Accounts Senior – Havant & Waterlooville – £22-27k DOE

We are delighted to be working with this high quality Firm of Chartered Accountants to identify a confident practice trained accountant to join a busy team working on a commercial portfolio of clients.

The Role:

  • Preparing Limited Company and LLP accounts
  • Preparing Sole Trader and Partnership accounts
  • Preparing VAT returns
  • Personal Tax Returns
  • Management accounts work including use of online accounting software
  • Ad hoc special assignment work
  • Working closely with the Partners

The Person:

  • AAT qualified or qualified by experience (study support can be provided if you want to move up to ACCA)
  • Professional practice experience in accounts preparation
  • Good focus and attention to detail
  • Good time management
  • Effective communicator who can work well in a small team
  • Well organised

The firm can offer a very competitive remuneration package with regular reviews and a friendly and modern working environment.

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Finance Director (Divisional) – Newbury & Portsmouth – £MarketRate Competitive

Commercial divisional FD role for a large listed technology company looking after a fast growing c£80m TO business.

This role will be split between Newbury and Portsmouth with occasional travel to London and Manchester, so someone living in the Winchester area would be ideal.

Reporting to the UK FD this role will suit a commercially focused qualified accountant with both strong academics and a demonstrably progressive career to date. You may have qualified in either the Top 6 and had several years post qualifying commercial experience or have had a career 100% in commerce, adding value to commercial operations. Experience of the B2C or B2B technology markets with scale would be helpful.

The role has a team of qualifieds reporting in and this division has a strong business partnering role to play with operations and major clients. Working to maximize profit, minimise risk and steer the sales team on both strategic and immediate objectives is a key part of this role.

Ideally you will be skilled at looking at client contracts and assessing risk across tax, regulatory, commercial and on a cashflow basis.

You will be part of the senior management team and help build, manage and execute a rolling 5 year plan for this division.

Some experience of FP&A would be very beneficial when it comes to looking at commercial opportunities with enterprise size clients, both existing and new.

Benefits are excellent and a package will be constructed to motivate a high quality applicant.

To apply, please email in your CV with details of your current package (broken down to basic, bons + bens), notice period and a short note about why this role appeals.

My client is keen to hire in the next four weeks.

eXactitude Resourcing Limited is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role. eXactitude complies with all relevant UK legislation and doesn’t discriminate on any protected characteristics.

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Divisional Commercial FC – Newbury – £MarketRate, Competitive

Fast track divisional FC role for a large listed technology business. Reporting to the UK FD this role will suit a commercial qualified accountant with both strong academics and a demonstrably progressive career to date. You may have qualified in either the Top 6 and had several years post qualifying commercial experience or have had a career 100% in commerce. Experience of the B2C or B2B markets with scale would be helpful.

The role has a team of qualifieds reporting in and this division has a strong business partnering role to play with operations and major clients. Working to maximize profit, minimise risk and steer the sales team on both strategic and immediate objectives is a key part of this role.

Some experience of FP&A would be very beneficial when it comes to looking at commercial opportunities with enterprise size clients, both existing and new.

My client is looking for an ambitious accountant who is looking for an opportunity on route to becoming an FD. This role will involve some UK travel a couple of days a week, mainly in London and the South East.

Benefits are excellent and a package will be constructed to motivate a high quality applicant.

To apply, please email in your CV with details of your current package (broken down to basic, bons + bens), notice period and a short note about why this role appeals.

My client is keen to hire in the next four weeks.

eXactitude Resourcing Limited is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role. eXactitude complies with all relevant UK legislation and doesn’t discriminate on any protected characteristics.

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Financial Analyst & Excel Whizz – Newbury – £34-52k Package, Neg, DOE

Super commercial role, within a large but friendly IT / Telco company, for an analytical accountant with strong Excel skills.  You will use these strong Excel skills to create financial models and detailed product analysis to forecast product trends and forecast future revenue and margins.  My client will look at PQs (full study support offered) – QBE’s or fully qualifieds from either commerce or practice.

