Head of Accounting and Finance (Practice Manager)

Recruiter
Infinite Recruitment Ltd
Location
Leicester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
1251721417
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Accounting and Finance (Practice Manager)
Leicestershire
Salary £30,000 - £35,000 + Pension, Discretionary bonuses, 20 days holiday + Bank holidays + 4 days after 2 years service, free parking with easy access, and great office atmosphere
Please note this is a new position which will be developed to reflect the experience of the post holder, and a covering letter (including as a minimum current salary, reason(s) for wanting to change roles/ employer to accompany the CV is essential
Due to extensive business growth an already established accountancy firm are now looking for a Head of Accounting to work alongside the Managing Director and their team to nurture existing clients and continue with the future growth and vision of the company directors
Key responsibilities and duties
* Preparation of all types of accounts, including management accounts for small and medium sized businesses
* Preparation of all tax returns both personal and corporate, awareness of capital gains tax and an understanding of all calculations involved in their preparations
* Monthly reporting on all key performance indicators for clients
* Run weekly workflow meetings with the office manager and take responsibility for the workflow throughout the office to ensure client deadlines are met.
* Train and assist junior members learning and development in order to progress their knowledge, skills and understanding.
* Review work completed by junior members, providing feedback for development and job completion
* Business development to include generating new clients, proposals, fees and service agreed as well as arranging and attending existing client service reviews.
* Hold training and development workshops in house
* Dealing or assisting with daily adhoc queries that may arise
About you
* Analytical, energetic, self-motivated, flexible manager with effective interpersonal skills
* Ability to prioritise and multi-task while maintaining a keen eye for detail with an accurate and enquiring approach
* Ability to self-organise to undertake multiple tasks and achieve agreed deadlines
* A team player with a hands-on approach
* Likely to have 4+ years relevant experience of accounting and reporting processes in a small team / SME environment in addition to academic experience
* Experience of dealing with multiple stakeholders and the development of strong professional relationships would be an advantage
Important Information
* ACCA qualification, however, will also consider candidates qualified by experience
* Intermediate Excel knowledge
* Knowledge of bookkeeping and bookkeeping systems (Preferably Sage/Xero/QuickBooks)
Hours
37.5 hours, 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday
How to apply
Please send your CV and covering letter or click on Apply Online
All applications will receive feedback within 48 hours
Ideal start date October 2019, interviews available immediately.
No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status
Infinite Recruitment acting as an employment agency

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