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£42,000 - £47,000 - Accountancy Practice - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 4066 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 Mar 2023

iMultiply are working in partnership with a leading independent Accountancy Firm to recruit a Client Manager.

The Practice

An innovative and growing independent Accountancy Firm with ambitious plans to scale the business. The Practice works closely with SMEs and owner-managed businesses across the UK.

The Role

This a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Qualified Accountant. The role would suit an existing Client Manager or equally someone looking to take the step up. The growth of the office and wider business means the right candidate can progress quickly.

Day-to-day you will be responsible for;

  • Manging a portfolio of clients comprising individuals and owner managed businesses.
  • Preparation and review of accounts for companies, partnerships, LLP’s and sole traders.
  • Preparation and review of corporation tax returns and computations.
  • Preparation and review of partnership tax returns and adjusted profit computations.
  • Preparation and review of personal tax returns and computations.
  • Company secretarial filings.
  • Discuss and resolve accounts queries with clients.
  • Ensure the completion and implementation of all relevant client work ensuring effective team workflow.
  • Reviewing book-keeping/VAT returns for quarterly submission.
  • Research and seeking to resolve issues for upward communication in more complex client cases or higher risk aspects of work.
  • Complete administration on client files and set up relevant file reviews ensuring all sections are of a standard to be sent out to clients for approval.
  • Consistent & regular communication with management on progress and status of on-going jobs.
  • Ensuring month end procedures are completed on a timely and efficient basis.
  • Communicate with HMRC and other bodies as required.
  • Ensure jobs are completed within 30 days of starting and/ or delivered at  the agreed date.
  • Ensuring telephones are answered within 3 rings & the office is kept clean, tidy & safe.
  • Ensuring you are adhering to the clean desk policy
  • Take potential lead meetings.
  • Facilitate portfolio growth of 20% year on year.
  • New client engagement procedures.
  • Arrange & lead accounts planning meetings so to maximise implementation of immediate resources.
  • Identifying additional billing opportunities & project work with a target of 20% of your compliance billing (only where project work will benefit clients).
  • Attend networking events.
  • Assisting the director with the running of the department/ office.
  • Ensuring team achieves recoverability of at least 100%.
  • Review team WIP’s to ensure margins are maximised and resource is utilised at the appropriate levels.
  • Review weekly resourcing to ensure deadlines are delivered.
  • Oversight of teams.
  • Managing the support, training & development of the team.
  • Ensure your team’s time sheets are completed and checked.
  • Ensure teams 1-2-1 meetings are completed and recorded within the required timescale.
  • Maximise chargeable time for all client work. 

To be considered for the role you will ideally have;

  • Problem solving abilities in order that you can take client issues and independently and satisfactorily resolve them.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at every level.
  • A good eye for detail, and a flair for producing high-quality written communication.
  • A positive mindset and a proactive, can-do attitude.
  • Ability to respond under pressure in a complex environment, whilst managing a high and diverse workload.
  • ACCA or equivalent qualified.

On Offer

The position of Client Manager is an excellent opportunity for a Qualified Accountant looking to develop their career in a growing and progressive Accountancy Firm.

If you like the look of this vacancy and think you could perform the role, but, you don't think you meet all the requirements, please DO APPLY for this opportunity. Data shows that certain groups, mainly women and people from BIPOC communities, are less likely to apply for jobs where they don't meet 100% of role. iMultiply would encourage you to apply for roles where there is room for development and growth.

iMultiply is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all employees, workers and applicants. iMultiply will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual's protected characteristic.

For more information on the Client Manager position please contact Gareth Spowart on 07719 108 236 or email


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