Client Manager Practice Accountant

Job Title: Client Manager Practice Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northamptonshire
Reference: ELSBYCMS
Contact Name: Clare Elsby
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 09, 2020 11:00

Job Description

Elsby & Co

Elsby & Co is a growing regional firm of Chartered Accountants. We believe that by recruiting great people, we can deliver a superior service to our clients whilst providing an enjoyable work environment. We offer excellent career development opportunities along with a highly competitive remuneration package, including an excellent profit-sharing bonus scheme.

Job Description

Elsby & Co has an opportunity for a motivated and talented individual who is looking to further their professional career as a Client Manager, working from our recently refurbished offices in Sywell, near Northampton.

The role primarily involves managing a portfolio of clients with responsibility for ensuring the smooth running of the day to day service provided to clients and reporting directly to Partner level. The role will largely involve dealing with the accounting and tax requirements for SMEs, together with ad-hoc projects from time to time.

Elsby & Co are keen to make the most of modern technology and this is reflected in the internal working practices and how the firm works with clients. The role will also involve providing timely management information in keeping with the firm’s pro-active business advisory service, which is a service we are seeking to develop, along with systems improvements, so experience in these areas would be an advantage

The role will provide you with significant client contact and you will be required to supervise and support junior staff members therefore strong technical and communication skills are essential.

There is no limit to career progression to Partner level for the right candidate.


  • Qualified ACA or ACCA with at least 2 years PQE
  • Previous experience as a Client Portfolio Manager within a practice
  • Previous experience of training and developing junior staff
  • Openness to using modern technology, both for internal efficiencies but also to assist clients in their business practices
  • Interest in networking and developing new contacts and business referrals

If you think we could be the firm for you and you have got what it takes to join our team, then we would like to hear from you. Apply with CV to

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