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Outsourcing - Senior Manager

Cooper Parry Castle Donington

Job description

Outsourcing Senior Manager

We’re killing it....

We are one of the fastest growing accountancy firms in the UK and we have the awards to prove it. We were voted the #No1 Accountancy firm to Work in the UK by best companies, along with a host of other awards as well…so what make us so special?

We also have amazing relationships in place for Early Stage and Scale Up businesses such as sponsoring Tech Nation Upscale and partnering with Crowdcube. You can find more details about these at Connected To The Ecosystem – Cooper Parry

So what make all this happen? Because we are leaving the dull old ways of accountancy behind, making our own rules, and always putting our people at the heart of our success.

About the role...

  • Manage your own portfolio of clients, and discuss business issues with them regularly
  • Help win and on-board new clients, preparing proposals and hold any tenders or pitches.
  • Confidently acts as a major point of contact within the firm for the client together with the partner.
  • Be aware of wider business issues, and engage in discussion with clients to help challenge their plans and identify practical solutions to assist them.
  • Review monthly and annual financial information, ensuring accuracy and also delivering insights to help business owners make decisions
  • Review statutory accounts and disclosures under UK GAAP and other relevant accounting frameworks.
  • Have good awareness of the services offered by other departments in the firm and continually look for cross selling opportunities
  • Help clients with technical queries, liaising with other internal teams, including VAT, corporate tax and other advisory teams.
  • Have knowledge and ability to use various accounting software packages including Xero.
  • Play a key role in supporting partners in all group sales and marketing activity, including leading client pitch teams, development of new business relationships, attendance at group networking, and other marketing events as appropriate
  • People management responsibilities covering resource planning and allocation, performance management, training and recommendations for promotion. Act as a mentor to junior managers and provide coaching with a view to assisting them to achieve their personal career goals.
  • Review the work of junior staff, and complete monthly reviews to ensure accurate financial information.
  • Conduct rigorous project management and financial management on all projects, completing projects within agreed timescales and raising issues with the partner or client, as appropriate, in a timely manner. Managing recoveries and billings on portfolio
  • Support clients with their budgeting, forecasting and cashflow monitoring needs.
  • Ensure that the firm’s risk management and quality control procedures are adhered to at all times.

What's in it for you...

At Cooper Parry our mindset is simple. We only do things if we believe we can be No.1. We start doing that by putting our people at the heart of our culture. Why? Pretty simple really… if our people love working here then then they do amazing work. That’s why we offer things like:

  • 100-80-100 (4 day working week)
  • Competitive salaries aligned to big firms
  • Open holidays
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • No dress code - just “Wear something!”
  • Incredible ongoing development and career growth
  • A truly flexible approach to work balancing working from home, in office or with clients - “Work From Anywhere, Forever”
  • Study support /leave and professional memberships
  • Cooper Parry social/sports clubs
  • Some of the most impressive offices in the UK
  • Regular social events
  • Volunteering / charity days

Are we a match?

Our values are at the heart of what we do at Cooper Parry and it’s really important we recruit like-minded individuals into our teams.

  • Play all in – we are committed, engaged and driven
  • In it together – we believe in all for one and one for all
  • Be Nice – we are kind, humble and authentic
  • Be Brave – we are bold, entrepreneurial and rebellious
  • Keep Learning – we explore, discover and are curious

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  • #accounts-#outsourcing-#acca-#aat