Hamilton Woods Associates

Finance Director

Finance Director
£90,000 – £105,000, Car, LTIP, Bonus Plus Benefits
Peterborough

Hamilton Woods Executive Search (HWES) have an exclusive new mandate to identify a technical, commercial, and operational Finance Director to support the continued growth plans of this customer centric, PE backed, housebuilder funded for further growth whilst aiming to become a market leader in their respective industry.

Working in collaboration with a successful Managing Director, you will confidently challenge the SMT and your peers, whilst being involved in all aspects of finance and strategy within a demanding growth driven business.

Duties will include:

  • Business partnering closely with the MD and other senior stakeholders to ensure the business hits its strategic milestones.
  • Work effectively to oversee the Finance Team as the function continues to evolve and expand.
  • Oversee the financial planning and budgeting processes for the business units budgeting for new site openings.
  • Liaising with potential investors and offering insightful analysis regarding investment opportunities and business developments.
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting process.
  • Offer, key strategic advice and analysis in relation to expansion and effective growth strategy.

IDEAL CANDIDATE: – The successful Finance Director will ideally have the following:

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA/ACMA qualified with at least 5+ years, demonstrable experience operating within a senior finance position.
  • Willingness and ability to travel throughout the UK occasionally as required.
  • Experience working at a senior level, ideally within a UK Construction / Housebuilder or property organisation.
  • Demonstrable financial management and commercial experience with a strong track record of supporting business growth.
  • Leadership and teamwork skills with the entrepreneurial ability to operate and excel in a changing and rapidly growing environment.
  • Ability to formulate financial plans (long term and tactical) and ensure full engagement.
  • Gravitas and ability to influence change and build strong financial management within the business.

Package:

  • Basic Salary – £90,000 – £100,000
  • Upto 60% Bonus with potential LTIP

Contact:

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Vijay Patel, MD of Hamilton Woods Associates or apply online with a covering note, highlighting your experience and suitability referencing VP-HWA-ES385.

Please note, due to the high level of applications, we cannot reply to everyone directly. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not heard back from HWA within 7 – 10 days.

HR Administrator

HR Administrator

£11.50 + PAYE

10 months +

35 hours per week

Stretford/ Home Working

We are currently working on behalf of a public sector client who are recruiting for a temporary HR Administrator.

The majority of the role will be based from home, with 1-2 days based in their Stretford based office.

Responsibilities of the HR Administrator includes:

  • Supporting the HR Advisor with absence management
  • Drafting all employee related communications relating to the employee lifecycle
  • Keeping on top of daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly HR transactional tasks
  • Updating the HR system with live changes
  • Supporting monthly payroll cycles
  • Supporting recruitment and training processes where necessary
  • Supporting the team with administration tasks
  • Note taking in ER meetings
  • Providing first line support to colleagues across the business
  • Handling the HR inbox and resolving queries at first point of contact where possible

Requirements of the HR Administrator includes:

  • HR experience is desirable
  • Strong administration skills

To be considered for this exciting role, please contact Bethan Hall – Associate Director at Hamilton Woods on 01509 276158 or apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing the job ID number. 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.

Credit Controller

Credit Controller
Hamilton Woods Associates are working with a well-established, national organisation, who are looking to add to their Credit Control team on a permanent basis.
The Credit Controller Role:

  • Contacting customers to ensure collection of outstanding payments
  • Providing consistent and professional customer service
  • Managing a set portfolio of accounts
  • Dealing with invoice queries
  • Setting up payment plans
  • Posting and processing refunds
  • Supporting with business finance efficiency
  • Setting new customer credit limits
  • Pausing customer credit accounts until they are brought up to date
  • Supporting the wider team during busier times
  • Monthly cash forecasting.

The Requirements:

  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail
  • Strong Excel knowledge
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work to deadlines
  • Ideally have experience in credit control or debt recoveries

In return this Credit Controller role is offering a salary between £23,000 and £26,000 depending on experience and will be working Monday-Friday on a work from home basis, with the requirement to travel into the office in Birmingham on an adhoc basis. This is a permanent position with the availability to start immediately.

Audit Manager

Audit Manager
£45,000 – £55,000 plus excellent benefits
Central Birmingham

A leading, highly successful and growing Top 10 accountancy practice is looking to bolster its growing team with the addition of a qualified ACCA/ACA Audit 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, PE and VC backed 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-corporates, private clients and professionals. With on-going growth and positive developments in the firm, you will have opportunity to progress in your career.

Description:

Joining the team in Birmingham as a Qualified Manager, you take responsibility for the delivery of audit services to a wide ranging, varied and challenging client base. The firm is growing and planning for future developments and therefore the business is seeking individuals, who are career focused and looking to progress in their careers, gaining more responsibility, client contact and scope for involvement in project work, with potential for involvement across other discipline areas.

