Accountancy Practice Manager, (South Manchester) - £40-50k

Job Title: Accountancy Practice Manager, (South Manchester) - £40-50k
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Altrincham
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-05-04
Contact Name: Laura Banks
Contact Email:
Job Published: 15 days ago

Job Description

You will be joining this wonderful accounting firm as their Manager, dividing your time between the Sale and Altrincham office or choosing an office that best suits you on a day to day basis.

Whilst a full time role would be preferred, 4 days a week or 5 shorter days would be considered for the right individual.


You will be responsible for reviewing the work of the junior staff members in a very busy, high volume accounting firm. They sit in the top 100 firms to work for in the UK and whilst their office may be smaller, what they do provide to their clients sits well within their business model. As an employee, you will become part of their family and their ongoing journey to future growth.

This role does NOT include Audit and is a Reviewing job rather than a Do-Ing job.


-Review of accounts and tax returns for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies in accordance with Practice Assurance requirements.
-Ensure you and your team are up-to-date with technical issues/changes.
-Managing the work flow of the department and supervising the staff.
-Assisting junior members in achieving their work goals. Mentor where appropriate.
-Ensure you are marketing all services of the firm to their clients and that staff are aware of what they can provide as a firm.
-Manage time costs that are being charged to clients and deal appropriately with jobs that are envisaged to go over budget.
-Take responsibility for your work with the ability to multi-task in an organised manner whilst being able to time-plan your own work and client appointments.
-Meeting clients face to face and developing good rapport acting in a professional manner. Turning a prospective walk-in client into an actual client.
-Ensuring that department controls are maintained including WIP updates etc.


-ACA/ACCA qualified.
-Experience in a similar role with the required level of competency to be able to advise clients on technical matters.
-Experience of acting as the first point of contact for the client and able to resolve client issues unless they involve technical matters of fact or opinion.
-Work effectively within regulatory compliance structures.
-Can manage a team and develop the department.


-Effective communication and interpersonal skills at all levels, both verbally and in writing, with internal and external clients; and facilitate the team culture by documenting and sharing information.
-Ability to understand the needs of the client and act accordingly.
-Ability to manage the department’s billing process.
-Ability to produce accurate, high quality work.
-Effective time and project management skills, being able to manage multiple assignments within the required timeframes.
-Ability to use own initiative and think independently in order to resolve issues.
-Ability to work effectively within a team environment.
-Commitment to their personal development, being willing to undertake the necessary training to fulfil the main duties and skill sets of the grade.
-Pro-active and enthusiastic, looking for business opportunities and methods of improving service delivery.

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Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level accounting trainees to Director and Partner level. Operating from local offices in, Manchester, Preston, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.