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Accounts Manager

£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
North Mymms
Insite Public Practice Recruitment

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Job Title

Accounts Manager

Starting Date


Salary Range

£45,000 - £55,000 experience depending


North Hertforshire


Full time


This Practice are a highly respected accountancy firm operating within Accounts, tax, advisory, audit.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

· Oversee and manage clients' accounts, tax and value-added services assignments, to include monitoring progress against budget and established timeframe, review of work completed by junior team members and resolving all issues prior to Partner review;

· Assist in the management of the overall team on a day to day basis;

· Manage a portfolio of clients including client take-on procedures to include the preparation of accounts and tax returns for companies, sole traders, partnerships and individuals;

· Act as a major point of contact within the firm for client requests/needs, keeping clients informed of progress in relation to all aspects of the service provided and maintaining regular contact with clients;

· Provision of general tax advice to clients;

· You will be expected to be able to write professional letters, reports and other written submissions for review by partners for use with clients and other relevant third parties;

· Develop, retain and motivate junior members of staff (includes ensuring job appraisal documentation is completed within deadlines and ensuring appropriate objectives and development plans are in place for appraisees)

· Work as part of the management team on issues such as resources planning, staff retention, improving our tools and processes and efficiency gains

· Keep up to date with all technical developments to ensure continued excellent services with the client

Education and Work Experience

· ACA/ACCA qualified or equivalent preferably with 3 or more years' post-qualification experience in an accountancy practice

· Proven client relationship skills

· Broad accounts and tax knowledge with the ability to advise clients directly

· Proficient at Microsoft office especially Excel

· Excellent knowledge of accounting packages e.g. IRIS, Xero, Sage, QuickBooks etc

· Experience of managing client assignments


· Work independently and as part of a team

· Adopt a calm and assured hands on approach to your working practices and office life

· Excellent time management skills to ensure all deadlines and expectations are met

· Copes well under pressure and recovers from setbacks quickly

· Responds positively to constructive criticism and deals with negative situations without avoiding potentially difficult conversations

· Excellent customer service skills, including the ability to build trust and rapport quickly

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