Profile:

You will be ACA/ACCA qualified, with a strong background in audit, with demonstrable audit and accounts experience gained within a recognisable professional services firm, based environment as an Audit 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.

Finance Director

Finance Director
£90,000 – £100,000, LTIP, Bonus Plus Benefits
Peterborough

Hamilton Woods Executive Search (HWES) have an exclusive new mandate to identify a technical, commercial, and operational Finance Director to support the continued growth plans of this customer centric, PE backed, housebuilder funded for further growth whilst aiming to become a market leader in their respective industry.

Working in collaboration with a successful Managing Director, you will confidently challenge the SMT and your peers, whilst being involved in all aspects of finance and strategy within a demanding growth driven business.

Duties will include:

  • Business partnering closely with the MD and other senior stakeholders to ensure the business hits its strategic milestones.
  • Work effectively to oversee the Finance Team as the function continues to evolve and expand.
  • Oversee the financial planning and budgeting processes for the business units budgeting for new site openings.
  • Liaising with potential investors and offering insightful analysis regarding investment opportunities and business developments.
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting process.
  • Offer, key strategic advice and analysis in relation to expansion and effective growth strategy.

IDEAL CANDIDATE: – The successful Finance Director will ideally have the following:

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA/ACMA qualified with at least 5+ years, demonstrable experience operating within a senior finance position.
  • Willingness and ability to travel throughout the UK occasionally as required.
  • Experience working at a senior level, ideally within a UK Construction / Housebuilder or property organisation.
  • Demonstrable financial management and commercial experience with a strong track record of supporting business growth.
  • Leadership and teamwork skills with the entrepreneurial ability to operate and excel in a changing and rapidly growing environment.
  • Ability to formulate financial plans (long term and tactical) and ensure full engagement.
  • Gravitas and ability to influence change and build strong financial management within the business.

Package:

  • Basic Salary – £90,000 – £100,000
  • Upto 60% Bonus with potential LTIP

Contact:

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Vijay Patel, MD of Hamilton Woods Associates or apply online with a covering note, highlighting your experience and suitability referencing VP-HWA-ES385.

Please note, due to the high level of applications, we cannot reply to everyone directly. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not heard back from HWA within 7 – 10 days.

Multi Skilled Plasterer

Multi Skilled Plasterer

Greater Manchester

2-3 months +

£18 Umbrella/ CIS

+ van and fuel card

Hamilton Woods Associates are currently working with a public sector organisation to recruit for a Multi Skilled Plasterer to work on social housing properties

Responsibilities of the Multi Skilled Plasterer includes:

  • Completing plastering work on social housing properties
  • Carrying out secondary work surrounding basic joinery, tiling and plumbing where required
  • Ensuring adherence to health and safety procedures
  • Maintaining van stock
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction
  • Maintaining a clean and working environment within customers’ homes

Essential criteria of the Multi Skilled Plasterer includes:

  • Skilled within joinery and plastering
  • Full UK Driving License

For further information on this role, please contact Bethan Hall at Hamilton Woods. Alternatively, please apply now to express your interest

Plasterer

Plasterer

Manchester

Permanent

40 hrs pw

£27,000 + company van

Hamilton Woods Associates are currently working with a Manchester based Housing Association, to recruit to a Plasterer on a permanent basis

Responsibilities of the Plasterer include:

  • Carrying out all aspects of plastering works to void and tenanted properties
  • Undertaking the following skilled tasks:
    • Removing, refitting and renewing skirting boards, architraves, kitchen units and worktops
    • Removing and refitting wash hand basin, WC pan and cisterns
    • Undertaking all DPC works
    • Undertaking tanking
    • Completing rendering
  • Delivering an excellent customer experience
  • Reporting additional repairs and safeguarding concerns
  • Leaving customers’ homes clean and safe
  • Updating your PDA
  • Ordering parts and materials

Requirements of the Plasterer includes:

  • City and Guilds Level 2 or equivalent in Plastering
  • UK Driving License
  • Willingness to undergo Basic DBS check
  • Basic skills within a secondary trade

To be considered for this exciting role, please contact Bethan Hall – Associate Director at Hamilton Woods or apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing BH 4884. 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

Electrician

Electrician

£33,000+ van + On Call Bonus

Permanent

Manchester

We are currently working on behalf of a social housing provider, who is recruiting for an Electrician to join their team on a permanent basis. On Call Bonus is available.

