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Manager (Legal Clients)

Employer
PKF Francis Clark
Location
Cornwall, Devon, Wiltshire, Dorset
Salary
Highly competitive + exclusive benefits
Closing date
19 Feb 2024

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Sector
Accounting - practice
Salary band
Competitive
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Flexible

Job Details

In a nutshell

Are you an experienced accountant with legal sector experience? Are you ready to become a leader?

Due to continued success, our professional practices team is growing. This pivotal Manager position is perfectly suited for a qualified accountant aspiring to fast-track their career within an expanding sector and successful team.

What you'll be doing day to day

  • Supporting a diverse client portfolio from UK Top 100 law firms to sole legal practitioners.
  • Utilising your talented accounting knowledge and skills to collaborate with clients and deliver an exceptional service.
  • Identifying financial, commercial and tax planning opportunities for clients.
  • Planning, preparing, completing and reviewing year-end accounts, tax computations and tax returns.
  • High level planning, completing and reviewing Solicitor Accounts Rules audits
  • Coaching and supporting junior team members.
  • Managing compliance work for a portfolio of clients
  • Day to day management of the professional practices team overseeing workflow and ensuring work is delivered to a high standard, on time and within budget.
  • Working with Partners on new client work.

About you

  • ACA/ACCA qualified (or equivalent QBE) - or nearing qualification.
  • Knowledge of Solicitors Accounts Rules (SAR)
  • Enjoys having a laugh, whilst working hard and being part of a supportive team.
  • Commercially astute, with keen analytical and problem-solving mind.
  • A natural ability to build rapport quickly with clients and other employees across the firm.
  • Knowledgeable of accounts preparation, tax compliance for various business entities.
  • Adept user of accounts and tax return software.

Why work at PKF Francis Clark

We’re the largest firm of independent chartered accountants and business advisors in South West England. We have nine offices in Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth, Poole, Salisbury, Southampton, Taunton, Torquay and Truro.

The firm, which celebrated its centenary in 2019, has annual revenue of over £55 million and a 900-strong team based across our offices. Our continuing growth offers you the opportunity to expand and develop your career in a direction that interests you.

We offer a supportive and flexible culture, taking your career seriously to enable you to be the best you can be. In September 2022, PKF Francis Clark was certified as a Great Place to Work. In February 2023 we were ranked as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces for Wellbeing (40th out of 79 among large organisations). We work hard to ensure that ours is a culture where you can be yourself, develop and be part of a forward-thinking team that makes brilliant things happen.

PKF Francis Clark is a member of the PKF International family of legally independent firms, which together are ranked as the 11th largest provider of accountancy services in the UK by Accountancy Age.

Your core benefits 

Financial benefits:
•    Pension*
•    Group life assurance - up to four times your core salary
•    Group income protection
•    Health cash plan to help cover the costs of everyday healthcare 

Health & Wellbeing benefits:
•    Option to buy 5 extra days holiday*
•    Counselling and support for you and your immediate family
•    Virtual GP for you and your immediate family
•    Cycle to work*

Other benefits:
•    Medicash Extras providing you with shopping and gym discounts
•    Bonuses for career and family milestones
•    One volunteering day per year to support local organisations
•    Emergency funding from the Francis Clark Charitable Foundation 

Please note
* These benefits are provided via a salary exchange and are subject to employee’s post exchange hourly rate remaining above the national minimum wage.

Company

PKF Francis Clark are the largest firm of independent chartered accountants and business advisors in South West England. We have eight offices in Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth, Poole, Salisbury, Taunton, Torquay and Truro.

The firm, which celebrated its centenary in 2019, has 54 partners and over 800 members of staff, with annual revenue of over £50 million. Our continuing growth offers you the opportunity to expand and develop your career in a direction that interests you.

Our size, scale and varied client list offer incredible opportunities to specialise or diversify. Our culture - friendly, open and collaborative - welcomes fresh opinions, values team work, and encourages everyone to be collaborative. Here you’ll have opportunities to work with and learn from all kinds of colleagues, including partners, accelerating and enhancing your learning. We offer a supportive and flexible culture, taking your career seriously to enable you to be the best you can be.

We’re a member of the PKF International family of legally independent firms, which together are ranked as the 11th largest provider of accountancy services in the UK by Accountancy Age.

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