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Milton Keynes: +44 (0)1908 605552
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London

Corporate Finance Assistant Manager or Manager 

We are recruiting for an experienced Assistant Manager or Manager to join our Corporate Finance team, based from any of our  four offices. This will be a varied role which will involve assisting or leading transactions/projects within the team on financial due diligence, valuations, bank lending reviews, assisting clients with acquisitions, sales or mergers.

The Manager will take a leading role, and an Assistant Manager will assist with larger/complex transactions.

The successful candidate should be ACA/ACCA qualified with post qualification experience within Corporate Finance. Experience of preparing due diligence reports is essential.

Insolvency Administrator

A new opportunity has arisen in our London office for an Insolvency Administrator, to support the team’s managers in undertaking case work. The role will involve assisting the managers or partners with placing companies into administration or insolvent liquidation, drafting administration proposals, preparing the declaration of solvency and paperwork for MVL’s, interviewing directors, undertaking investigations into companies and individuals, preparing conduct reports, communicating with creditors and debtors, preparation of both annual and final reports to interested parties (including making distributions where appropriate) and ensuring compliance with the relevant legislation and best practice.

The successful candidate must have previous experience of insolvency procedures and administration, have strong organisational skills and a good, up to date understanding of the technical and legislative aspects of insolvency.

Rickmansworth

Corporate Finance Assistant Manager or Manager 

We are recruiting for an experienced Assistant Manager or Manager to join our Corporate Finance team, based from any of our  four offices. This will be a varied role which will involve assisting or leading transactions/projects within the team on financial due diligence, valuations, bank lending reviews, assisting clients with acquisitions, sales or mergers.

The Manager will take a leading role, and an Assistant Manager will assist with larger/complex transactions.

The successful candidate should be ACA/ACCA qualified with post qualification experience within Corporate Finance. Experience of preparing due diligence reports is essential.

Accounts and Audit Senior

We require an ACA/ACCA qualified individual with previous Accounts and Audit Senior experience for our Rickmansworth office. Reporting to the audit managers, duties will include; carrying out audits with turnover up to 40 million including specialist audits (e.g. pensions, solicitors, FCA or charities), working closely with our outsourcing teams to prepare year end accounts. Supervising more junior members of the team, preparation of draft business tax computations, larger accounts preparation jobs and where applicable, drafting recommendations to management post audit. Experience of working in a similar medium-sized or smaller practice is desirable. The ability to cope with not only pure audits but also audits where the records are not straight forward is required and the ability to work within deadlines and budgets is essential. This is a split role working on 60% accounts and 40% audits. Previous experience of Proaudit and CCH Accounts Production would be useful, and a working knowledge of Sage, Alphatax and Excel is desirable. 

St Albans

Corporate Finance Assistant Manager or Manager 

We are recruiting for an experienced Assistant Manager or Manager to join our Corporate Finance team, based from any of our  four offices. This will be a varied role which will involve assisting or leading transactions/projects within the team on financial due diligence, valuations, bank lending reviews, assisting clients with acquisitions, sales or mergers.

The Manager will take a leading role, and an Assistant Manager will assist with larger/complex transactions.

The successful candidate should be ACA/ACCA qualified with post qualification experience within Corporate Finance. Experience of preparing due diligence reports is essential.

Bookkeeper 

We are recruiting for an experienced Bookkeeper to join our Outsourcing team in St Albans, responsible for bookkeeping and management accounting functions for our clients.

The role will include posting sales/purchase invoices, receipts and payments, and reconciling bank accounts in Sage 50, Sage Accounting, Quickbooks and Xero. It will also involve preparing and posting month end journals, preparing month end salary information and closing down month end reports and year end balances.

The successful candidate will ideally have 2 years practical experience within a similar role and be AAT qualified. They will also need to have experience and working knowledge of cloud based accounting software packages such as Sage Accounting, Quickbooks and Xero.

Senior Private Client Tax Manager

We have a need for an experienced and qualified Senior Manager to work mainly from the firm’s offices in St Albans.

The role involves working closely with the specialist private client partners, as well as other partners in the firm, to help them provide the total service expected by a range of personal clients with varying situations. Importantly the successful candidate will be expected to help clients identify and implement tax efficient ways of achieving their objectives. To do this the candidate will need to identify closely with clients, while guiding them through processes to ensure they feel supported and confident of the service being provided.

