Head of Outsourced Accounts

£40-50,000pa dependant upon level of experience, plus benefits Full-time with flexibility BGC-01821-AC Permanent

  • Accounts
  • Bookkeeping
  • Outsourcing
  • Public Practice
  • County Durham

Rare to the market is an opportunity for a Head of Outsourcing to join this fast growing accountancy practice in County Durham as they continue to serve the local and national market of high growth businesses.

We are seeking an energetic, self-driven and experienced Accountant who is able to provide leadership and direction to a successful outsourcing team. With clients at the foremost of what they do each day, a full comprehensive service is offered covering, cloud based solutions, bookkeeping, invoicing, self-assessment tax, VAT returns, payroll and management accounts.

As head of department you will be accountable for the day to day successful delivery of these services to clients. Ensuring a first class customer service is delivered timely and to a high standard. You will also play an important part of the management team and strategy will be an area you are involved in.

From initial client engagement, managing workflow, WIP, client liaison, billing and the review of accounts this is a varied role. As important, is the day to day staff development, coaching, mentoring and leading your team to be the very best at what they do. With varying levels of experience you will have a team that are hungry to better themselves and learn from your experience.

We are looking for a qualified  (ACCA/ACA/CIMA) or qualified by experience Accountant with extensive experience in practice accounting and outsourcing services. You must be an excellent communicator, able to develop rapport with both clients and your team quickly. You will love training and mentoring and enjoy the rewards of seeing your team flourish.

Whilst interest from a practice background is preferable we are open to hearing from those in Industry that can bring multiple account skills to the position.

We need the individual to be able to project manage, often spinning more than one plate or two at a time. You must be proficient with cloud based accounting software such as Xero, Quickbook, Sage , Dext (formery Receipt Bank) or freeagent.

My client is passionate about their firms culture and it is important that they find someone who shares their values and ethos. The team work hard, but they also know how to have fun, offering a genuine nice environment to spend your time.

At present most of the team are working remotely (due to Covid) but the future plan is to provide a flexible working environment that offers individuals a mixture of office and home based working.

If you would like to be part of this journey please apply for more information.

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