Xero UK Finalist  

Looking for a new role?

This is a great opportunity to work in an exciting Xero Award-nominated digital accounting practice that specialises in working with agency clients.

The role is incredibly varied, and the successful applicant will be supporting our clients to grow their business profitably and sustainably. The role involves working closely with the rest of the team and with clients and includes managing and developing more junior team members.

For the right candidate, there is scope for the role to be either full-time or part-time (between 3 and 5 days a week) and has the opportunity to work flexibly and remotely. The role has an initial 3 month probation period.

About Us

de Jong Phillips are a welcoming and dedicated team and we have ambitious plans to grow.

We love to enable our clients to focus on their business while we work our magic supporting them with their accounting and tax needs using the cloud-based accounting software, Xero.

We recruit talented people that enjoy the excitement of working at the cutting edge of the accounting world, using the latest technologies and with a focus on delivering exceptional service.

As well as technical training delivered by some of the country's top technical experts, we have on-the-job training, weekly training updates and send delegates to attend Xerocon where we enjoy sharing the excitement of being at the fore of what is happening in the digital accounting world.

Experience required

The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant with experience managing a portfolio of clients. They will a relationship management focus, and have a passion for implementing and using tech to make our clients businesses run better. They will have an understanding of the issues faced by growing businesses and be familiar with budgeting, forecasting and preparing valuations as well as confident in running client strategy meetings.


  • Manage key client relationshipsEffective control of compliance work completed by the team
  • Acting as FD for portfolio of clients
  • Dealing with technical and complex client matters
  • Manage workflows and budgets
  • Generate leads and bring on new clients
  • Train and develop direct reports
  • Collaborate and support the wider team

        Skills required

        • High degree of attention to detail
        • Analytical and problem solving skills
        • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
        • Planning and organisational skills
        • Taking ownership and responsibility
        • Highly effective relationship management skills
        • Commercial mindset
        • People management skills
        • Open and collaborative leadership style
        • Ability to understand, implement and use systems, processes and technologies


        • Flexible Schedule
        • Choice of remote or office-based working

          Apply now

          If you think this might be the role for you, please send in a CV and short video (3 to 5 minutes) telling us a bit about yourself and why you are interested in this role to emily.mckenna@dejongphillips.co.uk

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