Accountant/ Practice Manager - Salford

Magnus James
Salford, UK
29 Sep 2019
24 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Accountant/Practice Manager (Accountancy)

Location: South Manchester/Salford

Salary: £26,000 - £34,000 + Commissions

Position: Permanent / Full Time

Sector: Accountancy

Due to rapid expansion over the last 10 years, an exciting opportunity is available for a qualified and ambitious practice accountant to join an established accountancy practice as an Accountant/Practice Manager.

The successful Accountant/Practice Manager will ideally be a Qualified ACA/ACCA Accountant with at least three years' experience working in a practice and at least one year senior level client facing experience in an accountancy practice. This role will involve you dealing with clients, and delivering client work, it will be supporting the Director with the Operational efficiency and growth of the practice.

Main responsibilities for the Practice Manager will be;
  • Managing workflow, client files and deadlines within the Practice
  • Ability to go through and review working
  • Reviewing IT systems & accounting s/w periodically & suggesting improvements
  • Managing and supervising staff
  • Providing effective training and support to other staff, when necessary
  • Working with the Directors to set KPI's, goals and objectives & monitor them
  • Improving processes and implementing new systems
  • Client facing responsibilities

The successful Practice Manager will possess demonstrable experience in a similar role in addition to the following skills and experience:
  • ACCA/ACA Qualified or equivalent
  • VT Accounts, Tax Filer, Xero Accounting, Sage Accounts and Payroll and MS Word & Excel
  • Ambitious and target orientated
  • Ability to meet and bring clients to the business
  • Hold a full driving licence - essential
  • Knowledge of how a Practice operates
  • A good 'all-rounder' who can handle statutory accounts preparation, personal tax, VAT, corporation tax, Dividends, bookkeeping and all general accounting jobs for clients.
  • Superb influencing and communication skills are imperative
  • Experience in supervising and training junior/other members of staff is essential
  • Analytical skills, along with the ability manage multiple deadlines


Please call us in strictest confidence on 01285 861896 to register your interest.

Magnus James is a specialist property recruiter dealing with the following industry sectors: Residential Lettings, Estate Agency, New Homes Sales, Property management and Financial Services.

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