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SALARY UP TO £60K+ FANTASTIC EMPLOYEE BENEFITS & WORKING ENVIRONMENT

SENIOR CLIENT/TEAM MANAGER – NORTHAMPTONSHIRE – JOB REF: JO22292

Accountancy Elite yet again have been instructed by a long term client of ours who are a well established accountancy firm in Northamptonshire. Our client is looking to recruit a senior manager to lead their Agriculture and Property team. The successful candidate will be ACCA/ACA qualified and have several years practice experience dealing specifically with agricultural clients and previous experience running a team in practice.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

?To provide exceptional levels of service to clients on a wide variety of areas, on a cost effective & timely basis.
?Responding to client queries, and those from third parties (e.g. HMRC) in a timely manner.
?Seeking to gain experience/ progress role and those of other staff by seeking to take more advanced work from partners and delegating more routine work to others, thereby aiding cost-effectiveness and adding to interest/ training of all within the team.
?Developing knowledge of clients and their businesses as to become their point of contact on day-to-day matters.
?Reviewing accounts and tax returns prepared by more junior staff. Includes corporate and unincorporated clients.
?Assisting with the management of the Agriculture and Property Department to meet departmental objectives through planning. This includes completing staff appraisals, monitoring and effective delegation, utilising the skills and knowledge within the existing team and sourcing additional knowledge.
?Completing staff appraisal forms providing feedback (good and bad) and training as required.
?Seeking to identify business and tax planning opportunities, VAT issues, NIC issues, business planning points, etc as part of the review process. Drawing to attention of partners/ client as appropriate. Preparation of necessary reports/ computations etc, liaising with other professional advisers as required.
?Assisting partners with specific assignments- e.g. business planning, advisory and tax matters.
?Assisting partners in controlling WIP within the section by progressing work to completion/ billing point swiftly. Liaising with partners re WIP and raising bills/ assisting as required.
?Monitoring progress against deadlines and ensuring these are met- e.g. company reporting, P11ds, tax returns, etc
?Ensuring work is planned and progressed in an efficient, timely and cost effective manner by liaising with Partners and supervising staff.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

·ACCA/ACA qualified, CTA qualified or studying a bonus but not essential.
·Minimum 3 years accounts & tax experience in practice.
·Previous experience as a manager in practice is desirable but not essential.
·In depth knowledge of accounts and tax and how they relate to agricultural business.
·Strong active listening skills.
·Excellent problem resolution skills.
·Strong marketing, networking and business development skills.
·Pro-active management skills resulting in high performing teams.
·Good interpersonal skills and strong presence giving the ability to create a positive impression with clients.
·Exceptional attention to detail and analytical skill.
·Fluent English both written and verbal.
·Full UK driving license.

BENEFITS:

·£50k-£60k Salary + Benefits
·Working Monday to Friday Full Time ( 37.5 hours Flexi-time)
·Company Pension
·Bupa Healthcare
·Death in service
·Medical cashplan
·28 days holiday + Statutory
·Fantastic social events calender and a business culture second to none.
·Full personal and career development support as required.

If this Senior Client Manager role is for you then please contact Jacob Vagg today on 01788422186/07584307169 or via email on jacob.vagg@accountancyelite.co.uk

SALARY UP TO £60K+ FANTASTIC EMPLOYEE BENEFITS & WORKING ENVIRONMENT

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