Accounts Manager / Client Manager

Accounts Manager / Client Manager
Excellent Salary & Benefits

Accountancy Practice recruitment specialists Clark Wood are delighted to be working with a highly progressive and modern firm of Chartered Accountants who are now looking to recruit an Accounts Manager / Client Manager to join their team in Hove.

With ambitious growth plans in place for the firm, this is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join a well renowned and distinguished firm in Hove where you will undertake a role with excellent levels of autonomy and tangible scope for career development.

As an Accounts Manager / Client Manager you will have direct responsibility for your own diverse portfolio of clients which will consist of a mixture of limited companies, high net worth individuals, and partnerships.

Your 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 review (and preparation in more complex cases) of both statutory and management accounts as well as tax compliance.

This role offers the incumbent an excellent level of responsibility as the successful individual will play an integral role in the continued success of the team. You will work very closely with firm’s partners and 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 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.

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

Duties & Responsibilities:

Management of a diverse portfolio of clients
Playing an active role in business development activities
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

For further information on this role please contact Curtis Reid at Clark Wood - creid@clark-wood.co.uk / 01173 291057

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