accountant/Client Manager position at a leading accountancy firm based in Newport are:

  • Manage a client portfolio including limited companies, sole traders, partnerships and individuals.
  • Oversee and manage all aspects of client's service delivery including preparation of year-end accounts, management accounts, bookkeeping, VAT etc and value-added services assignments.
  • Act as a main point of contact within the firm for clients, keeping them informed of progress in relation to all aspects of service delivery and maintaining regular contact with them.
  • Review work completed by junior team members and resolving all issues prior to Partner review.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with new and existing clients.
  • Ability to multi-task and complete assignments within time constraints and set deadlines.
  • Reporting directly to a Partner.
  • Working and liaising with other members in the Business Services team and colleagues in other departments as necessary to provide high quality client service.
  • Develop, retain and motivate junior members of staff and assist in the management of the overall Business Services team on a day-to-day basis.
  • Knowledgeable of firm's services and able to cross sell those services into the client base.

Profile

In order for candidates to be successful when applying for this Qualified Accountant/Client Manager role at a leading accountancy firm in Newport, you must be:

  • ACCA/ACA qualified or equivalent with at least 2 years post-qualification experience.
  • Have proven experience of working in a practice environment.
  • Experience of managing a client portfolio.
  • Have a proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong client relationships.
  • Have a proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions.
  • Be a motivated individual and able to work alone or as part of a team.
  • The ability to take responsibility and use own initiative to resolve problems and issues.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels.
  • Strong organisation and planning skills and attention to detail.
  • The ability to positively embrace changes and new challenges.
  • Experience of using cloud-based accounting software packages, such as Sage, Xero, Receipt Bank, Auto Entry etc.
  • Experience of CCH products desirable but not essential.
  • Hold a full and clean driving licence.

Job Offer

Competitive salary of between £40,000 - £45,000 (dependent on experience)

Great office location.

Well established, supportive team.

Progression.

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