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CBSL Accountants: Manager

Management Accounts, Corporate Finance, Consulting

c£32,000 - £40,000 p.a. plus bonus and flexible working

An exciting new position at CBSL Accountants. The position will have a significant advisory element, and will be at Manager level, reporting directly to the directors. It is extremely rare for such a role to arise in Shropshire, with candidates normally having to travel to Birmingham or Manchester to get similar opportunities.

CBSL Accountants have a proven track record of investing in training and rewarding high performing staff with rapid career progression.

We are a family orientated firm with more than 90% of employees benefiting from flexible working. The position is a new one created as a result of growth.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary;
  • Bonus;
  • Flexible working; and,
  • On-site parking.

The role includes: -

Taking primary responsibility for outsourcing and management accounts:

Meeting client to discuss their periodic management accounts. This will include interpreting them, identifying and advising on key performance indicators, and making the accounts more informative so that they add value to clients.

It will require the review all management accounts prepared by the firm and managing a team to ensure that deadlines are met.

Corporate Finance work:

We are currently involved in the sale and acquisition of several businesses. You will be part of the team advising clients on acquisitions and helping business owners prepare and market their business for sale.

Consultancy & profit improvement:

We have ongoing engagements to work actively with clients to improve profitability. There is natural synergy for a manager in charge of the production of management accounts to assist with this work.

We have a diverse client base, including many complex clients and so frequently are instructed on ad hoc projects for clients, such as business planning, due diligence, business valuations and investment appraisals.

The candidate will need to demonstrate commerciality as well as accounting expertise. We would expect either ACA, ACCA, or CIMA qualified with a minimum of 12 months post qualification experience.

Experience of cloud-based accounting software is preferable, and strong Excel skills essential.

We would expect the successful candidate to be able to demonstrate a track record of the following: -

  • Discerning: Able to quickly sort the critical from the superfluous and act appropriately;
  • Analytical: Able to understand complex matters, and explain them simplistically;
  • Mission of Service: Service orientated; committed to the team, the company and their continued development;
  • Proactive: Looks for solutions and initiates change and improvements;
  • Strategic: Well organised and skilled in prioritising , with well developed planning skills, and bringing tasks to closure; and,
  • Relating: Outgoing, congenial and professional to build strong relationships with clients and other members of our team.