Accounts Manager

2022-06-21 13:25:142022-08-26Kenneth Brian Associates
Job TypePermanent Full Time
AreaWimbledon, London WimbledonLondon Wimbledon
SectorFinance - Qualified (Practice)
Salary£60,000 - £65,000
Start DateASAP
Job Ref053222
Job Views57
Kenneth Brian Associates are working with an established business based in Wimbledon who are recruiting for a Accounts Manager to join their exciting team on a permanent basis.

For the role of Audit & Accounts Manager, the successful candidate will be ACA or ACCA qualified, with at least 5 years post qualification experience. This role would suit someone with a strong track record in audit & accounts preparation and who is currently managing a client base with work including audits & accounts, wishing to make a change, and move to a business where they will be developed and have a clear progression path.

Key responsibilities:

  • Plan and manage assignments effectively and within the agreed time scale
  • Play a key role in the management team, including strategic decisions, staff planning and client service
  • Ensure compliance with internal and external requirements, such as money laundering checks etc
  • Play an active role in winning new clients, through networking, business development and initial meetings with potential new clients
  • Manage key client relationships and expectations
  • Monitor budgets and agree fees for each engagement
  • Be responsible for managing audit teams on various assignments
  • Motivating, developing and coaching the audit team and conducting evaluations of staff performance
  • Assist in the production of the proposals and presentations for new work.
  • Develop network of contacts and cross-sell services
Ideal Candidate Profile: Essential experience and qualifications:

  • A professional qualification - ACA/ACCA, with a good exam record, and be educated to degree level (or equivalent).
  • Client management experience
  • Computer literate with knowledge of accounts packages, such as IRIS, SAGE, EXCEL, and Outlook for client interaction.
  • Technical and industry sector expertise, with experience of taking responsibility for performance appraisal and development.
Skills, Behaviour, Knowledge:

  • Excellent communication skills with clients, including timely response to all queries, and the ability to build strong, trusting relationships.
  • Ability to mentor, motivate and support the audit and accounts team, with clear instructions, deadlines, and help when needed.
  • Business focused and highly organised, with the ability to prioritize important and urgent tasks.
  • Knowledgeable of all new technical accounting standards with a passion to learn and keep up to date.
  • Ability to work under pressure, use initiative and go the extra mile when needed
  • Ability to delegate and provide clear explanations of tasks.
  • Enthusiastic team player within the office, and well integrated with the rest of the management team.
  • Demonstrates good problem solving skills and stays calm under pressure.
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