We have an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Manager in our Bournemouth office.

Key responsibilities are:

  • manage client engagements – owner managed businesses across a wide variety of sectors, including groups and consolidated accounts
  • manage the workflow, and resourcing of the Bournemouth accounts portfolio
  • supervise and coach accounts seniors, assistants and trainees
  • support the Bournemouth team with outstanding technical expertise
  • lead planning (including client meetings), review of statutory accounts
  • support the recruitment and development of new potential clients to add to existing client portfolio
  • apply risk focus, professional scepticism and judgment to deliver robust, efficient accounts
  • ability to identify, research and analyse accounting issues and propose solutions
  • work closely with, and providing pro-active support to the partner
  • management and prioritisation of own work and assignments to deadlines and budget
  • pro-active dedication to professional growth through training and experience opportunities
  • deliver excellent client service
  • build relationships with clients and related third parties
  • support the development of the Bournemouth team taking an active part in training junior members of the team
  • support the growth of the Bournemouth office

Knowledge & Experience:

  • ACA or ACCA qualification
  • minimum 3 year post qualification experience working in practice
  • excellent technical accounting knowledge of UK GAAP and FRS 102
  • experience of using statutory accounts software
  • excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office with intermediate excel skills as a minimum.
  • highly personable with excellent communication skills
  • positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • must have own car and full driving licence


  • competitive market rate salary
  • 37.5 hour working week
  • pension scheme
  • life assurance
  • 23 days annual leave (exc BH) – increasing by one day per year up to a maximum of 28 days
  • opportunity to purchase additional holiday days
  • access to our corporate reward scheme
  • employee Assistance Programme
  • opportunity to develop your skills and progress within the Firm
  • relaxed and friendly working environment

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