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Accounts Manager

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  • Sector:

    Audit and Business Services, Business Services, Accounts

  • Contract Type:


  • Salary:

    £44,000 - £50,000

  • Contact:

    Jack Wyatt

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  • Contact phone:

    07880 255933

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Jack Wyatt

​Clark Wood is a specialist Recruitment Consultancy operating throughout the United Kingdom within the Public Practice Accountancy & Tax sectors. Our core client base consists of Accountancy Practices ranging from Big 4, Top 10 & Mid-Tier firms through to independent regional firms and sole traders.

Accounts Manager
£44,000 - £50,000 (Dependent on Experience)

Accountancy Practice recruitment specialists Clark Wood are working with a leading regional firm of chartered accountants in Cambridge who are looking for an experienced Accounts Manager to join their team.

As an Accounts Manager, your role will involve managing a diverse portfolio of clients which will include a mix of limited companies, sole traders, and partnerships as well as some international clients.

You will act as the primary point of contact for your clients and will have responsibility for ensuring that all associated work for them is completed accurately and efficiently. Your role will be focused on the review of statutory accounts and tax compliance primarily but will also see you working with senior managers and partners to provide business advisory services.

Aside from the client management aspect of the role, you will be responsible for managing and assisting in the development of junior staff which will include providing support to them where necessary and reviewing their work.

The ideal candidate will be ACCA / ACA Qualified with strong and varied general practice experience. Excellent communication skills are imperative for this role as it is key that you can build and maintain a successful working relationship with multiple clients.

This is an excellent opportunity for a driven individual to join a distinguished and leading firm of chartered accountants in Cambridge where there will be genuine scope for further career development into senior management.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Managing a portfolio of clients and taking responsibility for ensuring their accounts, corporate tax & VAT returns and any ad-hoc reporting is prepared to a high standard and on a timely basis

Work with the clients directly to understand the requirements, and identifying areas where more detailed advice may be required

Identify opportunities for any additional services that clients may need and liaise with subject specialists

Responding to HMRC enquiries

Reviewing work prepared by accounts associates/trainees

Developing and appraising junior members of the team

Make billing decisions for client portfolio


ACCA / ACA Qualified

Practice experience essential

Client management experience

Staff management experience

For further information on this role please contact Jack Wyatt at Clark Wood – / 07880 255933

If this specific vacancy is not quite what you are looking for please contact us to investigate alternatives; you can send your CV to this job or contact us directly. Refer a friend or colleague to us and receive a minimum of £500 if we assist them in securing a permanent role