Digital Services Manager

Location: Exeter, Devon, England
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Reference: 4366
Hawk 3 Talent Solutions s committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

Job Title: Digital Services Manager

Location: Flexible

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: Full time - 36.25 hours - 5 days per week (Flexible working)

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

We are introducing a new innovative role of Digital Services Manager to join us on a permanent basis to roll out our digital services objectives across the Practice. Reporting into the Partner / Head of Digital and into the Board via the Board Sponsor, this is a unique opportunity to shape a key part of our future business offering. The role can be based in any of our offices along with some hybrid working in line with the requirements of the job, however travel to other offices will also be required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Champion the use of and driving the firmwide implementation of key digital tools to provide both compliance and advisory services to clients - including Dext, Fathom, Syft Analytics and various other sector specific tools
  • Preparing of management information and management reporting - to including forecasts and cash flows
  • Preparing financial statements and tax returns for limited companies, partnerships and sole traders up to the audit threshold
  • Leveraging digital tools to support the delivery of bookkeeping services and quarterly VAT returns
  • Delivery of digital services including digital health checks and efficiency reviews
  • Working as part of the digital services team supporting the delivery of app research and recommendation engagements based upon the respective app ecosystems
  • Comply with internal policies and procedures, ethical standards and regulatory requirement
  • Undertaking business advisory work including budgeting, cash flow and management / board reporting
  • Reviewing new technologies and identifying tools to generate additional value or efficiency
  • Preparing proposals for new projects

Ideally the successful candidate will have the following attributes, skills, experience and qualifications.

  • Outgoing, socially confident and emotionally controlled
  • Experience of using Xero and Quickbooks
  • Experience of using other common digital tools
  • A positive attitude, friendly and approachable
  • Resilient, able to multi-task and work independently / flexibly
  • Adaptable, organised and conscientious
  • Takes the initiative, ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • A self-starter whilst also able to work with support
  • Innovative and confident with the ability to contribute ideas and proposals for change
  • Discreet, professional and team orientated in approach
  • Good written and oral communications skills
  • Experience of working in a practice-based environment in a Managerial, Assistant Manager or Leadership role
  • Up to date knowledge and continuing CPD of developments in the digital accountancy space
  • Excellent working knowledge of general IT Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Social Media programmes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proven accuracy and an eye for detail
  • Ability to present information effectively and concisely in emails and documents
  • AAT or ACA / ACCA qualified
  • Good general education, including English and Maths at GCSE Grade C or equivalent

Benefits

  • Annual salary review
  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 25 days plus bank holidays after 3 years' service
  • Death in service 3 x annual salary
  • Access to Westfield Rewards and Health scheme
  • 24-hour external Employee Assistance Programme helpline
  • Flexible benefits including Buy and Sell Holiday, Cycle to Work, Payroll Charity Giving and Private Medical Insurance
  • Introducing clients and staff commission schemes
  • Pension 3% rising to 4% (but matched up to 6%) after 4 years' service

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Brooke.Gilmore@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

Hawk 3 Talent are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.