Accounting Manager - Practice

Salary of up to £40,000 per annum
23 Feb 2021
23 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounting Manager – Practice
Colchester, Essex (Home and Office based, the latter when regulations allow - a remote and office based working hybrid will be considered when regulations allow)
Are you a qualified accountant with a general practice background? Looking for a role that offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, but still challenges you and enhances your abilities? 
If so, this is an exciting opportunity to join an exceptional team who are passionate about adding value for their customers.
About our client: 
Our client is an accountancy practice with a difference. More than just a firm of accountants, they specialise in helping customers to make their business better.
For most, this means making more money faster, or with less personal effort, and retaining as much as possible after tax. However, our client knows that every customer’s requirements are different, which is why they adapt and tailor their support to meet a diverse range of requests.
They are currently looking for an engaging, customer-facing Accounting Manager to join their skilled and welcoming team on a full-time basis; alternatively, our client would consider splitting this position into two part-time roles for candidates seeking a 0.5 FTE or higher working arrangement.  
Location and office/remote working splits will be reviewed on a candidate-by-candidate basis, and whilst candidates in commutable proximity of Colchester would be desirable, our client will consider experienced candidates further afield who possess both the right to work and residency within the United Kingdom.
Why you should join the team: 
- Salary of up to £40,000 per annum
- Performance-linked bonus
- Staff pension
- 22 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays
- Scope for flexible working arrangements
This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career and make an impact with a small, but growing firm that has a stellar reputation.
A critical element of our client’s success is the calibre of the team, so they’re committed to attracting – and retaining – the very best. As such, they’ve created a haven for skilled professionals who want to work closer to home while retaining the benefits of an interesting workload, diverse customer base and great package.  
Our client’s team have a breadth of expertise. They have trained and worked with one of the world’s foremost professional practices, held senior finance roles in public and private companies and have run their own businesses, meaning this is the perfect environment in which to enhance your experience.
What your role will involve: 
As an Accounting Manager, you will help to deliver a range of accountancy services to a portfolio of customers under the audit threshold. This is a hands on role which will manage the recurring compliance activity, allocating work within the team and taking the lead on ad-hoc projects to support taking our client’s business forwards.  
Primarily dealing with established owner managed businesses and SMEs, you will:
- Handle customer queries, deliver non-recurring services and ensure that customer satisfaction is achieved 
- Prepare and/or review management accounts, VAT returns and annual accounts
- Carry out tax computations and prepare tax returns for limited companies, partnerships and sole traders
- Support the director in the formulation of advice to clients
- Supervise and mentor junior staff
A little about you: 
To join our client as an Accounting Manager, you will need:
- Post-qualification experience gained within a general practice environment
- Good organisational skills
- An ACA and/or ACCA qualification
Other organisations may call this role Accountant, Qualified Accountant, Chartered Accountant, Qualified Accounts Senior, Senior Accounts Technician, Client Accounting Manager, Accounts Senior, or Accounts Supervisor.
Our client will only consider applications from candidates who possess proof of right to work in the United Kingdom, as well as being primarily based in the United Kingdom.
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