Key responsibilities

  • Create and maintain a financial forecast/budgeting model
  • Analysis of customer / channel partner profitability
  • Review of profitability for each product group
  • Identify useful product reporting metrics and develop/enhance the current product reporting to incorporate additional metrics where these would benefit the business
  • Work with the regulatory team to understand the cost base in the Revenue and Margin report on a product by product basis and reconcile to costs included in the management accounts. Also, anticipate changes in the cost base and their effect on budgets and sales forecasts.
  • Monthly product reporting for the divisional board pack
  • In conjunction with the Financial Accountant – the preparation of budgets and forecasts and analysis of performance against those budgets.
  • Business partner with cost centre managers to assist them in managing and budgeting costs for their business areas. This will involve producing bespoke analysis which can be easily understood by non-financial managers to enable their decision-making process.
  • Other ad hoc projects which may include analysis and reporting in relation to other parts of the business, or at a Group level.
  • Liaise with auditors during year end audit and half year review
  • Design, testing and improving internal controls which may involve a little travel to other UK office locations
  • Supporting the products team on budget inputs

Skills and experience

  • Experience in Financial Modelling in Excel is essential
  • Knowledge of SQL would be beneficial (or an interest to learn)
  • Experience analysing large quantities of data and providing summary information to both financial and non-financial individuals
  • Strong time management skills to ensure deadlines are met and be able to thrive in an environment where you are trusted to be work smart and work hard without micro management
  • Experience of UKGAAP and IFRS
  • Awareness of financial standards and financial reporting developments
  • Experience of the IT/Telecoms sector would be useful (either having worked within it or been a professional adviser to businesses within it).

To apply please email in your CV with a covering note to support your application. Please detail why you are looking for a new challenge and what your current salary and expectations are, along with your notice period.

eXactitude Resourcing Limited is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role. eXactitude complies with all relevant UK legislation and doesn’t discriminate on any protected characteristics.

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Finance Systems Implementation Consultant (ERP) – S East – £50-55k Base + Bonus + Car + Bens

My client seeks a finance professional (PQ, Q or QBE not as important as the right interpersonal attributes) with a desire to consult on ERP systems implementation with a variety of clients.  This role is a demanding one, but rewards well, with an attractive bonus and suite of benefits along with strong career progression for an individual who performs well.

You will need to be highly personable, with a solution orientated approach and customer facing mindset.  You will need to be comfortable working at a variety of locations in the UK and be able to stay away for 3 nights a week on a regular basis. (My client does try to allocate projects by geography but this is not always possible).   Implementations are highly project based and customer acceptance and satisfaction are key measures of your success.

The role will suit either a professional working on ERP systems either in-house or for one of the big solution providers.  While my client is looking for a strong skill-set in the finance modules, they do offer the full ERP solution and as a consultant you will be challenged to broaden your knowledge base to be able to problem solve across the range of products offered.

Other individuals have been hired from the profession (as long as the individual is very interested in ERP as a solution) and from management consulting.  Someone with commercial business experience in more than one firm would be desirable as this will offer a broader knowledge base.

To express your initial interest, please send your CV with a note illustrating: 1) Why you are looking for an ERP consulting role 2) How you are able to offer the requisite time and travel to the position 3) Your current basic salary & package details.

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Corporate Tax Client Manager – Guildford – £40-55k DOE

Well established, independent modern practice seek ACA, CTA or ACCA (QBE’s considered) for an interesting corporate tax role, working with the partners on value added client tax projects. The tax department acts for of clients which include corporate groups, partnerships, and specialist property and retail organisations. Progression based on performance and an excellent suite of benefits make this an attractive place to work.

My client is looking for a personable individual and for someone who likes to drive practice profitability via relationship building.

Duties include:

  • Corporate Client work:
    • Advisory focussed, leading client assignments
    • Dealing with more complex compliance cases (review only)
    • Oversee portfolios of more junior staff
  • To identify tax planning opportunities.
  • Involved in team management – including flow of work, allocation of resources, prioritising and development.
  • Managing risk on Corporate Tax compliance and advisory work.
  • Reviewing processes and refining or improving these as necessary.
  • Liaising with other areas of the team, principally Audit and Accounts but also Corporate Finance and Forensic Accounting.
  • Marketing:
    • Involved in and implementing tax initiatives
    • Develop new business opportunities
    • Attending external marketing events and building up contacts

To apply please email in your CV with a note about what you are earning and looking for and why you are looking for a new challenge.

