Outsourcing / Business Solutions Manager, Manchester

Job Title: Outsourcing / Business Solutions Manager, Manchester
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-10-12
Contact Name: Laura Banks
Contact Email:
Job Published: 14 days ago

Job Description

As the Outsourcing / Business Support Manager, you will be joining a well-established and growing top accounting firm with a strong reputation for providing a high quality service, with technical expertise in the following areas including but not limited to:
Corporate Business, Non Profit, Pension Funds, Professional Practice and Private Clients.


You will be responsible for co-ordinating the team, managing projects and multiple assignments in a timely and effective manner.


-Review of accounts and tax returns for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies in accordance with Practice Assurance requirements.
-Review of management reporting for their outsourcing clients.
-Managing entire outsourcing assignments and ensuring staff are in control of daily housekeeping tasks.
-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.
-Perform annual appraisals on the department staff.
-Take part in Practice Development and develop own contacts to network with.
-Take part in the marketing of the department.
-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.
-Ensuring that department controls are maintained including WIP updates, planner updates, timesheets completed on time, holiday and sickness forms submitted, absence reported etc.


-ACA/ACCA qualified.
-Experienced 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 with ability to resolve client issues unless they involve technical matters of fact or opinion.
-Work effectively within regulatory compliance structures.
-Have an appropriate awareness of the risk involved in this specialism of work.
-Ability to manage a team and develop the department.


-Assisting clients with the preparation of various statutory forms, including P11D’s, share scheme reporting etc.
-Completion of corporation tax returns.
-Completion of statutory accounts.
-Overseeing bookkeeping and management accounts. Some attendance at board meetings.

-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 act as Client Relationship Manager on a portfolio of clients.
-Ability to manage the department’s billing process.
-Ability to produce accurate, high quality work.
-Effective time and project management skills with the ability 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.


As a business they are looking for exceptional people. Their ethos is to promote their friendly, approachable and professional style as business partners, building strong and long-term relationships with their clients.

They are offering you an opportunity to continue your career progression whilst working for a firm that offers stability and knowledge. In addition, you can work alongside experienced professionals who put the client at the heart of everything they do. They create the best environment for their staff to thrive. They recognise the importance of offering a flexible approach to their working environment.

If you join this organisation, you will find expertise, the resources and, above all, the commitment to help you build a satisfying and rewarding career. In return, they can offer you continued career development, highly competitive salaries and flexible benefits in addition to working for a firm that truly values its people.

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.