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Assistant Manager - Accountancy Practice

  • Location

    St Neots

  • Sector:

    Accountancy Recruitment

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £32000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Annette Rowland

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Assistant Manager
St Neots
£32,000 - £35,000

Accountancy Practice based in St Neots are seeking an Assistant Manager to join their team.

You will be responsible for managing a portfolio of clients providing high quality compliance services for a range of private clients including high net worth individuals, directors of small and medium sized companies and trustees.

Specific responsiblities will be:

Bring fully accountable for the provision of accounting services including corporate and personal tax returns and special services for a portfolio of clients
Responsible for provision of projections and forecasting information
Producing VAT returns and providing an in depth knowledge and advice service to clients
Managing budgets and compliance processes
Utilising a variety of paperless software applications
Preparing budgets for accounts work
Raising bills
Liaising with clients for debt recovery as required
Managing and developing client relationships, including regular client contact by telephone, meetings and electronically
Identifying opportunities for additional services
Playing an active role in raising the profile of the business
Displaying confident, accurate and reliable accounting knowledge when interacting with clients, presenting ideas and implementing strategies
Actively engaging with senior staff/partners to gain a good understanding of the business
Understanding, engaging and assisting with the marketing activities of the business
Attending local networking events as required
Liaising directly with business owners and accounts staff
Building and maintaining strong relationships with clients
Reviewing and finalising client records to draft accounts stage, completed file sections and cross referencing schedules and completed work programmes and administration paperwork
Attending client's premises when required
Contacting clients for information
Reviewing completed VAT return forms
Communicating with client when VAT return is complete and submit to HMRC
Reviewing self-assessment tax returns, business and partnership tax returns to include detailed capital gains computations and review of schedules of income from property
Reviewing information on a computerised tax software to produce returns and calculations above
Reviewing P11D and other payroll advice and services
Reviewing Companies House forms
Reviewing company secretarial work and statutory books as required
Reviewing work of junior staff, ensuring quality in compliance with professional standards/requirements

To be successful in your application, you will be a Qualified Accountant with previous, recent Accountancy Practice experience ideally to include all the above duties.

Hours of work will be 9.00 a.m. 5.30 p.m.

This role is commutable from Huntingdon, St Neots, Cambridge, Bedford and all surrounding villages.

Please apply today if this role is of interest to you!