Accountant/Client Manager

Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified by Experience)
Ref: 1946 Date Posted: Monday 19 Jun 2017
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A small, well established Chartered Accountancy firm, based in central Glasgow, requires the services of an experienced Public Practice Accountant to take on a Client Manager position on a permanent basis.

 

The Company

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a professional and dynamic accountancy firm which can boast of an extremely diverse and interesting client base comprising mainly of Owner Manager Businesses.

 

The Role

The position of Client Manager is a client-facing role and comes with a varied workload so the ability to multi-task will be essential. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Management of a portfolio of clients and dealing with their queries
  • Preparation of limited company statutory accounts (below audit limits).
  • Preparation of Corporation tax returns.
  • Preparation of sole trader and partnership accounts and personal tax returns.
  • Use of IRIS software and Sage Line 50.
  • Involvement in personal tax, corporate tax, VAT and PAYE work.
  • A good working knowledge of Sage Payroll, RTI and auto enrolment would be helpful.
  • Familiarity with Xero, Quickbooks, Freeagent, Kashflow or Sage One and other online accounting software and tools would be helpful.

 

On Offer

This role comes with a salary of £25-31k, dependent on experience.

 

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have the following experience:

  • A QBE or Qualified accountant with broad practical accounting experience 
  • Previous experience in Public Practice is essential
  • Significant experience of:
    • Preparation of year-end accounts
    • Preparation and review of VAT returns
    • SAGE set-up and training to clients
    • Strong business acumen and capacity to influence and convince
  • Strong interpersonal and client handling skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong numerical and IT skills (including Sage and Xero)
  • An enthusiastic and positive individual who enjoys a variety of work and is confident in dealing directly with a wide range of clients.
  • Someone with good organisational skills and the ability to work to deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills and the capacity to work well as part of a team

If you have any questions regarding this position then please do not hesitate to contact Alex Allen at the iMultiply office in Glasgow or alternatively you can apply via the link.