Manager - Chelmsford

Posted 9 April by AJ Chambers Easy Apply

A top Leading independent firm are seeking, an open minded, forward thinking accountant to lead a team of excellent professionals to compliment both modern and traditional service offerings whilst also developing client relationships via new practice initiatives.

This role has a competitive salary subject to relevant skills and experience.

Key Skills

Team leadership

  • Leading a tight knit team of up to seven like-minded professionals of varying degrees of experience. Manage work flow, budgets and identify training requirements.
  • Review a wide range of accounts - Limited, sole trader, partnership, LLP’setc.

Client portfolio

  • Build upon client relationships with a view to be their primary point of contact.
  • Manage a varied client portfolio (T/O up to £10million) including finalising accounts and dealing with general incoming queries.
  • Deliver a management accounts service to clients to include forecasting and budgeting.
  • Be able to lead ad-hoc client projects.
  • Be proficient at drafting personal and corporation tax returns.
  • Liaise with HMRC on behalf of clients.

Practice development

  • Continue to develop existing systems including - Iris, Sage, Xero, Quickbooks, Freeagent, Kashflow.
  • Assist with on boarding clients to appropriate accounting software.
  • Deliver a variety of training sessions to staff and clients alike.
  • Identify cross selling and marketing opportunities.
  • Attend networking and promotional events.

Skills and Experience

  • Hold or soon to hold an ACA or ACCA qualification.
  • To have three year's experience of working in general practice.
  • Able to lead a varied and dynamic team of professionals.
  • To be highly competent in Microsoft Office - particularly Excel.
  • Ideally, to be proficient in the use of IRIS accountancy suite but not essential.
  • To be proficient at on boarding clients to appropriate accounting software.

For further information on this role, please apply direct or contact Billie Vallance at AJ Chambers.

Required skills

  • Accountancy
  • Accounting
  • Management

Reference: 34861039

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