Accounts Assistant Manager - Leighton Buzzard

Ref: 1510 Date Posted: Sunday 14 Jul 2024

Accounts Assistant Manager

Location: Pitstone

Salary: £45,000 - £60,000

Are you an experienced Accounts Senior looking for the next step in your career? ProTalent is excited to partner with a successful and well-established accountancy practice in Pitstone to find a dynamic Accounts Assistant Manager.

About the Firm:

  • Reputable and Respected: A renowned accountancy firm with a strong growth trajectory and a professional ethos.
  • Comprehensive Services: Offering a broad range of accounting and business advisory services.
  • Innovative and Forward-Thinking: Embraces technology to enhance client service.
  • Supportive Environment: A great place to work, fostering collaboration and development.

Your Role as Accounts Assistant Manager:

  • Client Management: Report directly to the director to manage a diverse client portfolio.
  • Team Leadership: Collaborate with senior staff to oversee the daily operations of the Pitstone office.
  • Client Engagement: Review work and highlight key points for client meetings.
  • Mentorship: Support and mentor trainees and junior staff members.
  • Client Interaction: Liaise with individual and business clients, providing financial information and advice.
  • Account Review: Oversee year-end accounts and corporate tax returns.
  • Tax Compliance: Complete self-assessment tax returns.
  • Financial Management: Maintain accounting records and prepare management accounts for small businesses.
  • Job Planning: Organise and plan tasks for yourself and others.
  • Billing and Fees: Handle billing, fee reviews, and new client quotations.
  • Staff Development: Review junior colleagues’ work and support their studies and apprenticeships.

What You Bring:

  • Qualifications: ACCA/ACA qualified or similar, with 5 years post-qualification experience.
  • Expertise: Proven financial management skills and legislative compliance.
  • Client Experience: Previous experience in a busy accountancy practice.
  • Tech Savvy: Proficient in accounting systems like Sage, QuickBooks, and Xero.
  • Portfolio Management: Ability to manage a varied portfolio of owner-managed businesses.
  • Leadership: Experience in managing and developing a team.

What’s On Offer:

  • Competitive Salary: £45,000 - £60,000.
  • Generous Holiday: 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Pension Scheme: Salary Sacrifice pension plan.
  • Health Benefits: Opportunity to join the PMI scheme after 3 months.
  • Security: Death in Service scheme providing 4 times salary cover after 3 months.
  • Work Environment: Excellent working conditions with complimentary tea, coffee, fruit, and parking.

If you're ready to advance your career with a forward-thinking firm, we'd love to hear from you.

Contact James Lovegrove