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Accounting Services Manager - Glasgow

Up to £50,000 (DOE) + Benefits - Accountancy
Ref: 4777 Date Posted: Tuesday 03 Dec 2019
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Accounting Services Manager sought to join the successful and growing Business Services team of this highly-regarded firm of Chartered Accountants in Glasgow. This is an exceptional opportunity for a vibrant and ambitious manager to take on a real value-add role, building trusted relationships with clients, colleagues and peers.

The team provide a valuable advisory and compliance service to their many SME clients. This includes services such as outsourced bookkeeping, VAT return preparation, statutory accounts and bespoke management accounts to carrying out detailed systems reviews, implementation and training. The firm have and continue to invest heavily in IT and cloud solutions for SMEs, with staff fully certified and trained in all main cloud solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting and proactively assisting Senior Management with the effective running of the business services department
  • Building and nurturing strong client relationships, attending regular meetings with clients and acting as a key point of contact for queries and advice
  • Managing your own varied portfolio of interesting and more complex clients, providing high-quality financial reporting solutions
  • Managing WIP for the department, monitoring performance and encouraging growth by championing process improvement
  • Providing specialist support for internal projects and firm-wide initiatives for the firm
  • Coaching, supervising and training junior members of the team, playing an integral part in their career and professional development
  • Identifying Business Development opportunities for the team and wider business
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues across the firm to raise team profile and ensure excellent client service remains priority

This role would suit an energised and highly-relational Accountant (CA/ACCA/ACA or QBE) with demonstrable experience working at managerial level. You will be experienced in the accounting profession, preferably having worked with entrepreneurial clients. You will demonstrate a passionate approach to digital accountancy solutions and continuous improvement; and will possess strong leadership and influencing abilities.

Our client offers a modern vibrant and paperless working environment.  Flexible working is standard and there are genuine opportunities for career development and progression within this team.

Salary up to £50,000 (DOE) + Benefits. For more information and a confidential discussion please contact Lynsey Kerr on (0141) 530 4333 or