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Client Manager, Waterlooville, Hybrid, £38K-£48k

Hays Senior Finance
Hampshire, England, Waterlooville
GBP38000.0 - GBP48000.0 per annum + £38K-£48K pa
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£30,000 - £40,000, £40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
- Are you looking to join a rapidly growing, dynamic, and commercially savvy Accountancy Practice where there's no such thing as a silly question? Time and talent here are respected and there are endless opportunities to learn. Alternative perspectives are welcome, and we understand that family comes first.
- By combining our traditional values with modern thinking our team of Accounting, Bookkeeping and Payroll professionals proudly set the standard for what modern small business accounting support should look like. We are a team on a mission, with a rapidly expanding caseload of clients so now is a really exciting time to join our friendly team
Your new role
- To prepare, send and submit accounts & tax returns for our clients, including Sole Traders, Partnerships and Limited Companies.
- To communicate with clients via phone, email, social media and in person, including chasing records
- To onboard new clients and integrate them into your portfolio - this will include bookkeeping, compliance etc to then be handed over to the relevant department.
- To assess and advise clients on their tax position. To optimise and plan the tax efficiency of clients.
- To complete, review and prepare bookkeeping, VAT returns and CIS.
- To maintain electronic filing of books and records both internally and management of client administration and records.
- To act as liaison between clients and HM Revenue & Customs to deal with and resolve queries.
- To participate in activities necessary to support the smooth running of the office environment.
- To prepare and execute year-end client meetings.
- Internal and external training e.g., client bookkeeping training and as applicable as per our company values.
What you'll need to succeed
- Experience working in a fast-paced accountancy practice with responsibility for a varied caseload of clients, supported by a membership to a professional body.
- Must be able to prepare accounts & tax returns for clients, including Sole Traders, Partnerships and Limited Companies.
- Experience utilising Xero, QuickBooks, DEXT and Free Agent. (Highly desirable although not essential).
- Skills Able to navigate Microsoft packages, specifically Word and Excel.
- Effective at time management with the ability to work to tight deadlines.
- Confidently able to provide advice and make recommendations to clients, taking care to break down complex information in such a way as to help with understanding in both written and verbal communication.
- Friendly and professional with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, internally and externally and committed to providing exemplary customer care.
- A fun and outgoing attitude with a desire to support the growth of a thriving business, whilst enjoying professional growth at the same time.
What you'll get in return
- £38,000 - £48,000 PA
- Flexible and Hybrid Working
- Onsite parking
- Excellent career progression
- Private GP and medical service, pension, life assurance, 20 days hol + bank hols
What you need to do now

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