Accounts Manager (Practice)

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  • Salary:
    negotiable / Competitive
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  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    Accounts Manager
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We are collaborating with our client in Northampton, who is seeking an Accounts Manager to assist a variety of clients, including sole traders, partnerships, and limited companies. This role offers job satisfaction, a positive impact on clients’ businesses, and the opportunity to work for a company that genuinely prioritises your well-being. They understand and value individuality, ensuring that you are comfortable and focused. If wearing your EarPods helps you concentrate, feel free to do so.

Key Duties Include

  • Supervise and guide the staff in the accounts team
  • Manage workflow procedures related to account preparation, ensuring the team maintains consistently high standards
  • Coordinate incoming tasks to align internal resources with client deadlines, identifying resource shortages in advance and suggesting solutions to address workload demands
  • Review and oversee statutory account preparation (primarily FRS102, FRS102 1A, and FRS105) using both digital and manual records
  • Report directly to Partners, resolving issues and communicating key observations for client interactions
  • Collaborate with senior team members to liaise with clients, planning projects efficiently and securing necessary documentation
  • Manage assigned account tasks specifically
  • Prepare and review corporation tax calculations and submissions

What You’ll Get From Our Client

You’ll gain valuable experience working with a wide range of clients from various industry sectors. Their partner-level mentorship provides personalised career guidance, complemented by a career progression plan tailored to your goals. You’ll have immediate access to their Management Development Program to refine your leadership skills.

In terms of compensation, they offer a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package that includes pension, life insurance, a health cash plan, and retail discounts. Other perks include electric vehicle salary sacrifice, cycle-to-work schemes, and hybrid or flexible working arrangements.

They prioritise your work-life balance with generous time off, featuring a core holiday allowance, options for holiday trading, flexible bank holidays, and additional leave with service.

Your mental and physical health is also important to them. Their wellbeing program features events that promote overall wellness, including an annual Wellbeing Day. To help you quickly acclimate, you’ll receive a thorough onboarding program to familiarise you with their culture and workflows.

What They Look For In A Candidate

You will be ACCA or ACA qualified and have gained strong UK practice experience over 4-5 years post-qualification. You’ll have previous experience in supervising teams, with a deep understanding of UK GAAP. You’ll possess excellent communication, interpersonal, and client management skills, enabling you to produce high-quality work in fast-paced environments. As a team player, you maintain a positive, can-do attitude that contributes to a collaborative atmosphere. Your strong IT skills, particularly in Excel, allow you to quickly adapt to new software. You consistently create a positive impression on clients and colleagues alike.


  • Please don’t be discouraged by the absence of salary details; this will be discussed during our initial conversation and it is competitive.

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