AJ Chambers
United Kingdom
35000.00 GBP Annual
19 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Manager: AJ Chambers are currently working with forward thinking and modern Accountancy Practice that has a proactive approach and is exceptionally client focused. The client base is very wide ranging and this Manager position would provide an excellent opportunity for a Qualified Accountant to quickly gain further experience across a variety of sectors with a firm who values their staff. This is an ideal job opportunity for an ACCA / ACA / CA Qualified Accountant with experience working in a Public Practice Accountancy firm, who is looking for a client facing role in or near Southend-on-Sea, for a firm that embraces cloud based technology. Description of the Role: The title of the position is that of "Manager" and comprises: Management of a team of 3 productive staff who are responsible for a defined portfolio of clientsManagement of workflow to ensure production targets and statutory deadlines are met by using the practice management systemConducting of weekly meetings with the team to review progress, assign new client jobs to individuals and set dates for completion of workMonitoring of workflow during the week using a Short Interval Control to ensure production rate remains on targetReviewing and finalising (i.e. completing the final stages) of accounts for: o Companies o Partnerships o LLPs o Sole traders Reviewing and finalising (i.e. completing the final stages) of tax returns for: o Companies o Partnerships o LLPs o Individuals (including CIS and sole traders) Preparing the whole pack of documents to be sent to client for their jobLiaising with Partner: o To plan workflow o For Partner review meetings before jobs are sent to clients o Sending of jobs The candidate will need to do some productive work as well. The role is not purely one of management but rather a productive role with considerable management responsibilityThe candidate will undertake one off project work for clients (including the research of and writing of advice/reports)The candidate will be the Xero and technology championThe candidate will liaise with clientsThe candidate will commit to constant self-develop with a view to moving (over time) to a more senior position Attributes of the Candidate: The type of person we are looking for: ACCA or ICAEW QualifiedMinimum of 1 year PQEExperience in general accountancy practice in the SME spaceSome audit experience helpful but not essentialExperience of having managed or supervised at least one person would be advantageousUnderstanding of cloud accounting and technology is vital as is a desire and willingness to embrace and exploit such technologyOrganised, smart, professionalAmbitious, hungry. Keen to progress beyond this role. For further information on this role, please apply direct or contact Darren Buckley at AJ Chambers