Gemma Cardew
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Gemma Cardew

Senior Consultant - Finance & AuditSpecialising in Finance & Audit

My background is within Financial Services, having spent more than 12 years working for a high street bank across Customer Operations and Fraud & Financial Crime. This has given me an invaluable grounding around the complexities of working within and recruiting into regulated environments, as well as supporting myself to establish high levels of trust in all of my engagements. I provide support and guidance to clients and candidates across Financial Services and Commerce & Industry.

When im not in the office entertaining a largely Manchester-based team with her ‘Scouse’ verbatim, I can be found frequenting the odd nice restaurant with my husband or playing glorified taxi driver to any one of my three children.

Why MERJE?

MERJE offered me a unique opportunity to build upon my experience in recruitment and to specialise in a niche area. I could see the significant value that this adds to both the candidate and client journey. I was also drawn to the high-performing culture and that MERJE just did things differently. There is a transparency and desire to always do things right which I found compelling! We have an amazing ‘one team’ culture which is driven from the top down.

Loves & Loathes

I love making people laugh, drinking good wine and playing pranks on my kids.

I loathe bad manners, especially people who don’t say thank you when the door is held open for them, and snakes.

Jobs by Gemma

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Technical Accounting manager
Leeds£50,000 - £70,000

MERJE are partnered with a leading Financial services business based in Leeds in their search for an Accounting Manager in Indirect taxes Reporting to the Head of Indirect Tax, the role involves ha...

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Financial Risk Manager
Cheshire£65,000 - £75,000

MERJE are partnered with a leading Specialist lender based in Cheshire in their search for a Financial Risk Manager. As a Financial Risk Manager, you will be responsible for the oversight of first ...

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Finance Data Analyst
Leeds£500-£600 per day outside IR35

** DAY RATE CONTRACT OUTSIDE IR35 ** ** UP TO £600 PER DAY DOE ** ** PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU HAVE FINANCE SYSTEMS IMPLEMENTATION / MAPPING / REPORTING EXPERIENCE FROM WITHIN A FINANCIAL SERVICES B...

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