Accounts Assistant Manager / Manager

Posted 27 October by TPF Recruitment
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TPF Recruitment is recruiting for a qualified ACA, CIMA, ACCA  or qualified by experience candidate to join a market leading Top 100 accountancy practice in Uckfield.

This accountancy practice is a modern firm that is continuously driving themselves forward and have their clients long term best interests at the heart their business. They are a hard-working business that looks after their staff and rewards them accordingly for their work. They provide general accountancy practice services to their clients who range from start up businesses through to large groups with turnovers in excess of £35m. Their services typically consist of accounts, management accounts, audit, bookkeeping, tax, VAT, CIS and payroll.

This role is best suited to someone who is genuinely passionate about providing an exceptional bespoke service to their own portfolio of clients. Whether your background is industry or practice, you will be supporting the director in improving systems and processes to enhance our clients’ businesses which range from entrepreneurs & SMEs to large group companies.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead and develop an effective team
  • Monitor the team – review the team’s work, ensuring quality in compliance with professional standards
  • Manage team and individual budgets and performance objectives
  • Oversee and control completion of accounts’ assignments including assessing controls, systems and planning
  • Manage client relationships and identify opportunities
  • Maintain a high technical and professional standard • Identify ways to maximise client relationships and deliver added value

Work closely with the Manager/Partner in the planning and conduct of accounts’ assignments discussing findings, emerging risks and actions to resolve any such risks.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA/ACCA)
  • Credibility to lead, develop and motivate individuals and the team as a whole
  • An analytical and inquisitive mind with the ability to solve problems.


  • Knowledge of Caseware, Sage, Quickbooks, Xero, Alphatax and CCH.

  • £45,000 - £57,000 dependent on experience and background, negotiable. A highly competitive benefits package is also on offer.
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Hybrid working
  • Commutable from Brighton, Haywards Heath, East Grinstead, Uckfield, Burgess Hill, Tunbridge Wells, Eastbourne, East Sussex, West Sussex.

Please contact Mark Sitton on ,   , or via LinkedIn for a confidential conversation. 

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Required skills

  • Essential skills and experience: Qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA/ACCA) Credibility to lead, develop and motivate individuals and the team as a who

Reference: 51517181

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