We are delighted to be partnering with a high growth firm of accountants and consultants with a highly impressive client list. As a valued member of this growing firm of chartered accountants, you will be a key member growing the firm and leading and delivering technical accounting advisory and accounting consultancy services, practical GAAP application advice and 'hands-on' support to their wide range of clients including house-hold names, FTSE 100 listed companies and international groups. Unusually they continue to offer a real work/life balance.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
ACA or ACCA qualified or equivalent overseas qualification
Minimum of 10 years post qualified experience in a Big 4 or mid-tier accounting firm delivering accounting consulting services
Significant previous experience as a Director providing clients a range of accounting advisory and consulting services
Working and practical knowledge of applying UK GAAP and IFRS
Proven track record in business development, developing client relationships and networks and delivering revenue growth. A proven "rainmaker"
Supporting the Founding Partner in leading engagements and delivering growth your role includes:
Generating opportunities and delivering new revenues and a book of sustainable business. This means you will be a "rainmaker"
Developing long-term trusted advisor relationships with clients
Help lead delivery of projects and work and lead the team we have now in this area (3 x Senior Managers all ex Big 4).
Leading the delivery of technical accounting support to clients across a range of engagements including:
o Implementing new accounting standards
o Supporting clients on accounting remediation projects
o Deal support (including Class 1 transactions and IPO readiness)
o Advising clients on GAAP conversions
o Developing accounting policies, procedures and controls
o Post deal accounting support including clients adopting new GAAP, transaction accounting and setting up accounting processes post deal
Delivering the firm's significant growth objectives by leading the development of key new market initiatives, propositions and offerings and taking these out to clients
Leveraging and developing your network of contacts and clients to develop opportunities for the firm to become their trusted advisor
Ability to both 'hands-on' deliver and oversee engagements to meet deadlines and budgets