Qualified Accountant /Practice Manager - Isle of Wight

Ref: 455 Date Posted: Wednesday 04 May 2022
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Venrec are pleased to be recruiting on behalf of our client, an established firm of Chartered Accountants for an experienced Practice Manager to join their Isle of Wight Office 

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced accountant who is looking for a chance to develop and progress within a well-established growing firm.

About our client:

  • Our client is a successful four partner, 3 office Chartered Practice specialising in accountancy, taxation and business advice within the SME owner managed sector. They have a portfolio of around 1,000 clients which include personal tax, sole traders, partnerships and  limited companies.

The role will entail:

  • Dealing with all aspects of running a client portfolio of owner managed businesses, principally limited companies
  • Assisting with the day to day management of the office and workflows
  • Planning workloads and meeting deadlines
  • Participating in networking and marketing activities to promote the business
  • Supervising and reviewing the work of other team members and participating in their personal development and progression

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • A highly motivated, self-starter with plenty of initiative
  • Good people skills and a friendly and helpful approach to clients
  • The ability to network and participate in marketing activities
  • A detailed knowledge of corporate and personal tax within an SME environment is essential
  • Experience managing all aspects of a portfolio of clients
  • At least 5 years recent practice experience within a firm of accountants
  • At least 3 years recent experience working in a supervisory/management position within an accountancy practice
  • Ideally ICAEW or ACCA qualified, although exceptional AAT, Part Qualified or Qualified by Experience would be considered
  • An in-depth working knowledge of accountancy software packages such as: IRIS, Sage, QuickBooks and Xero is essential

The salary for this position is in the range of £50,000 to £70,000 depending upon experience. In addition an attractive equity package may be offered after a period of service and this is an exciting opportunity for someone to progress to a business owner.