Accounts Manager - PRACTICE

Elsby & Co Chartered Accountants
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Client Manager - Rushden

Elsby & Co is a growing regional firm of Chartered Accountants with offices in Northampton, Milton Keynes, Rushden, Corby and Market Harborough.

We believe that by recruiting great people, we can deliver a superior service to our clients whilst providing a fantastic place to work. We offer excellent career development opportunities along with a highly competitive remuneration package.

The Rushden office has recently undergone a refurbishment, providing an even better working environment.


  • Responsible for all compliance aspects for own portfolio of clients

  • Responsible for managing workflow

  • Managing the day to day client relationships

  • Handling day to day queries efficiently

  • Responsible for training of junior staff, including appraisal of work

  • Managing clients on a commercially successful basis

  • Responsible for the efficient functioning of compliance work in general

  • Developing abilities in more complex areas of tax & other client matters

  • Responsibility for the achievement of work within budget, able to discuss fees with clients

  • Able to communicate effectively with Partners & juniors as appropriate

  • Able to problem solve and find quick solutions to problems

  • Managing own / junior staff workflow & client work

  • Achievement of chargeability and recoverability targets

  • Achieve a level of technical knowledge commensurate with the position

  • Demonstrate good commercial skills in negotiating fees with clients and in decision making on jobs

  • Working with other seniors as a team to improve the practice generally and to pass on 'the Elsby way' to other staff

  • Taking responsibility for the ongoing management of clients, workflow, supervision, training, the compliance function


  • Qualified ACA or ACCA with at least 5 years PQE

  • Experience as a manager in a firm of accountants looking after a portfolio of clients

  • Experience of training and developing staff

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please submit your CV for review and our Head of Resourcing, Kate Smart, will get in touch. All enquires are treated in the strictest confidence