Client Account Manager Accountant (Accountant – Accountancy Firm) with partnership potential.



Before we get into the list of tasks within this role, wouldn’t it be great to know what you will receive from this role:

  • You will be part of a small, expert team. You would be given the chance to help the team develop as well as having the chance to create an impact on how our business moves forward.  You would be expected to provide ideas on how the business could grow into the future and create plans for making your ideas a reality.
  • You will work primarily in our office, which is based on the outskirts of Earls Colne in Essex. Great transport connections along with country views.  Makes for a lovely commute in! We are always open to flexible remote working with all of our team.
  • You will have the chance to work with the latest accounting technology and help clients to maximize the benefits of this. You will be given the chance to retain your Xero and QBO certifications.
  • You will be actively involved in seeking new work around the local area and will be involved in promoting our brand to all local stakeholders.
  • You will have direct contact with clients which will give you the chance to make a difference to their businesses and lives. You will do this by providing a consistently excellent service which meets and agrees with our 5 key values.  You will also be at the forefront of providing additional services to clients, which you will match to their needs and goals.
  • You will work with a varied portfolio of clients including individuals, sole trade, partnership and Limited companies with a high level of autonomy. Most of our clients are small to medium sized businesses which means you will speak directly with the amazing entrepreneurs we help on a very regular basis.  This gives you the chance to make a genuine difference to their families and their businesses.
  • You will be keen to expand your knowledge and will be surrounded by a team who will support you at every step. You will be working towards or have completed your ACCA or equivalent qualification and eager to continue learning all aspects of pushing forward the business.
  • You will have had experience of working in a practice environment and love to work closely with a small team.
  • You will be comfortable with living and breathing our values with every piece of work you complete and every interaction you have:
    • Passion – we care deeply about our clients and their businesses
    • Simplicity – we use our knowledge and resources to keep things simple for our clients
    • Approachable – we are easy to deal with and interact with our clients & colleagues in a friendly and positive way.
    • Problem solving – we focus on solving problems for our clients & colleagues, in a quick and simple way
    • Technology – we identify and use the best & latest technology to make it simple for good data to be available to clients & colleagues quickly



Business Services

  1. Reviewing team members work – company accounts, partnership , sole traders , personal tax returns
  2. Preparation of annual accounts, management accounts and personal tax returns
  3. Manage staff and workloads to ensure internal deadlines are met
  4. Build positive relationships with clients and provide full support to clients in person, telephone, email and remotely.

Business Development

  1. Identify areas to develop new business or offer additional services and follow these opportunities through to ensure implementation
  2. Promote the services of the business to clients and potential clients


  1. Supporting the training and development of the team
  2. Working closely with the Manging Director as part of the management team to improve the business
  3. Ensure processes and procedures are up to date and efficient



Steven Burton & Co Limited help business owners run their businesses, simply and profitably.

We do this by solving problems and utilising the best technology to support our clients’ businesses.  We provide our clients with regular up to date information so they can make decisions.  Above all we are passionate about making a difference.


Client Account Manager Accountant (Accountant – Accountancy Firm) with partnership potential.
£42,500 to £50,000 and 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
Full time permanent.
Flexible and remote working available.
Private medical cover.

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    Vince Strafford
    Vince Strafford
    19 October 2023
    We moved our accountancy needs to Steven Burton and Co - specifically with David. It’s been night and day compared to our previous provider - we now have a partner who is helping us to develop our business and in a way that means we have long term security. Local, accessible and responsive - everything we need in a company that provides business critical services.
    26 June 2023
    The team here are fantastic - every detail thought of and explained clearly. I have no hesitation in recommending Steve and the team to any business, be it fledgling or established. You get what you pay for and more.
    Jo C
    Jo C
    20 June 2023
    The team at Steven Burton & Co have been lovely to work with, helping us with our partnership accounts over the last couple of years. They are always on hand to answer any queries we have and are happy to explain in as much detail as we require. Everyone we have spoken to has been polite, welcoming and extremely knowledgeable and we look forward to continuing to work together as our business grows.
    Sam Nagle
    Sam Nagle
    12 May 2023
    A truly fantastic accountants. Unlike any other accountants we have had in the past. They are 100 percent on the ball, helpful with fantastic advice. Not just sound accountancy advice but advising the business as a whole in various areas. Strategic quarterly reviews to really delve into the business to make sure profit margins are where they should be, and if they aren’t, they’ll look into improvements that can be made. Nothing is too much and the phone lines are always open for advice. Unlike most accountants their focus isn’t just on completing your annual accounts and not seeing you again for another year. I cannot praise the team enough for all the hard work they put in! They really have shifted our focus onto the aspects of the business that we were perhaps neglecting!
    Steve Lincoln
    Steve Lincoln
    11 May 2023
    The team at Steve Burton & Co provide a first class personal service to their customers. They support business owners through every step of the life cycle of their business, adding true value with their relationship.
    Toby Ishmael
    Toby Ishmael
    5 May 2023
    I work closely with the team at Steven Burton & Co. to assist their clients with a range of services and I can't speak highly enough of the professionalism and care that they demonstrate for their clients.
    Darren Vass
    Darren Vass
    21 March 2023
    I've worked with Steven Burton & Co for almost 4 years and I cannot fault their service. Dominique in particular is always available for advice and guidance whenever needed.
    Makala Balls
    Makala Balls
    11 December 2022
    The team at Steven Burton are friendly, professional and really get to know their clients so their advice is tailored to suit their individual needs. Cuts through all the jargon and offer clear and timely advice. Would highly recommend.
    Simon Isaac
    Simon Isaac
    28 November 2022
    I've worked with Steven Burton & Co for the last 2.5 years and thoroughly recommend their services, based on my experience of working closely with the partners. From sound advice to critical content on what is important for businesses in all aspects of finance and accounting, their passionate approach to helping businesses to manage growth and financial health is highly recommend.
    Laura Garnham
    Laura Garnham
    21 June 2022
    Steve Burton & co are industry experts. The team are always on hand to offer expert advice and consultancy. Providing a much needed level of confidence and we feel a great sense of relief knowing that the business finances are in good hands.