Assistant Manager

Central London


A truly exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and talented individual to join the growing international financial outsourcing department as an Assistant Manager. My client is looking for a fully qualified Accountant with minimum 4 years PQE gained in practice. You will be providing direct leadership to a large team and review monthly management accounts.

You will be joining a team of over 20 and managing your own client portfolio within a multidisciplinary practice, liaising with international clients. I am specifically looking for someone with excellent communication and leadership skills, as these will allow you to make a difference and further enhance in your careers.

The Role:

  • Review of management accounts, reports and VAT returns, ensuring technical accuracy and any discrepancies investigated and resolved;
  • Managing a portfolio of clients, ensuring all client reporting and payment deadlines are met, WIP and recoverability levels are acceptable;
  • Onboarding new clients;
  • Assisting the Management team;
  • Supervision of team members, ensuring they are completing their work accurately, providing support and training where necessary;
  • Dealing with technical queries;
  • Reviewing online BACs payment submissions;
  • Assist with contract reviews and fee negotiations.

About You:

  • ACA or ACCA fully qualified accountant with at least 4 years PQE
  • Experience in working within an outsourcing team in practice, by looking after a portfolio of clients;
  • Strong experience of reviewing monthly management accounts prepared by junior team members;
  • Possesses strong leadership and managerial attributes;
  • Be completely conversant with Xero accounting software;
  • Strong IT skills;
  • Good VAT knowledge;
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence when dealing with clients;
  • A willingness to grow within a commercial environment where client care is the primary focus;
  • Smart and professional appearance.

Only candidates who have relevant UK experience will be contacted.