Bookkeeping Manager

  • Job Reference: 1305
  • Date Posted: 29 May 2024
  • Recruiter: ProTalent Limited
  • Location: Sutton
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Outsourcing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Ryan Tresidder

Job Description

ProTalent are excited to partner with a reputable small sized accountancy practice located in the thriving town of Sutton. Renowned for their client-centric approach and commitment to fostering professional growth, our client is seeking a skilled and experienced Bookkeeping Manager to lead and develop their bookkeeping team. This role presents an excellent opportunity to manage a talented team, build strong client relationships, and contribute to the success of the practice.

Role Overview:
As a Bookkeeping Manager, you will assume a pivotal role in leading and mentoring a dedicated bookkeeping team, overseeing client relationships, and delivering exceptional bookkeeping services across a range of sectors. Your responsibilities will encompass team leadership, client engagement, and process optimization. This position offers a unique chance to leverage your leadership skills, contribute to the growth of the practice, and work in a collaborative and dynamic environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the bookkeeping team, providing guidance, mentorship, and fostering professional growth.
  • Oversee client relationships, acting as the primary point of contact for bookkeeping services.
  • Build strong rapport with clients across varying sectors, understanding their unique bookkeeping needs.
  • Ensure accurate and timely recording of financial transactions, including data entry and reconciliation.
  • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless service delivery.
  • Review and supervise bookkeeping processes to optimize efficiency and accuracy.
  • Stay informed about changes in accounting regulations, tax laws, and industry trends.
  • Contribute to business development efforts, identifying opportunities to expand the practice's client base.
  • Lead by example, motivating your team to excel and delivering high-quality work.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proven experience in bookkeeping, with a solid track record of client relationship management and team leadership.
  • Familiarity with various bookkeeping software and tools, ensuring accuracy and efficiency.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills for effective team management and client interactions.
  • Leadership qualities with the ability to mentor, motivate, and guide team members.
  • Prior experience in managing and developing junior bookkeeping staff.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant tools.
  • Analytical mindset with attention to detail and a commitment to delivering quality work.
  • Proactive approach to problem-solving and a passion for driving continuous improvement.


  • Competitive salary and opportunities for career progression.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including healthcare and professional development support.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment that values innovation and growth.
  • Exposure to diverse clients and industries, enhancing your skill set.
  • Convenient location in Sutton with accessible transport links.
  • If you are an experienced Bookkeeping Manager with a passion for leadership and delivering exceptional bookkeeping solutions, we encourage you to apply. Join our client's team and play a pivotal role in their mission to provide outstanding service to clients.