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Office Location: Carriage House, Walnut Tree Close, Guildford GU1 4TX Office Name: Guildford Accountancy
Sector: Business Manager Salary: £30000 - £40000
Job Type: Permanent Role Type: Full-time
Job Ref: 401609  

Business Manager

We’re looking for a Business Manager to join our Reed Accountancy division in Guildford

As a Business Manager you will run a successful recruitment desk, leading from the front to motivate and inspire a small specialist team. You will demonstrate expertise as a recruiter in your own specialist market and act as an example to your team in candidate and client facing activities as set out in the Consultants role profile. The role will be based in Guildford, working in the Accountancy division.


The role: 

  • Conduct client meetings to build and maintain a strong professional network, whilst proactively developing business
  • Leads the team to hit activity targets, KPIs and sales forecasts
  • Coach Co-Members on recruitment best practice to support their development, both on the job and during periodic reviews
  • Maintain personal performance by achieving personal activity targets and KPIs
  • Conduct a professional recruitment process, focusing on both the client and candidate experience


  • Proactively identifies business problems and takes a solution driven approach to overcoming them
  • Influence and collaborate with others to ensure excellent customer service and successful business performance
  • Act as the face of the business to promote REED as a company to work with and a company to work for
  • Self motivated to make placements, hit personal and team targets and generate income
  • Be a role model to the team
  • Has a desire to establish themselves as a recruitment leader, by being eager to learn and keeping abreast of industry knowledge and competitors


  • Hits personal billing targets and takes ownership and accountability for the success of the team
  • Proactively share recruitment best practice and knowledge internally
  • Advocate the REED values; we work together, we are fair, open and honest & we take ownership
  • Be a great communicator, and be able to adapt your communication style based on the situation
  • Be commercially focused and understand the contribution you and your team make to REED