Accounting Manager (UK) Job at Sleek – Cape Town, Western Cape

United Kingdom

Fully Remote

Sleek is on a mission to revolutionise how entrepreneurs register and run their businesses. We want to give small business owners the tools they need to gain peace of mind and focus on what they do best – growing their business. Founded in 2017 and head-quartered in Singapore, we are a team of 400+ Sleekers with offices in the UK, Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong, Philippines, India and Vietnam. We work in a fast-paced, multicultural start-up environment and we’re committed to delivering experiences that will delight our clients.

Our team is all about the Digital Era, established globally and quickly building locally, we’re transforming the Accounting Industry. We use Cloud Accounting such as Xero, Dext, Quickbooks and our Sleek Tech to work smartly and efficiently with our SME clients.

We are now searching for an Accounting Manager (UK ) based in South Africa to support our growing Accounting Team in the United Kingdom, remotely. Your 3+ years of experience working as an Accounting Manager for an Accounting Practice or Accounting BPO with a strong background in UK Accounting Practices will help you succeed in this role.

Your daily tasks will include:
Work with a portfolio of SME clients

Build and maintain strong, professional relationships with clients from a variety of industries in the UK

Provide support to clients on various accounting matters, financial performance management, financial strategy, financial analysis, key decision making, financial process optimization, performance improvement, and other performance related topic based on the direction of the Finance Manager

Mentor, groom, train and manage a team of professional accountants to deliver the monthly bookkeeping process for a portfolio of clients, including bank reconciliations, fixed assets, raising journal entries and preparing management reports in Xero

Prepare Unaudited/Group Unaudited Financial Statements for clients

Prepare VAT quarterly filings

Oversee payroll support for clients and monthly submissions

Perform other duties or tasks to be assigned by the immediate superior or account/finance manager


To be considered for this role you must have:
Previously used your Accounting expertise to support a portfolio of UK clients

Demonstrable UK Accounting experience at an Accounting Manager level

Highly proficient in Accounting Softwares such as Xero, Quickbooks and Dext

Strong English communication skills (C1+) and relationship building skills

Worked meticulously and largely independently with your team, to produce high quality work


Our Sleek Offer:
A competitive salary and benefits package

Laptop, equipment and systems to produce your very best work

Work remotely with our global team, and support a UK Client Portfolio

At Sleek, we work in a fast-paced start-up environment. We have a strong culture built around our five core values: Simplicity, Loyalty, Excellence, Entrepreneurship, Kindness. As a deliberately multicultural team, our team comprises more than 18 nationalities and spoken languages.

We consider the company’s success to be a result of committed individual and team efforts, and are looking to onboard talented and creative people who want to make a difference. Corporate social responsibility is a passion, and as an equal opportunity employer we aim at making the world a better place. With a strong commitment to also make Sleek a great place to work, we offer a flexible working environment where we empower every team member to be the best they can be – regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age or identity.

If you think you would be a good fit for our mission, we look forward to hearing from you!

About the Company

Company: Sleek –

Company Location:  Cape Town, Western Cape

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