Practice Manager - Leading Firm of Accountants, Blackburn

21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A Practice Manager is required for managing an office in Blackburn for a Leading firm of accountants.

The successful applicant will be expected to take responsibility for the office with support of head office senior management and reporting to the managing partner.

As well as being responsible for the day to day client relationship and compliance work they will be expected to contribute to the growth and development of the branch.

Duties are as follows:

  • Helping with settling in new clients
  • Ongoing Support - dealing with client queries and issues
  • Accounts Finalisation - Year-end Accounts and Corp Tax return review and finalisation
  • Creating strong client relationships
  • Ability to Identify bad client or non profit making client to ensure branch profitability and success
  • Full knowledge of in-house accounting software - Training to be provided.
  • Introductions for Value Added Services
  • Good knowledge of latest legislations


  • Fully Qualified Accountant with over 5 years post qualified experience
  • Must have managerial experience and leadership skills
  • Have experience of building client relationships and signing up new clients
  • Have the ability to think quickly and to provide clients with advice and help on not only their accounting issues but as general support to their business.
  • Experience of up to 5 years of Accounts finalisation
  • Good knowledge of Taxation both Individual and Company
  • Ability to get the work done from bookkeepers
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to multi task
  • Target Driven
  • Ability to handle client portfolio of up to 100 clients

Application Process
Please apply with your CV in the first instance. I will review your application and invite you to the next stage of selection if you’re successful. Please do note that you will need an appropriate amount of recent, relevant experience of working for a professional accountancy firm. Experience gained from positions held in commercial or industrial businesses will unfortunately not be suitable on this occasion.

Not What You Were Looking For?
We don’t advertise all of our opportunities so if you would like to investigate alternatives please contact me. Rekroot (UK) Ltd is a specialist accountancy practice recruitment business. We cater for:

  • Accounts, Audit, Business Assurance and Business Development
  • Corporate, Personal, Indirect and Employment Taxes
  • Corporate Finance and Transactional Services
  • Business Restructuring, Corporate Recovery and Insolvency
  • Outsourcing and Payroll Services
  • IT Finance Systems

We look forward to working with you and being part of your success.