Practice Manager (Qualified)

  • £50k - 65k per year
  • Holborn, Greater London, England
  • Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Qualified Practice Manager to join a well-established, growing, and ambitious Chartered Accountancy Practice who arebased in Central London.

There is even a clear pathway to Director / Partner in 2-3 years.

The firm is a very well-established and they have been established for over 30 years.

They provide comprehensive accounting services to businesses and individuals with a strong commitment to excellence and client satisfaction. The firm offers a dynamic and collaborative work environment where professionals can thrive and grow in their careers.

The Role and Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Operations Director and managing the portfolio of clients, planning production of accounts, tax, bookkeeping, with a team of staff.
  • Oversee the preparation and review of accounts and tax returns, ensuring accuracy and compliance with relevant legislation and regulations.
  • Manage/perform audits for clients across various industries, with a focus on consolidations and group accounting structures.
  • Conduct in-depth research on tax issues, staying abreast of changes in tax laws, regulations, and rulings to provide up-to-date guidance to clients and internal stakeholders.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to junior staff members, fostering their professional development and ensuring quality service delivery.
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships.
  • Assist with tax enquiries, liaising with tax authorities and assisting clients as needed.
  • Develop and implement internal processes and procedures to streamline tax operations and enhance efficiency.
  • Stay informed about industry trends and best practices in practice management, continuously seeking opportunities for improvement and innovation.
  • Support the growth and development of the firm by actively participating in business development activities, including client presentations, networking events, and proposal preparation.

Essential Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; professional certification (e.g., ACA, ACCA, CTA) preferred.
  • Qualified in public practice with extensive experience in tax and accounting services within a professional firm setting.
  • Possession of an audit license is a strong plus.
  • Thorough understanding of UK tax laws, regulations, and compliance requirements.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to interpret complex tax legislation and provide practical solutions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with clients, colleagues, and stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, including the capacity to mentor and develop junior team members.
  • Proficiency in tax software and MS Office applications; experience with accounting software (e.g., Xero, QuickBooks) is a plus. Experience of CaseWare and TaxCalc would be useful.
  • Ability to work across multiple information and processing systems, demonstrating adaptability to various software platforms.
  • Experience with financial statement preparation software and familiarity with financial reporting standards.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to upholding professional standards of integrity, ethics, and confidentiality.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and business needs.

What’s on offer

  • Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 DOE
  • Benefits: 5 days office initially (Hybrid working after Induction), 23 Days + Bank Holidays, Health Insurance, Clear Progression Opportunities & Pathway to Director / Partner in 2-3 years.
  • Contract type: Full Time / Permanent
  • Hours: Monday- Friday 9am-5:30pm


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About Spencer Clarke Group 

Here at Spencer Clarke Group, we pride ourselves on connecting you with the best career opportunities; our experienced Consultants have extensive market knowledge in Accountancy and Finance and will also provide expert career advice along the way. 

When you join us, you will receive: 

  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency professionals 

Spencer Clarke Group offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £350* so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to Adam Pickering on remembering to include your details as well. 

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