Director – Corporate and Business Services

Location: Exeter

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full or Part Time Hours Considered

Director – Corporate and Business Services

Exeter & Torquay

We are looking for a motivated Director to join our expanding Corporate and Business Services (CBS) team.

This role will enable you to play a significant role in the development of our Business Advisory and Accounting service line across our Exeter and Torquay offices and help us to achieve our ambitious growth strategy.

Leading a large team, you will be expected to implement improvements and promote best practice to deliver proactive relationship led advisory services to our corporate clients.

Within this role, you will be encouraged to contribute ideas that will not only help shape the future strategy of our Exeter/Torquay Business Unit but also our CBS service line firmwide.

You will need to be a strategic thinker and will be able to demonstrate a proven track record of developing new business opportunities through the leveraging of your network.

We are open to receiving applications from individuals currently working within industry who are keen to return to a practice environment.

Our Business

Bishop Fleming are a rapidly growing Top 30 firm. Ranked as one of the Top 5 Best Accountancy Firms to work for in 2021, Bishop Fleming will offer you the opportunity to progress your career within a forward thinking and modern working environment.

The Role

Working closely with our CBS Partners, you will look to grow the portfolio of clients and will seek to improve the overall client service delivery and experience.

Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Leading our Exeter and Torquay CBS team – this will include recruiting team members, coaching our people so that they can reach their potential and succession planning
  • Building strong relationships with our owner-managed business clients and ensuring that we continue to offer a quality trusted advisor service
  • Monitoring developments in the accounting marketplace to help retain competitiveness and efficiency of service provision
  • Playing a pivotal role in Business Development activities and looking to build/retain a good network of local contacts to aid service line growth

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 business developer who is keen to build contacts and network within the local business community
  • A great people manager who enjoys developing and coaching their teams
  • Highly commercial with the drive to contribute towards Bishop Fleming’s grow

Please contact Will Hanbury; CBS Partner or Hazel Tucker; CBS Partner 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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