Who are THP Accountants?

We are a growing firm of accountants with 5 offices located in Wanstead, Cheam, Chelmsford, Saffron Walden and City. There are just over 50 of us in the THP family with the vast majority of the team being with us for over 10 years.

As a firm we believe in putting our team and clients first, we have a family feel and recognise the importance of a happy workforce, as a THP team member you would receive a competitive salary, benefits that increase with service, great CPD and additional benefits including perk box (google it, it’s great!)

This opportunity

We are looking for a qualified ACA/ACCA Cloud Accounting Manager to review work from a mixed portfolio and deal with accounts queries and cloud accounting issues, enabling the directors to focus on developing the practice and providing a consultative service to existing clients.

 Main Responsibilities

 This list is not intended to be exhaustive nor is the order of listing to be taken as an indication of importance

  • Manage work flow within the team/outsourcing and work closely with our bookkeeper/management accountant
  • Dealing with a varied client portfolio (T/O up to £5million) including OMBs, advertising, retail, construction, contractors etc.
  • Review a wide range of accounts – Limited, sole trader, partnership, LLP’s etc. Identifying and making adjustments where necessary
  • Finalising accounts under the overall control of the director
  • Providing a management accounts service to clients to include forecasting and budgeting
  • Build relationships with clients with a view to being their primary point of contact for any initial accounts, tax or VAT queries
  • Attend client meetings on a regular basis
  • Ensure work is completed within agreed time and budget
  • Liasing with HMRC in respect of VAT enquiries
  • Team management, identifying any training needs, ensuring cohesion amongst the close knit team
  • Dealing with general incoming client queries and escalating when required
  • Identify cross selling opportunities
  • Work with a variety of systems including – FreeAgent, Xero, IRIS, SAGE and Quickbooks
  • Deliver Xero training to individuals and small groups
  • Be our Xero expert across the practice and assist colleagues in all aspects, migration, service delivery and reporting from Xero

Opportunity to be involved in ad-hoc client projects, including developing our firm wide cloud offering to clients

Skills, Experience and Attributes required:-

This list is not intended to be exhaustive nor is the order of listing to be taken as an indication of importance 

  • ACA or ACCA qualified with 3 – 5 Years + within a practice environment
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills
  • Strong IT skills to include Excel, Word and Xero essential
  • Experience to include supervising a small team, mentoring junior team members and having responsibility for managing a portfolio
  • Up to date statutory accounts knowledge and sound accounting and VAT technical knowledge is required
  • Experience of preparing management accounts (to include forecasting and budgeting)
  • Must possess a client focused attitude and have proven experience of building and maintaining relationships with clients
  • Experience of working with a variety of clients
  • Acute sense of fine detail and the ability to analyse and solve more complex accounting queries
  • Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel, Xero, SAGE, IRIS, Quickbooks and FreeAgent
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and flexible in approach
  • Communication – oral and written, ability to deal with variety of people in different environments
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Adaptable to change
  • Self-motivated
  • Organised – ability to deal with a variety of tasks and managing a varied workload
  • Commercially aware
  • Team building skills
  • Be positive and committed to THP in dealings with both clients and team members

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