Accounts Manager

Job Title: Accounts Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newbury
Salary: Competitive
Reference: WK-NE1
Contact Name: Anna Gibbs
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 03, 2019 07:22

Job Description

Are you a practice trained qualified Accountant with proven experience of managing a portfolio of owner managed clients?

Do you have experience managing a team and enjoy mentoring junior staff through their qualifications?

Are you looking for progression within a forward facing and growing accountancy firm?

If you answered “YES!” to the above then we would love to talk to you about a job we are currently recruiting.  We are looking to find an Accounts Manager with energy, ambition and a strong sense of commitment to join the busy and growing team in Newbury.


What is the role?

In the role of Accounts Manager, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Managing a team to ensure the efficient preparation of accounts for a variety of small clients
  • Carry out review work on accounts and other assignments prepared by team members.
  • Travelling to client premises as required and to deal with clients in a professional manner either in person, telephone or by email
  • Report directly to the Partners and ensuring regular review of client WIP and drafting client invoices


What do I need?

In order to be considered for the role you will need:

  • ACA/ACCA qualified (essential)
  • Proven practice experience (essential)
  • Experience preparing statutory accounts and tax computations, working with Sage and Xero (essential)
  • Prior management and mentoring experience (desirable)


What will I get?

In exchange for your hard work you will receive the following:

  • Competitive salary and rewards scheme
  • Private medical insurance and life assurance
  • 37.5 hour working week
  • Free onsite parking
  • Supportive working environment within a town center office
  • Excellent career opportunities not just for your immediate progression, but also for the future


We are one of the UK’s leading providers of accountancy, tax and business advice to owner-managed and mid-size companies.  Wilkins Kennedy joined Baldwins, one of the UK’s fastest-growing business advisory groups in 2018 and we remain ambitious in our future plans.  We believe that our success comes from our talented team of co-workers, and are always keen to welcome motivated, enthusiastic people into our growing business.