Manager - Corporate and Business Services

Location: Bristol

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full or Part Time Hours Considered

Manager - Corporate and Business Services

We are looking for an ambitious Manager to join either our Bristol or Bath office.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a diverse and varied role that will involve advising some of the South West’s most exciting owner managed businesses as well as performing a key role in supporting People Management and Business Development.

Working with our other Managers, you will lead a team to deliver a range of advisory and compliance related services (Outsourced Accounting Services, Management & Statutory Accounts, Corporate Tax Returns) ensuring the provision of a quality service to our clients.

This role will enable you to take full advantage of the hybrid working that we offer to all of our people. Whether you’re working from the office, from home or from a client site, we support our people to achieve the right balance of flexibility in line with delivering excellent client service.

Ideally you will have knowledge and interest in digital accounting systems and experience in managing the delivery of outsourced accounts support. You will enjoy coaching and mentoring individuals and developing junior team members into becoming more accomplished business advisors. We will also look to you to support us in our business development activities as we continue to expand within the South West market. 

The Role

Working closely with our Corporate and Business Services Partners, you will look to help in the continued growth of our existing portfolio of clients, supporting those clients via a mix of compliance and advisory services.

Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Building strong relationships with our owner-managed business clients (average turnover ranging from £2 - £10 million) and ensuring that we continue to offer a quality trusted advisor service
  • Supervising the delivery of compliance services whilst also helping to enhance our advisory function via a particular focus on the use of digital accounting applications and outsourced finance support.
  • Working with our management team to manage and develop our Business Services team – this will include recruiting team members and coaching our people so that they can reach their potential
  • Monitor developments in the accounting marketplace to help retain competitiveness and efficiency of service provision
  • Build/retain a good network of local contacts within the South West market to aid business development

What we are looking for

To be considered for the role, you will need to be: 

  • ACA/ACCA qualified (or equivalent) with experience of working within a business services environment
  • A strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good knowledge and experience of cloud accounting packages
  • A great people manager who enjoys developing and coaching their teams
  • Highly commercial with the drive to contribute towards Bishop Fleming’s growth

Please contact Roger Pimblett; Partner or Ben Carter; Resourcing Manager if you would like to discuss this opportunity further.

We welcome applicants who would like the flexibility in their working arrangements, including working from home or part time working, which may help to accommodate parent or carer responsibilities, further studies and activities outside of work.

We are committed to welcoming new people into an inclusive working environment, where everyone is given equal opportunity to reach their full potential.  We support a culture where people are valued and treated fairly with respect and differences are understood and celebrated. 

The more varied our workforce, the broader the expertise within our business. The broader our expertise, the greater our chances of innovation and success. That's why we're committed to equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion at every level.

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