Practice Manager/ Partner Designate

Recruiter
Mature Accountants ltd
Location
Reading
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is a great opportunity for an experienced senior accountant with a strong practice background to work for an expanding modern Accountant’s firm in Reading, Berkshire who utilise up to date technology and have an ethos of working together as a team. A competitive salary is available dependant on experience. You should have the ambition to become a business owner and have finance availability or ability to raise. Candidates with a client following, possibly previously working from home, will be considered.

Primary responsibilities

  • Preparation and review of financial statements and taxation computation preparation review of online filing for all types of entities.
  • Client financial and management accounting.
  • Meet clients on a quarterly basis to discuss business performance and pressing issues like cash flow, KPIs and tax planning.
  • Client liaison and business development.
  • Mentoring and guiding junior staff.
  • Credit control and agreement of client billing arrangements and methods of payment.
  • Identify, Implement and drive KPIs to optimise performance internally
  • Managing practical elements of the premises
  • Implementation of new systems and processes
  • Migrating clients onto a standardised bookkeeping systems and procedures
  • Help preparing the business to scale (standardise and formalise systems and procedures)
  • Harness technology to improve efficiencies and customer experience
  • Attend monthly practice board meetings.

Candidate Profile

  • The successful candidate will be ACA or ACCA qualified and with demonstrable senior accountancy practice experience.
  • Entrepreneurial in nature and accountancy/taxation business building flair.
  • Ambition to become a business owner. Have finance availability or ability to raise.
  • IT literate - very good knowledge of practice software, Word and Excel. Good knowledge and use of business software such as Sage, Xero, QuickBooks, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills coupled with the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to meet strict deadlines; ability to work under pressure and on own initiative.

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