Accounts Manager in Hereford at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 6/17/2020

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Job Description

We are recruiting for a diverse Accounts Manager to work within our Hereford office. You will be supporting, managing and overseeing the delivery of accounts preparation services, and managing multiple client engagements. This is an advisory, client-facing position for a client portfolio within the owner managed business sector.

For someone coming into this role we would be looking to invest in the right candidate to go on the Leadership Development Program which is a successful program that assists Managers to progress within the business.

We are looking for a highly skilled entrepreneurial individuals to join the team to assist us in achieving our strategic goal of being the number one advisor to owner managed businesses.

We are a top 15 accountancy firm specialising within the owner managed business area across the UK. A well-established firm since the 1930's with an entrepreneurial and dynamic feel who are continuing to grow nationally as well as regionally.

In return the Accounts Manager role is offering a competitive salary with career progression within the firm and a benefits package.

The Accounts Senior Manager duties will include:

  • Overseeing the delivery of accounts assignments across your portfolio
  • Being involved in some of our largest and most complex assignments and review completed accounts
  • Business Development with clients and building up long lasting client relationships
  • Monitoring your chargeability and your profitability across your portfolio forecasting effectively
  • Managing the workflow and performance of the accounts department
  • Coaching other staff for improved performance and technical development
  • Mentoring staff and contribute to the office's training and development


  • ACA, ACCA qualification/overseas equivalent with at least 6 years post qualified experience
  • Experience of managing a portfolio of OMB/SME clients
  • Proven experience in new business development and client relationship management
  • Experience of dealing with complex client issues
  • Leadership experience at a management grade
  • Experience of preparing budgets and monitoring actual time against budget
  • Experience of XERO and other cloud accounting packages preferred


  • ACA/ACCA qualified
  • Benefits Package
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Extensive range of flexible benefits e.g. additional holiday, private medical cover

If you are keen to secure a progressive Accounts Manager role within a unique top 15 accountancy firm offering a great career progression, please apply today to find out more.

Hours of work are 9am - 5.30pm with an hour for lunch.

Salary will depend entirely on experience.

Please apply with CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role

We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to Haines Watts by any means. For any CVs which are submitted without instruction from the Haines Watts Recruitment team, Haines Watts reserves the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment of any agency fee.