The Optionis Group is one of the UK’s most successful professional services companies, and we are looking for an Assistant Team Manager to join our growing department.
Through our brands, we specialise in managing tax, employment, accountancy and legislative compliance for the UK’s small businesses and contingent workforce – our solutions are market leading, and we’re always looking out for the best possible employees.
As an Assistant Team Manager, you will be aligned with SJD Accountancy, which is one of the UK’s largest specialist providers of fixed fee, limited company accountancy services to contractors and freelancers.
You’ll primarily be responsible for managing a small portfolio of personal clients effectively and efficiently while ensuring that the service we provide achieves the company and client expectations. You will work alongside a Senior Team Manager to develop staff and drive employee performance to achieve the highest standards possible.
Key responsibilities include but aren’t limited too:
Support the team, and Team Manager, to continuously deliver the agreed level of service
Coordination and management of team joiners and leavers
Coordination and management of team complaints
Ensure the team operates in line with the company customer promise
Training, coaching and mentoring of colleagues
Meet internal SLAs & statutory deadlines for VAT, payroll, statutory accounts and complaints
Support in growing the business through team referrals for new clients
Work with Team Managers nationally where required on projects/ tasks as set
Work with Senior Accountants to achieve business quality outputs
Supporting team members with more complex accounting scenarios
The completion of year-end accounts, CT600, and Corporation Tax computations
Liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients
Offers bespoke accountancy, taxation and tax planning advice through 8-month reviews
Advising clients in relation to IR35 and the associated implications of this legislation
Manage the client relationship whilst building a strong rapport and developing client loyalty
Skills and Experience:
Experience within an accountancy practice is highly preferable
Qualified or studying towards ATT
Holds leadership experience and attributes
Knowledge of IRIS software packages is preferable
Competent in the use of Microsoft Excel
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Accuracy & attention to detail
Good time management and organisation skills
Ability to build strong working relationships both internally and externally
Professional and enthusiastic attitude with the ability to adapt to change
Please note: We can only consider applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK without the need for sponsorship.