Practice Manager (Accountancy) - South Manchester

  • by Solid Recruit
  • Location Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK
  • Salary £30,000 - £40,000 / year
  • 116 days ago
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Job Description:

Agency Notes

The company is flexible with salary if the candidate is exceptional.

Also offers commision on new clients.

Candidate will need 3 years’ experience working in Practice, 1 of these needs to be working with clients.

The candidate will be required to bring in new clients and assist the company growth.

The candidate will need to be young energetic and with a passion to grow the company.

The employer is looking to hire ASAP. ***


Due to rapid expansion over the last eight years, an exciting opportunity is available for a qualified and ambitious accountant to join an established accountancy practice as a Practice Manager.

The successful Practice Manager will ideally be a Qualified Accountant to take a step into being the Practice Manager and be involved in the strategic direction and daily operational management of a successful Accountancy firm. This role will still involve you dealing with clients, and delivering client work, it will be supporting the Directors with the Operational efficiency and growth of the practice.

Main responsibilities for the Practice Manager will be;

  • Managing workflow, client files and deadlines within the Practice
  • Ability to go through the working papers from outsourced contractors/accountants
  • Reviewing IT systems & accounting s/w periodically & suggesting improvements
  • Reviewing work produced/performed by other members of staff
  • Providing effective training and support to other staff, when necessary
  • Working with the Directors to set KPI’s, goals and objectives & monitor them
  • Responsible for improving processes and implementing new systems
  • Client facing responsibilities

The successful Practice Manager will possess demonstrable experience in a similar role in addition to the following skills and experience:

  • ACCA/ACA Qualified or equivalent
  • VT Accounts, Money Soft, Tax Filer, Sage Accounts and Payroll and MS Word & Excel
  • Ambitious and target orientated
  • Ability to meet and bring clients to the business
  • Hold a full driving licence – essential
  • knowledge of how a Practice operates
  • A good 'all-rounder' who can handle statutory accounts preparation, personal tax, VAT, corporation tax, Dividends, book keeping and all general accounting jobs for clients.
  • Superb influencing and communication skills are imperative
  • Experience in supervising and training junior/other members of staff is essential
  • Analytical skills, along with the ability manage multiple deadlines concurrently.


If you are interested in the Practice Manager vacancy based in South Manchester, please send your CV along with a covering letter explaining why you believe you are suitable for the position.


Additional information: Working Hours are flexible but is expected to be Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Out of hour’s email responses, viewings will be required on evenings and on weekends if it is essential.


Key skills

ACCA/ACA qualified, VT accounts, sage accounts
  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info Excellent Benefits + Commission
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Finance
  • Years Experience 1+ years
  • Career Level Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)