Client Manager

Location
England, Shropshire, Telford
Salary
£36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
Jan 11, 2021
Closes
Feb 08, 2021
Ref
JN -112020-1558385
Contact
Matt Taylor
Job Role
Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Newly qualified, Qualified

Manage a varied client portfolio including limited companies, sole traders, partnerships and individuals for a very relationship and service driven firm.

Client Details

A leading accountancy practice based in Telford undergoing continued and sustained positive expansion and growth. The firm and Client Manager role provide genuine prospects for long-term career progression, development and Partner opportunities.

Description

The key responsibilities for this Client Manager position at a leading accountancy firm based in Telford are:

  • Manage a client portfolio including limited companies, sole traders, partnerships and individuals.
  • Oversee and manage all aspects of client's service delivery including preparation of year-end accounts, management accounts, bookkeeping, VAT etc and value-added services assignments.
  • Act as the main point of contact within the firm for clients, keeping them informed of progress in relation to all aspects of service delivery and maintaining regular contact with them.
  • Review work completed by junior team members and resolving all issues prior to Partner review.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with new and existing clients.
  • Ability to multi-task and complete assignments within time constraints and set deadlines.
  • Reporting directly to a Partner.
  • Working and liaising with other members in the Business Services team and colleagues in other departments as necessary to provide high-quality client service.
  • Develop, retain and motivate junior members of staff and assist in the management of the overall Business Services team on a day-to-day basis.
  • Knowledgeable of the firm's services and able to cross-sell those services into the client base.

Profile

In order for candidates to be successful when applying for this Client Manager role at a leading accountancy firm in Telford, you must be:

  • ACCA/ACA qualified
  • Have proven experience of working in a practice environment
  • Experience in managing a client portfolio
  • Have a proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Have a proactive approach to problem-solving and delivering client solutions
  • Be a motivated individual and able to work alone or as part of a team
  • The ability to take responsibility and use your own initiative to resolve problems and issues
  • Ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels
  • Strong organisation and planning skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to positively embrace changes and new challenges
  • Experience of using cloud-based accounting software packages, such as Sage, Xero, Receipt Bank, Auto Entry etc
  • Hold a full and clean driving licence

Job Offer

  • £36,000 - £40,000 base salary
  • Pension
  • Great office location
  • Parking
  • Well established, supportive team
  • Progression

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