Partner Designate - Fantastic Firm of Accountants

Michael Page
Kent / Kent, Canterbury
£45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
09 Nov 2018
13 Nov 2018
Tristan Finch
Job role
Contract type
Part time

An opportunity in East Kent has arisen, for a career focused, Managerial level, practice professional, with entrepreneurial ambitions, to progress to partner level and ownership as a Senior Manager / Partner Designate. This successful and well established accountancy firm in near Canterbury offers genuine progression towards partnership, with negotiable timescales around the background and motivations of the right individual.

Client Details

The firm, based near Canterbury acts for wide ranging clients - sole traders, partnerships and limited companies across varied industries, with clients across Kent and the wider UK. Largest client are up to around £100 million in turnover . The firm has a fantastic client base, with a loyal, long serving and close knit, team of accounting professionals, supporting the partner. A very well established, reputable and successful accountancy firm, with a quality client base, providing accounts, tax, planning, advisory and wider general practice services.


Joining as Senior Manager / Partner Designate, based in the firms offices near Canterbury, you will join with a view to progressing to partnership in a reasonable and negotiable timescale. The current partner is well established and is looking to reduce the time spent working and looking for some form of exit strategy as part of this succession plan.

You will have the expected responsibilities of managing a client portfolio covering a wide range of business sectors, including manufacturing, corporate, agriculture, tourism and leisure etc, delivering accounting and taxation services and providing business advice, managing staff, workload and budgets. Alongside this, a key part of your role will involve actively becoming a part of the local business community, networking, developing relationships and looking to further the growth and development of the firms client base. The opportunity therefore provides a genuine chance to develop towards partnership with the associated skills required and you will be expected to demonstrate the ability to step up into this level of role within a negotiable and realistic timescale, dependent on your motivations, experience and discussions.


ACA, ACCA qualified with a strong background in the profession. You will have skills managing a portfolio of mixed clients sole traders, partnerships limited companies and OMBs up to or over the audit threshold, with and emphasis on accounts, tax and advisory work as a Manager or Senior Manager / Partner Designate. You will be looking to step up into a partner level role and be able to demonstrate the skills required with business development and relationship building skills. You may be Kent based, working in an accountancy firm of small, medium/large size, or looking to relocate to the South East in a long term lifestyle and career move seeking a challenging opportunity in the profession where you can develop towards partnership.

Job Offer

£45,000 - £60,000 dependent on experience and background, negotiable

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