Accounts Manager

McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with a fast-growing Accountancy Firm across the West Midlands who are now looking for an Accounting Services Manager/Outsourcing Manager, with a fast-track route to Senior Management within 2-3 years.  Reporting to one of the Directors, you will be responsible for managing your own portfolio of OMBs/SMEs including sole traders, companies and partnership clients and supervising a team of Qualified & Junior Accounting staff.  Key duties include:

  • Reviewing management accounts & year-end financial statements prepared by junior staff for Director sign-off
  • Team management of 6 staff which include 4 experienced Qualified’s and 2 junior staff members
  • Appraising the Accounting Services team and feeding back to the Directors as necessary
  • Managing workflows and timetabling of bookkeeping. VAT and management accounts clients
  • Liaising with other departments to support year-end work including corporation tax/personal tax and audits
  • Responsible for a portfolio of your own clients with some management accounts, VAT returns and attendance at client board meetings
  • Learning and development on complex VAT areas such as retail scheme, partial exemption, margin scheme, group VAT, duty and export rules
  • Assisting Directors with use of technology and ways of improving internal processes, including the use of AI & data analytics
  • Conducting on-site IT client training for new clients and updates for existing clients
  • Point of contact for clients and other third-party stakeholders, with direct contact at CFO/MD level
  • Ensuring all team work is carried out profitably and on a timely basis in accordance with the firm’s standards

To be considered for the role you should be a Qualified ACA/ACCA Accountant, ideally degree-educated with comprehensive Management Accounts, Statutory Accounts/Year-End Accounting experience.  The firm is looking for someone with ambitious, entrepreneurial and highly-driven character traits.  You should technically be up to date with IFRS & IAS, and knowledge of cloud-based Accounting systems would be a distinct advantage.  On offer is a salary up to £60,000 depending on qualifications and relevant skills with benefits to include company pension, healthcare, 23 days holidays and other flexible benefits.  To apply for the position or for more information, please contact McGinnis Loy Associates (Midlands) Office on 01889 390 380 or via email at [email protected]

McGinnis Loy Associates Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy, in accordance with the Employment Agencies Act

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