Accounts Senior / Client Manager – Live role, September Start

Job Title: Accounts Senior / Client Manager – Live role, September Start
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: 38000 - 42000
Reference: BAV2264A
Contact Name: Ben Vickers
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 15, 2020 15:36

Job Description

Are you an Accounts Senior / Client Manager, with at least 5 years experience in a small or medium sized practice firm, looking to join an independent practice based in Ware, Herts where you can carry out a high profile role acting as the number 2 in a small yet growing firm of Chartered Accountants? Are you also looking for a firm which will offer Flexi hours and the ability to work from home one to two days a week? Are you keen to work in a small yet growing practice in a mixed general practice role with a September or October 2020 start date? Are you keen to work for a modern and forward thinking practice where you will gain exposure to a variety of clients, including from the creative, property, construction and media sectors? Are you keen to continue to learn, develop new skills and work in a firm where you can progress in the future? Reporting directly to Partner level, your role will be varied and will include preparing statutory accounts from start to finish, management accounts, corporation tax returns, personal tax returns, VAT returns and reviewing bookkeeping assignments prepared by someone else. You will be the first point of contact for all clients be expected to manage and plan all client work in the office to allow the Partner more time to get involved with business development. There will be a very large advisory element to your role as this firm likes to offer all its clients extra advice after they have carried out compliance work.

To be considered for this new role you must have at least 5 years of experience working in a general practice role in a small to medium sized practice firm. Professional qualifications aren’t important so you can either be ACA qualified or qualified by experience. You must have experience of preparing statutory accounts, tax returns, management accounts and VAT and currently be operating either as an Accounts Senior or a Client Manager. Experience reviewing work would also be an advantage. Experience of a wide range of software packages, including CCH would be an advantage. You must also be a car driver and be able to drive around the SG12 postcode and East Hertfordshire area. You must be well presented, be a team player, and be looking for high levels of responsibility from day one. 

This growing, modern and forward thinking accountancy firm has a great reputation for being a friendly and supportive place to work and providing their staff with challenging and varied roles. They have also offer staff the ability to work flexible hours, including the ability to work from home one to two days a week. You will work in a friendly and growing team, and you can expect to work on an interesting array of local clients with turnovers up to £4m. The firm is growing at a rapid rate due to many new business wins from larger accountancy firms. Overall this is a unique opportunity for an Accounts Senior or Client Manager to join an entrepreneurial and forward thinking practice based in SG12, Herts and have great future progression and career development on offer.