Partner - Independent Accountancy Practice

Recruiter
AJ Chambers
Location
West London
Salary
£60000 to £80000 per year Negotiable
Posted
16 Mar 2017
Closes
15 Apr 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A great opportunity for a highly experienced Manager, or an existing Partner, to join a well renowned Independent Accountancy Practice as a Partner, to get involved in the running, development, and continued success of the firm. The main duties of this role will be to manage and develop a large portfolio of clients, and managing the most complex accounting assignments to ensure that all clients receive an outstanding level of service, and the high standard of work for which the firm prides itself on. The main duties of the roles are; - Managing a portfolio of clients, ensuring that for each client all deadlines are met, the work is carried out within budget, and all jobs are approached with a high standard of quality - Takes an active role in practice development activities aiming to build on current client relationships and establish new opportunities - Provides ideas and input to new innovations and improvements to help improve efficiency and productivity and better improve the quality of services we offer - Workload would be split between Audit, Accounts and Tax assignments - Assists with billing procedures and debt collection - Takes part in other ad-hoc exercises such as investigations, due diligence and other duties as required - Considers firm wide productivity and efficiency when planning jobs and booking staff - Provides clear instruction and constructive feedback to staff in a timely manner - Assisting in the training of staff, and act as a mentor to all members of the team - Produces training material and regularly presents training to trainees on a variety of topics - Assists with motivation of all staff and takes an active role in managing issues informally, raises more serious matters with HR where appropriate - Actively participates in meetings, workshops and training - Continually developing and increasing your knowledge and skills ensure that all clients and staff can receive the best possible service The Ideal Candidate - ACA/ACCA (or equivalent) qualified - Extensive experience within a busy and fast paced accountancy practice - Strong ability to lead, manage and develop a team - Proven track record in managing and developing a client portfolio - An ambitious and dedicated individual, who will contribute to the ongoing success and development of the firm as a whole - Ideally (but not essential), strong client relationships with the ability to bring a fee following with them into the firm For more information on this role please either apply directly, or contact Kieron Whitehead at AJ Chambers.