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Accounts Manager (Accountancy Practice)

Posted 16 January by Grafton Jones Featured Ended

We are an established firm of Accountants with offices in Keynsham and Chippenham who are looking to recruit a well-rounded professional to take on the position of Accounts Manager.

We offer our services to self-employed individuals, partnerships, LLP’s and Limited Companies. We pride ourselves on being a diverse accountancy firm that is able to personalise their services to all sectors of the business community.

The position is based in our Chippenham office which is located in the centre of Chippenham. This is a great opportunity for a qualified person who would like to further their career in a management role.


Joining as the Chippenham Office Accounts Manager you will report directly to the Finance Director and undertake all practice management duties including the management, training and development of junior members of staff.

Duties to include:

  • Managing a portfolio of clients, acting as the main point of client contact and liaising with other advisors

  • Managing internal workflow and deadlines

  • Meeting with existing and potential new clients

  • Preparation of accounts and tax returns for companies and individuals

  • Review of work prepared by junior members of staff

  • Preparing and managing monthly targets and billing

Candidate profile:

  • We preferably would like the successful candidate to be either FMAAT/ACA/ACCA Qualified, or will consider candidates with considerable experience

  • Have at least 3 years’ experience of working within an accountancy practice

  • Experience of supervising and training staff

  • Broad accounts and tax knowledge with the ability to advise clients directly

  • Good with systems and software, including cloud accounting packages.

  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines

  • Ability to work under pressure without sacrificing quality

  • An excellent communicator and team player

Required skills

  • ACCA
  • Accountancy Firm
  • ATT

Reference: 33963893

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