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Senior Manager Accountancy and Advisory Services

Bishop Fleming UK
Exeter, Devon (GB)
£Highly Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Closing date
1 May 2024

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About the Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Accountant who is looking to join a progressive firm who is keen to support their employees to achieve their potential. You will be joining our Exeter Office and firmwide leadership team. This role has the opportunity to progress from a Senior Manager to a Director and in the future a Partner.

Playing a pivotal role with implementing and promoting our services and delivering proactive advice to our clients. As a Senior Manager you will be responsible for a portfolio of corporate clients with turnovers up to £10.2m.

We are keen to hear from candidates who want to take an active role in the development and growth of our service.

You will need to have experience of leading a team and be commercial in your approach. You will also be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm for developing new business opportunities through the leveraging of your network.

Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Working with our Senior Management Team to successfully deliver a broad range of accounting services to clients.  
  • Building effective client relationships and managing their expectations.
  • Developing our accounting team - this will include recruiting team members and mentoring the team so that they can reach their potential.
  • Business Development – you will have a role in winning new client work and building a professional network.
  • Working with our other offices to help deliver our Better Growth firmwide strategy.

About You

  • To be considered for the role, you will need to be: 
  • ACA/ACCA qualified (or equivalent).
  • Experience of managing a diverse portfolio of owner managed business clients.
  • A great people manager who enjoys developing and coaching their team.
  • An energetic business developer who is keen to build contacts and network within the wider Exeter business community.
  • An excellent communicator that enables you to build rapport with people at all levels.
  • Highly commercial with a drive to contribute towards our firms growth.

 Why Bishop Fleming?! 

Bishop Fleming is an independent leading provider of audit, accountancy, tax, and advisory services in the UK. With a turnover of £38.4m, the firm saw growth of 15.5% per cent over the last 12 months.

From owner-managed businesses, SMEs, and large businesses; to entrepreneurs and private individuals; Bishop Fleming has a wealth of knowledge and experience in areas such as internal and external audit, corporate and personal tax, corporate finance and deals and accounting services.

Bishop Fleming is currently ranked 33 in the Accountancy Age league table and is the number one provider of audit services multi-academy trusts in the academy sector. The firm was also ranked fifth in the inaugural UK Accountancy Age Mid-Tier Power Index.

With 8 offices spanning from the West Midlands to the South West, the firm has 43 partners and nearly 500 staff, and is a certified Great Place to Work®.

Bishop Fleming is a member of Kreston Global, a global network of independent accounting firms in more than 100 countries.

We are a firm that thinks clients, people and communities. As a member of Business in the Community (BITC) we are focussed on improving our responsible business practices and collectively making positive impacts for the benefit of society.

If that’s not enough, we offer a fantastic range of benefits including: 

  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays plus Christmas off! 
  • Numerous opportunities for development
  • Hybrid working 
  • A contributory Pension scheme 
  • Life assurance 
  • Simply Health cashback plan including access to 24/7 online GP service and counselling services 
  • Perkbox discounts and rewards platform with over 4,00 perks and discounts 
  • Yulife employee wellbeing app 
  • Social events with active social committees that plan internal and external events  
  • On-going wellbeing support

We welcome applicants who would like the flexibility in their working arrangements, including working from home or part time working, which may help to accommodate parent or carer responsibilities, further studies and activities outside of work. 

We are committed to welcoming new people into an inclusive working environment, where everyone is given equal opportunity to reach their full potential.  We support a culture where people are valued and treated fairly with respect and differences are understood and celebrated.  

The more varied our workforce, the broader the expertise within our business. The broader our expertise, the greater our chances of innovation and success. That's why we're committed to equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion at every level. 


Bishop Fleming are an innovative Top 30 accountancy practice that offer a refreshingly different culture to other accountancy firms.

What makes our culture different? For starters, investing in and developing our people is at the heart of everything that we do, that’s one of the reasons why we’ve been ranked as one of the Top 5 Best Accounting firms to work for.

We’re expanding rapidly and have a network of offices across the South West and West Midlands. We’ve just recruited a record number of graduate trainees and are not stopping there….we are looking to continue with this trend as we begin recruiting for our 2022/23 trainee intake.

We have Graduate and Industrial Placement vacancies available in CBS, Audit and Tax throughout our business – by joining us you will get real responsibility quickly and will get to play a key role in helping your clients businesses succeed.

You will start your career with us in either our CBS, Audit or Tax service lines, but will have the opportunity to gain experience in other specialisms such as Restructuring and Corporate Finance to ensure that you become a rounded business advisor.

Check out our careers site ( and our Glassdoor page to find out more and hear from some our existing trainees on what it’s like to work here.

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01392 448800
Stratus House

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