Financial Accounts Manager - Kettering

16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are recruiting for an experienced Financial Accounts Manager, ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified, to join an established firm of accountants that specialises in providing outsourced services to a varied client base.

The firm is ambitious, continues to grow and is now looking to expand further. So we are looking for an ambitious and energetic individual who enjoys providing a proactive accountancy service to clients.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

· Providing a financial accounting service to clients to provide meaningful financial information.

· Managing the Financial Accounts department and the performance of a team of financial accountants dealing with a portfolio of SMEs.

· Providing ongoing training, advice and support to the team members.

· Ensuring appropriate accounting procedures are in place and that financial controls are robust enabling prompt and accurate processing of accounting transactions.

· Ensuring that all client monthly and quarterly trial balances and supporting information are accurate and fully reconciled within agreed timescales.

· Liaising with the Management Accounts team as and when required.

Skills & Experience

· CIMA, ACA or ACCA qualified, or equivalent with SME accounting system experience, proficient in the preparation of statutory accounts and with knowledge of corporation tax.

· Up to date knowledge of accounting standards and statutory accounts disclosures.

· Ability to lead, manage and support a team working in a multi-client environment requiring experience in multi-tasking.

· Excellent client service along with the ability to develop client relationships.

· Strong verbal & written communication skills.

· Good at meeting deadlines and solving problems.

· Ability to prioritise workloads

· Good knowledge of a variety of accounting software and Microsoft Excel.

This is a role which will suit either a qualified accountant working in Practice or currently working in industry and interested in developing their financial accounting career and people management skills in a role which deals with the financial accounting processes for a number of clients simultaneously.

There are prospects for progression as the business continues to grow.