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Transaction Tax Manager

Transaction Tax Manager (Top 10 Practice)
£65,000- £75,000 plus excellent benefits
London

A highly successful and growing Top 10 accountancy practice, based in Central London is looking to bolster their teams with the addition of a qualified ATT/CTA Transaction Tax Manager in a role offering excellent progression potential and career advancement prospects.

Client Details:

This leading Top 10 London Firm provides a full suite of services to a client base ranging from large international banks, asset managers and insurance companies to UK based private equity and alternative funds, as well as start-up companies. With on-going growth and positive developments in the firm, you will have opportunity to progress in your career.

Description:

The Responsibilities

This role requires an experienced transaction tax operative who is comfortable leading a range of tax due diligence, both buy side and sell side, and tax structuring assignments. Ensure that clients’ Tax affairs comply with statutory time limits, and to manage compliance work efficiently. Experience of a wide set of UK Transaction Tax advisory situations for clients, sufficient technical knowledge to be able to find your way around UK Tax law, recent case law precedent and HMRC guidance. Ability to deal directly with clients. Genuine enthusiasm/passion to help clients and colleagues to resolve complex Tax issues.

The position will involve training and reviewing the work of junior staff within the group. Reporting will mainly be to the group’s team leaders and, in many cases, directly to the partners. Individuals will also be required to assist the team leaders with the management of the group and have direct staff responsibilities.

Profile:

You will be ATT/CTA qualified, with a strong background in Transaction Tax, with demonstrable Tax experience gained within a recognisable professional services firm, based environment as a Transaction Tax Senior / Assistant Manager. Your experience will have been gained in any of Top Tier/Mid Tier/Top 50 or large/medium independent firm background. You will be able to demonstrate strong communication skills, both internally and directly with clients, experience of supervising others and delegation of work, along with organisational skills.

To be considered for this exciting role, please apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing JR-HWA-PS079.

Due to the exceptionally high level of applications if you have not heard back from HWA within 7 – 10 days, It is regrettable that we cannot reply to everyone with feedback directly and please consider your application unsuccessful.

VAT Tax Senior / Manager

VAT Tax Senior / Manager (Top 10 Practice)
£50,000 – £55,000 plus excellent benefits
Central Birmingham

A leading, highly successful and growing Top 10 accountancy practice, based in Central Birmingham is looking to bolster their teams with the addition of a qualified ATT/CTA VAT Tax Senior / Manager in a role offering excellent progression potential and career advancement prospects.

Client Details:

This leading Top 10 Birmingham Firm provides a full suite of services to a wide-ranging client base across corporates, professional practices, non-profit organisations and private clients. The firm provides a range of assurance and business services to a diverse client base, ranging from small businesses and start-ups to substantial international groups. Their client portfolio includes businesses from a variety of different industry sectors, both private and publicly listed businesses with a focus in the East & West Midlands, primarily on mid to large corporates. With on-going growth and positive developments in the firm, you will have opportunity to progress in your career.

Description:

The Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for their own portfolio of clients including all compliance matters, administration and VAT planning. Ensure that clients’ VAT affairs comply with statutory time limits, and to manage compliance work efficiently. Experience of a wide set of UK VAT advisory situations for clients, sufficient technical knowledge to be able to find your way around UK VAT law, recent case law precedent and HMRC guidance. Ability to deal directly with clients. Genuine enthusiasm/passion to help clients and colleagues to resolve complex VAT issues.

The position will involve training and reviewing the work of junior staff within the group. Reporting will mainly be to the group’s team leaders and, in many cases, directly to the partners. Individuals will also be required to assist the team leaders with the management of the group and have direct staff responsibilities.

Profile:

You will be ATT/CTA qualified, with a strong background in VAT, with demonstrable VAT experience gained within a recognisable professional services firm, based environment as a VAT Senior / Executive etc. Your experience will have been gained in any of Top Tier/Mid Tier/Top 50 or large/medium independent firm background. You will be able to demonstrate strong communication skills, both internally and directly with clients, experience of supervising others and delegation of work, along with organisational skills.

To be considered for this exciting role, please apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing JR-HWA-PS096.

Due to the exceptionally high level of applications if you have not heard back from HWA within 7 – 10 days, It is regrettable that we cannot reply to everyone with feedback directly and please consider your application unsuccessful.

Accounts Assistant

Major recruitment are currently seeking an accounts assistant for our client in the Huddersfield area.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast paced growing company who are now seeking a finacnce assitant to strengthen their team.

