Additional Resources Ltd

Accounting Manager

Posted 2 months ago by Additional Resources Ltd

  • Hexham, Northumberland, North East England
  • Any
  • £37,000.00 to £47,000.00 / Per Annum
  • Standard
  • Expires In 20 days

Accounting Manager

Location: Hexham - Hybrid

Salary: £37K - £47K

Our client is a leading independent accountancy firm ranked in the top 30 firms of accountants and business advisers.  They are recruiting for a determined and ambitious Accounting Manager to join their wider Accounting team


The successful candidate will be expected to take responsibility for a portfolio of Accounting clients which includes a mixture of basic/large / complex assignments and ensuring the clients receive an excellent service whilst controlling the Firms ongoing service cycle for those clients.

  • Having your own portfolio of basic/large / complex Accounting clients
  • Taking responsibility for the completion and submission of financial statements and business taxation for clients by the required deadlines
  • Briefing Accounting Assistants / Seniors appropriately at the start of an assignment to ensure the job plans and budgets are clearly understood, managing the team during the assignment and being involved in the completion process
  • Attending and contributing to client meetings when required by the Accounting Partner
  • Raising fees in connection with the portfolio for approval by the Accounting Partner and providing explanations and action plans to prevent any overruns in future
  • Managing the workflow and staff development linked to this portfolio
  • Developing the Accounting portfolio and expanding this area of their business

The Candidate:

In order to fulfil the role, we expect a candidate to be:

  • ICAS / ACA / ACCA Qualified with experience of working within a professional Accounting environment
  • Able to effectively manage and support colleagues under their line management and ensure they are developed to their best ability (experience conducting appraisals / reviews for direct reports would be advantageous)
  • A determined and motivated individual striving to provide an exemplary client service to all prospective and existing clients
  • Able to demonstrate a positive attitude when dealing with colleagues and clients, and use initiative to solve any problems / queries
  • Self-confident, approachable and capable of building long term relationships with clients
  • Aware of the applicable Accounting Standards

In order to fulfil the role, you will have:

  • Extensive experience in working with clients within the Agricultural sector (and fully understand any legislative requirements associated with providing an Accounting service to those within the Agricultural sector)

The Benefits:

  • Employer Contribution Pension Scheme including Life Cover and Income Protection
  • Enhanced Annual Leave which will increase throughout your length of service and option an Annual Leave Purchase Scheme allowing you to buy up to 5 additional days annual leave each year
  • Flexible & Smart Working – giving you the ability to balance home-working, office location etc.
  • Life Cover
  • Health Shield Cash Plan (provides cash back on a range of Health benefits and discounts on fashion, entertainment, holidays etc)
  • Introductory Commission Scheme (financial reward if you refer a new client)
  • Employee Assistance Programme (confidential support for emotional wellbeing)
  • Detailed and thorough on-the-job training
  • Reviews and appraisals with your management team to ensure regular communication and providing you with a platform to enhance your career
  • In addition to all the benefits you would expect from an award winning employer, you will be given the utmost encouragement and support to develop your career further.

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Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.