A prestigious accounting firm with a strong name in the market place are looking to appoint an Outsourcing Manager on a permanent basis to their team in Newcastle. Suited to either an Accounts Manager or Management Accountant with supervisory experience this is an excellent opportunity to take a leadership role in the team with accountability for the delivery of a range of services to a client portfolio.
On a day to day basis you will be responsible for managing a team of accounts professionals which will include elements of training, with the collective aim of delivering a first class accounting service to your clients. These will range across a number of sectors including property and financial services to name a few. In the main the provision of services will be management accounting led.
Your role will undertake a mix of staff management; monitoring workloads, quality of output, coaching, reviews and appraisals, recruitment, team meetings, goal settings and the development of performance and procedures. You will work on the production of monthly management accounts, reviewing accounts for your team and picking up on the more complex accounts. More junior members of your team will be involved in the transaction elements of accounting under the outsourcing services umbrella, for which you will also oversee.
There will also be aspects to your role where you will work with new clients, onboarding businesses and developing relationships as you work together.
We are looking for a qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with post qualification experience and strong technical and management skills. Motivated with a high standard of professionalism you will be organised, time conscious and an excellent communicator. A good working knowledge of a range of accounting software would be beneficial including Sage.
In order to be an effective manager a presence in the office is required, but my client does offer flexibility enabling you to combine a mix of office and home working. This position is open to those with a background in either practice or Industry.