Director Job

The Role

Ref: JO0000003249

  • Permanent
  • Letchworth
  • Salary: £100,000 - £125,000

Director Job Vacancy

Are you an ambitious leader in accountancy that enjoys using your skills to help your employer manage its operational commitments as well as offering strategic foresight about future growth? 

Are you looking for a career move to become a Director within a progressive and supportive accountancy firm? 

Would you like to work with a firm of accountants that values its workforce? 

If so, this Director role in Letchworth could be for you. 

ACA, ACCA, or CA qualified with a demonstrable background in leadership at a senior level, you’ll need to be technically proficient and have extensive experience of supporting clients and significant experience working within a practice environment. 

You’ll be a highly capable people manager with excellent communication skills, responsible for the operational performance of the firm and ensuring the workforce is supported and motivated and able to deliver to a high standard. 

You’ll also need to be technically strong with close attention to detail and have a can-do attitude to problem-solving; you’ll be a self-starter who is motivated to see projects through to completion in a timely manner. 

You’ll be a proven and effective leader that strives for continued development and improvement. 

In exchange for this essential and significant skill set, this progressive firm of accountants offers a supportive environment, excellent career progression opportunities and a significant package of benefits. 

What are we looking for?

  • ACA, ACCA or CA qualified. 
  • Demonstrable experience in leading a team at a senior level. 
  • Technically proficient with close attention to detail. 
  • A can-do attitude to problem-solving. 
  • Leadership, HR and management experience. 
  • Excellent communication and advisory skills. 
  • The foresight and confidence to provide proactive advice to clients and discuss opportunities with partners. 
  • Self-motivated with the ability to produce work in a timely manner. 
  • A strategic, creative and analytical thinker. 
  • A strong relationship builder with the ability to develop new business opportunities. 
  • A commercial mindset with the ability to network, up and cross-sell the firm’s services. 

Job Purpose

  • Leading an operational team of accountants at an established firm of accountants. 
  • Working to ensure all departments are managing WIP and overseeing the commitment to deadlines and KPIs. 
  • Collaborating with other departments to ensure that clients receive the benefit of all business services. 
  • Providing appraisals, training and development for colleagues and team members. 
  • Representing the company at networking and business events, identifying new business opportunities. 
  • Identify opportunities to introduce and cross-sell company services to new and existing clients. 
  • Use a commercial mindset to strategically drive the firm’s offering and promote the capabilities with other team members. 
  • The implementation of automated processes to streamline the firm’s workflow and increase output and service levels. 
  • Financial reporting for the group. 

About the Employer

This modern Letchworth based firm offers an enhanced level of service to clients from a wide range of interesting sectors.  

This firm is excited to be seeking a Director to lead operations within the general accounting sector of the firm. A fantastic employer, this firm is committed to supporting the successful candidate in the continuation of their career and can also offer an enviable package of benefits as outlined below. 

What’s on offer?

  • £100,000 – £125,000 per annum 
  • Full time, permanent role 
  • Generous pension scheme 
  • Generous Annual Leave 
  • Flexible Working 
  • Hybrid Working 
  • Professional Development (including paid subscriptions) 
  • Healthcare 
  • Wellbeing benefits 
  • Calendar of social events 

Not interested in this role, but want to see what else we’re advertising? Then you can search for plenty of other Director jobs here. 

About Public Practice Recruitment Ltd 

Public Practice Recruitment Ltd recruits high-calibre accounting professionals at all levels for tax, accounts, and auditor jobs on both a permanent and temporary basis for accountancy firms. 

Call Public Practice Recruitment Ltd today on 03335 777 787 to discover how we can support you. 

Specialising solely in accountancy recruitment, Public Practice Recruitment Ltd regularly has new accountancy jobs across the UK and has a superb track record of meeting and exceeding expectations for accountants looking for their next accounting role. 

Call us for a confidential chat on 03335 777 787 or upload your CV here. 

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