Ideal Background:

  • Qualified ATT or part qualified CTA or qualified ACA and/or CTA. Qualified by experience will also be considered.
  • Minimum 2 years corporate tax experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential together with the ability to form strong client relationships.
  • Must have flexible and proactive approach to work with a ‘cando’ attitude.
  • Strong IT Skills including Excel

eXactitude Resourcing Limited is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role. eXactitude complies with all relevant UK legislation and doesn’t discriminate on any protected characteristics.

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Private Client Tax Client Manager – Guildford – £40-55k DOE

Well established, independent modern practice seek ACA, CTA or ACCA (QBE’s considered) for an interesting private client tax role, working with the partners on value added client tax projects. Progression based on performance and an excellent suite of benefits make this an attractice place to work.

This is an interesting role which is certainly not back office based, churning out returns.

My client is looking for a personable individual and for someone who likes to drive practice profitability via relationship building.

Duties include:

  • To manage a portfolio of clients, developing a good relationship with them, understanding their requirements, monitoring actual time incurred on work (work-in-progress) against internal budgets and agreed fees, billing and keeping the client partner aware of status and issues.
  • To identify tax planning opportunities, including estate planning and mitigation of inheritance tax and use of trusts.
  • To assist partners and staff in quoting for new work, including identifying specification and time costs involved.
  • Completion of tax returns and other compliance services

To apply please email in your CV with a note about what you are earning and looking for and why you are looking for a new challenge.

Ideal Background:

  • Qualified ATT or part qualified CTA or qualified ACA and/or CTA. Qualified by experience will also be considered.
  • Minimum 2 years personal tax experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential together with the ability to form strong client relationships.
  • Must have flexible and proactive approach to work with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Strong IT Skills including Excel

eXactitude Resourcing Limited is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role. eXactitude complies with all relevant UK legislation and doesn’t discriminate on any protected characteristics.

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Senior Manager/Director – Surrey – £60-110k DOE

We are working with our client, a highly successful (mid-size) firm of Chartered Accountants, to identify a Senior Manager/Director for this high profile role within the firm. Equity participation for the future is a possibility but while working towards this you will be well rewarded with a competitive salary and bonus based on performance.

Qualified ACA or ACCA you should be able to demonstrate a successful career track record of progression from either a national or large independent firm. You should also posses strong client management skills and enjoy being involved in developing and expanding your client portfolio.

My client are very focused on adding value to their clients and have a strong advisory and relationship focused approach.

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Tax Director/Partner Designate – Salisbury – £60-120k neg – (Market Rate DOE)

This successful Firm of Chartered Accountants firm are looking to recruit a qualified Tax Professional to work on a key portfolio of clients and lead the tax function.

You will be responsible for a mixed portfolio of clients covering OMBs and larger corporations, including company directors, partnerships and private/ high net worth individuals. The work will be client facing and be a combination of planning and advisory assignments and control of the compliance function including supervising and reviewing the work of the tax team who handle both direct and indirect tax.

Ideally you will be a qualified accountant or tax professional ACA/ACCA/CTA or an experienced Tax Manager and will need to have previous experience working in/managing the tax department of a practice. You will ideally have a combination of corporate/business tax and private client experience, or will have depth of experience in one of these areas. This role offers not only a challenging and interesting workload but also offers the opportunity for genuine future career progression partner or director status with associated benefits.

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Accountant (Professional Practice) – Salisbury – c£25-38k DOE + Bens

Well established, modern practice seek ACA or ACCA (PQ’s and QBE’s considered) who is adept at providing accounting services to the SME community (clients mainly under £6m TO). My client will either look at someone wanting a steady, responsible job, managing clients and representing the practice – or will look at an ambitious accountant who is interested in growing revenue streams and is looking for a route to directorship.

My client has a team of people that provide book-keeping and outsourcing support to support this role and can flex the exact duties to try and support an individual’s key strengths. There is a little bit of tax work but this is not the essential skill that my client is looking for. The team are friendly and the firm offers an excellent all round benefits package and an enjoyable place to work.

To apply, please email in your CV with a covering note about why you are looking for a new challenge, what your notice period is and what your current and expected salary is.

eXactitude Resourcing Limited is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role. eXactitude complies with all relevant UK legislation and doesn’t discriminate on any protected characteristics.

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