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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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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Commercial Data Analyst (Telco) – Port Solent – £25-28k + bonus

Overview of Role:

The role of Commercial Data Analyst is a key role within the company (a successful IT/Telco business) to help maximise revenue growth and margin whilst maintaining market competitiveness and protecting  brand values. The principle accountabilities for this role include maintaining up to date tariff information both externally and within internal systems, proposing and authorising bespoke pricing and analysis of margin reports to identify areas to maximise margins. The Commercial Analyst will work closely with all areas of the business including Billing, Marketing, Products, Sales and Customer Management. The role will require a degree of self-management and proactive working.

Benefits:

Full suite of excellent benefits + bonus (on company performance and personal performance)

Key responsibilities:

Operational:

  • Support the Senior Commercial Analyst on a day to day basis
  • Create and maintain external tariff sheets for Customers, Channel Partners and Sales teams
  • Co-ordinate changes to internal tariffs held in the billing system
  • Authorise bespoke pricing requests for new business and customer retention, subject to agreed margin parameters
  • Gain a thorough understanding of pricing tools for bespoke pricing
  • Develop and maintain pricing and proposal tools using excel
  • Work with the Marketing Team to co-ordinate the timing and messaging of pricing changes to Customers, Channel Partners and internal teams
  • Investigate day to day pricing queries from internal departments
  • Tariff Expert analysis work and maintenance of tariffs within Tariff Expert
  • Assisting maintenance of online systems
  • Carry out bill analysis and suggest pricing for prospective and existing customers
  • Ensure Commercial documentation is kept up to date and is accessible to key stakeholders

Auditing and Reporting

  • Investigation into and co-ordination of the correction of loss making products
  • Work with the Billing team on adhoc revenue assurance activities to maximise margins
  • Interpretation of excel based margin reporting to analyse trends and investigate anomalies

Other:

  • Develop relationships with company pricing team and external suppliers as may be necessary
  • Analyse competitor pricing and share with relevant departments
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the company product set and all associated costs
  • Develop and understand different pricing strategies and their impacts
  • Adhoc tasks and projects as may be required

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Ideally the candidate should have 2 to 3 years’ experience in a Telecoms pricing or commercial environment
  •  Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, adaptable, positive and confident
  • Ability to prioritise work, delivering multiple requirements against tight deadlines and maintaining high levels of accuracy and concentration
  • Ability to influence and motivate others
  • Good organisational skills
  • Have a desire to build a career in a commercial environment, have a preference for performing detailed work, a strong interest in systems and processes and will enjoy problem solving, taking the initiative, and driving solutions through to a successful conclusion
  • Develop a strong business and commercial judgement to ensure best commercial practice is applied across the business at all times

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.

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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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Senior Accounts Manager (Practice) – Salisbury – £35-45k Negotiable

Well established practice seek ACA or ACCA (QBE’s considered) who is adept at providing accounting and advisory 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, tax  and outsourcing support to support this role and this team will report into this position.

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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Financial Reporting Manager – Newbury – £50-60k Package

Short description:

An exciting opportunity for a qualified accountant to join an AIM listed business with excellent career progression & benefits

The opportunity:

AIM listed technology/telco business that is on a strong growth curve.  The Head office FC seeks a technically up-to-date qualified accountant for a classic Financial Reporting Manager opportunity. You will be recently qualified from a top 10 practice, another listed group head office or perhaps you have moved into internal audit and are looking for less travelling.

The Role:

This is a particularly interesting role as my client is looking to take some of the current group functions out of the divisional set up and expand the reporting department.  As Financial Reporting Manager you will play an integral part in this project.  The role will be varied and interesting and you will be working in a friendly and supportive team with excellent career progression.

Some of the key duties are:

  • Producing group management accounts for the board pack
  • Improving the group pack budgeting & forecasting
  • Annual statutory accounts production and notes
  • Group Consolidations
  • Inter-company accounting
  • Creating 1/2 yearly press releases along with other published material production
  • A small amount of internal audit work looking at policies & procedures and making improvements
  • Ad hoc financial analysis for C-Suite team
  • Audit relationship management

Salary:

You will be paid a market rate salary and be eligible for the company bonus scheme and top of a of range benefits, making this a £60k package when all totalled up. (Basic and bonus c£55-58k).  Benefits include: 25 days holiday with buy and sell options – Pension – Life Assurance – Income Protection – Childcare Vouchers and paid paternity leave – Enhanced Maternity / Adoption payment – Online Discounts – Eye Care Vouchers – Ride2Work Scheme – Paid time off for volunteering – Internal Referral Scheme – Charity Fund Raising – Regular Staff Events.

Skills & Experience:

  • Experience of UKGAAP and IFRS
  • Awareness of financial standards and financial reporting developments and ability to review and interpret new standards
  • Knowledge/experience of multinational group consolidation
  • Experience of overseas companies and GAAP and an interest in researching and interpreting overseas GAAP if required as a result of acquisitions
  • Strong MS Office skills, especially Excel

My client is looking to get someone to start ASAP and is keen to interview now.

