Practice Manager / Senior Accountant

Recruitment Genius
£24000 - £30000 per annum
27 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A growing Accountancy Practice in South West Birmingham is looking for an experienced and highly dependable Practice Manager/Senior Accountant with a background incorporating both hands on accounting work and operational leadership.

The role will involve Practice Management, within a proactive and innovative firm where they can best utilise their varied skill set. The practice is relatively new and deals with 150 clients but is growing rapidly and needs someone on board to take them forward to the next stage.

They should be comfortable working with, and training others, on all mainstream accountancy packages including Quickbooks. At the forefront of innovation and technology within the profession, they should be capable of project managing a practice through changes such as 'Making Tax Digital'

Additionally, the candidate should be an accomplished and confident Client Manager who is comfortable with high levels of client contact and problem resolution.

Summary of duties:
- Preparation of Year end accounts for a wide range of business entities
- VAT Returns
- Tax Returns (both corporate and personal)
- Acting as the main point of contact internally for IT/Software issues
- Conducting systems reviews, liaising with clients to establish weaknesses, requirements and resources.
- Implementation and training on various software packages, including long-term monitoring and review works.
- Support clients with HMRC Investigations
- Reviewing the work of more junior staff and providing training support where required
- Providing training, development and technical assistance to more junior team members
- IT systems training for clients/colleagues
- Proficient use of; Microsoft Office: including Word, Excel, Outlook, CCH,
- Timely Computation of corporation tax for clients
- Handling relationship with outsource service providers

In summary, this candidate should be able to step into the Practice and immediately add value and drive efficiency. They will take the lead on the day to day running of the practice and dealing with HMRC and client queries.

This is a varied and exciting role for the right candidate, who has gained Practice Experience but now wants to step up and oversee the running of a growing practice.
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