Assistant Accounts Manager - Milton Keynes

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Sublime Cloud Accounting Solutions is a specialist brand, which is part of the Hillier Hopkins family. Sublime provide a cloud-based solution for bookkeeping and accounting looking at utilising software to maximise efficiencies and client experience. Sublime was set up just 5 years ago and has grown rapidly since inception. Utilising cloud technology we are able to look at client’s information in real time this more up to date approach delivered more value to our clients and we see this as the future of the accounting industry.

This position will be based from our Milton Keynes office.

Vacancy details

To assist our Sublime team in helping to grow, the duties you will carry out are:

  • To support the management team and Principals of the firm.
  • Assist in the management and development of junior members of the team
  • Experience managing clients and implementing processes
  • Assist in the development and improvement of internal processes and procedures as well as assist in the development of new services.
  • To review and manage jobs including VAT returns, management accounts and yearend accounts
  • Experience on app ecosystem and recommending operational apps for clients.
  • To manage client relationships
  • Managing outsourced services and controlling assignment teams.
  • Working with Xero, Dext prepare & precision, Senta and other software packages.

The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • ACA or ACCA qualified (1-2 years PQE).
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of accounting standards, direct and indirect taxes
  • An ability to demonstrate significant experience and knowledge with Xero accounting software.
  • Good working knowledge of skill requirements of staff at various levels to ensure work is undertaken appropriately.
  • Excellent communication and people management skills.
  • The ability to prioritise and work under pressure in a calm and collected manner to meet tight deadlines.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.

Employment Details

  • Full time role: Monday to Friday (flexible time policy – combination of office/home working).
  • Remuneration will be dependent on experience.

The package will include:

  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme (Employer: 5%; Employee: 3%) subject to eligibility.
  • Annual Christmas Bonus equivalent to 1 week’s salary.
  • Private Medical Insurance following completion of a 3 month probationary period (this is a taxable benefit).
  • Death In Service scheme cover (4 x salary).
  • Group Income Protection Scheme (non contributory) following completion of a 3 month probationary period.
  • Annual Leave will be 25 days per annum, 3 days are normally taken at Christmas/New Year.

To apply for this position please complete the application form.

If you have any questions please contact Nikki Shafren, Human Resources Manager on 01923 634275 or email