£45,000 - £55,000



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Danielle Daymond

AJ Chambers Recruitment are delighted to be working with a modern and dynamic Top 20 Firm based in Peterborough, on their search for a Client Manager to join their highly successful accounts team.

What will you be doing?

  • Take primary responsibility for managing and delivering work for a portfolio of clients on behalf of various Partners/Directors providing a bookkeeping, VAT, management and year end accounts compliance service. This includes work for limited companies, partnerships and sole traders, using both manual and computerised accounting systems.
  • Work will include the planning, review and finalisation of accounts (including initial preparation work where necessary), dealing with clients’ taxation affairs and advising clients on general commercial business-related matters.
  • Manage staff on a day-to-day basis in respect of portfolio work, including working with the Accounting Solutions Supervisors to plan and allocate work within the team, based on level of experience and competence.
  • Assist in maintaining and developing the firm’s compliance procedures to deliver a better-quality service, to develop and promote the department and to manage risk compliance.
  • Identify opportunities to refine existing departmental procedures to deliver a better-quality service and to develop and promote the department.
  • Plan and manage regular team meetings, establishing meeting content and encouraging team members to contribute

What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • Significant previous experience in accounts preparation, bookkeeping and VAT work and qualified to at least ACCA or ACA standard (or equivalent by experience)
  • Previous team management or supervisory experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, partners and clients.
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work, particularly during peak periods of work
  • Confident IT and systems skills, with a track record of understanding client’s needs and using technologies to achieve effective management.
  • Ability to use computerised accounts software, including Sage, Xero and Quick Books and confident Excel skills

What will you get in return?

  • Competitive salary of up to £55,000 (DOE) and fantastic benefits package
  • Flexible working arrangements which include the option of hybrid and remote working, helping to make work suit your lifestyle
  • Own portfolio of varied and interesting clients and exposure to Partner portfolios
  • A team to manage and supervise
  • A fun and supportive working environment in a very modern office.
  • Free on-site parking
  • + much more!

If you believe you have what it takes to be successful in this Client Manager role based in Peterborough and you would like to be considered, please do apply direct or get in contact with Danielle Daymond at AJ Chambers and we will be in touch if short-listed.

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