About Penney's Accountancy 

We are a bookkeeping, payroll and accountancy practice located in the heart of Farnborough, Hampshire. 
 
We are a great fun-loving team who enjoy working together, supporting each other. 
 
It gives us great pleasure to help our clients be a success which also has a positive effect on enabling our business to grow exponentially. We have lots of lovely testimonials (view testimonials) from our client and most of our new business comes from referrals from existing clients. 

Chartered Accountant (with Business Development responsibilities) 

We are looking for a strong, business-minded Chartered Accountant to join our very busy team in the heart of Farnborough. 
This role is full time and permanent. 
 
As well as having at least 10 years’ experience of Chartered Accountancy, the ideal candidate will hold a strong level of business acumen, be self-driven and aspire to create a success of the business. 
 
You will be required to: 
 
Assist with creating new business targets for gaining new clients 
Create and manage marketing plans 
Create business development strategies 
Deputise when director is away 
Build excellent client relationships 
Create and categorise A, B and C client lists 
Work with the team to create checklists to find opportunities for cross-selling or up-selling 
Understand and present data showing the root causes for high or low profitability 
Run and develop the team, ensuring maximum effectiveness of staff 
Produce monthly / annual statistics on 
Revenue vs forecast data 
Profit vs budget 
Enquiries to new business conversion 
Average time to convert new clients 
Attend and show productivity over quarterly performance reviews with the Director 
Attend weekly meetings 
 
We require you to have 7+ years of practical business development level experience, and to be 
 
Disciplined, trustworthy and loyal 
Proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel and Word 
Able to communicate effectively with all clients 
A good manager to team members 
A strong leader to help run and develop each staff member 
Self-driven 
Easy going and flexible 
Good at problem-solving 
Have attention to detail 
 
We use a wide range of software to run the business some of which is listed below. 
 
Bookkeeping: 
 
Xero (essential) 
CIS (essential) 
Quickbooks (advantageous) 
Freeagent (advantageous) 
Clearbooks (advantageous) 
 
Payroll: 
 
Moneysoft (essential) 
Sage online (advantageous) 
Freeagent (advantageous) 
Xero (advantageous) 
 
If you feel you have the right experience and hold these qualities, send us your CV below. 
 
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent 
Salary: TBC 

Send us your C.V. 

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