We are seeking a highly motivated, ambitious ACA or ACCA qualified accountant to join our York based Accounts team in the role of Accounts Manager.

Suitable candidates will have previous experience working in an accountancy practice and will work both autonomously and as part of a team to deliver accounting and advisory services to a range of clients.

Accounts Manager main duties include:

  • Managing a portfolio of clients comprising incorporated businesses, although experience of unincorporated businesses and individuals would be advantageous
  • Responsibility for all compliance matters for clients – annual accounts and corporation tax returns
  • Personal tax planning for individuals
  • Responsibility for client billing and co-ordinating all services delivered to clients
  • Reviewing work performed by other team members and assisting with staff training
  • Being the main relationship contact for clients
  • Promotion of the Accounts team internally and externally – with clients, professional contacts and potential clients
  • Planning and organising workflow within the department

Person Specification

Education/Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be either ACA or ACCA qualified.
  • Practice experience is essential.

The ideal candidate will hold a driving licence and have their own transport, as travel to client/contact meetings is required.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Drive and ambition to work within a progressive and commercial environment
  • Excellent organisational ability
  • Highly numerate and analytical
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Marketing experience
  • Business Development and Cross-Selling

Salary:

Competitive + benefits including flexi-time, company pension, health care scheme and on-site parking
This is a permanent, full time role (37.5 hours per week)