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Accounts Manager

Ambition is currently working with a growing, mid-tier, equity backed accountancy firm in East London who are seeking an Accounts Client Manager.

Our client is an expert and growing mid-tier-chartered accountancy firm in East London offering a full suite of services - accounts, audit, payroll, outsourcing etc. They offer personalise advice and tech-savvy solutions for clients.

What's in it for you?

  • Flexible and Hybrid working
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Additional 3 duvet days a year
  • 4pm office finish on Fridays
  • Regular team events
  • Table tennis in the office

Your Role:

  • Manage a client portfolio of 75-100 limited company clients allocated based on the experience of the candidate.
  • Portfolio expected to manage of £400k.
  • Allocation of client assignments and team members on the work planner
  • Review and feedback of accounts and supporting file.
  • Day to day client queries
  • Be part of a management team responsible for the efficiencies and mentoring of the accounts department
  • Budgeting and WIP management of client portfolio
  • Weekly meetings and reporting with Directors.
  • Ensure technically up to date with latest accounting and tax aspects.
  • Taking on small short-term internal projects as they arise

What you need:

  • ACA or ACCA qualification (essential).
  • Recent working knowledge in a public practice environment, ideally within a small or mid-tier firm.
  • Good knowledge of bookkeeping packages including Sage, Xero and Receipt Bank
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and data analysis techniques
  • Good level knowledge of VAT, rules and schemes
  • A good level of personal tax knowledge would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of IRIS accounts suite would be advantageous
  • Some previous audit exposure would be advantageous
  • Ability to drive would be useful

If you feel this is your cup of tea, then


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