Accounts Manager / Senior Manager - Clear Partnership Prospects

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Maidstone, Kent
Salary
£45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
17 Feb 2021
Closes
24 Feb 2021
Ref
JN -022021-2170267
Contact
Tristan Finch
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Exclusive to Michael Page, we're recruiting for an Accounts Manager or Senior Manager on behalf of a fantastic chartered accountancy practice based in Maidstone. Our client is looking for a general practice accounts and tax Manager or Senior Manager to join them and in return are offering very clear progression prospects to become a Director or Partner in the firm within very realistic time frames!!


Client Details

My client is based in Maidstone and are incredibly well regarded in the local market. They have a very loyal client base and benefit from a great deal of client referrals. They have a very well established structure which means that at all levels there is a very good quality of client care which is something that the Directors are very proud of.

They have seen excellent growth over the last 5 years and have done well throughout the recent pandemic. They have excellent ambitions to continue growing their business and are now in a position to offer a very clear and opportunity for a Manager or Senior Manager to join them with a very clear and progressive route to becoming a Director or Partner in the firm.







Description

The successful Accounts Manager/ Senior Manager will report directly in to the Partner and will be responsible for:

Client facing responsibilities:

  • Building sold client relationships via various forms of communication, but most importantly regular contact with all clients either by telephone or face to-face meetings.
  • Managing a portfolio of sole trade, partnership, limited company and personal tax clients and ensuring all HMRC and Companies House filing deadlines are met.
  • Overseeing and ultimately responsible for all aspects of their teams client work, including but not limited to: bookkeeping, regular management accounts and vat return completion. Annual accounts preparation, tax computation and tax return submission. Payroll, P11D and form 42, company secretarial matters.
  • Overseeing the transition to cloud accounting for those clients that are undertaking that task.
  • Dealing with HMRC correspondence and enquiries.
  • Identifying and managing planning opportunities including annual review of basic tax planning and remuneration, and general business support for clients.

Team responsibilities:

  • Responsible for staff supervision and training for their team.
  • Managing the work flow of the team to ensure the best use of resources.
  • Developing and mentoring the team to ensure they progress within the office environment and achieve success in their exams.
  • Enabling each member of the team to achieve their potential.

Business Development responsibilities:

  • Working with the directors and other managers within the company to look at ways in which to achieve growth targets.
  • Regular attendance at local networking events. Establishing your own reputation as a professional adviser within the local business community and building your own network of contacts and referrers of work.
  • Meeting potential clients, establishing their business needs and demonstrating how the business can not only assist them but also add value to them.
  • Seamless "on-boarding" of new clients.
  • Cross selling of additional services to existing clients.

Profile

The successful Accounts Manager/ Senior Manager:

  • Will be ACA or ACCA qualified.
  • Will relish the prospect of working for a fast growing firm, in a very busy and challenging environment.
  • Will have excellent interpersonal skills in order to effectively build and maintain relationships with the team and cross all the departments of the firm, and with clients, contacts and referrers.
  • Will aspire to be a Partner or Director within practice

Job Offer

On offer is a very competitive salary and benefits package as well as genuine development opportunities in a great environment.

If you are interested in this role or similar roles within practice please get in contact directly with Tristan Finch on 07717894149.

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