Client Manager/ Assistant Manager

Job Title: Client Manager/ Assistant Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Truro
Salary: 30000 - 40000
Reference: Client Manager/Assistant Manager
Contact Name: Halle Manley
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 17, 2021 11:43

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a qualified accountant for the role of client manager into our fast-growing accountancy division. You will be responsible for managing a portfolio of clients as well as developing junior team members. This is a great opportunity for an experienced individual to enjoy a permanent uplift in their career trajectory that is hard to achieve elsewhere.

You will work with a vibrant team of individuals with a diverse skillset who are passionate about delivering an excellent level of service to our clients.

The key responsibilities of the role are:

  • Building close relationships with clients and advising them on complex business issues;
  • Setting tax strategies for your client portfolio and ensuring value is added to their experience at every stage;
  • Finalising accounts and tax returns for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies;
  • Delivering completed work to the client;
  • Performing ad-hoc tasks to meet the needs of our clients;
  • Working with the management team to mentor and develop junior members;
  • Undertaking business development responsibilities.


The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following essential skills:

  • Part/Full ACA/ACCA qualified;
  • 5 years experience working within a private practice environment;
  • A track record of successfully managing a client portfolio, delivering excellent standards of service to meet client needs;
  • An ability to communicate complex accounting issues to clients;
  • Comfortable working independently and as part of a team;
  • Experience working directly with senior management;
  • Experience managing/mentoring junior staff members;
  • And eye for detail and the ability to think outside the box in finding solutions for client issues;
  • Knowledge of Xero and TaxCalc favourable. Knowledge of Excel a must.

Everybody at Hive enjoys bespoke flexible working arrangements due to our cloud-based setup and facilities within the Innovation Centre in Truro. Take a look at our Join the Team page for the many other benefits of working at Hive.