Senior Client Manager

Location Essex
Discipline: Business Support Recruitment
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £72,000
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Published: 4 months ago

​As accounts department manager you will be the primary client contact for your given portfolio working closely with the relevant Company Partner.

You will have exposure to a wide range of clients and industries tailored to both your expertise and future career progression.

Client contact will vary based on individual client demands from almost weekly to annually.

Together with the other accounts managers you will be responsible for allocating client assignments within the work planner, to the correct level of accounts team member and ensuring the work is completed on time and within budget. You will be expected to provide constructive mentoring support to the accounts team as they continue on their professional journey.

Duties will include:

  • Manage a client portfolio of 75-100 limited company clients allocated based on the experience of the candidate.

  • Portfolio expected to manage of £400k

  • Allocation of client assignments and team members on the work planner

  • Review and feedback of accounts and supporting file

  • Day to day client queries

  • Be part of a management team responsible for the efficiencies and mentoring of the accounts department

  • Budgeting and WIP management of client portfolio

  • Weekly meetings and reporting with Directors

  • Ensure technically up to date with latest accounting and tax aspects

  • Taking on small short-term internal projects as they arise

What they are looking for:

  • ACCA/ACA qualified

  • Good knowledge of bookkeeping packages including Sage, Xero and Receipt Bank

  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and data analysis techniques

  • Good level knowledge of VAT, rules and schemes

  • A good level of personal tax knowledge would be advantageous

  • Knowledge of IRIS accounts suite would be advantageous

  • Some previous audit exposure would be advantageous

  • Superb written and spoken English

  • Must be highly enthusiastic and self-motivated

  • Can work as part of a team or independently

  • Ability to drive would be useful

Benefits include:

  • £65,000 - £72,000 DOE + shares + private healthcare

  • 25 days holiday + bank holiday

  • 3 'duvet days' per year

  • Company pension

  • 4pm office finish on Fridays

  • Regular team events

We are keen to speak to candidates who fit the bill - apply today and I will be in touch within 48 hours should your CV and experience be suitable.