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Accounts Manager

Accounts Manager
Circa £46,000 - £55,000 (Dependent on Experience)

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

This is an excellent opportunity for a driven individual to join a distinguished regional firm of chartered accountants in Brighton where there will be genuine scope for further career development.

As an Accounts Manager / Client Manager, your role will involve managing a diverse portfolio of clients which will include a mix of small-medium limited companies, sole traders and partnerships from a wide array of business sectors. 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.

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 (or may be Qualified by Experience) 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.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Managing a diverse portfolio of clients from a range of industry sectors
Acting as primary point of contact for an array of clients
Preparation and review of Statutory Accounts and Management Accounts
Preparation and review of tax computations and returns
Supporting the partners and clients with any bespoke queries and ad hoc project work as required
Management, training and mentoring of junior staff
Prepare formal correspondence to various parties (Clients, HMRC, Banks, Companies House etc.)
Working closely with the Director and Senior Management Team to assist with day-to-day operations


ACCA / ACA Qualified
Practice experience essential
Client management experience
Experience of reviewing work prepared by junior members of staff

For further information on this role please contact Curtis Reid at Clark Wood – / 07825 278 674

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