Daily duties to include

Daily bank posting

Reviewing, processing and paying employee expenses on a weekly basis

Recharging intercompanies and posting entries on both sides agreeing balances

Reviewing purchase ledger coding, offering support to purchase ledger when required

Assisting with the preparation of monthly management accounts

Supporting the management accountant

Any other ad-hoc tasks as required

Benefits

25 Days holiday plus additional day for every year worked up to 30 days

Employee healthcare plan

Health and wellbeing checker

Awards and milestone parties

Pension

Study support available on all roles

Growing company from T/O 30m to T/O 80m in the last 3 years

Transaction Services Assistant Manager

Working for a firm that is part of a global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, made up of some 58,000 people in over 135 countries, they are a team of independent thinkers who put quality, inclusion and integrity first, the Top 10 firms are looking for a Transaction Services Assistant Manager in Birmingham and Manchester.

Overall job purpose
To assist in the execution of financial due diligence assignments on both buy side and sell side transactions and support the team in new business generation.

Responsibilities

  • Leading smaller engagement processes reporting direct to partners/directors
  • Performing financial analysis on target businesses for inclusion in due diligence reports
  • Liaising with clients, target businesses and other professional advisors during execution of transactions
  • Reviewing and analyzing financial models
  • Due diligence report writing (in Microsoft PowerPoint)
  • Researching, preparing and supporting presentations / sales pitches for new business
  • Relationship building with potential clients and intermediaries (private equity houses, banks and corporates
  • Requirements for the role
  • Genuine interest in, and enthusiasm for, understanding how businesses generate profits and cash
  • High intelligence, evidenced by strong academics
  • Self -starter with energy to work long, flexible hours and to tight deadlines
  • Displays high level of accuracy, diligence and integrity
  • Commercially minded and a critical thinker
  • Able to form relationships with wide range of people and strong team player

To be considered for this exciting role, please contact Lucy Tanner, Divisional Manager – Professional Services at Hamilton Woods Associates on 01509 276158 or apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing LT-HWA-PS216

Due to the exceptionally high level of applications if you have not heard back from HWA within 7 – 10 days, It is regrettable that we cannot reply to everyone with feedback directly and please consider your application unsuccessful.

Transaction Services Assistant Manager

Working for a firm that is part of a global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, made up of some 58,000 people in over 135 countries. They are a team of independent thinkers who put quality, inclusion and integrity first.

Overall job purpose
To assist in the execution of financial due diligence assignments on both buy side and sell side transactions and support the team in new business generation.

Responsibilities

  • Leading smaller engagement processes reporting direct to partners/directors
  • Performing financial analysis on target businesses for inclusion in due diligence reports
  • Liaising with clients, target businesses and other professional advisors during execution of transactions
  • Reviewing and analyzing financial models
  • Due diligence report writing (in Microsoft PowerPoint)
  • Researching, preparing and supporting presentations / sales pitches for new business
  • Relationship building with potential clients and intermediaries (private equity houses, banks and corporates
  • Requirements for the role
  • Genuine interest in, and enthusiasm for, understanding how businesses generate profits and cash
  • High intelligence, evidenced by strong academics
  • Self -starter with energy to work long, flexible hours and to tight deadlines
  • Displays high level of accuracy, diligence and integrity
  • Commercially minded and a critical thinker
  • Able to form relationships with wide range of people and strong team player

To be considered for this exciting role, please contact Lucy Tanner, Divisional Manager – Professional Services at Hamilton Woods Associates on 01509 276158 or apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing LT-HWA-PS115.

Due to the exceptionally high level of applications if you have not heard back from HWA within 7 – 10 days, It is regrettable that we cannot reply to everyone with feedback directly and please consider your application unsuccessful.

Transaction Services Assistant Manager

A top ten firm are recruiting for an Assistant Manager within The Transaction Advisory Services team provides a broad range of advisory services to clients, primarily in a deals environment, including financial due diligence, tax due diligence, Treasury and Strategy & Commercial Advisory.

As a member of the FDD team you will be providing financial due diligence on both buy-side and sell-side transactions for private equity and corporate clients. You may also have the opportunity to work on public company transactions, primarily on AIM and the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. On a day-to-day basis, you will principally be performing financial analysis and report writing as part of the production of a financial due diligence report.

An Assistant Manager must be capable of interfacing with clients, management teams, external financiers and other professionals. An Assistant Manager should know when to seek advice from the manager/senior manager and other specialists as appropriate and demonstrate strong commercial flair.

As a TAS Assistant Manager within our {team}, you will:

  • Takes responsibility for assigned areas, including having own work reviewed and works to time and budget
  • Assists in the full recovery of billable time through accurate and timely submission of timesheets
  • Contributes to ensuring maximum utilisation of staff through proactively seeking involvement in upcoming assignments and highlighting own availability
  • Adheres to the Firm’s risk management policies
  • Projects a professional image and builds good rapport with the client, with a clear understanding of client expectations

Joining the firm as Assistant Manager, you’ll need is a professional qualification with post qualification experience, and to be confident managing a large portfolio of audit clients.

If you fit the above critea please do not hesitate to reach out or apply.

