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Accounts Manager


£47000.00 - £53000.00 per annum Benefits

Accounts Manager


Accounts Manager - Top 6 Practice - Business Services & Accountancy

A top 6 Practice has an excellent opportunity for a qualified (ACCA, ACA or equivalent) Accounts Manager to join their rapidly growing Business Services & Accountancy division based from their Guildford office.

You will have responsibility to manage the team on a day to day basis and to build and sustain external and internal client relationships. With management of a portfolio of clients including fee negotiations, control of billings and cash collections within the firm's criteria.

Key responsibilities

·Manage client assignments, which includes determining the resource requirements, monitoring progress against budget and established timeframe, review of work completed by junior team members and resolving all project issues prior to Partner and Director review.
·Manage the overall team on a day-to-day basis.
·Manage a portfolio of clients including client take on procedures, agreeing scope, fee negotiations, control of billings and cash collections within the firm's criteria.
·Acts as a major point of contact within the firm for the client together with the partner. This includes responding quickly to, as well as anticipating, client requests/needs, keeping clients informed of progress in relation to all aspects of the service provided and maintaining regular contact with clients.
·Ensure that the firm's risk management and quality control procedures are adhered to
·Recruit, retain, develop and motivate our employees (includes participating in recruitment, ensuring job appraisal documentation is completed within deadlines and ensuring appropriate objectives and development plans are in place for appraisees).
·Work as part of management team on issues such as resource planning, staff retention, merit rate meetings, improving our tools and processes and efficiency gains
·Keep up to date with all technical developments in order to ensure continued excellent delivery of services to the client.
·May develop a specialism and actively work to identify new business opportunities in that market

Key Skills

·ACCA Qualified or equivalent
·Proficient at Microsoft Office especially Excel.
·Excellent knowledge of accounting packages eg. Xero, Sage Quickbooks etc
·Excellent knowledge of UK GAAP and FRS 102, experience of Caseware and consolidations preferred.
·Experience of managing client assignments
·Experience of identifying and developing new business leads

Please quote ( 41154 ) when calling Alexander Lloyd. This is only one of many vacancies we are handling. Due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our roles unfortunately we cannot respond to each application individually, therefore if you do not hear back from one of our consultants you have not been shortlisted for this role.

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