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Date Added: Sat 02/07/2022

Practice Manager

Devon, UK
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Company: BROOK STREET

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

We are seeking an experienced Practice Manager to join an independent and well-established accountancy firm based in Devon. The firm have enjoyed recent business growth and are looking for someone to join their super friendly team! You will have the opportunity to earn a basic salary of £38,000-£45,000 per annum.

THE ROLEOur client is currently looking for an organised and conscientious candidate to work alongside their successful team in order to manage the Practice Administration and Finance. They would be working alongside Zohan Nash in assisting with the management of the practice, in particular dealing with the following areas, however this list is not exhaustive

THE COMPANYOur client is an independent and well-established firm of accountants who have a wealth of experience in all areas of accountancy and taxation. They are a forward-thinking Practice with a relaxed culture and believe that a proactive approach to tax and business development is essential when dealing with small and medium sized owner operated businesses.

TYPICAL DAILY JOB DUTIES - WHAT WILL YOU BE RESPONSIBLE FOR?

  • Bookkeeping (on Sage50 Professional)
  • VAT Returns
  • Client payments and ledger administration
  • Overseeing Credit control and credit checking (with the assistance of a sub-contractor who does this for us)
  • Supplier invoices, payments and ledger administration
  • Client standing orders, direct debits and recurring invoices (Renewals, processing and administration)
  • Client disbursement control
  • Management accounts
  • Cash flows and projections
  • Monthly billing projected and actuals. Setting targets, managing staff KPI's
  • Payroll
  • Manage staff benefits in kind to include forms P11D (Pensions, Private Medical Insurance, Death In Service, Income Protection, Subscriptions, Commissions & Mobile Phones)
  • Human resources (Holiday management, Contracts, Handbooks, Memo's, Return to work interviews etc) with third party solicitor assistance
  • Health and safety with third party assistance, external training or external auditor
  • Flexi time system administration
  • Staff Continued Professional Development (CPD) - management and monitoring of courses
  • Website updating and maintenance (note technical aspect of programming website not required, we have a company that does this, this role would be managing the changes and development of the site)
  • Management of the Anti-Money Laundering Systems and Processes
  • Office management (utilities, telephones, insurance, repairs and maintenance, fire and intruder alarms, fire equipment, fire risk assessments etc)
  • Various Insurance renewals

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Bookkeeping
  • VAT Returns
  • Management Accounts
  • Project Management
  • Staff Management
  • Microsoft Office literate (Word and Excel will be heavily used)
  • Sage Line 50
  • Microsoft Office literate (Word and Excel will be heavily used)
  • Sage Line 50
  • Ability to clearly and professionally communicate:-
    • On the telephone
    • Letter writing
    • Emails
  • Ability to work autonomously, prioritise workload and manage deadlines.
  • Personable - will have client and third party contact.
  • Sociable.
  • Organised and efficient - We strive for consistency and control to give a professional and proactive service.
  • Guide ACCA/CIMA - DESIRABLE
  • QBE - DESIRABLE

SALARY

£38,000 - £45,000

HOURSFebruary to December: 37 hours per week as follows:Monday - Thursday 8.30 am - 5.00 pm (30-minute lunch break)Friday 8.30 am - 1.30 pm (no lunch break)For the month of January: 40 hours per week as follows:Monday - Friday 8.30 am - 5.00 pm (30 minute lunch break)

***PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU MATCH THE PERSON SPECIFICATION ABOVE ***

PACKAGE AND BENEFITS

  • 20 working days per annum Holiday entitlement
  • Payment of Subscriptions to Professional Bodies
  • Group Private Medical Cover Policy - non-contributory by you.
  • Group Income Protection Policy - non-contributory by you.
  • Death in Service (Life Cover) - non-contributory by you.
  • Parking permit for all Torbay car parks.
  • Commission of 25% of the first year's annual recurring fee chargeable to any clients you introduce to the practice.
  • Commission on introduction of suitable employees. £750 non senior roles and £1,500 for senior roles.
  • Flexi Time (with 1.30pm finish on Fridays as part of standard hours)
  • Two Duvet Fridays per holiday year.
  • Casual wear every day.
  • Free snacks and fruit bowl provided.
  • Open culture to include regular staff meetings, including involving staff in practice development and achievement of goals.
  • Social Committee and events with a social fund provided by the Practice.
  • Christmas closure period 24 Dec to 1 Jan, all working days given as extra holiday.
  • Holiday entitlement increases with length of service.

If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Temoor on .***If you have not received a response within 48 hours, unfortunately your CV has not been selected on this occasion***

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