Senior Manager - Business Services - Edinburgh

Accountancy Practice - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 3111 Date Posted: Monday 30 Mar 2020
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Senior Manager - Business Services


This large, well known, multi-disciplinary accountancy practice currently requires a Senior Manager for its Glasgow based Business Services/Advisory team

The Firm

This national practice operates from multiple locations throughout the UK and offers a full range of professional services including tax, audit, assurance and advisory services. The Firm has experienced lots of growth and they are projected to continue this in the coming financial year.

The Role

The Senior Manager will be responsible for Business Advisory projects, delivering technical accounting projects, leading client relationships and creating opportunities. A key part of the role is contributing to business development activities to help achieve the growth targets of the department and wider office.

On Offer

​A competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements and opportunities for future career progression

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as a lead on larger and more complex client assignments. The expectation is that on large assignments this role will be supported by one (or more) managers. 
  • Key Account Management and responsibility for own portfolio of clients including client take on procedures, agreeing scope, fee negotiations, control of billings and cash collections within the firm’s criteria.
  • Liaison with central departments on risk management, technical and other matters
  • Keeps up to date with all technical developments in order to ensure continued excellent delivery of services to the client.
  • People management responsibilities covering resource planning and allocation, performance management, training and recommendations for promotion.  
  • Contributes to development of new business relationships and business proposals through high level sales and marketing activity.
  • Act as a mentor to junior managers and provide coaching with a view to assisting them to achieve their personal career goals. 

The Person  

  • ACA or ACCA qualified or equivalent overseas qualification.
  • Extensive knowledge of UK GAAP , IFRS /FRS102 and relevant sector accounting frameworks
  • Experience of working with and assisting growing businesses to achieve their objectives through advisory projects
  • Business Development experience – proven ability to identify and convert opportunities to sell work and increase profitability
  • Proven ability in managing and developing staff i.e. coordinating staff projects, mentoring, counselling, appraising, and recruiting.
  • Has a well established professional network

For more information please contact Gareth Spowart on 0131 603 7745.