Small Business Unit Accounts Manager in Birmingham at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 9/23/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are recruiting for a small business unit accounts manager with excellent IT skills to join our busy Accounts Team in our Birmingham office.

Due to growth within the Birmingham Office we are looking for highly skilled entrepreneurial individuals to join to 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.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring client books and records are received in a timely manner
  • Allocating accounts preparation work to suitable members of the team
  • Reviewing statutory accounts and working papers for small non audit clients
  • Reviewing tax computations
  • Liaising with clients to deal with accounts and tax queries
  • Ensuring accounts and tax computations are filed within the necessary deadlines

Experience required:

  • Minimum 2-3 years experience using Xero and SAGE
  • Experience of receipt bank useful but not essential
  • Client interaction

Minimum qualifications required:

  • AAT or higher

The successful individual will have the following skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • A strong interest in owner managed businesses and general commercial awareness
  • The ability to manage multiple deadlines and prioritise effectively
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Being part of the national Haines Watts Group means that there are broad training & development opportunities available. In addition, benefits include:

  • Death in service benefit
  • Income protection
  • A range of optional salary sacrifice benefits

If you are keen to secure a progressive role within a unique top 15 accountancy firm please apply today to find out more with your preference of office location.

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.