Responsibilities of the Electrician include:

  • Carrying out all aspects of electrical works in void and tenanted social housing properties
  • Repairing and replacing electrical fittings
  • Diagnosing and rectifying electrical faults.
  • Completing relevant certification to include EICR, minor works and installation certificates.
  • Completing associated paperwork
  • Utilising a PDA
  • Ensuring adherence to electrical regulations
  • Liaising with the planners to arrange access to properties

Requirements of the Electrician include:

  • 2391 OR 2394 / 2395
  • 18th Edition
  • Full UK Driving License

To be considered for this exciting role, please contact Bethan Hall – Associate Director at Hamilton Woods on 01509 276158 or apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing BH 4884. 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.

Tax Manager

TAX MANAGER – UK, IRE & NORDICS (MAT COVER)
UP TO £70,000 (DOE) + EXTENSIVE BENEFITS
SOLIHULL, WEST MIDS (HYBRID)
FULL TIME, FIXED TERM

Hamilton Woods Associates are currently recruiting for one of their American-owned clients who are looking for a Tax Manager on a FTC basis, covering maternity leave.

Reporting to the Manager Tax EMEA and matrix to the Controller UK, Ireland and Nordics, the Tax Manager UK, Ireland and Nordics is responsible for all tax (accounting) related matters specific to UK, Ireland and Nordics. In addition, the person is responsible for SOX compliance, will assist in the management of the Defined Benefits pension scheme and will assist the Controlling team on ad hoc projects. The position interacts internally with various departments and externally with auditors and advisors.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure that all taxes for the UK, Irish and Nordics companies are properly calculated, accounted and disclosed in accordance with US GAAP, SEC and local GAAP rules. Ensure that adequate Sox and other controls are implemented in this respect.
  • Prepare all monthly, quarterly and annual tax reporting packages and other tax reporting for the UK, Irish and Nordics companies.
  • Ensure the monthly forecasts / annual Operating Plan reflect the proper amount of future tax expense & cash out for the UK, Irish and Nordics companies.
  • Monthly prepare and provide information to allow EY to prepare the monthly UK VAT returns, review the draft VAT returns and reconciliation of the filed VAT returns to the VAT accounts.
  • Work on PAYE accrual/payment, PAYE settlement agreement, Taxed Award Scheme, Pension contribution reconciliation
  • Support the Controller UK, Ireland and Nordics in the statutory audit process with respect to all tax matters.

KEY SKILLS:

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting (tax) is required; a CPA, another recognized accounting qualification or other advanced degree is a plus
  • Minimum of 5 years of tax experience, with at least 2 year relevant local & US GAAP tax accounting experience.
  • Big four and/or US multinational company experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of US GAAP, local GAAP and local tax legislation.
  • Strong research skills and ability to manage multiple tasks.

If you would like to apply for the Tax Manager position, please get in contact with your CV and current package details to alex@hamilton-woods.com

Company Accountant (Retainer) 2.0

FINANCE MANAGER (SaaS)
UP TO £60,000 (DOE) + PRIVATE HEALTHCARE
FULLY REMOTE
FULL TIME, PERMANENT

Hamilton Woods Associates have been retained by a high growth start up utilities business (SaaS) who are looking for a Finance Manager. The role will see the successful candidate working for a rapidly growing, award-winning, productivity, safety and wellbeing-focused technology organisation in a career-defining position.

The Finance Manager will working closely with the CEO and COO and will have accountability for managing the company finances and ensuring their internal control framework is best in class and ready for business growth. You will collaborate with industry-renowned leaders, offering an unmissable opportunity for an astute, financial accountant to accelerate their career.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Own the production of their annual statutory accounts and develop strong relationships with external auditors
  • Continual development and implementation of an Internal Control Framework that meets the current and future requirements of the UK Financial Reporting Council
  • Lead the preparation of monthly management accounts and support the leadership team in using the information to drive business performance
  • Manage quarterly VAT return processes and all Companies House and National Statistic returns
  • Reconciliation of bank accounts and focus on managing their cashflow forecast
  • Lead the production of annual budgets and work with the leadership team to update their multi-year business plan on an as required basis.
  • Lead the sales & purchase ledger administration and ensure that appropriate internal control are in place. Drive a strong focus on debt management from customers and ensure that vendors are paid on time.
  • Providing general financial advice to the Leadership Team and communicate the key financial drivers to the whole company.

KEY SKILLS:

  • Qualified by experience or an ACCA / CIMA finalist
  • Familiar with Accounting software Xero
  • Able to communicate confidently with business leaders / owners / managers and external stakeholders
  • A high growth Tech background – preferably in a software/cyber environment

If you would like to apply for the Finance Manager position, please get in contact with your CV and current package details to alex@hamilton-woods.com