Accounts Assistant Manager

Accountancy Practice recruitment specialists Clark Wood are working with a prestigious and distinguished firm of Chartered Accountants who are now looking to continue the expansion of their Bury St Edmunds office by adding an Accounts Assistant Manager to the existing team. 

As an Accounts Assistant Manager, you will have responsibility for your own client portfolio from the outset with a view to developing and growing this as you progress with the firm. 

The role will predominantly consist of providing Accounting and Tax compliance services to a varied portfolio of clients including limited companies (both Audit and Audit exempt clients), sole traders, and partnerships. The workload will involve the preparation and review of both statutory and management accounts as well as tax compliance work completed for your clients.

This role offers the successful individual an excellent level of responsibility and autonomy as you will have responsibility for their own portfolio of clients as well as being involved in the supervision and development of junior members of the team. 

Due to the fact that maintaining and building client relationships is a key aspect of the position, a personable and professional manner are a pre-requisite. Previous experience of managing your own client portfolio is beneficial. 

The ideal candidate will be ACA / ACCA Qualified and will have relevant experience of working in practice with strong knowledge of financial reporting standards. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful person to join a highly progressive and leading firm in Bury St Edmunds where you will undertake a varied and challenging role in which there will be genuine scope for progression and personal development within this highly reputable firm. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

The role will predominantly involve preparing and reviewing statutory accounts, management accounts and corporation tax computations and returns
You will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, be able to work effectively under pressure to meet strict deadlines and work well within a team.
Experience of preparation of incorporated and unincorporated accounts in an accountancy practice using an accounting software package
Managing & supervising the work of more junior staff
Review accounts and act as point of reference to the team with regard to complex issues
Involved in some practice development work for the firm and you would be fully supported in these activities


ACA / ACCA Qualified
Experience of managing a portfolio of clients
Strong Accounts preparation experience is essential
Experience of undertaking a client facing role is essential

For further information on this role please contact Jack Wyatt at Clark Wood - jwyatt@clark-wood.co.uk / 01173 291056

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