My Financepartner Manager (Business Accountant) - Reading/ East Anglia
About the team
We are looking for strong, credible, highly motivated individuals who are interested in a new challenge to get involved in the growing ”My Financepartner" business.
Previous experience of delivering financial information and analysis to growing businesses, either in a practice or an advisory role is desirable. You will work with the Financepartners” as well as the Finance Service Centre and will be expected to be involved in the winning and delivery of client work.
The Financepartners” work collaboratively with our clients’ senior management to provide practical business advice and challenge the operational activities. The focus of this role will be on the Financepartners to assisting deliver the insight, challenge and forward looking growth agenda.
As part of a new and evolving offering, you have the opportunity to be develop and enhance your skills as a trusted advisor either through a new career or a cycle of experience.
As a relatively new PwC initiative it has been rolled out across the regional offices as part of a phased roll-out programme.
About the role
Our Assistant Financepartner will operate locally (from the Birmingham office) to support the Financepartner team across the Midlands. This team will be supported by a back office that will collaborate with client staff on a hosted platform.
As an Assistant Financepartner you will have the opportunity to be active in the market place to interact with client contracts alongside the Financepartners.
You will also be responsible for supporting the winning and on-boarding of new clients), including:
•Undertaking research for Financepartners to support client targeting and wins. Delivery of new client risk and quality process. Supporting on-boarding processes for new clients involving reviewing opening balances.
It should be noted that all core client deliverables (management accounts, annual accounts, corporate tax and VAT returns) will be produced by the central team / existing capabilities within the firm to support Financepartners in the client delivery. The ability to develop a close working relationship between you and the support team is therefore essential
Essential skills and experience
Candidates must demonstrate that they are self-motivated and have a willingness to enhance their accounting and advisory knowledge. In addition, the candidate should possess, or have the desire to possess, the following skills:
•Qualified Qualified ACA /ACCA / CIMA with management experience in professional practice environment.
•Strong client relationship / handling, communication and project management skills.
•Experience of working with and advising small businesses
•A desire to help grow the new My inancepartner business..
•Proactive in identifying new opportunities for new work.
•A good working knowledge of management accounts, and GAAP.
•Ability to work in a team, working with the central team and XLOS advisors as part of the service delivery.
•Drive and resilience.
•Ability to travel to visit current and prospective clients
During the first two months as part of the onboarding for the role you will be expected to travel weekly to our Belfast office to spend time with the backoffice team