Accountancy Practice - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 3318 Date Posted: Monday 03 May 2021
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iMultiply is delighted to be recruiting for a Business Services & Outsourcing Manager on behalf of an accountancy practice based in central Glasgow.


The Practice is a well established, independent, medium sized firm led by Partners and Associates who are all experienced accountancy professionals. Their shared philosophy is based on client service and they understand that in order to provide the best service they must understand and anticipate the needs of the client. This requires good relationships and regular communication which is at the core of the firm's success.


The Business Services & Outsourcing Manager is a newly created role which has come about due to a positive internal re-organisation and a recognition that an extra resource is required to both manage a busy existing client portfolio and to cater for the growth in outsourced work.


The main duties will be:

  • Managing a small team consisting of qualified and part-qualified accountants
  • Managing a client portfolio of SMEs typically ranging in turnover between £1m and £3m
  • Financial Accounts preparation and associated duties
  • Reviewing accounts work carries out by members of the team  
  • Overseeing Outsourced work (Bookkeeping, Purchase Ledger etc.)
  • Identifying opportunities to grow the Outsourced Services offering

Person requirements:

  • Qualified Accountant (CA/ACA/ACCA)
  • Several years recent experience within a medium sized or large accountancy practice
  • Excellent technical financial accounting skills
  • Staff management/supervisory experience
  • Portfolio management experience
  • Knowledge and experience of Cloud Accounting software packages i.e Sage, Xero, Quickbooks
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

On offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • 4 weeks annual leave rising to 5 weeks after 2 years service
  • 37 hours a week - early close on a Friday dependent on workload
  • Agile/Remote working on offer and negotiable

This role is a unique opportunity to join a successful firm in a newly created role that will offer opportunities for both career progression and professional development.

For further details please contact Alex Allen on 07719 108230 or at