Robert Walters are excited to be partnering with a market leading Business Management Company based in Manchester City Centre as they look to appoint a high calibre Senior Accountant to join their team.
For over 35 years, the company has been a market leader in providing specialist and focused accounting, tax, and royalties advice to musicians, performers, athletes, and industry professionals.
At its core, the company is a people business and as such place paramount importance on their culture. Combining rich understanding of diverse clients and culture, they go beyond traditional management. With a roster of over 1000 clients are at the core of culture, including entertainers, athletes, musicians, and more. Amplifying talent through bespoke services creates lasting communities across the world.
About the job:
Working within Business Management team, you will assist on the successful management of key client accounts. This includes leading the wider accounts team, overseeing end-to-end accounts preparation (including bookkeeping), preparation of VAT Returns, maintaining sales and purchase ledgers and ad-hoc project work as requested by the client.
You will report directly to the Business Manager and provide additional support to the wider senior leadership team as and when required.
Assist with the management of a large portfolio of clients, including direct client contact via in person meetings & via MS Teams.
Building strong working relationships with a variety of clients within your portfolio.
Strong technical knowledge is required to review financial statements prepared by the team and provide review points for the purpose of accounts completion and to comply with relevant accounts legislation.
Managing deadlines to ensure work is completed on time and to a high standard.
Working with other senior members of the Business Management team across Manchester & London offices.
Managing junior team members, providing relevant training and support when required.
Preparation of monthly management accounts.
Having a working understanding of tax accounting and liaison with tax department.
Preparation of corporation and personal tax computations.
Manage client billing and review work in progress.
ACCA qualified or equivalent through experience.
Excellent communication skills.
Experience with bookkeeping on accountancy software (Xero is preferred but not essential).
Experienced in the preparation of VAT returns.
Working knowledge of tax accounting.
Knowledge of preparation of a large portfolio of client accounts.
Experience managing tight deadlines.
Experience in team management.
Good understanding of personal and corporate taxes
Confidence in giving advice and working directly with clients.
Package & Benefits:
25 days holiday
Annual bonus scheme
Private Medical Insurance after 12 months’ service
Enhanced family leave policies
Employee Assistance Program
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a long-term career in accountancy. The firm offer hybrid working, so you will be able to work from home for part of the week.
Client first – We treat each client as an individual: look through their eyes and make sure our service is bespoke and tailored.
Collaborative – We are in this together: share information, support one another, and embrace working together as a collective unit.
Courageous – We are honest with one another: accept vulnerability, call out bad behaviour, and voice your option.
Curious – We are always looking to learn: develop your knowledge, strive to improve, and stay one step ahead for our clients.
Egoless – We are accountable and accepting: give your best self to others and place the team at the core of your work.
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