Large Client Accounts Manager - Top 30 Accountancy Practice

Michael Page Finance
15 Oct 2016
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
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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