Accounts Manager / Business Team Leader

Recruiter
Aj Chambers Recruitment Ltd
Location
Reading, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
1181085525
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
?AJ Chambers ?are working with a leading provider of finance, accounting and administrative solutions to the financial services industry who are seeking a Senior Accountant to join their Reading based office.

The role will involve working alongside the department director and offer the opportunity to shape the growing cloud accounting services offered by the firm.

Duties:
  • Client Relationship Management for named Business Unit clients
  • Co-ordinating involvement of other lines of service or specialists to meet specific client needs and taking the lead where required
  • Brand enhancement and promotion (networking / PR, attending Throgmorton functions and industry seminars)
  • New business and existing client development
  • Formulating Business Unit business plan and budget
  • Managing Business Unit revenues and direct costs
  • Responsibility for long term capacity planning and forecasting
  • Accountable for service delivery on accounting/financial regulatory matters
  • Accountable for ensuring all operational routines take place within accounting team
  • Active involvement, ownership and an advocate for strategic improvement projects
  • Technical involvement within strategic improvement projects
  • Accountable for ensuring appropriate Accounts resource is provided
  • Co-ordinating shared resources with other Business Unit Leaders
  • Monitoring the contribution and effectiveness of technical resources from other lines of service impacting the accounting work
  • Accountable for Business Unit billing and debt (emphasis on recovery and net investment)
  • Undertaking fee reviews for Business Unit clients
  • Responsible for most senior detailed review of all accounting output
  • Managing the development of direct reports and accountable for other accounting staff Recruitment
  • Managing HR matters
  • Identifying client related risks and implement appropriate solutions
  • Ensuring accurate and up to date process documentation exists and is disseminated
  • Collaborating with other Business Unit Leaders to ensure, identify and implement best practice
  • Ensuring processes are adhered to and carried out consistently across your teams with necessary mechanisms in place to identify non-conformity
  • Implementing change to control risks?

Requirements:
  • You will be ACA/ACCA qualified with a strong understanding of accounting and related areas and have in excess of 5 years post qualification experience
  • Excellent technical and practical accounting knowledge with the ability to apply it in practical situations
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to build relationships across disciplines to positively influence people at all levels, and to develop staff through motivation and coaching
  • Capable of managing a team with diverse experience and views and.having the ability and confidence to challenge colleagues to improve performance
  • Excellent client management skills, client service and results orientated
  • Ability to identify and suggest procedural improvements
  • Confidence to walk the floor and understand current state

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work in a dynamic environment, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please apply direct or contact ?Jess Hawes ?at ?AJ Chambers

Accounts Manager / Business Team Leader - AJ Chambers

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