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Our client, a professional services firm specialising in real estate and private equity fund administration, is looking for an Accounting Manager based in Southampton, UK.
- Qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA or equivalent) with 1-2 years PQE / At least 10 years proven experience at FA level (if not qualified).
- Strong technical accounting skills with expertise in UK GAAP, IFRS, and financial statement preparation.
- Proficient in written communication, problem-solving, and presenting information, with excellent interpersonal and management skills.
- Deep understanding of private equity and real estate agreements, with the ability to lead, mentor, and manage staff effectively.
- Maintain and strengthen client relationships, serving as a primary point of contact with regular in-person meetings.
- Take ownership of client portfolios, implementing essential procedures amid overseeing financial reporting.
- Contribute to team planning, training colleagues, and collaborating with other senior members efficiently.
- Meet regulatory and statutory reporting deadlines, facilitate recruitment processes, draft internal documents, and contribute to the company profile.
- Serve as the primary contact for team inquiries and oversee the day-to-day workload, including delegation and resource management.