Experienced Accountant / Client Manager in Norwich at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 1/5/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

If you're looking for a new challenge this year with a company that has been recognised by Best Companies as one of the best 10 accountancy firms to work for, then look no further!

Experienced Accountant / Client Manager

We are looking for a qualified or part qualified accountant with experience in managing a portfolio of clients. This role will suit someone who is looking to develop and grow their career and who has experience in working with a wide range of clients as a dedicated account manager and main point of contact.

The successful candidate will be responsible for controlling the professional work required on a range of accounts jobs meeting all internal, client based and legislative deadlines.

As a qualified accountant/manager the successful candidate will provide practical advice and solutions to clients and colleagues to problems in a timely manner.

This position offers excellent prospects and a good opportunity for the right person to develop and progress their career.

Key Attributes for both roles

The ability to communicate at all levels and be able to build and develop client relationships will be essential. Knowledge of the IRIS Accountancy Suite, Xero and Quickbooks is a distinct advantage.

Good clear communication skills both written and oral along with a positive and enthusiastic attitude will be essential as is the ability to work as part of a team or under your own initiative.

Responsible for ensuring that the firm's standard processes are used in the production of accounts work in all aspects and for ensuring that technical standards are maintained.

Duties

  • Preparation of accounts and draft tax computations
  • Management and delivery of accounts assignments
  • Deliver information to client in timely mannerManage client communication in effective manner

Range of Experience

  • Experience of completing private company accounts and knowledge of disclosure requirement
  • Ability to prepare accounts for sole traders and partnerships and a basic understanding of the tax legislation for both
  • Experience of preparing monthly and quarterly management accounts for clients in a timely manner
  • Able to manage and maintain client relationships and communicating effectively with clients
  • Experience of working with Iris preferred. In addition experience of cloud based systems such as Xero and Quickbooks are ideal

Qualifications

ACCA / ICAEW qualified,

Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Personal Qualities

  • Enthusiastic with a positive attitude
  • Adaptable
  • Personable & Professional

About Haines Watts

Haines Watts is a Top 15 firm of chartered accountants who specialise in advising and supporting business owners. We support over 35,000 companies and business owners around the UK, which gives our clients access to a huge amount of business expertise and knowledge. Our fresh thinking and practical business approach underpin our values.

Job Requirements

Experienced Accountant / Client Manager