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Practice Manager - Cambridge

£50,000 - £60,000
Ref: 647 Date Posted: Monday 11 Dec 2023

Are you looking to join an independent and growing firm? This is the opportunity for you.

The firm is expanding and is looking for a talented Client Manager to take ownership and full responsibility to a new office. This will be reporting directly into the Senior Leadership team and offer a clear path to Partner.

You will need to be motivated to grow the team, recruit members of staff and enjoy getting involved with the growing of a new office within an established firm.

The firm:

  • Fast-growing and dynamic accountancy firm in Cambridge
  • Diverse and loyal client base
  • Expert team who work hard to provide exceptional standards
  • Strong focus on innovation and technology, and ambitious growth plans

The Client Manager role:

  • As a Senior Client Manager, you will look after your own portfolio of clients, with support from a Junior
  • Manage a team
  • Support, drive and promote the business growth
  • Liaise with new and existing clients
  • Review and sign off accounts (some preparation of accounts will be required)
  • Accounts preparation for limited companies, partnerships, sole traders and charities
  • Preparation of corporation tax returns
  • Preparation of self-assessment tax returns
  • Supporting clients in accounting and taxation issues
  • Preparation of management accounts
  • Support the company’s brand (social media etc.)
  • Build strong team relationship skills
  • Complete client services/tasks on time according to internal and external deadlines
  • Work in line with company behaviours and organisational culture
  • Deal with clients, suppliers, and other employees professionally at all times
  • Allocate the appropriate amount of time to tasks (revenue generating activities)
  • Prioritise activities according to company urgencies

The successful Client Manager candidate:

  • Fully-Qualified with experience in an accountancy practice
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in practice (preferably currently working in practice)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to judge priorities and make decisions quickly
  • Familiar with accounting packages (Excel, TaxCalc and Xero)
  • Excellent working knowledge of FRS102, FRS102 section 1a and FRS105 is essential
  • Solid understanding of tax and ability to advise clients
  • Ability to solve problems, take responsibility and start adding value to the team immediately
  • Able to work independently is a must

Please apply directly to this advert and a member of ProTalent will be in contact with you within 48 hours.