Partner Designate Job

In Worcestershire

The Role

Ref: JO0000002036

  • Interim
  • Worcestershire
  • Salary: £50,000 - 70,000 + Benefits

Are you a technically strong Senior Manager, with superb Client Management skills, looking to join a firm where you can position yourself to become a future Partner? 

We are seeking an exceptional Partner Designate with substantial public practice experience and a skill set incorporating client management within the SME arena. Our client is seeking a natural business winner with strong business development skills to join the senior management team within their successful UK wide accountancy firm. 

The ideal candidate will have had exposure ideally to accounts & audit work, and be confident in advising a mixed client portfolio including SME's and corporate entities. In-depth knowledge of the accounting and tax compliance required for small businesses' is essential. 

In return you will gain exposure to a varied client portfolio, with some high-profile clients, as well as being able to leverage the strong reputation of the firm to build your own client base. This is a firm which is committed to developing their people, along with an ambitious growth strategy. 

This fast-paced and ambitious accountancy group has a network of over 20 offices and works with a portfolio of clients ranging from Start-ups, Charities, Family Owned business and Corporates with T/O of up to circa £100m. Services including Audit, Tax, Accounting, Corporate Finance, Business advisory, Banking & Finance, Corporate Recovery and HR. The practice also boasts a dedicated Payroll Bureau which services clients across the whole group, and a centralised Business Development/Sales team to support new client acquisition. 

Duties include: 

  • Responsibility for leading Audit work for a diverse clients base, including Charities 
  • Reviewing work in progress, monitoring deadlines and budgets 
  • Attending meetings with new and prospective clients 
  • Completion and review of personal and corporation tax returns 
  • Providing a general tax advisory service to SME clients (with support from the Tax team where required) 
  • Business Development and Networking activities 
  • Managing a varied portfolio of non-Audit clients (Accounting & Tax compliance) 
  • Mentoring and training of other members of the team 

The perfect Partner Designate will be ACCA/ACA qualified with a minimum of 5 years' experience of working within a busy public practice accountancy firm (some within Audit). Confidence in communicating with clients at all levels is imperative, along with a strong desire to exceed service expectations. Leadership skills are required to manage and develop a team of technical staff, whilst looking after a portfolio of clients. 

This role would suit a Senior Accountant or Audit Manager looking to progress into a more challenging role. With the potential to be part of a fresh thinking, growth focused practice, as well as a fantastic team culture, this job should not be missed. This Audit & Accounts job would be ideal for someone with the ambition to progress to Partner level in the future.

To find out about more Senior Accountancy jobs in Worcestershire and the West Midlands please contact us today. Public Practice Recruitment Ltd are specialists in accountancy practice recruitment with over a decade of experience in recruiting across Audit, Accounts, Tax, Corporate Finance, VAT & Employment Tax.

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