Accounts Manager - Accountancy Practice - Royston

posted 14th August 2019
  • United Kingdom
  • £55,000 - £65,000 Per Annum
  • Royston
  • Full Time


  • £55,000 - £65,000 Per Annum
  • Plus Benefits


Accounts Manager - Royston - Accountancy Practice

AJ Chambers are currently recruiting for an Accountancy Practice based in Royston who are looking for an experienced Client / Account Manager to support the team due to organic growth within the company.  This firm are a highly respected accountancy firm operating within Accounts, tax, advisory, audit.

Duties would include:

  • Keep up to date with all technical developments to ensure continued excellent services with the client
  • Oversee and manage clients’ accounts, tax and value-added services assignments, to include monitoring progress against budget and established timeframe, review of work completed by junior team members and resolving all issues prior to Partner review;
  • Assist in the management of the overall team on a day to day basis;
  • Manage a portfolio of clients including client take-on procedures to include the preparation of accounts and tax returns for companies, sole traders, partnerships and individuals;
  • Act as a major point of contact within the firm for client requests/needs, keeping clients informed of progress in relation to all aspects of the service provided and maintaining regular contact with clients;
  • Provision of general tax advice to clients;
  • You will be expected to be able to write professional letters, reports and other written submissions for review by partners for use with clients and other relevant third parties;
  • Develop, retain and motivate junior members of staff (includes ensuring job appraisal documentation is completed within deadlines and ensuring appropriate objectives and development plans are in place for appraisees)
  • Work as part of the management team on issues such as resources planning, staff retention, improving our tools and processes and efficiency gains.

Your experience:

  • ACA/ACCA qualified or equivalent preferably with 2 or more years’ post-qualification experience in an accountancy practice
  • Proven client relationship skills  
  • Broad accounts and tax knowledge with the ability to advise clients directly
  • Proficient at Microsoft office especially Excel
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting packages e.g. IRIS, Xero, Sage, QuickBooks etc 
  •  Experience of managing client assignments 


  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Adopt a calm and assured hands on approach to your working practices and office life
  • Excellent time management skills to ensure all deadlines and expectations are met
  • Copes well under pressure and recovers from setbacks quickly
  • Responds positively to constructive criticism and deals with negative situations without avoiding potentially difficult conversations

If you feel you would be suitable for this role, or know anyone that might be interested, please feel free to apply direct, or contact Danny Brown @ AJ Chambers.

Accounts Manager - Royston - Accountancy Practice

Job reference: ACCROY

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