- £40,000 - £50,000 Per Annum
AJ Chambers are currently recruiting for an extremely well established Accountancy Practice who are seeking a new Senior Client Manager due to them recently acquiring a number of local practices within the area.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced qualified Accountant (ideally with Audit) who would be required to take responsibility for a part of client fees.
To review work compiled by the accounts team, to liaise with and to provide financial information to clients from the reports produced. To effectively manage in-house teams across all locations and a shared services team based in India. To assist with the growth of the practice through management of current clients and acquisition of new clients.
To be the point of contact for all client liaison. Complete client profile summary.
Meeting clients to discuss accounts.
Where appropriate and jointly with India team, recommend financial actions by analysing accounting reports.
Advise clients on areas of business improvement.
Negotiate the terms of business with clients as required.
Maintain customer confidence and protect operations by keeping financial information confidential
Detect and prevent money laundering.
To ensure accurate and timely billing and receipt.
Ensure India team is on schedule with invoice raising and client fee payment. Liaise directly with client when necessary.
Standardise and update client engagement letters.
Weekly update with the management team by Skype, monthly meeting in Twickenham or Reading as required.
Improve processes by developing or implementing best practices.
Manage UK based accounting / admin staff as required.
Manage the office (alongside senior staff as shown in the organisational chart), IT systems, security, as appropriate.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops- reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Business Development - assist the Business Development Director as required to acquire new clients. Meet prospective clients, discuss requirements and create proposal (with assistance from Directors as required).
Extend the value chain by introducing new services to existing clients at all touch points.
ACA / ACCA Qualified
Accounting, Tax, reporting Skills, time management, supervision/management skills, Word/Excel, accounting and tax packages.
The individual should have attention to detail, deadline-oriented and keen on research.
For more information on this Senior Client Manager role, please either apply directly or contact Ben Bennett at AJ Chambers. If this role isn’t for you but you do possess many of the requirements then please do get in contact with us, as we may be able to offer a more suitable role.