Large Client Accounts Manager - Top 30 Accountancy Practice

Company
Michael Page Finance
Location
Crawley
Salary
Neg.
Posted
15 Oct 2016
Closes
23 Oct 2016
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
an excellent Top 20 accountancy practice based in Crawley who are looking for a Client Manager/ Business Services Manager to maintain a portfolio of mixed clients worth c £250,000. The role will include a mixture of staff management and client management as well as the reviewing of juniors work (3-6 staff) and offering great progression prospects for the right individual. Client Details This is a growing, large Top 30 practice based in Crawley with a fantastic reputation in the market.They have undergone significant growth over the last 12 months and have an exciting future ahead. They are now looking to appoint a Client Manager to service their current client base, predominately the larger and more complex clients. Description This Manager/ Client Manager vacancy will incorporate a mix of advisory work and staff management as well as business development, dependent on the individual. Contributing to the provision of an excellent service to a diverse range of clients, providing support to managers and partners, and supervising junior staff - Reporting to managers and partners and taking responsibility for completing tasks accurately, to deadline and liaising with the client in line with the Client Charter. - Acting as a client supervisor in relation to appropriate clients and/or their engagements. - Undertaking networking and business development activities - Providing immediate advice, guidance or instruction to a team of employees (typically 3-6 staff). - Supervising a client fee load in the order of £250,000. - Gaining new work from existing or new clients where possible. - Manage and be involved in the preparation of detailed management accounts which need to be prepared within tight reporting deadlines. - Liaising with client and their staff on a daily basis on financial matters, especially for those for whom we act as their outsourced finance team - Working with other Reeves teams including Private Client and Payroll to ensure good communications and efficient flow of client informational between teams - Be involved in the detailed preparation only of complex or larger business accounts from the client's detailed or incomplete records using the firm's accounting software; - Review accounts and working papers to an extent appropriate to the complexity of the engagement and experience of the staff thus far involved;Carry out the posting for complex or missing areas of accounts or oversee this; - Review business related personal and partnership tax returns and interpret the results for the client - Prepare more complex corporation tax returns and review the work of junior staff - Prepare/amend and/or approve letters and emails relating to more complex issues - Prepare replies to more complex client or third party correspondence, seeking further input as appropriate Profile - ACCA/ACA Qualified with experience working in a general practice environment - A minimum of 5 years practice exposure - Experience in accounts preparation, management accounts and corporation tax Job Offer A competitive salary, well within the market rate Pension Parking Health Insurance Full Benefits Package

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