An ideal opportunity for a qualified & experienced Accountant to get involved in Practice Management
Senior Accountant job based in Coventry
Are you an experienced Qualified Accountant looking to progress into a Practice Management role? Or are you an experienced Practice Manager with the desire to take on a fresh challenge?
This could be a fantastic opportunity for a Qualified/QBE Accountant to take a step into Senior Management and to be involved in the strategic direction and daily operational management of a successful, high growth West Midlands Accountancy firm.
Whilst this role will still involve you dealing with clients, and delivering some client work, it will be biased towards supporting the Partners with the Operational efficiency and growth of the practice.
You will require strong influencing skills, and the ability to articulate objectives to others. Essentially you will be acting as a conduit between Clients, Partners and team members to ensure the successful and profitable future of the Practice. This is a key position within the firm.
This Accountancy job in Coventry is ideal for an ACCA/ACA Qualified Senior accountant (or QBE) with relevant experience of working in a public practice accountancy firm. It presents an ideal opportunity to join a successful and growing accountancy practice with excellent future career prospects, where you can take an active part in Practice Management, Strategy Development and Team training.
Main responsibilities for the Practice Manager will be;
Managing workflow and deadlines within the Practice
Analysing delivery times and recoveries to provide accurate Management information with which to increase profitability
Reviewing IT systems periodically and suggesting improvements
Controlling WIP and Lock up
Reviewing work produced/performed by other members of staff
Providing effective training and support to other staff, when necessary
Working with the Partners to set KPI’s, goals and objectives, then ensure that they are monitored
Responsible for improving processes and implementing new systems
The practice is very well established in the West Midlands area and has a formidable reputation for quality service. This West Midlands accountancy firm attributes its success to its focus on developing the service offering, along with developing and promoting from within. Besides the Salary on offer, the successful candidate will also have access to a range of benefits, and be eligible for a team bonus scheme.
The ideal candidate for the Practice Manager Job will be ACCA/ACA Qualified or equivalent with a good working knowledge of how a Practice operates. Experience in supervising and training junior/other members of staff is essential, with ideally a proven track record in performance management. You will require analytical skills, along with the ability manage multiple deadlines concurrently.
Applications will only be considered from those who are able to manage client relationships along with multiple internal stakeholders. Superb influencing and communication skills are imperative.
Public Practice Recruitment Ltd are specialists in accountancy practice recruitment with over a decade of experience in recruiting across Audit, Accounts, Tax, Corporate Finance, VAT & Employment Tax.