Accountant - Portfolio Manager

Job Title: Accountant - Portfolio Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northwich, Cheshire
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000 per annum + bonus, parking, 28 days hol + bank
Reference: 3515037_1549037301
Contact Name: Emma Pasquill
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Job Published: February 01, 2019 16:08

Job Description

Are you a practice trained accountant looking to manage a portfolio? Part or full time hours available.

Your new firm
A highly reputable firm of Chartered Accountants based across thee Cheshire region are looking to appoint an Accountant (ACA / ACCA / QBE) to join the firms small business team in Northwich. This opportunity has arisen due to the relocation of a team member and therefore the partners are seeking an experienced practice accountant to manage their portfolio. The firm will consider 4 days part time or full time applications.

Your new role
As a Portfolio Manager will join a team of around eight employees who work with a broad range of small businesses, partnerships and sole traders under the audit threshold. In this role you will manage a portfolio of clients, predominantly limited companies and be responsible for preparing and reviewing accounts, undertaking bookkeeping and quarterly VAT returns, preparing tax returns for both the personal and business needs and keeping in regular contact with your portfolio to provide any ad hoc business advice.

This is an autonomous role whereby you will gain responsibility for managing your workflow, billing and leading year end meetings with your clients.

In this role there is the opportunity to work closely with the partner and gain involvement in networking in the local area and developing business.

What you'll need to succeed
The firm are seeking an experienced general practice accountant who is competent in preparing small company accounts and corporation tax computations. You will join a friendly but busy team and therefore you must be able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills and strong organisational skills. Ideally you will possess the ACA / ACCA qualification however AAT / QBE applications will be considered.

To be considered for this role at the lower end of the salary scale you do not need to have prior experience of managing a portfolio as the firm will train and develop you as necessary.

What you'll get in return
This is a great opportunity to join a leading firm of Chartered Accountants in the Northwich area. This job opportunity allows you to manage your own portfolio and also gain involvement in network and building strong client relationships.

You will receive a competitive salary of circa £28000 - £33000 DOE, 28 days holiday plus bank holidays, free parking on site, performance based bonus scheme, CPD and subs and flexi time. The firm will consider 4 days or full time applications.

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