Senior Accountant/Accounts Portfolio Manager Job

In Banbury

The Role

Ref: JO0000001116

  • Interim
  • Banbury
  • Salary: £40,000 - 50,000 per year + Benefits

Client Manager Job in Banbury for an ACCA/ACA qualified accountant working in a public practice accountancy firm. This Manager level role will sit within the Business and Tax Services Team and form a pivotal part of the Client delivery team. If you are an existing Client Manager looking for a firm with a proactive approach and lively culture this could be a fantastic opportunity to shine. Equally the firm is keen to a peak with ambitious Qualified Accountants not yet in a management role but able to demonstrate the desirable traits of a future leader. 

Our client is an outstanding firm of Oxfordshire accountants who manage a diverse and exciting client portfolio, covering a wide range of business entities and industries ranging from large corporate groups to HNWIs and SMEs to OMBs, as well as Charities and Academies. The Business Services Team in which you will be working are focused predominantly on smaller clients, comprising owner managed businesses, partnerships and sole traders.

This forward-thinking accountancy practice have enjoyed exceptional levels of growth and as a direct result of their ongoing success a new position has been created for a Senior Accountant/Portfolio Manager to join their team. Reporting directly to a Partner the Senior Accountant will undertake a Client Manager role and take day-to-day responsibility for the delivery of accounting services to a large client portfolio. In addition, the Senior Accountant will manage a team of accountants including Semi Seniors, Junior Accountants and newly qualified seniors. To be successful in the role you will therefore require leadership’s skills as well as technical ability.

Working closely with their client portfolio the Client Manager will:

– Develop new and existing client relationships 
– Review the work of their accounts team/manage the output of a small team 
– Identify further areas for training/development of their accounts team 
– Undertake ad-hoc projects including due diligence work 

The ideal Qualified Accountant will be ACCA/ACA fully qualified with previous experience of direct contact with clients as well as the management of staff. Your communication and technical skills will be strong and you will now be looking to further your career in a client focused firm that can enable you to reach your full career potential. We will also consider candidates who are not currently in a Management role but who possess, and can demonstrate, the required ambition and leadership qualities.

With endless opportunities for career progression this role is ideal for a career orientated Senior Accountant who is looking to work within a practice that will truly value and nurture your talent.  The next step up from this role would be a Partner Designate position within the firm, hence this Client Manager role is a fantastic opportunity for those keen to progress through the ranks, but currently blocked from promotion within their current firm.

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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