Chartered Accountant (Manager)

We are looking to recruit a chartered accountant who could work from either our Fakenham or King’s Lynn offices in Norfolk, or our Wisbech or March offices in Cambridgeshire, in a managerial capacity.

Stephenson Smart (East Anglia) Ltd are a well-established firm of accountants, based in Norfolk and Cambridgeshire; with offices in King’s Lynn, Fakenham, Gorleston, Acle, Wisbech, March and Downham Market. We have more than 130 dedicated staff spread across the organisation.

Our teams include highly qualified individuals who provide a professional and helpful service to our clients, to help them understand their tax and finances.

The relationship that our teams have with their clients and communities is integral to the reputation and success of the firm. Enthusiasm, determination and a strong work ethic are major attributes that we look for when introducing someone new into our team.  The principles of equality and diversity play an integral part in our recruitment and retention of trainees, accountants and support staff, and in the promotion of talented individuals at Stephenson Smart.

Overview

As a Practice Accountant, you will be exposed to a wide variety of accounting and tax areas. For example, accounts for companies, sole traders and partnerships, audits, tax computations and tax returns, VAT returns, CIS returns, etc.   Additionally, you will mentor the junior members of the team, it will be your responsibility to brief staff on any ongoing business and help develop staff members, whilst ensuring work is completed to strict deadlines.  The successful candidate will help to lead.

Key Responsibilities

  • Delegating workflow, reviewing work, and providing coaching to manage and develop junior members of staff to help them reach their full potential
  • Ensuring the team’s documentation meets the highest standards, reviewing financial statements to ensure they comply with relevant regulations
  • Managing engagements, demonstrating a commercial approach and effective use of resources
  • Building and maintaining strong client relationships

 

Skills & Experience

  • Must be ACA or ACCA qualified
  • Strong IT skills with experience using IRIS preferrable
  • People management experience
  • Proven experience in client handling
  • A strong work ethic with commitment to delivering an excellent service
  • A natural drive to ensure the value and integrity of the business is always upheld
  • An ability to work to deadlines

 

Package

  • Competitive salary plus additional benefits subject to experience
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Salary sacrifice available for pension contributions
  • Life Assurance
  • Sick Pay after qualifying period
  • Employee Benefits Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free car parking
  • Length of service recognition
  • Company social events paid for or subsidised by the firm

 

How to apply for this role:
If you are interested in applying for this post please send your CV and accompanying letter to careers@stephenson-smart.com

We are looking to recruit a chartered accountant who could work from either our Fakenham or King’s Lynn offices in Norfolk, or our Wisbech or March offices in Cambridgeshire, in a managerial capacity.

Stephenson Smart (East Anglia) Ltd are a well-established firm of accountants, based in Norfolk and Cambridgeshire; with offices in King’s Lynn, Fakenham, Gorleston, Acle, Wisbech, March and Downham Market. We have more than 130 dedicated staff spread across the organisation.

Our teams include highly qualified individuals who provide a professional and helpful service to our clients, to help them understand their tax and finances.

The relationship that our teams have with their clients and communities is integral to the reputation and success of the firm. Enthusiasm, determination and a strong work ethic are major attributes that we look for when introducing someone new into our team.  The principles of equality and diversity play an integral part in our recruitment and retention of trainees, accountants and support staff, and in the promotion of talented individuals at Stephenson Smart.

Overview

As a Practice Accountant, you will be exposed to a wide variety of accounting and tax areas. For example, accounts for companies, sole traders and partnerships, audits, tax computations and tax returns, VAT returns, CIS returns, etc.   Additionally, you will mentor the junior members of the team, it will be your responsibility to brief staff on any ongoing business and help develop staff members, whilst ensuring work is completed to strict deadlines.  The successful candidate will help to lead.

Key Responsibilities

  • Delegating workflow, reviewing work, and providing coaching to manage and develop junior members of staff to help them reach their full potential
  • Ensuring the team’s documentation meets the highest standards, reviewing financial statements to ensure they comply with relevant regulations
  • Managing engagements, demonstrating a commercial approach and effective use of resources
  • Building and maintaining strong client relationships

 

Skills & Experience

  • Must be ACA or ACCA qualified
  • Strong IT skills with experience using IRIS preferrable
  • People management experience
  • Proven experience in client handling
  • A strong work ethic with commitment to delivering an excellent service
  • A natural drive to ensure the value and integrity of the business is always upheld
  • An ability to work to deadlines

 

Package

  • Competitive salary plus additional benefits subject to experience
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Salary sacrifice available for pension contributions
  • Life Assurance
  • Sick Pay after qualifying period
  • Employee Benefits Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free car parking
  • Length of service recognition
  • Company social events paid for or subsidised by the firm

 

How to apply for this role:
If you are interested in applying for this post please send your CV and accompanying letter to careers@stephenson-smart.com

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Our Offices

King's Lynn Office

22-26 King Street, King’s Lynn,
Norfolk, PE30 1HJ

Open 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday

T:   01553 774104

E:   kingslynn@stephenson-smart.com

Gorleston Office

East Coast House, Galahad Road, Beacon Park,
Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 7RU

Open 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday

T:   01493 382500

E:   eastcoastoffice@stephenson-smart.com

Acle Office

Queens Head House, The Street, Acle,
Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 3DY

Open 8:30am until 5pm Monday to Friday

T:   01493 750207

E:   acle@stephenson-smart.com

Fakenham Office

10 Oak Street, Fakenham,
Norfolk, NR21 9DY

Open 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday

T:   01328 863318

E:   fakenham@stephenson-smart.com

Wisbech Office

2 The Crescent, Wisbech,
Cambridgeshire, PE13 1EH

Open 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday

T:   01945 463383

E:   wisbech@stephenson-smart.com

March Office

23 Dartford Road, March,
Cambridgeshire, PE15 8AN

Open 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday

T:   01354 653026

E:   march@stephenson-smart.com

Downham Market Office

1st Floor, 9 Market Place,
Downham Market, Norfolk, PE38 9DG

Open 9:30am until 4:30pm Tuesdays and Fridays

T:   01366 384121

E:   downhammarket@stephenson-smart.com

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