Head of Accounting

Ben Johnson
14 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Head of Accounting


Salary circa £40k

Our client

We are working with a vibrant and innovative Professional Services organisation who have attracted some of the industry's market leaders through their ability to offer a truly unique work experience. As part of their exciting expansion plans, they are looking for a Head of Accounting who will lead and drive the expansion of the Accounting division. Our client champions agility in the workplace and can offer true autonomy and scope to deliver a fantastic work agenda.

About you

You will be responsible for identifying new client opportunities and lead the existing portfolio of SME clients so are likely to be currently working as an ACCA or ACA qualified Accountant within a small to medium sized firm.

You will:

  • Lead and manage the team to ensure they drive the customer service experience
  • Ensure the team are striving for best practice service and process development
  • Manage and meet all compliance deadlines for clients e.g statutory accounts filing dates, VAT returns etc
  • Complete management accounts and CIS returns
  • Undertake hands on role in all client related matters
  • Attract and recruit additional people to join the team

Why join?

This role is ideally suited to an Accountant working in practice looking for a role where they will have considerable input into the commercial direction of the division. The company are based in the heart of Leeds and can offer a fantastic work environment as well as like-minded individuals who are driven to succeed.

As a well-known name within the Yorkshire Market. Ben Johnson Recruitment is professional and consultative with a focus on delivering bespoke, quality-driven recruitment solutions to clients and candidates.

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