Financial Accounting and Advisory Assistant Manager

Financial Accounting and Advisory Assistant Manager (Top 10 Practice)
£47,500 – £52,000 plus excellent benefits
Central London

Hamilton Woods are working with a Top 10 firm to appoint Assistant Managers/Managers into their Financial Accounting and Advisory – The FAAS team sits within the firms Advisory (Deals & Business Consulting) division and work closely with a range of clients across different industry sectors. If you are looking to work on an exciting range of projects, then this could be the team for you.

The minimum criteria

  • You will need to be a fully qualified (ACA/ACCA/equivalent) and be passionate about supporting, advising and helping businesses achieve their potential.
  • Ideally you will have gained your experience in a practice environment e.g. external Audit.

Here are a few more skills the firm are looking for. Don’t worry if you don’t tick every box.

  • Financial process and internal systems review and improvement
  • Project management
  • Delivery of statutory accounts preparation and consolidations
  • Preparation of year end ‘audit packs’ and helping clients to be ready for audit
  • Support in transitioning to new accounting standards and financial reporting changes

To be considered for this exciting role, please contact Lucy Tanner, Divisional Manager – Professional Services at Hamilton Woods Associates on 01509 276158 or apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing LT-HWA-PS213.

Senior Audit Manager – Public Sector

Audit Manager / Senior Manager – Public Sector (Top 10 Practice)
£68,000 – £78,000 plus excellent benefits
Central Birmingham

A leading, highly successful and growing Top 10 accountancy practice, based in Central Birmingham is looking to bolster their teams with the addition of a qualified ACCA/ACA Audit Manager / Senior Manager in a role offering excellent progression potential and career advancement prospects.

Description

  • Managing a team of dedicated, qualified Auditors
  • Responsible for a sizeable public sector portfolio of clients
  • Maintain and build on client relationships
  • Business development and pitching new client ideas

Profile

  • You need to be either ACA, ACCA or CIPFA qualified
  • Experience of managing a portfolio of public sector organisations
  • Expert knowledge of UK GAAP and FRS 102
  • Ideal if you have any project management experience
  • IFRS exposure would be a strong plus point

To be considered for this exciting role, please contact Lucy Tanner, Divisional Manager – Professional Services at Hamilton Woods Associates on 01509 276158 or apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing LT-HWA-PS213.

Due to the exceptionally high level of applications if you have not heard back from HWA within 7 – 10 days, It is regrettable that we cannot reply to everyone with feedback directly and please consider your application unsuccessful.

Corporate Tax Assistant Manager

A Top 10 firm are recruiting into Tax Team in Leicester they are looking for an Assistant Manager to join the team and help facilitate continued growth in the business. As well as targeting the East Midlands market, you will also have the opportunity to be involved in client work across their Central Region.

  • You will posses a working knowledge of the UK corporate tax legislation
  • You have gained experience in working in a professional services environment
  • You can compile a corporation tax computation and can summarise the key points, including those in relation to the tax accounting calculations
  • You will have experience in managing a portfolio of tax clients
  • You can articulate your points concisely and with confidence; with both colleagues and clients

Company benefits

6% Pension Contribution

25 days annual leave plus bank

Flexible working hours/Option to work from home

To be considered for this exciting role, please contact Lucy Tanner, Manager of the Professional Services Division on 01509 276158 or apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing LT-HWA-PS110.

Group Accountant

Group Accountant

£45,000 – £50,000 p/a + Bonus + Pension

Full time – Permanent

Burton on Trent, UK

Hamilton Woods Associates are working with a client based in Burton on Trent that are expanding within their broad finance team. The Group Accountant works across multiple disciplines and functions and suits a 1st time mover from practice.

The Group Accountant prepares information for the group on a weekly and monthly basis. They assist the Financial Reporting Manager’s and other non-financial managers in carrying out their responsibilities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

* The production of year-end statutory accounts for the consolidated UK group of companies, including preparing the accounts of several subsidiary entities.

* Production of periodic consolidation for the UK group for inclusion in the board pack

* Main contact at group for technical financial reporting advise

* Creation of accounting memos over judgemental or unusual items for review by senior management

* Ownership of the IFRS 16 accounting, including booking periodic adjustments and ensuring all lease variations are appropriately accounted for

* Creation and ownership of the group controls matrix and accounting manual to ensure group policies are appropriately applied

* Production of annual corporation tax computations

* Complete periodic balance sheet reconciliations, including production of their own area and the review of reconciliations produced from other accounting teams to ensure timely and accurate financial information is recorded in the ledger

* Liaising with external auditors to ensure smooth audit of year end accounts

Required skills:

* Qualified Accountant preferably ACA, ICAEW or equivalent with a demonstrable history of technical accounting experience

* Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of the organisation (on the telephone and in writing)

* Ability to build rapport and develop key relationships

* Experience of Microsoft Dynamics NAV is desirable but not required

If you would like to apply for this Group Accountant role, please get in contact with your CV attached to alex@hamilton-woods.com