The SmartList Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, UK
Oct 18, 2017Full time
LOCATION: Berwick upon Tweed / Haddington JOB TITLE: Practice Manager / Partnership Secretary SALARY & BENEFITS: Dependent on experience and qualifications WORKING HOURS: Full Time THE COMPANY: We are leased to be working with a leading regional Chartered Accountancy practice based in Berwick upon Tweed and Haddington, with 12 partners and around 100 staff. THE ROLE: An excellent opportunity has now arisen, as a result of an impending retirement, for a Practice Manager / Partnership Secretary to join the growing team primarily based in the new office in Berwick-upon-Tweed with occasional travel to the Haddington office. The Practice Manager / Partnership Secretary is a pivotal role working closely with the managing and finance partners to ensure the smooth running of the practice's own accounts function and implementation of partnership policy. You would be responsible for a small team looking after the practice's accounting records, Health and Safety, insurance and general partnership matters as well as providing regular key performance information to the 12 partners. Duties would also include authorisation of payroll payments, overseeing Facility management over multi locations as well as ad hoc projects. THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate for the role of Practice Manager / Partnership Secretary must be entirely confidential, a good communicator and possess strong organisational skills. The role would be suited to an experienced office manager, finance professional or accountant. Strong financial knowledge and IT skills are essential although specific accountancy and practice management software training would be provided. Key experience essential for the Practice Manager / Partnership Secretary role: Previous experience as an office manager, finance professional or accountant Financial / accounting qualifications would be desirable Experience of leading / managing a team would be desirable Strong IT skills Live within a commutable distance of Berwick upon Tweed or Haddington Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button. You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.