Assistant Manager - Leeds

Department : SME

Location: Leeds

Terms: Full-time

Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 30 June 2021 (All day)

Job reference: Assistant Manager SME

Hentons is a top 100 Accountancy firm with offices in Leeds, London, Sheffield, York and Thirsk. We have a national client base, but our local knowledge means we can offer clients a personalised service tailored to their needs.

The Assistant Manager will be a member of the SME Department based in our Leeds office and will report to the SME Manager. They will be manage a small portfolio of clients, lead statutory audits and provide other accounting services to a high standard. Additionally, they will provide a high quality service, build strong relationship with new and existing clients while assisting with development of junior staff.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience

Job responsibilities:
  • Reviewing accounts for sole traders, partnerships, and companies
  • Managing a small portfolio of clients
  • Leading small audits
  • VAT returns
  • Corporation tax returns
  • Management accounts
  • Supporting junior staff members
  • Other ah-hoc assignments

Knowledge Skills, Competencies and Work Experience Requirements:


  • ACA/ACCA qualified
  • Audit experience with ability to lead small audits preferable but not essential
  • Preparation of year-end accounts and corporation tax returns
  • Client facing experience
  • Multi-client portfolio experience
  • Experience with cloud based bookkeeping systems


  • Good numeracy and IT skills
  • Problem solving
  • Strong written and spoken English
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Self-discipline and self-management

Personal Qualities

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Professional and approachable manner
  • Ambitious, confident and want to progress
  • Team player
  • Good time management
  • Driven to succeed

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