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Assistant Client Manager at Seymour Taylor



Assistant Client Manager at Seymour Taylor

Location: High Wycombe, HP11
Salary: £Competitive

About us
Seymour Taylor is an award winning firm of Accountants operating as part of the Hampden Group. We offer the services of a large corporate accountancy firm with the personal touch normally associated with a smaller accountancy practice. As one of the longest established firms of accountants in High Wycombe and the Thames Valley, our highly experienced team of accountants, tax and business advisers offer a wealth of expertise to our clients.

What we offer
Seymour Taylor operates from pleasant, air conditioned offices about 10 minutes’ walk from High Wycombe town centre and provide all staff with free on-site parking. This role offers a competitive salary, life insurance, permanent health cover, pension, flexi-time and 25 days holiday.

Our Values
Understanding, Support and Expertise – do you share these values too? We’d love to hear from you!

The Role
As a well-established, expanding, forward thinking firm we are looking for an Assistant Client Manager to join our team.

The role is essentially managing a client portfolio of limited companies, partnerships and sole traders including the overseeing of audit, accounts preparation and tax assignments. As a general guide; 40% audit, 50% accounts and 10% tax work. 

In addition to this you will be supervising the wider team, providing them with training/assistance when required and reviewing their work.

The Candidate


  • Previous practice experience of which a minimum of 4 years should be post-qualified ACA/ACCA
  • Experience of planning and leading audits
  • Ability to delegate to ensure that work is timely and completed within budget, whilst still monitoring all work carried out and remaining in control
  • Team player and be flexible to assist with covering client work in the absence of others
  • Able to take on ad-hoc projects 


  • Experience of overseeing a varied client portfolio
  • Familiar with IRIS, Sage Line 50, other Cloud packages

Key expected behaviour traits

  • To live by our core company values
  • To lead by example and perform to the best of your ability
  • To be compliant with rules, regulations and procedures
  • Encourage others to speak freely even if they are expressing views different to your own.
  • Invite and welcome feedback
  • Take ownership for getting your needs met and give feedback so people hear your needs
  • Keep communication channels open at all levels

Please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@stca.co.uk

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