Senior Accountant / Client Manager (Practice)

  • Permanent
  • Stafford
  • £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, family medical GBP / Year
  • Applications have closed

Job Description

Senior Accountant / Practice Manager (Practice / Stafford)

Salary £50,000 to £65,000 (DOE)

Alexander Daniels have been exclusively engaged by a well-established accountancy firm in Staffordshire, to help them recruit a Senior Accountant / Practice Manager to take ownership of and manage a portfolio of owner managed businesses in a client facing role. With the support of a director, this is essentially a Client Manager role where you will be providing high quality accounting and tax services and advice to clients, ensuring that their accountancy needs are met.

This firm will offer a fantastic working environment and a ‘no overtime’ culture which enables a good work/life balance, hybrid working, duvet days, birthday off, annual performance related bonus, pension, family medical cover, extra holidays over Christmas, regular socials including team meals out, lunch at the office and trips to the races and they are currently looking to trial a four day working week. This is also a firm that encourages career progression to those that have the appetite and there is a route map to full directorship, if desired.

As Senior Accountant your responsibilities will include:

  • Ownership and management of a portfolio of clients, predominantly owner managed companies.
  • Client facing role – being the main point of contact for these clients.
  • Accounts for clients – planning, reviewing and meeting and finalisation.
  • Advising and giving guidance to clients on their accounts and other related matters
    Remuneration planning.
  • Overview of VAT returns / management accounts.
  • Being the main contact for your clients in regards corporation tax and personal tax services and review of these returns.
  • Assisting in the training / support of trainees.
  • Supporting the directors with more technical tasks.
  • A comprehensive induction process is in place, and you will be supported throughout, and training given where required, including software training and formal management training.

Please do apply for this role if you can satisfy the following criteria:

  • Significant accounts experience gained within an accountancy practice is essential
  • Ideally qualified ACA/ACCA, or exceptional qualified by experience accountant would be considered
  • Excellent IT skills with experience of accounting software
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Be a proactive self-starter and also an effective team player with a strong customer focus, to effectively look after clients’ needs
  • A strong commercial approach
  • Ability to efficiently manage a portfolio of work in progress
    Confident, positive professional with a can-do attitude and attention to detail

In return for your skills, experience and commitment, this successful accountancy firm will offer a competitive salary, pension, income protection scheme, independently run management training, free car parking, paid appropriate subscriptions and the opportunity to further develop your career.

If you would like to know more about this fantastic opportunity, contact Nick Singh on 07973 757974 or email your CV to

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