Accounts Manager

Bury St. Edmunds
Public Practice: Audit & Tax

Rutherford Briant are recruiting for an exciting opportunity as an Accounts Manager for a regional accountancy firm based in Bury St Edmunds be responsible for managing a portfolio of clients and provide high quality compliance services for a range of private clients including high net worth individuals, directors of small and medium sized companies and trustees.


This company offer a good work/life balance by providing flexible working Monday – Friday 9:00am-5:30pm. Career progression and opportunities and a highly rewarding culture which is both diverse and inclusive. The company also offers generous annual leave, continued development and a wellbeing programme.


What you will be doing:

  • Be fully accountable for the provision of accounting services including corporate and personal tax returns and special services for a portfolio of clients with annual fees of £150k plus.
  • Manage portfolios of clients and manage relationships with clients and identify opportunities for additional services.
  • Responsible for reviewing and finalising client records, file sections, cross referencing schedule and completed work programmes.
  • Review completed VAT return forms, prepared self-assessment tax returns, business and partnership tax returns.
  • Review the P11D and other payroll advice and services.
  • Review submitted confirmation statements, company house forms, secretarial work and statutory books.
  • Review work of staff, ensuring quality in compliance with professional standards/requirements.
  • Be responsible for recruitment, selection, training and development of staff.
  • Undertake other reasonable work activities as determined by the Partners and managers.


In return you will get:

  • Flexible working and a strong ethic to support wellbeing.
  • Competitive salary and benefits including pension, life assurance, wellbeing allowance and bonuses.
  • Paid professional subscriptions.
  • Tax efficient pension and more!


Candidate requirements:

  • Qualified ACA/ACCA
  • Strong people management skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills in both verbal and written English.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Strong IT skills with experience using Xero, Caseware, Sage and CCH.
  • Proven experience of Statutory accounts and management accounts within Practice.
  • VAT knowledge
  • Experience managing a client portfolio
Josh Wells

Associate Director

+44 (0)1371 832 922