A high level of technical expertise is a requisite for the role. Specifically, we expect a manager who can  help us to deliver our full planning service to private clients including optimising all personal tax reliefs in lifetime and on death. The manager will be required to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with clients in person and in report writing with the ability to explain and simplify highly technical points for clients to understand (e.g. Inheritance Tax review and maximising exemptions). Our goal is for clients to feel that our firm are trusted advisers and the manager should be able to support partners to achieve this.

The individual is expected to work without the need of supervision, to show initiative in dealing with clients’ affairs, monitor their own time budgets an prepare bills. 

Part of this role will involve the supervision of compliance work and as the preparation of returns and computations is wholly computerized and the successful candidate will be expected to become fully conversant with the appropriate software. Proven capability at managing junior staff is also desirable.  

Accounts and Audit Senior

We require an ACA/ACCA qualified individual with previous Accounts and Audit Senior experience for our St Albans office. Reporting to the audit managers, duties will include; carrying out audits with turnover up to 40 million including specialist audits (e.g. pensions, solicitors, FCA or charities), working closely with our outsourcing teams to prepare year end accounts. Supervising more junior members of the team, preparation of draft business tax computations, larger accounts preparation jobs and where applicable, drafting recommendations to management post audit. Experience of working in a similar medium-sized or smaller practice is desirable. The ability to cope with not only pure audits but also audits where the records are not straight forward is required and the ability to work within deadlines and budgets is essential. This is a split role working on 60% audit and 40% accounts. Previous experience of Proaudit and CCH Accounts Production would be useful, and a working knowledge of Sage, Alphatax and Excel is desirable. 

Milton Keynes

Corporate & Business Tax Manager

We are recruiting for an experienced Corporate & Business Tax Manager with relevant experience in the tax affairs of companies, businesses and their owners to join our in Milton Keynes office. The role will include delivery of a high level, responsive client service, managing the delivery of all aspects of the compliance cycle, the provision of ad hoc advisory work and development of junior staff.

The successful candidate is likely to be CTA qualified with 4 years post qualification experience of working within a business tax department of an accountancy practice.

Corporate Finance Assistant Manager or Manager 

We are recruiting for an experienced Assistant Manager or Manager to join our Corporate Finance team, based from any of our  four offices. This will be a varied role which will involve assisting or leading transactions/projects within the team on financial due diligence, valuations, bank lending reviews, assisting clients with acquisitions, sales or mergers.

The Manager will take a leading role, and an Assistant Manager will assist with larger/complex transactions.

The successful candidate should be ACA/ACCA qualified with post qualification experience within Corporate Finance. Experience of preparing due diligence reports is essential.

Payroll / Accounts Assistant 

A well-established construction firm, require an experienced Payroll/Accounts Assistant to operate weekly payroll and assist within a small finance/admin team.  You should have previous Payroll/Accounts experience, be computer literate with good knowledge of payroll legislation, experience of Sage and Auto Enrolment. Accuracy, attention to detail and excellent communication skills are essential for the role.

Accounts and Audit Senior

We require an ACA/ACCA qualified individual with previous Accounts and Audit Senior experience for our Milton Keynes office. Reporting to the audit managers, duties will include; carrying out audits with turnover up to 40 million including specialist audits (e.g. pensions, solicitors, FCA or charities), working closely with our outsourcing teams to prepare year end accounts. Supervising more junior members of the team, preparation of draft business tax computations, larger accounts preparation jobs and where applicable, drafting recommendations to management post audit. Experience of working in a similar medium-sized or smaller practice is desirable. The ability to cope with not only pure audits but also audits where the records are not straight forward is required and the ability to work within deadlines and budgets is essential. This is a split role working on 80% audit and 20% accounts. Previous experience of Proaudit and CCH Accounts Production would be useful, and a working knowledge of Sage, Alphatax and Excel is desirable.  

Audit Apprentice 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a candidate to work in a busy audit department whilst studying towards a renowned accounting qualification. They will initially be responsible for preparing the statutory accounts and tax computations of smaller clients, bookkeeping, payments and in addition to participating in statutory audits as a junior team member. Alongside the day to day duties the candidate would also be studying for a professional qualification. Upon successful completion of AAT, they can move on to study towards ACA.

Our varied client base provides our apprentices with a wide and unique range of experience across the disciplines. As well as offering the opportunity to work for an expanding and reputable firm, apprentices are offered the following:

  • Full training, sponsorship and support for professional study
  • Study leave
  • Career progression
  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Death in service benefit
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Flexi hours
  • Season ticket loan
  • Bike scheme
  • Employee assistance programme

Strictly No Agencies unless by Agreement.

This information was updated on 10 September 2018

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