about 2 months ago
Job type: Full-time, permanent
Location: Redhill (hybrid working arrangements)
Salary expectations: Competitive + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Our client is a leading UK firm of auditors, accountants, and business advisers, now seeking a General Practice Manager to join their Redhill office, on a full-time permanent basis.
Their Redhill office looks after a wide range of clients, with many of their clients in Technology, Real Estate, and non-profit sectors. They are a 4-partner office with audit and accounts team of 16 staff.
The role of the General Practice Manager offers excellent opportunities to work on a broad range of projects and clients.
60% of working time works closely with the partners and more junior members of the team to deliver statutory audits to the firm's clients. The role also offers a wider variety in responsibilities than many of their competitors, with 30% of the role relating to accounts work and 10% relating to advisory work.
The successful applicant will have full exposure to client facing communication as they will be the first port of call for our clients in most cases.
GENERAL PRACTICE MANAGER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES:
*Overseeing the whole audit process of our clients, including audit planning, client liaison, oversight, review, and completion.
*Ensuring that for each client all compliance deadlines are met (Companies House and HMRC), and the job is finalised to minimise partner review time.
*Fielding queries from clients about their business and getting specialist teams from across the firm, when relevant, to advise and deliver ad hoc projects for our clients. This may include HR, Corporate Tax, Payroll, Legal and Restructuring work.
*Working closely with overseas entities with their set up and compliance needs in the UK.
*Controlling the work in progress process by agreeing fees, raising bills and collecting debts.
*Acts as training manager and mentor to allocated trainees.
*Work closely with the manager team to oversee the performance, wellbeing and productivity of wider team
*Assists with motivation of all staff and takes an active role in managing issues informally, raises more serious matters with HR where appropriate.
*Provide clear instruction and constructive feedback to staff in a timely manner.
*Produces training material and regularly presents training to trainees on a variety of topics.
GENERAL PRACTICE MANAGER REQUIREMENTS:
*Relevant Accounting Qualification such as ACA or ACCA or international equivalent.
*Commercially aware and able to apply and communicate technical knowledge in a clear way.
*Commitment to client care and service beyond expectation.
*Commitment to CPD and ensuring technical competence is continually improved.
*A good team player
*Experience of mentoring and developing more junior team members
*Ability to prioritise work
*Ability to deliver work to an agreed timescale and budget
*Organised and motivated
*Attention to detail
*Advanced excel and word skills
*Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
In return, our client will provide a competitive salary and benefits package and an environment that reflects their company values and enables high performance and innovation.
For the chance to join this respected leader in its chosen markets, we would love to hear from you.
The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.