Looking for a place to grow and be the best you can be,
then have a look at our current exciting opportunity
Senior Accountant Manager
About the job
You'll join a progressive firm of Chartered Accountants based in Torquay that focuses on advisory services, in a key role supporting the team and our customers.
You'll be based in a spacious, light and modern office, two minutes' walk from the centre of sunny Torquay with shops and a wide choice of places to get lunch or go shopping. Just a fifteen minute walk to the harbour and beaches, near all the attractions you'd expect from the English Riviera, including parks, crazy golf, the pier, and a beachside promenade (ideal for a mindful walk at lunchtime) again with lots of bars and restaurants.
There's a fully equipped kitchen (fridge, microwave etc.), and free coffee is on the go all day, and if you need a boost, you can help yourself to healthy snacks and fruit, too.
We get on great as a team, sharing cakes on birthdays and special occasions. It's also brilliant to do things together. We regularly make the most of what you can do in South Devon, like bowling, Segway, crazy golf, archery, and kayaking down the river Dart with a campfire, hot chocolate and marshmallows. Of course, if you don't want to get involved in these activities, you don't have to, but they are great fun.
Team communication is essential, and everyone is kept up to date with what's going on. We have twice-weekly team huddles where we share news and discuss what's happening as a group.
In addition to having an open and approachable culture, we measure team happiness each month to find out if there's, even more, we can do to support you.
All our systems are cloud-based, and you're connected using the latest PC's with dual screens and ultrafast fibre broadband. Using great software, like Xero, TaxCalc, Dext and Cloud2Me means we have the best tools for you to use to help our customers. There isn’t any boring, menial manual processing of transactions. There are also online tax libraries and technical reference material, so you always have the resources to help customers. And we're always looking for the best software and systems to make us more effective.
Your customers make a big difference in how you feel about your workplace. All our customers are great to work with. We work with a smaller number of business owners as our customers expect us to have the time to provide a great service. Just crunching numbers and being an 'accounts factory' is not what we do. Our typical customer will have a number of our branded services from us, including TaxProactivity, BookkeepingPlus and VirtualFinanceDirector, with an emphasis on proactive tax and business advisory services backed up by solid, accurate bookkeeping, accounts preparation and tax compliance. But don't worry, you'll get full training in the first few weeks you join us.
Most customers are medium size and above, which gives us scope to provide a high-quality intimate service with an ambition to grow and be more profitable. We have many stories of the positive impact the teams' contribution has made to customers, and all the team make a contribution. Helping customers reach their goals, like building the dream home they've always wanted or overcoming obstacles gives a great feeling, have a look at the case studies on our website to see how our customers have benefitted.
What we offer
In addition to being part of a great team, we offer:
✅ A salary between £40,000 and £50,000
✅ 37.5 hour working week with flexibility around working hours as long as the customer gets the service they want
✅ 25 days of holiday plus bank holidays
✅ Generous pension contributions
✅ A healthcare scheme
✅ Payment of professional subscriptions
✅ Free car parking
Along with a commitment to your personal and professional development so that you can be the best you want to be.
But don't take our word for it; here's what Millie (team member), says:
"I've been at Andrew Price & Co for nearly six years. I started as an apprentice and am now a qualified accounting technician. I still do some bookkeeping and VAT returns for our biggest customers, but I mostly prepare year-end and management accounts as well as training customers on Xero. I love my work as I get to work closely with my customers and find out what's happening in their businesses. Working in the office means that I get to catch up with my friends here. At Andrew Price & Co, there's a relaxed and supportive environment with lots of opportunities to progress."
What you'll be doing
You'll maintain the standards our team members, customers, and professional body expects. This will include providing support for team members with training and development, reviewing accounting and tax work and working to help achieve our business goals. You’ll be talking to customers and resolving their problems on a daily basis.
What we think you need to have to do the job
You'll need to be a lover of accuracy and have good analytical skills. A liking for systems, processes and procedures to help deliver consistently high results. A fan of training and development with a growth mindset.
In terms of qualifications, you'll need to be an Accountant with three years of post-qualification experience in practice. Have good technical knowledge of personal tax, preparation of company accounts and corporation tax.
Interested, want to find out more or apply for the role?
If you're passionate about accounting and like the idea of an accountancy company that offers innovative support to customers in a supportive and progressive environment to grow your career, please contact our director Andrew Price confidentially by telephone on 01803 296678 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org to get a conversation going.