Accounts Manager - Award-Winning Firm

AJ Chambers
Royston, Hertfordshire
£45,0000 - £55,000 per annum
05 Feb 2019
07 Mar 2019
Job Role
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

AJ Chambers have an exclusive opportunity with a modern, forward-thinking and market leading independent firm in Royston who are seeking an Accounts Manager

Our client is a leading accountancy firm that have been Practicing for almost a century with continual growth in both the size of the firm and client portfolio, with the practice showing very little signs of slowing down. This practice is well known for their training schemes that they have in place and for their ability to support staff at all levels. With the client priding themselves on their employee engagement within the running of the company claiming their ‘most important asset is their team’.

In this role you will be working closely with experts in the field managing an engaging portfolio and lead on maintaining and developing relationships with a well-established client base, ensuring timely delivery of general accounting and taxation services.  Offering exceptional exposure to unique business areas, whilst also being encouraged to develop new and innovative ideas that will encourage the continuous growth of the firm.

Core Duties:

  • Manage and develop a portfolio of clients
  • Lead on developing excellent client service and relationships with clients and the team
  • Manage the team to ensure Senior Management expectations are met on delivery and accuracy of work
  • Plan and monitor work and resources within an agreed budget to meet deadlines and targets set, including managing the billing and work in progress
  • Review accounts for quality and compliance ensuring completion of file and recording notes and review points
  • Take responsibility to coach and develop team members giving constructive feedback to enhance their skills and development
  • Participate in projects, contribute to team and business initiatives
  • Recruit, train and develop members of the team to ensure there are enough resources and skills in the team to meet current demand and planned growth
  • Work in collaboration with the team to share knowledge and ideas to improve communication, set team goals and recognise achievements
  • Carry out appraisals for team members to set appropriate objectives, review progress and develop skills
  • Build knowledge and awareness of all aspects of the business services to help identify opportunities to cross sell services to clients and communicate this to the team

Individual Specification:

  • Strong interpersonal skills to manage internal relationships for clients and colleagues
  • Skilled at dealing with business owners and advising them on a range of commercial issues
  • ACCA/ACA/CTA qualified accountant with experience within a Manager capacity position
  • Maintain high standards of professional conduct and practice
  • Strong coaching and mentoring skills
  • Must be confident in a client facing position

For further information on this Manager position, please apply direct or contact Scott Golding from AJ Chambers

Accounts Manager – Royston

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