Accounts Manager - Top 100 Accountancy Practice - Oxford

Ref: 492 Date Posted: Thursday 12 May 2022
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ProTalent are currently working with a top 100 Chartered Accountancy Practice based in Oxford looking to recruit an Accounts Manager. With a prestigious client base the practice also have a focus on well being and pride themselves on creating a supportive and friendly working environment. As an Accounts Manager you will receive Partner level mentorship and be put on their Management Development Programme to help you thrive in  your career. The Accountancy Practice places huge significance on team culture around values of collaboration, respect, innovation and expertise.

 

The Role:

  • Reporting to a Partner
  • Build long lasting client relationships - develop and apply your technical and commercial knowledge to provide expert advice and exceed client expectations 
  • Support a number of Directors by managing a diverse portfolio of clients and often being their primary point of contact. Your portfolio will consist of both new and more established clients and you will be encouraged to develop further revenue streams within it as well as helping to bring in new clients to the firm. 
  • Responding to ad hoc client queries. 
  • Ensure assignments are completed to a high standard, on time and within budgets agreed with Directors 
  • Work collaboratively with other Managers and the Directors to ensure quality of output and efficiency in process across the wider accounts team 
  • Prepare and review working papers and statutory accounts for a wide range of business entities across many sectors 
  • Prepare and review corporation tax computations and returns 
  • Line manage more junior staff, overseeing their work and assisting them with their career development
  • Assist with billing 
  • Manage own workload in a timely and efficient manner 
  • Support the practice in continuously improving our way of working including current systems and adopting new technology 
  • Networking in the business community, promoting the company name

The successful applicant:

  • ACCA/ACA qualified or qualified by experience
  • Previous experience of line management and supervision
  • Excellent client relationship management skills and aptitude to assist with business development activities including providing support to directors to on board clients 
  • Strong IT skills, able to pick up new IT packages quickly & good working knowledge of systems such as Xero, SAGE, Quickbooks & Excel 
  • Enjoy developing more junior staff 

 

Benefits:

  • Exposure to a wide range of clients across many industry sectors 
  • Partner level Mentor and a Line Manager who will work closely with you to support you through your development and provide day to day guidance 
  • Competitive salary and benefits package including pension, life assurance, retail discount scheme and flexible working 
  • Generous holiday allowance + ability to buy/sell holiday to fit your lifestyle 
  • A wellbeing programme with regular events and activities focused on your physical and mental wellbeing 
  • Participation in our Management Development Programme as soon as you start 
  • Personalised Development Plan 
  • Comprehensive induction and buddy to help you get up to speed in your first few months 
  • A light and airy, recently refurbished spacious modern office 
  • Charity fundraising events 

If this role is of interest please do apply or feel free to reach out to Katherine Goodman for a confidential discussion. Interviews are taking place imminently so please do not hesitate to apply.