Accounts Manager/Assistant Manager – Cambridge

Role Overview

  • You will work as part of the established Corporate team based in Cambridge which will ultimately see you acting as a manager on a industry specific and demanding portfolio of clients. You will have responsibility for supervising and developing more junior members of staff whilst assisting your Manager with tasks such as WIP control, billing procedures and debtor control. You will also be expected to be commercial in developing new business at BD and networking events/functions

 Principle Responsibilities:

  • To display a commercial approach to client servicing and to demonstrate maturity in judgement.
  • To produce complete client files to consistently good standard, in accordance with Price Bailey compliance requirements.
  • To competently manage all routine tax compliance matters occurring within client assignments.
  • To be able to raise high quality business correspondence, including technically demanding reports.
  • To take responsibility for portfolio WIP, billing procedures and debtor control through liaison with appropriate partners and Directors.
  • To display strong and proactive awareness of current legislation and changes, relating them where appropriate to client assignments.
  • To be able to identify opportunities to add value to clients and refer them to Price Bailey specialists where appropriate.
  • To be able to delegate work effectively where appropriate.
  • To assist in staff development appraisal meetings and mentoring
  • To display a strong team ethic working alongside other managers sharing resources


Person Specification:

Work based competencies

  • ACA/ACCA Qualified
  • 5 years post-qualified experience within a practice environment
  • Client facing experience
  • Previous managerial experience would be an advantage

  Behavioural competencies

  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Strong communicator at all levels
  • A highly professional appearance and attitude
  • A team player
  • Enthusiastic, keen to learn and take on new challenges
  • Highly organised with evidenced ability to manage time
  • Motivated and ambitious


Training & Development:

  • CPD programme for part/fully qualified candidates including compliance and broader technical skills training
  • Performance reviews every six months

Benefits Package:

  • Smart Working (see link for further details
  • A relaxed and professional environment
  • Social Activities/Charitable Events
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
  • 25days Holiday depending on level of qualification (ability to purchase up to 5 extra days annually under our flexible benefits scheme)
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Retail Discounts as part of UK 200 Group



26 November 2019 - 6 December 2019

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