Business Services Assistant Manager - Ipswich

Ref: 1521 Date Posted: Wednesday 10 Jul 2024

We are looking for a talented practice accountant who enjoys working in business services and wants to join a leading firm of accountants.

We are seeking an Assistant Manager to join a busy Business Services team for a multi sited, award winning firm of accountants. This full-time role can be combined with an element of home-working under the firm’s agile working policy. The team supports small and medium-sized businesses in various sectors, offering exposure to a broad portfolio of work and providing opportunities for personal and career development, growth, and progression.

About the role

  • Prepare financial accounts for sole traders, partnerships, and limited companies
  • Handle corporation and personal tax compliance
  • Liaise directly with clients, providing advice and building relationships
  • Assist in the development of trainees
  • Work both independently and as part of a team, either within the office or at client sites

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Hold the ICAEW/ACCA qualification or demonstrate equivalent experience
  • High IT proficiency, particularly in MS Office, Xero, Quickbooks, and Sage
  • Minimum 2 years of recent experience in a UK accountancy practice
  • Excellent communication, organisational, and problem-solving skills
  • Proven track record of working to deadlines and handling multiple priorities
  • Must have a UK driving licence and own transport

Our client offers an attractive salary with numerous benefits in a friendly working environment and have an excellent reputation for staff development, offering an extensive in-house training programme for all staff.

The role offers a great opportunity to gain experience within a prestigious team that has gained significant recognition, with the company securing several awards.