Practice Manager - South East London

£40,000 to £55,000
Ref: 5581 Date Posted: Monday 09 May 2022
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Jennings Morton Friel Associates are exclusively partnering with a firm of Chartered Accountants in their recruitment of a Practice Manager based in South East London.  This is a new senior-level appointment for this firm and sits within the Management Team. 

Reporting to the Partner our client's requirements include:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • ACCA or ACA Qualified
  • 6 years + experience of working in an accounting practice
  • Ability to review accounts and personal tax
  • Technically excellent at dealing with queries related to PAYE, VAT, Pensions and Financial reporting, management accounts and Tax.
  • Excellent tax and accounting knowledge
  • Understanding of R&D Tax credits and advanced tax planning
  • Experience of Xero or equivalent software
  • Outstanding organisational skills
  • A proactive attitude
  • Hungry to learn and grow with us
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the transactional team and delegating client work
  • Developing a culture of excellence
  • Overseeing and reviewing all work and ensuring deadlines are met
  • Planning workflow for the team and ensuring jobs are completed on time
  • Assist with new client onboarding
  • Advising the team on accounting and tax matters
  • Helping the team develop client relationships
  • Staff training
  • Ensuring that the CRM usage is maximised

The role is office-based, and represents a great opportunity to be a key member of the management team within a Practice with bold growth strategies.