Accountant / Team Manager

Accountant / Team Manager

We’re looking for an experienced, confident accountant who’s not only brilliant using cloud accounting software, but has experience managing a team, ideally remote. The ideal candidate will be naturally outgoing, with the ability to juggle a large portfolio of clients while simultaneously managing a team of bookkeepers and junior accountants. Top-notch management skills and attention to detail are imperative elements of this role. 


This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward-thinking, tech-focussed remote accountancy firm working with clients from a variety of sectors based all over the UK. The company offers flexible working (remote), a very generous holiday package, opportunities for growth and a competitive salary.


Key responsibilities:


  • Management of up to 10 bookkeepers and accountants
  • Completing and filing of year-end accounts
  • Bookkeeping checks to final trial balance
  • Check your team’s work for accuracy and completeness
  • Provide advice and guidance to your team members
  • Review and reporting of team’s performance and client satisfaction
  • VAT checks for accuracy
  • Payroll/PAYE assistance
  • CIS
  • Cashflow forecasting
  • Self assessments
  • Preparation of management reports
  • Workplace pensions
  • Client relations and retention, including visiting clients when necessary
  • Adhere to proper accounting standards
  • Ability to independently identify issues or errors and quickly resolve these
  • Advise directors of any outstanding issues
  • Attend and contribute in business development meetings




  • AAT qualified or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ accounting experience in practice on multiple client accounts
  • Management experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Xero (ideally Xero Certified), Quickbooks, Sage
  • Ability to work independently and produce incredibly accurate work under tight deadlines
  • Exceptional written and spoken English
  • Client focussed
  • Full UK drivers licence and access to your own vehicle


Salary range: £35,000-£40,000 per annum


To apply, fill out your details below and upload your CV/covering letter. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

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