Reporting To: Partners
We are one of the UK’s leading providers of accountancy, tax and business advice to owner-managed and mid-size companies. Wilkins Kennedy joined Baldwins, one of the UK’s fastest-growing business advisory groups in 2018 and we remain ambitious in our future plans. We believe that our success comes from our talented team of co-workers, and are always keen to welcome motivated, enthusiastic people into our growing business.
To help us with the delivery of high quality audit & accountancy client services in a rapidly developing, digital environment. Our clients range from SMEs through to international businesses and cover a variety of business sectors, including regulated sectors such as FCA, Academies & Schools, Charities and Solicitors. We are looking for someone with energy, ambition and a strong sense of commitment to join us and become a key part of our Amersham team. As well as a competitive salary and benefits, we offer a development programme to help individuals maximise their potential and develop their career.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
Manage a client portfolio comprising both audit & non-audit clients, liaising closely with the Partners concerned.
Build and maintain strong client relationships with focus on delivering of exceptional client service.
Responsible for managing, motivating and coaching team members, providing regular feedback and supporting their development.
Involved in wider business development activity, building the brand across the region.
Supervise work of junior team members, provide technical assistance, undertake post-assignment appraisals and assist Partners with feedback.
Attend to the preparation of client financial statements ensuring compliance with prescribed legislation and standards.
Liaise with other departments within the Amersham office and across other Wilkins Kennedy locations to ensure the timely exchange of relevant, client information.
Contribute to the provision of excellent client service by identifying efficiency-savings and maintaining effective client communication.
Recognise opportunities for us to help our clients develop their businesses and maximise their potential.
Identify opportunities for us to provide additional services and liaise with other Managers and the Partners as appropriate.
The potential to participate in promotional activities run by the firm.
ACA or ACCA qualified.
Extensive post-qualification external audit experience including proven track record of effectively leading client audit engagements
Comprehensive understanding of key reporting standards (GAAP, FRS, IFRS)
Commercially focused with the ability to deliver innovative solutions
Strong mentoring, coaching and people management/development skills
Broad knowledge of business taxation.
Good, all-round knowledge of Microsoft Office and accounting packages, particularly CCH Practice Suite and Proaudit.
Professional and approachable manner with effective communication skills.
Works well under time pressure and is used to meeting deadlines.
Organised individual who understands the importance of delivering excellent client service in a cost-effective manner.
Car driver with full, clean license
To be considered for this role, please send your CV to email@example.com