Accounts Manager

Hays A&F
England, Oxfordshire, Oxford
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + £competitive
12 Jul 2019
09 Aug 2019
Charlotte McFadzen
Contract Type
Level of qualification

Accounts Manager for Oxford based Practice

Your new company
My client is a Top 100 independent Accountancy Practice based in Oxford, who are looking for a new Accounts Manager due to exponential growth. This business prides themselves on being collaborative and a friendly, supportive team environment.

Your new role

  • Reporting to a Director, your core responsibilities will include:
  • Build long lasting client relationships - develop and apply your technical and commercial knowledge to provide expert advice and exceed client expectations
  • Support a number of Directors by managing a diverse portfolio of clients and often being their primary point of contact. Your portfolio will consist of both new and more established clients and you will be encouraged to develop further revenue streams within it as well as helping to bring in new clients to the firm.
  • Ensure assignments are completed to a high standard, on time and within budgets agreed with Directors
  • Work collaboratively with other Managers and the Directors to ensure quality of output and efficiency in process across the wider accounts team
  • Prepare and review working papers, statutory accounts and management accounts for a wide range of business entities across many sectors
  • Prepare and review corporation tax computations and returns
  • Line manage more junior staff, overseeing their work and assisting them with their career development
  • Assist with billing
  • Manage own workload in a timely and efficient manner
  • Support the practice in continuously improving our way of working including and adopting new technology

What you'll need to succeed

  • ACCA/ACA Qualified with at least 3-4 years PQE in practice
  • You will have at least 6 years' practice experience
  • University degree with a 2.1 or higher or 3 good A-Level results (or equivalent)
  • Create a positive impression with clients and staff
  • Excellent client relationship management skills and aptitude to assist with business development activities including providing support to directors to on board clients
  • Previous experience of line management and supervision
  • Highly commercial approach
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • A proactive approach, prepared to go the extra mile
  • Strong IT skills, able to pick up new IT packages quickly & good working knowledge of systems such as Xero, SAGE, Quickbooks & Excel
  • Enjoy developing more junior staff

What you'll get in return

  • A mentor at Director level
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Study support if required

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