Manager, Business Services

  • Job Reference: 803
  • Date Posted: 12 September 2022
  • Recruiter: ProTalent Limited
  • Location: Chichester
  • Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: General Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Lydia Sinclair

Job Description

One of the largest Accountancy Firms in the region who have earned ‘Approved
Employer’ and ‘Platinum Status’, the highest levels of accreditation that can be awarded by
the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) are looking to hire a Manager in their Chichester office.

They opened their newest office in Chichester in 2020, providing a modern, flexible working space in the heart of the city
centre.

They now have an exciting career opportunity for a highly motivated individual, to join their small team based in the Chichester office, predominantly working with Corporate Clients within their Business Services Group.

They are proud of their approachable and collaborative style of working and are looking for people to join who share our commitment to providing clients with an outstanding level of service.

The ideal candidate:

  • Must be ACCA or ACA
  • Have a minimum of 2 years experience preparing financial accounts, ideally within an Accountancy Practice
  • A knowledge of various software packages
  • Strong communication and team working skills
  • Be organised, enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Experience in cloud accounting software and knowledge of payroll and company secretarial matters would be an advantage.

What can we offer you?

  • Opportunity to progress your career within the Firm
  • Hybrid working
  • Agile working hours and space
  • Paid overtime or take time off in lieu if you work over your contracted hours
  • Generous pension contributions
  • Generous holiday entitlement with the opportunity to purchase additional holiday days
  • Opportunity to join our Cash Plan scheme
  • Lifestyle Hub where you receive discounts for online and high street stores
  • Death in service and other associated benefits
  • Modern office environment situated in the heart of Chichester
  • Relaxed dress code policy
  • Generous employee referral bonus scheme
What the role would include:
  • Providing a premium support accounts service to the Supervising Director or Partner.
  • Pro-actively assisting in the maintenance of current client relationships whilst also seeking to establish new client relationships
  • Preparing and reviewing statutory financial statements and corporation tax returns to assist clients in meeting their compliance requirements and ensuring all relevant tax reliefs are being claimed.
  • Helping to develop junior members of the team
  • Providing weekly, clear and prompt communication in relation to timescales and deliverability of assignments
  • Attending training courses and independently maintaining professional competence to meet CPE requirements of your professional body 
Apply now if you…
  • Are ACCA or ACA qualified
  • Have a strong accounts background, gained in Practice
  • A good knowledge of various accountancy software packages
  • Have great communication and team working skills
  • Are confident in delegating and reviewing accounts work
  • Have experience in direct contact with clients
  • Experience in cloud accounting software and knowledge of payroll and company secretarial matters would be an advantage.

Although this role is advertised as full time, they believe that flexibility at work can provide many significant benefits both to colleagues and the business. They already work in a hybrid style across all offices and can support different ways of working. If you are interested and have any requirements or needs in the way you would like to work, please apply, and speak to us about this. We will consider flexible options for applicants.