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Accounts and Tax Manager

Asset Workforce



£50000 - £55000/annum tbc


Posted: 14/05/2024

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Accounts and Tax Manager

ROLE TYPE (permanent/temporary):

Permanent/Full Time (*office-based*)


Tunbridge Wells, Kent (UK) OR Croydon, South London (UK)

HOURS / DAYS (per week):

5 days (Monday to Friday), 37.5 hours per week (9am – 5.30pm)


£50,000 to £55,000 per annum (experience dependant)


Notice Period = 1 - 3 months / Probation Period = 3 months 


20 days holiday per year, plus Bank Holidays


This Accounting Practice are extremely well established, and have impressive strategic growth plans to grow across the coming years, throughout various UK locations. To do this, they are looking to hire top talent within the Accounting market, and they are looking for individuals who are able to fit into their supportive, ambitious and dynamic culture. The role of an Accounts and Tax Manager is to build relationships with clients and to have direct responsibility of client accounts and tax portfolios. They are responsible for the delivery of an outstanding service to all clients. They should drive an organisational culture where people are strongly connected to the business’ vision, mission, and values. The role requires an influential individual who can build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and who can deliver for the business and for clients.

JOB DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES (include but not limited to):

Managing a portfolio of clients, leading client meetings and advising clients on various accounting and tax matters
Review Accounts and Tax Returns to ensure they meet HMRC and Companies House standards
Dealing with work allocation and prioritisation with Tax preparers to ensure good quality output and timely progress
Promoting and ensuring quality control of outgoing correspondence and tax returns in terms of style, spelling, layout and technical competence
Review team files to ensure all standards, quality and compliance requirements are met and issues identified
Hold responsibility for client relationships up to £200k of revenue to ensure the best possible value, advice and quality and compliance for clients
Assisting where required with the Company’s end of year reporting process for clients – typically these are P11Ds, Form 42, ATED returns if relevant. These are primarily drafted by the Tax preparers.
Ensure that all discussions, deadlines, and actions for client are delivered
Drive efficiency and profitability in standards and service using best practice through technology
Create and maintain strong and long-lasting relationships with clients, Directors, and staff
Contribute to a high performing culture where people live the vision, mission and values
Ensure client work complies with all legal and ethical standards and statutory regulations
Set performance measures, review performance, and take effective action to improve when off track
Be a strong role model for the organisations values and standards to develop a high-performance culture
Develop and maintain the highest standards of technical knowledge and expertise for self and others
Develop the team ensuring the voice of the team is heard
Provide industry leading insights, solutions, and advice to build the firm’s reputation and client base.

Portfolio management of accounts and tax work at a practice
Client relationship development and maintenance
Experience with accountancy software suites
Audit / independent examination experience preferred but not required
Good knowledge of accounting software
Ideally Xero And Sage experience and knowledge

Qualified Accountant – ICAEW or ACCA (Part qualified with relevant experience will be considered)
Must have Right to Work in UK - No Sponsorships will be provided
STRONG knowledge and experience of Xero and Sage

Interviewing ASAP / Start date ASAP

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