To apply please email in your CV with a short covering note to support your application also including details of your current salary, notice period and reason for leaving your last or current role please.

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. If you haven’t heard from us within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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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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Mixed Tax Qualified – Southampton – £35-50k DOE Negotiable

Well established, modern practice with strong branch network seek ACA, CTA or ACCA for an interesting mixed tax role, working with the partners on client tax projects which range from advising SME’s to “high net worth” individuals.

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.

You will have excellent all round tax knowledge, ideally within a multi-client practice environment and be looking to join a firm where you can progress based on performance.  Well organised and with strong interpersonal and client facing skills you will enjoy the advisory aspect of mixed tax work.

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.

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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Head of Finance – Havant / East Portsmouth – £70k OTE

MD of successful, well established and fast growing, privately owned business with c£15m turnover seek a hands on, but commercial number one in finance.

This role will suit a qualified accountant (exceptional QBE’s may be considered) who has operated in an expanding and sales lead, service based SME.  Adding commercial operational value from a finance perspective and driving operating margins is the key focus.

My client is keen to find a hands on individual who has the ability to develop their team through effective delegation and to be able to help the business focus on continuing to grow and leverage operating margin effectively. Working closely with the senior management team will add a balance of commercial business involvement to the standard financial control aspect of the job.

This is a diverse role which includes management of a team of 5 (1 qual and 1 finalist) and the full monthly management accounts and statutory reporting cycle. You will take control of the bank relationships and manage cashflow and the rolling forecasting and budgeting cycle.

The ideal candidate will be a communicative and robust individual able to stand their ground in discussing the commercial viability of projects with operational management.

To apply please send your CV and a short covering paragraph to support your candidacy, answering the following questions: 

  • Why are you looking for a new challenge? 
  • What is your notice period? 
  • What have you been earning and are looking for?  (Please detail your basic salary and benefits broken down) 

I will be screening applicants next week with interviews to follow shortly.

My client would value a quick start but will wait if the right individual is on notice.

 

 

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Accounts Senior – FT or 4 days a week – Alton / Petersfield – £25-35k Neg DOE

Medium sized professional practice seek senior with a minimum of 1 to 2 years practice experience for a varied role with client responsibility and the opportunity to progress.

My client will look at Qual, QBE and PQ (study will be provided) candidates and the salary and duties will be adjusted to reflect seniority. My client will also train on Audit if you only have accounts prep experience.

Overall objective: Responsible for the effective provision of a range of accounting, audit & business services to a variety of clients together with conducting ad hoc special assignments as requested by the managers/partners.

Responsibilities

  • To provide quality accounting and audit services to a varied client portfolio.
  • To plan audits ensuring that each stage is completed to the firm’s standards, overseeing the work of junior staff as appropriate.
  • To meet own individual performance level criteria/objectives such as chargeable %, recoverability etc.
  • To prepare final accounts for clients or ensure these are prepared to the appropriate standard by junior staff.
  • To prepare business tax computations, corporation tax computations and draft corporate tax returns to a satisfactory standard for review/agreement by manager(s)/partner(s) dealing with the clients.
  • To ensure that all statutory returns are completed and filed on time, are accurate and in keeping with best practice, and that all follow up action is anticipated, planned and implemented. To ensure that clients are kept informed about their obligations and deadlines and that they are kept up to date with any relevant changes in legislation or best practice.
  • To take a lead role in the planning and monitoring of own workflow, and the effective financial management, of accounts and audit work under own control.
  • To set time and fee budgets for all work within the portfolio including monitoring/checking time spent against budget.
  • To have input to fee quotes and to prepare for manager/partner approval as required.
  • To build rapport and maintain regular contact with clients by telephone, email, letter and in person. To check the content of letters/e-mails etc. with the appropriate manager/partner before despatch.
  • To be responsible for keeping up to date on all technical matters which affect the Audit, Accounts & Business Services senior’s ability to provide high quality advice.
  • To identify opportunities to cross sell and market the firm’s services. To be involved in the firm’s marketing activity as requested by the managers/partners.
  • To undertake any ad hoc projects as requested by the managers/partners.
  • To undertake special due diligence assignments as requested by the managers/partners. This is likely to involve on-site investigations followed by a quality written report.

The Audit, Accounts & Business Services senior role requires an experienced and capable accountant with a sound general practice background covering accountancy, audit and tax supplemented with more in-depth experience of limited companies & ideally charities. An accountancy qualification, ACA or ACCA, is preferable although this could be replaced by years appropriate level of experience.

The Audit, Accounts & Business Services senior must have excellent organisational/time management skills with the ability to plan, anticipate bottlenecks in the workflow, cope with conflicting demands and priorities.

The Audit, Accounts & Business Services senior must also have very effective communications skills with the ability to relay, in writing and orally, technical information. It is important to be able to vary the wording and style according to the technical understanding of the audience. An enquiring mind and the ability to challenge constructively and assess information objectively are also key to the role.

In addition, strong interpersonal skills and a professional manner and the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with clients and colleagues are a must. A genuine interest in managing/motivating junior members of staff is also important.

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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