Accounts Assistant Manager

40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual
23 Jul 2021
20 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a medium sized, independent, Chartered Accountancy practice based in Douglas in the Isle of Man, providing tailored financial and accounting solutions to Isle of Man and International clients. Our client is a fiduciary service provider licensed by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority, providing trust and company services to clients all over the world.

This role is for an Assistant Manager to join their busy general accountancy practice and corporate service provider.


* Newly qualified (or up to 2 years Post Qualification Experience), practice trained, ACCA or ACA.

* An excellent communicator with strong organisational skills who is able to lead and help train more junior members of staff.

* Discretion, diplomacy and a confident approach are a must.

* Looking to broaden experience by covering all aspects of general accountancy and the provision of trust services to high value clients.

* Audit experience is not a necessary requirement.


The successful candidate will oversee a small team of up to 5 people and will report directly to a Manager and/or a Partner. It is anticipated that following successful completion of a probation period, the Assistant Manager would be assigned their own portfolio of clients and given external training in management and leadership skills.

An Assistant Manager is responsible for overseeing all matters relating to client relationships and engagements that are assigned to them. This will include a variety of assignments from both our general accountancy practice and trust service provider, including ensuring timely preparation of financial statements and overseeing and checking of taxation and VAT returns and assessments. This role involves administration of companies which will vary greatly between clients.

Communication between the Assistant Manager, the Manager and the Partner is key so the Assistant Manager is required to ensure they are kept aware and consulted on all pertinent client matters.

The Assistant Manager will review work and will organise and co-ordinate the assignment of work for junior staff. This will include assisting, supervising and training junior members of the team. The Assistant Manager will also be involved in conducting appraisals, training sessions and attending management meetings.


This position gives the right person an excellent opportunity to progress within our management team and to obtain valuable experience across the varied services of our business

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