Client Manager

England, Devon, Plymouth
£35000 - £40000 per annum
17 Feb 2017
24 Feb 2017
Jamie Wall
Job Title
Experience Levels
Contract Type
Full Time

I currently have an excellent opportunity to join a Plymouth based Practice as a Client Manager. You will be responsible for managing client work and projects/delivering a high quality service. The successful candidate will be ACA/ACCA qualified with 5 years+ of PQE.

Technical Skills/Responsibilities:

  • Detailed working knowledge of all relevant auditing and accounting issues
  • Good working knowledge of all areas of tax relevant to the firms clients
  • Able to formulate reasoned views and recommendations
  • Able to speak with confidence in all client-handling situations
  • Able to gain the trust of clients and fellow professionals
  • Develops and strengthens long-term relationships with clients
  • Plans, organises and controls multiple responsibilities and resources to achieve assignment objectives
  • In consultation with the Director/Partner helps develop solutions for clients and manages the implementation of ideas
  • Advises, coaches and supports team members including providing consistent recognition and encouragement to team members to increase retention and productivity.
  • Manages the compliance budget and profitability in their area of responsibility.
  • Prepares and communicates budget issues, identifies opportunities to improve assignment profitability and maintains and controls WIP, billing and debtor issues.
  • Identifies cross-selling opportunities and refers them to the appropriate team member.

In order to be successful, applicants will need:

  • Business acumen
  • Strong technical knowledge and skills.
  • Strong client relationship skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong team management skills - the ability to lead, motivate and coach teams of people.
  • A strong knowledge of firm products and services in the practice area and a working knowledge of products and services in other practice areas.
  • A sound understanding of market trends including opportunities and business and commercial issues.

Salary £35,000-£40,000