Accounts Manager

Accounts Manager
Circa £35,000 - £40,000 (Dependent on Experience)

Accountancy Practice recruitment specialists Clark Wood are delighted to be working with a reputable and well-established regional firm of Chartered Accountants who are now looking to recruit an Accounts Manager to join their team in Preston.

With ambitious growth plans in place for the firm, this is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join a modern and well-regarded firm in Preston where there will be tangible scope for career development.

As an Accounts Manager your role will predominantly consist of providing Accounting and Tax compliance services to a varied portfolio of clients including limited companies, sole traders, and partnerships. The workload will involve the review (and preparation in more complex cases) of both statutory and management accounts as well as tax compliance.

This role offers the successful person an excellent level of responsibility and autonomy as the successful individual will play an integral role in the continued success of the team. You will be responsible for building and maintaining excellent working relationships with both new and existing clients as well as being involved in the supervision and development of more junior members of the team.

The ideal candidate will be ACA / ACCA Qualified and will have relevant experience of working in practice and strong knowledge of financial reporting standards. Previous experience of both portfolio and staff management are highly desirable but are not essential.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to join an already established and progressive firm in the North West in a varied and challenging role, where there will be genuine scope for progression and personal development.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The role will predominantly involve reviewing and preparing 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
Experience of supervising / managing staff
Experience of working in an accountancy practice is essential

For further information on this role please contact Curtis Reid at Clark Wood

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