Assistant Team Manager - Accountants

Optionis Group Ltd
Blackpool, UK
Closing date
30 Oct 2020

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Assistant Team Manager - Accountants



Optionis is one of the UK's leading professional services groups, and we are looking for an Assistant Team Manager to support one of our thriving teams of Accountants

As an Assistant Team Manager, you will be aligned with our Nixon Williams business in Blackpool. Nixon Williams are Trustpilot's 'Number 1 Accounting Firm' So, if you're an Accountant with experience of mentoring juniors, then we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:
  • Supporting a Team Manager in the line management of a team of Accountants
  • Reviewing accounts and tax returns completed by other team members to ensure accuracy
  • Providing support and technical expertise to colleagues were necessary
  • Manage a portfolio of approximately 80 clients
  • Preparation/ reconciliation of annual/ closure accounts and Corporation Tax computations to final stage
  • Drafting personal/ company tax returns for client approval, providing advice and guidance to clients when required
  • Producing monthly profit calculations and running payroll
  • Assist in planning workloads to ensure that a timely and accurate service is provided to clients
  • Liaise with HMRC regarding any compliance checks made on any of our client's files

What we are looking for:
  • AAT/ ATT qualified Accountant who is working towards ACCA/ CTA/ QBE
  • Demonstrable experience in an accountancy practice
  • People or performance management experience is desirable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Excel
  • Detailed knowledge of HMRC guidelines

What we offer in return:
  • Study support towards ACCA if required as well as support towards other professional accreditations
  • Mentoring from a Team Manager
  • Clear career progression and development
  • Modern office with a social space which includes a break-out area and pool table
  • Birthday day off
  • Free Parking
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Perkbox Membership
  • Ability to buy and sell annual leave

Why join Optionis?

Optionis is a professional services group specialising in managing tax, employment & accountancy and highly rated within the Top Track 250 Companies of 2019! You'd be joining a team of 650 staff based across 11 locations in the UK, representing brands such as Parasol, ClearSky, SJD Accountancy and Nixon Williams and providing a range of market leading solutions to the UK's small businesses and professional contingent workforce sectors.
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