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Manager - Accountancy Practice

  • Location

    Eaton Socon

  • Sector:

    Accountancy Recruitment

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £36000 - £44000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Annette Rowland

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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  • Start date:


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Manager within Accountancy Practice
St Neots
£36,000 - £44,000

Local Accountancy Practice based in St Neots are seeking a Qualified Accountant to join their team at Manager level.

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

You will be responsible for:

Fully accountable for the provision of accounting services including corporate and personal tax returns and special services for a portfolio of clients
Providing projections and forecasting information
Supervising and controlling completion of audit assignments including assessing internal controls, systems and planning
Reviewing and producing VAT returns as required; 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
Company Secretarial duties
Managing a portfolio of clients and developing client relationships and identifying opportunities for additional services
Introducing new clients to the practice
Playing an active role in raising the profile of the business
Displaying a 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
Reviewing and finalising client's records, file sections, cross referencing schedules, 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 submitting to HMRC
Reviewing prepared self-assessment tax returns, business and partnership tax returns to include detailed capital gains computations and preparation of schedules of income from property
Reviewing information processed on a computerised tax soft software to produce returns and calculations above
Reviewing P11D and other payroll advice and services
Reviewing Companies House forms and company secretarial work and statutory books
Reviewing work of staff, ensuring quality in compliance with professional standards/requirements.
Conducting annual appraisals and quarterly reviews for all direct reports
Actively managing direct reports in respect of holiday, sickness and general day-to-day management
Monitoring and encouraging improvements towards standards of work via guidance, coaching and mentoring
Highlighting and recommending training requirements for direct reports
Encouraging and fostering a culture of continuous development

To be successful in your application you will be a Qualified Accountant with previous managerial or supervisory experience within an Accountancy Practice environment.

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!