Assistant Manager (Douglas)Description: Our client, an independent, Chartered Accountancy practice based in Douglas, is looking for an Assistant Manager to join their busy general accountancy practice and corporate service provider. Requirements Newly qualified (or up to 2 years Post Qualification Experience), practice trained, ACCA or ACA. An excellent communicator with strong organisational skills who is able to lead and help train more junior members of staff. Discretion, diplomacy and a confident approach are a must. Looking to broaden experience by covering all aspects of general accountancy and the provision of trust services to high value clients. Audit experience is not a necessary requirement. Responsibilities The successful candidate will oversee a small team of up to 5 people and will report directly to a Manager and/or a Partner. It is anticipated that following successful completion of a probation period, the Assistant Manager would be assigned their own portfolio of clients and given external training in management and leadership skills. An Assistant Manager is responsible for overseeing all matters relating to client relationships and engagements that are assigned to them. This will include a variety of assignments from both our general accountancy practice and trust service provider, including ensuring timely preparation of financial statements and overseeing and checking of taxation and VAT returns and assessments. This role involves administration of companies which will vary greatly between clients. Communication between the Assistant Manager, the Manager and the Partner is key so the Assistant Manager is required to ensure they are kept aware and consulted on all pertinent client matters. The Assistant Manager will review work and will organise and co-ordinate the assignment of work for junior staff. This will include assisting, supervising and training junior members of the team. The Assistant Manager will also be involved in conducting appraisals, training sessions and attending management meetings. Each Assistant Manager is responsible for ensuring that their clients adhere to the firmsí compliance procedures and so they can expect to liaise with the Compliance team to ensure appropriate due diligence and know your client forms are held. The Assistant Manager is required to represent the company in a managerial capacity and conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times. Opportunities This position gives the right person an excellent opportunity to progress within the management team and to obtain valuable experience across the varied services of the business. Training In-house Management Training Programme, which will be designed with your specific skills and aptitudes in mind. Salary A competitive salary will be offered to commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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