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Cloud Accounting Manager

Closing date: 
28 April, 2019 (All day)
Job reference: 
Cloud Accounting Manager - Leeds


The role will support the main accounting functions across the business with a focus on leading on all Cloud/Digital services matters. This is a permanent position primarily based at our Leeds office however travel to other office locations and clients sites may be required. The salary is negotiable depending on experience.

The role will initially involve the full implementation and project management of our cloud accounting and Making Tax Digital services with a long-term responsibility of providing ongoing management and support on all technology related developments, in addition to offering Quasi Financial Controller/Director services.

Experience with Xero/Quickbooks/Sage online or any other cloud accounting packages are favourable along with a background in practice.

Main responsibilities:

• Liaising with clients to agree pricing terms

• Training & development of Clients in setting up their new accounting package

• Convert all existing business records to new systems (if required)

• Review current systems and offer ways to improve efficiencies

• Training staff on new systems

• Assisting staff in moving multiple clients onto cloud/new accounting systems.

• Leading the integration of other systems eg. CRM, Stock control etc. in the cloud package

• Researching suitable Apps connecting these with the accounting system.

• Troubleshooting system issues and liaising with the support teams.

• Actively promote the Cloud Accounting development in line with Business Development Policy

• Keep up to date with new cloud accounting developments and share knowledge as appropriate.

• Assisting with day to day queries via screen sharing

Skills & qualifications

• GCSE Maths and English at grade C or equivalent

• Proficient and confidence is the use of ICT and Office is essential

• Previous experience of using cloud accounting packages is favourable (preferably Xero and/or Quickbooks Online)

• Experience of Sage Accounting products desirable for conversion purposes

• Proven ability to adapt and respond quickly to changing deadlines and priorities is essential

• Experience of providing training to large groups desirable

• Have the ability to work as part of a team and have strong communication and organisational skills is essential

• Experience of working in a practice is favourable


To be considered for the role click on the apply button below. Please include the job reference (Cloud Accounting Manager) in the application form when requested. 


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