Are you after the next step in your accounting career? We’re looking for an Assistant Manager to join our Digital and Technology team in Taunton, on a full or part time basis.

We are proud that we are a Best Companies 2021 “Outstanding Place to Work”, 3rd best accountancy firm to work for in the UK, and are 35th in the Top 50 Best Companies to work for in the South West. Our people are vital to our continued success and we are always looking to train and develop individuals who could be our future partners and leaders. A number of our senior managers and partners started their career as trainees with us and have stayed with us throughout their working life.

As a firm of Chartered Accountants, Tax Consultants and Financial Planners, we provide high-quality advice to over 5,000 local and national businesses and individuals. Our values motivate our people to help businesses and individuals achieve their objectives:

  • Through creativity, innovative thinking allows us to explore solutions
  • Excellence in teamwork and communication enables tailored solutions to be made
  • Investment in training and development, creating opportunities to develop and progress, and a commitment to deliver results

As an Assistant Manager in our Digital and Technology Team you will be part of an outstanding team who:

  • Train colleagues and clients on a broad range of systems, with Xero and Hubdoc as our preferred core solution
  • Support colleagues and clients in their use of accounting systems, answering queries and providing solutions
  • Set up cloud subscriptions including importing data using Move My Books where appropriate
  • Carry out system reviews, recommend improvements, quote for the conversion, and support clients transition to their new system
  • Assist with the setting up of rules and controls to automate and improve the accuracy of bookkeeping
  • Are proactive in their approach to supporting our teams and clients, always looking for ways to improve systems and promote automation
  • Carry out Xero health checks and prepare feedback reports and recommendations
  • Provide support, advice and solutions for MTD compliance
  • Research and stay up to date in the cloud accounting space, communicating this internally and externally to improve our service offering

The successful candidate will have the following essential experience, skills, and attributes:

  • Minimum of 1 to 2 years’ experience of using Xero, including training
  • Ability to manage a diverse and demanding workload including multiple projects and client and staff expectations
  • Passionate about great service in order to provide a high level of client care
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong IT skills including Excel

You may also have the following desirable experience, skills and attributes:

  • ACCA or ACA Qualified
  • Positive team player with a “can do” attitude, and the ability to coach others
  • Working knowledge of Xero payroll, Xero Projects and Dext Analytics, as well as other cloud systems including QBO and Auto Entry
  • Working knowledge of Xero add-ons including sector specific
  • Working knowledge of add-ons for the medical sector
  • Working knowledge of automated payment services

In return we offer a fantastic place to work in the South West with a competitive and flexible benefits package. Salary is competitive based on skills, qualifications and experience.

To apply for this position, please click here.

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