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Senior Business Advisor - Southampton

Hays Senior Finance
England, Southampton, Hampshire / Eastleigh, Hampshire, England / England, Hampshire
GBP50000.0 - GBP60000.0 per annum + + Benefits + Free Parking
Closing date
10 Oct 2023

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You will be working for a leading independent firm of accountants in Southampton that offers a wide range of advisory services including audit and accounting services, specialist company and personal tax planning, corporate finance, payroll, human resources, IT and strategic advice. They are committed to delivering a first-rate service to a diverse client portfolio and providing proactive solutions to meet clients' needs.

As a Senior Client Manager your key responsibilities will be to ensure that client affairs are dealt with promptly and to a consistently high standard and that deadlines are met; to assist Directors and Associate Directors so that clients are delighted with the service they receive from the firm; and to lead by example and to demonstrate solid leadership skills by contributing to the day to day training of staff and by providing the appropriate coaching opportunities needed to develop the senior below to reach the next level.

The main elements of the role will incorporate maintaining good client relationships; communicating with clients, potential clients and all other third parties in a professional manner at all times; managing a portfolio of clients in all respects (accounting, audit, corporation tax, P11d's, payroll, personal tax, company secretarial); taking ownership of the client and controlling of audits and accounts preparation work for clients assigned to you to ensure all deadlines are met.

You will need to be a fully qualified accountant with substantial exposure to general practice work and will be expected to keep up to date with all accounting changes by professional reading, research and training courses, take responsibility for the quality of work produced on assignments for which you are the Business Adviser and ensure that clients receive the expected level of service.

The benefits package is great: they offer a bonus package, flexible working, employee and client introduction bonus as well as free parking. They have partnered with a benefits provider allowing you to access to additional benefits such company pension scheme, life assurance, child care vouchers, cycle to work initiative, health screening, holiday trading and an advantage discount scheme. There is also an active social scene at the firm.

If you have the required experience for this position and it sounds like it could be for you please apply straight away or feel free to call Debbie Stent directly on 07900 224915 for a confidential discussion.

Please note: All applicants must have Right to Work in the UK as sponsorship for overseas employees cannot be provided for this role.

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At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

From CFO to Newly Qualified, we work with talented finance professionals and match them with organisations where they can achieve a lasting impact.

So much more than specialist recruiters in accounting and finance, what really sets us apart is our knowledge through scale, deep understanding and our ability to meaningfully innovate for our customers. All our consultants have strong relationships across the industry and the support of our extensive global network. That’s why organisations of all types and sizes – from international blue chips to SMEs – trust us to find the people who can help transform their business.

So, whether you want something local or international, permanent, or interim, we have the breadth of coverage and the depth of understanding to help you find it.

We have specialist recruitment teams in the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit Control
  • Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Payroll
  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
  • Support, Ledgers & Bookkeeping
  • Tax & Treasury

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