Outsourcing Assistant Manager

  • Job Reference: 1226
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2024
  • Recruiter: ProTalent Limited
  • Location: Newbury
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Outsourcing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: James Lovegrove

Job Description

Join an ambitious and dynamic firm of Chartered Accountants based in beautiful Newbury, Berkshire. Our client is a Top 20 firm known for their exceptional accountancy and business advisory services. With offices across the Southeast, they combine global smarts with local expertise to deliver seamless client service and game-changing insights.

Role Overview: As the Assistant Manager - Outsourcing, you'll be a crucial player in our client's awesome team, supporting the Outsourcing Manager, Client Managers, and Directors. You'll dive into the world of accounting and outsourcing, working your magic to provide outstanding services to our diverse range of limited companies, partnerships, and sole traders. Get ready to make a real impact!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Get your VAT groove on by reviewing and occasionally preparing VAT returns.
  • Unleash your accounting prowess by preparing and reviewing monthly and quarterly management accounts.
  • Be the go-to expert on cloud-based software, providing advice and guidance to both clients and colleagues.
  • Stay ahead of the game by keeping up to date with changes in legislation.
  • Take the lead in mentoring and supporting the development of Trainees in our kick-ass outsourcing team.
  • Help shape the team's future by assisting the Outsourcing Manager with team development and the appraisal process.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Essential: AAT qualification or qualified by experience. Show us what you've got!
  • Essential: Previous experience rocking it in a practice environment.
  • Essential: A minimum of three years of relevant practice accounting experience.
  • Desirable: Experience in supervising staff. Be the team's guiding light!
  • Essential: Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Accounting Software Packages. Show those spreadsheets who's boss!
  • Desirable: Knowledge of Digita Suite, SAGE, QuickBooks, Xero, Virtual Cabinet, Dext. Tech-savviness is a big plus!
  • Attention to detail? Check. Proactive mindset? Double check.
  • Strong communication skills that can charm anyone from trainees to clients.
  • Juggling conflicting priorities? No problem! You'll handle it like a pro.
  • Break down technical processes like a superhero, making sure everyone gets it.
  • Build awesome relationships with clients because you're just that cool.
  • Stay organised and meet deadlines like a boss.
  • Master time management like a ninja!


  • Competitive salary that'll make you do a happy dance.
  • Embrace the best of both worlds with our hybrid working policy.
  • Look after your well-being with our top-notch medical and health program.
  • Life assurance (4 x salary) to give you peace of mind.
  • Generous holiday allowance of 25 days, plus all the bank and public holidays.
  • Supercharge your pension with options to enhance auto-enrolled employer contributions.
  • Make your wallet happy with our client's pension scheme salary sacrifice.
  • Get your professional game on with payment of two professional subscriptions per year.
  • Take extra vacation days via salary sacrifice because you deserve it.
  • Score a referral bonus for bringing awesome talent to the team.
  • Enjoy enhanced maternity and paternity pay because family matters.
  • Let loose and have fun at funded social events!

Apply Now: Are you a talented go-getter ready to rock this Outsourcing Assistant Manager role? Join our client's incredible team and be part of their mission to deliver exceptional client service and revolutionise the business world. Don't wait another second—apply today!