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Accounts Manager / Portfolio Manager

£50,000 - £60,000 per annum, negotiable


Kieron Whitehead

A great opportunity for someone looking to take the next step up in their career as our client are looking for an accounts / Portfolio Manager to join and lead the team in their Central London office!

This is a brilliant role where you will manage an exciting portfolio of clients, largely within the entertainment sector, reporting directly to one of the firm’s Partners sitting between them and their client base. The nature of the firm and the role will allow you to take on the responsibility of running the client portfolio, and to fully utilise your experience and expertise to the maximum.

What's on offer

  • Salary - £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
  • Interesting and exciting client base (mostly Entertainment clients)
  • Work from Home potential

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage and run a portfolio of clients
  • Manage a team of 3 members of staff to ensure all work is completed to a satisfactory standard, and all deadlines are met
  • Reporting directly to Partner
  • Accounts preparation
  • VAT & PAYE
  • Statutory matters

The Ideal Candidate

  • ACA or ACCA Qualified
  • At least 2 years of post qualification experience
  • Previous experience managing and leading a team
  • Good technical and compliance skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrable experience managing your own portfolio of clients

For more details on this role please apply, or contact Kieron Whitehead at AJ Chambers

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