This well established, award winning regional firm of chartered accountants now has a requirement for a Client Accounting Manager to provide services to their portfolio of national and multinational businesses from their offices in Bicester. As a firm, the last fifteen years have seen a thirty fold increase in revenue through organic growth, higher value-add services and providing accounting services to international organisations operating in the UK.
There are high expectations of the Client Accounting Manager and in return the firm offers a rewarding career, technical and soft-skills training and personal development all within a stimulating, interactive and responsible environment with real personal and business prospects for the future.
The role of Client Accounting Manager will require outstanding leadership to manage the current team as well as formulating a strategy for growth. So as well as responsibility of the development of great people in the team, the role will also look strategically at business development and structured growth.
- To take responsibility for managing and delivering existing revenue
- Manage, develop and grow the existing team which forms and interacts closely with a combined team of 14 staff across 3 offices
- Marketing and promotion of the services of the firm, using existing and new marketing resources in order for the team to achieve a planned significant increase in business
- Demonstrate excellence in current accounting standards, legislation, technical issues and related matters
- Work with clients on their strategy, business key performance indicators, funding requirements and their general business needs
- Attend client meetings – the role is actively encouraged to have regular contact with clients to help strengthen the relationship
- Review financial accounts for Sole Traders, Partnerships, LLPs and Limited Companies prepared by other staff members, commenting on any amendments required to aid staff development and ensure the quality of the documents
- Review Business and Personal Tax Returns prepared by other staff members, commenting on any amendments required to aid staff development and ensure the quality of the documents
- Undertake ad hoc and higher-value assignments
You will be:
- ACCA or ACA practice qualified
- Have general business awareness gained in a client and service-orientated practice.
- Build on the existing base understanding the needs and requirements of new clients.
- Be keen to take on the responsibility for the smooth running of the office and prove your ability to work with minimal supervision.
- Be team orientated, need to get involved and recognise that your personal drive and example will influence your own and the team’s performance
- Enjoy working to deadlines and are focused enough to want to exceed the most unreasonable customer’s demands
- Commercially astute and have general business awareness gained either in a business-orientated accounts practice or industry.
- Able to work to deadlines and be focused enough to want to exceed the most unreasonable customer’s demands
What’s on offer:
- Competitive salary
- Life Assurance
- Training and personal development
Interested? Apply today or call Richard 01926 290 290 to discuss this opportunity further. You can also visit the Addington Ball website www.addingtonball.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @AddingtonBall to see all our current vacancies, news and updates.
Addington Ball specialises in the positive recruitment of finance, accountancy and human resources professionals across the Midlands and Northern Home counties. We are a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Job ref ABJ/15180