Senior Manager / Partner Designate

Michael Page Finance
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity in the North Devon region has arisen, for a career focused, Managerial level, practice professional, with entrepreneurial ambitions, to progress to partner level and ownership as a Senior Manager / Partner Designate. This small, successful and well established accountancy firm in Barnstaple offers genuine progression towards partnership, with negotiable timescales around the background and motivations of the right individual.

Client Details

The firm, based in Barnstaple acts for wide ranging clients - sole traders, partnerships and limited companies across varied industries, with clients across Devon and the wider UK. Largest client are up to around £5/6 million in turnover . The firm completes around 600 tax returns, with a loyal, long serving and close knit, team of accounting professionals, supporting the partner. A very well established, reputable and successful accountancy firm, with a quality client base, providing accounts, tax, planning, advisory and wider general practice services.


Joining as Senior Manager / Partner Designate, based in the firms Barnstaple offices, you will join with a view to progressing to partnership in a negotiable timescale. The current partner has been a sole practitioner for many years and looking to reduce the time spent working and looking for some form of exit strategy. He has a preference to look for a senior employee whose aim is to be a partner within a short period of time, perhaps less than 12 months, or longer eg up to 2 years or more, all open to negotiation around the right of person and their motivations.


ACA, ACCA qualified with a strong background in the profession. You will have skills managing a portfolio of mixed clients sole traders, partnerships limited companies and OMBs up to or over the audit threshold, with and emphasis on accounts, tax and advisory work as a Manager or Senior Manager / Partner Designate. You will be looking to step up into a partner level role with equity and be able to demonstrate the skills required with business development and relationship building skills. You may be North Devon based, working in an accountancy firm of small, medium/large size, or looking to relocate to the South West in a long term lifestyle and career move seeking a challenging opportunity in the profession where you can develop towards partnership.

Job Offer

£35,000 - £45,000 dependent on experience and background, negotiable