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Partner Designate

Job Title: Partner Designate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Barnoldswick
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Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Job Published: August 30, 2019 17:29

Job Description

Is your goal to achieve partnership? Great opportunity in a Lancashire based firm of Chartered Accountants.

Your new firm 
This rural Lancashire firm of Chartered Accountants & Chartered Tax Advisers, established in 1905 has developed an unrivalled reputation for providing excellent advice and first-class service to their clients. This four partner firm has offices in Barnoldswick and Skipton offering accounts, taxation and business advisory and support services to a wide range of businesses and individuals. 

Due to succession planning they are looking to appoint a Chartered Accountant (ACA / ACCA) to join the firm as a Partner Designate with the aim of progression to partnership within the medium term. 

Your new role 
As a partner designate you will initially shadow one of the partners on client meetings and work with them to manage the transition of the portfolio. Your portfolio will be varied containing SMEs, high net worth individuals, large limited companies, partnerships and charities. For this portfolio you will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of services including accounting and tax compliance, audit (dependent on your skill set) and advisory work. You will work closely with your clients throughout their life cycle providing ongoing advice

You will also work with the partners, taking an active role in the growth strategy of the firm which includes networking, prospect client meetings, on boarding new clients and business development. 

There is a clear progression to equity partnership for the right applicant due to one of the partners intending to retire within the next two years. 

What you'll need to succeed 
The partners are looking to appoint a general practice trained Chartered Accountant (ACA is preferable however ACCA will also be considered) who is currently managing their own portfolio of clients. As a future leader of the firm you must be able to demonstrate a strong commercial acumen, the ability to lead, develop and maintain excellent client relationships and a sound work ethic. 

What you'll get in return 
This is a great opportunity to join a reputable firm of Chartered Accountants in a progressive role with a clear path to partnership. You will work in a rural setting in a friendly and inviting office. The salary on offer ranges from £50,000 - £60,000 dependent on experience and benefits include 28 days holiday, parking on site, flexible working hours plus a new client referral incentive scheme.

If you are looking to work in a progressive firm based in East Lancashire that can offer close and ongoing client contact and excellent service, this is a great career opportunity for you. 

What you need to do now
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