Senior Accountant / Client Manager

May 17, 2023
£40000 - £50000 / year

Job Description

Our client is a forward thinking fast growing firm of Accountants and Business Advisors based in modern offices in Uppermill – the need to recruit is driven by strong growth of the companies client portfolio due to how well the services being provided are being received.

The company is all about adding value to their clients business from a finance resource and empowering growth – this is not a bog standard year end accounts role and there will be lots of client contact.

What’s in it for you?

  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Quarterly performance bonuses
  • Work laptop
  • Salary £40-50k DOE
  • Gym Membership
  • FLEXItime
  • Birthday day off
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Modern office with free parking
  • Social events

Roles and responsibilities

  • Owning the relationships with a portfolio of clients
  • Where appropriate on selected clients, supporting the managing director with their requirements, operating as an inhouse finance resource
  • Presentation of annual accounts to clients
  • Preparation and presentation of management accounts in a timely manner, presented to clients in a way they understand
  • Completion of VAT return reviews
  • Presentation of self assessment tax returns
  • Advising clients on tax and financial matters
  • Overseeing the client finance functions – sales ledger, credit control, purchase ledger, staff expenses and bank reconciliation
  • The opportunity to manage your own workload and planning/managing jobs to ensure great service outcomes and peace of mind for the client
  • Where appropriate, to take on initial discovery calls under the guidance of the sales manager

What we expect from you

  • ACCA or ACA qualified/part qualified is preferable but not essential
  • Exposure to cloud accounting software such as Xero, Kashflow, Iris, Sage or Dext or similar
  • Experienced in managing client relationships
  • Passionate about financial control and reporting
  • Committed to running robust finance functions
  • Keen attention to detail with a passion for the highest standards
  • Confident communicator in both written & verbal with strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent eye for detail, confident and able to organise multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Able to take own initiative, deal with situations calmly and deliver results

If this role sounds like it might be of interest and you would like to discuss further, please contact Gavin Reynolds for a conversation – if you do not have a CV we will cross that bridge together when we come to it.

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