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Accountancy Practice – Assistant Manager / Manager

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Job Title Assistant Manager / Manager – Accounts

Reports to Director

Job description • Combined office-based and client facing role
• Working on a diverse portfolio of clients including small and medium sized privately-owned limited companies, LLP’s, partnerships and sole traders.

  • Ad hoc specialist assignments as and when they arise.
  • Production of draft and management accounts with minimal outstanding queries for partner, for review in a timely and methodical manner.
  • Draft Income tax / corporation tax computations.
  • Manage general office-based day to day duties, as required including team management.
  • Supporting Junior staff and review of their work
  • Limited audit work

Job Objectives To produce accurate draft / final accounts with minimal outstanding queries together with liaising with clients to offer them advice and to manage a small team

Duties • Responsible for the preparation of accounts from client portfolio within specified budget timescale.

  • Supervision of Semi-Senior and Junior staff, when providing additional support to Accounts Senior.
  • Reviewing of files before final accounts reviewed by partner
  • Managing a small team, including job allocation and resourcing
  • Review of draft accounts (limited production)
  • Review of VAT returns (limited preparation)
  • Preparation of management accounts from time to time.
  • Manage general office-based day to day duties, as required.

Qualifications and Essential
Experience • Must be Qualified ACA or ACCA working in practice

Required • Must have acquired the necessary skills/experience at a Senior level to meet the requirements of the role; able to work with minimum supervision and have a minimum of 5 years’ UK public practice as qualified candidate.

  • Wide experience of accounts preparation.
  • Up to date working knowledge of financial reporting, auditing standards, company law and a good basic knowledge of corporate and personal tax to enable draft tax computations to be prepared.
  • Ability to work on multiple accounts simultaneously.
  • Able to demonstrate wide experience and competency in full accounts production from basic
  • Management of a small team of 5 plus
  • Use of IRIS software
  • Desirable
    • Xero, QuickBooks and Microsoft excel
  • Corporate Audit knowledge and experience.

Liaison There is extensive liaison with clients, junior members of staff and management.


  • Casual dress
  • On-site parking

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Tags: ACA, ACCA, Accountant, manager

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