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Whether you are a Finance Manager, