Assistant Cloud Accounting Manager

Location
Milton Keynes, England, Buckinghamshire
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
18 May 2022
Closes
25 May 2022
Ref
4195338
Contact
Stephen Pyle
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000
Hours
Full Time

Qualified ACCA or ACA job opportunity in Milton Keynes. Cloud based role. Working with Xero, and Dext


Interested in joining a friendly team and receiving great benefits, then look no further….
This is a leading Chartered Accountants & Tax Advisers in Milton Keynes, London and Watford. With 16 Principals and just under 200 staff they are a significant firm in the region. This firm advise businesses and individuals in the UK and members of an international network of professional firms.
The firm is growing, dynamic and innovative, developing new ideas and services to assist their clients. They are committed to our ethos of "friendly expertise" and work hard to make sure that our clients prosper above all else.
It is important to them to support the communities they work in and look after the planet we all inhabit. This firm have a year-round programme of fundraising, volunteering opportunities and initiatives to minimise their environmental footprint.
This role is working for a division which provide a cloud-based solution for bookkeeping and accounting looking at utilising software to maximise efficiencies and client experience. Utilising cloud technology they are able to look at client's information in real time this more up to date approach delivered more value to their clients and they see this as the future of the accounting industry.

To assist this team in helping to grow, the duties you will carry out are:
▪ To support the management team and Principals of the firm.
▪ Assist in the management and development of junior members of the team
▪ Experience managing clients and implementing processes
▪ Assist in the development and improvement of internal processes and procedures as well as assist in the development of new services.
▪ To review and manage jobs including VAT returns, management accounts and year end accounts
▪ Experience on app ecosystem and recommending operational apps for clients.
▪ To manage client relationships
▪ Managing outsourced services and controlling assignment teams.
▪ Working with Xero, Dext prepare & precision, Senta and other software packages.

Ideally you will have the following skills:
▪ ACA or ACCA qualified (1-2 years PQE).
▪ Significant experience gained within a cloud-based firm
▪ Demonstrable working knowledge of accounting standards, direct and indirect taxes
▪ An ability to demonstrate significant experience and knowledge with Xero accounting software as well as connected apps including but not limited to Dext prepare, Dext precision and Futrli.
▪ Good working knowledge of skill requirements of staff at various levels to ensure work is undertaken appropriately.
▪ Excellent communication and people management skills. Evidence of a history of managing staff and clients successfully.
▪ The ability to prioritise and work under pressure in a calm and collected manner to meet tight deadlines.
▪ The ability to work as part of a team.

BENEFITS AND EMPLOYMENT DETAILS
Full time role - Monday to Friday (flexible time policy - combination of office/home working).
Competitive remuneration will be dependent on experience.
The package will include:
▪ Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme (Employer: 5%; Employee: 3%) subject to eligibility.
▪ Annual Christmas Bonus equivalent to 1 week's salary.
▪ Private Medical Insurance following completion of a 3 month probationary period (this is a taxable benefit).
▪ Death in Service scheme cover (4x salary).
▪ Group Income Protection Scheme (non-contributory) following completion of a 3 month probationary period.
▪ Annual Leave will be 25 days per annum (pro rata). 3 days are normally taken at Christmas/New Year.

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