Client Manager (Partner Designate)

Job Title: Client Manager (Partner Designate)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southport, Merseyside
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + DOE + parking & hybrid working
Reference: 2765580_1614797419
Contact Name: Emma Pasquill
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 03, 2021 18:51

Job Description

PATH TO PARTNERSHIP - Rare opportunity on the outskirts of Southport for an experienced manager.

Your new firm
A well established accountancy firm with offices across Lancashire are seeking an experienced chartered or certified accountant to join their team in offices based on the outskirts of Southport as an audit and accounts client manager. The firm have been established for over forty years and service a wide range of clients with their accountancy, audit, tax and advisory services. This role has arisen due to succession planning within the firm ant this job opportunity comes with the real prospects of partnership within 2 - 3 years of service.

Your new role
As an client manager your job will entail managing a portfolio of clients and overseeing the delivery of services to these clients. Your portfolio will be varied and include sole traders, partnerships and privately owned businesses but a large chunk of your portfolio (circa 40%) will be charities. In this role you will be responsible for overseeing and finalising accounts work, involvement in tax planning, undertaking independent examinations, reviewing and overseeing the junior staff's work and meeting with clients on a regular basis

What you'll need to succeed
The partners are looking to appoint a ACCA / ACA qualified accountant who has developed some man management or portfolio management skills. Ideally you will have a passion and prior knowledge for working with not for profit clients as this will be a large chunk of your portfolio. You must be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills in this client facing role and have a breadth of experience across accounts, tax and ideally audit. Whilst the offices are based near to Southport there is the ability to work remotely for over 50% of your time.

What you'll get in return
Upon joining this well established accountancy firm you will receive a highly competitive salary of between £40000 - £50000 DOE plus 23+ days holiday plus bank holidays, free parking and hybrid working arrangements. This role offers the opportunity to manage a portfolio of clients and over time you will there is a real tangible opportunity to achieve partnership within your first 2 - 3 years.

What you need to do now
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