Practice Manager (Accountancy)

Practice Manager

Manchester, M15


Due to rapid expansion over the last eight years, an exciting opportunity is available for a qualified and ambitious accountant to join an established accountancy practice as a Practice Manager. Based in the new practice office in South Manchester, the Practice Manager will earn a salary of £26,000 – £30,000 per annum dependent on experience.

The successful Practice Manager will ideally be a Qualified Accountant to take a step into being the Practice Manager and be involved in the strategic direction and daily operational management of a successful Accountancy firm. This role will still involve you dealing with clients, and delivering client work, it will be supporting the Directors with the Operational efficiency and growth of the practice.


Main responsibilities for the Practice Manager will be;

Managing workflow, client files and deadlines within the Practice

Ability to go through the working papers from outsourced contractors/accountants

Reviewing IT systems & accounting s/w periodically & suggesting improvements

Reviewing work produced/performed by other members of staff

Providing effective training and support to other staff, when necessary

Working with the Directors to set KPI’s, goals and objectives & monitor them

Responsible for improving processes and implementing new systems

Client facing responsibilities


The successful Practice Manager will possess demonstrable experience in a similar role in addition to the following skills and experience:

ACCA/ACA Qualified or equivalent

VT Accounts, Money Soft, Tax Filer, Sage Accounts and Payroll and MS Word & Excel

Ambitious and target orientated

Ability to meet and bring clients to the business

Hold a full driving licence – essential

knowledge of how a Practice operates

A good ‘all-rounder’ who can handle statutory accounts preparation, personal tax, VAT, corporation tax, Dividends, book keeping and all general accounting jobs for clients.

Superb influencing and communication skills are imperative

Experience in supervising and training junior/other members of staff is essential

Analytical skills, along with the ability manage multiple deadlines concurrently.

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