Accountant - SME Manager

Recruiter
Genesis Associates
Location
Manchester
Posted
16 Feb 2019
Closes
16 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role

This is a hands on role in a dynamic and fast growing business which aims to grow from circa 50 SME and high net worth individuals to 100 within the next 12 months. The individual will have a varied and pivotal role in the business, be responsible for looking after the current SME client base and be challenged with growing the SME division. The role will be demanding and will suit a career focused individual who is keen to learn and determined to progress.

This requires excellent communication, planning and organisational skills and the job holder must be ambitious and keen to reach partner level.

The individual will:

• be ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified working in an accounting practice environment

• have detailed knowledge of the SAGE accounts system (desirable not essential)

• have achieved at least a B grade in GSCE Mathematics

• have a very strong bias towards customer service

• be detail oriented with a pragmatic approach to problem solving

• be very confident, highly self-motivated and comfortable with challenging others and being challenged

• be gregarious, engaging and keen to learn

• have a good knowledge of personal tax

• be able to work very well (and enjoy working) under pressure

• be ambitious and keen to embrace new challenges

• Have own transport and be willing to travel to client premises

Principal Responsibilities; to deliver a structured accounting service to customers including the following:

• attend networking events to source new clients

• manage a small team of two staff members

• be the first point of contact for a portfolio of SME clients

• review company information from clients each quarter in order to prepare monthly/quarterly management accounts

• review statutory year end accounts without error within three months of company year ends

• issuing company accounts for director’s signature and on-time filing at Companies House.

• review timely preparation, delivery and on-time submission of Quarterly VAT returns

• review corporation tax computation, timely payment and CT600 filings

• review of personal tax returns within 4 months of tax year end

• taking on any ‘one off’ limited company and personal tax work

I am keen to speak to anybody with the relevant qualifications and experience to discuss the opportunity in more detail

Please send an up to date CV

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