Accountancy Practice Manager

Reed Finance
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Growing and forward thinking Accountancy Practice in Manchester are currently looking to recruit an "Accountancy Practice Manager" to join their busy and friendly team.
This is an excellent opportunity with genuine career prospects for a proactive, dynamic and friendly qualified accountant with a minimum of 4 years post qualification experience within an accountancy practice environment, seeking their next challenge.

-Preparation of financial statements for Ltd Companies, Sole Trades and Partnerships
-Reviewing work produced for a variety of businesses by the qualified and part qualified team members
-Completing and/or reviewing Tax Returns (both company and personal)
-Offering bespoke advice to SME clients on their day-to-day accounting issues.
-VAT / PAYE / Mortgage applications / Management Accounts / assisting clients with their online accounting software
-Meeting with clients to discuss figures and options
-Support and train staff
-Allocating work and ensuring internal KPI’s are met
-Dealing with ad hoc tax queries
-Liaising with the Director and keeping him informed at all times
-Ensuring that work allocated is carried out profitably and in accordance with the firms standards

-The role would suit someone with a background in Practice.
-Suit qualified Chartered or Certified Accountant - 4 years post qualification experience in Practice environment, with experience of running your own mixed client portfolio.
-The successful candidate will either already hold a practicing certificate or be looking to obtain this in the near future.
-You must have strong statutory and annual accounts experience, UK tax, and staff management.

-Knowledge if Digita, Sage 50 and Xero would be useful, and Microsoft Office essential
Our client has a number of statutory audits so audit experience would be an advantage

-Full UK driver's license plus vehicle essential

-As well as the above our client is looking for somebody to think about the bigger picture, contributing to the overall development of the broader business.

The successful candidate will be encouraged to assist the Director in their business planning, and have an input in the direction that the firm takes over the next few years.

If you have all of the above experience and are now looking for that next step, possibly to join a growing businesswhere you will be in a more senior position and where you will be rewarded and recognised for your hard work and efforts, then I would highly recommend that you get in touch today.

Please email your up to date cv to and call me for a confidential chat to tel: 0161 830 1690

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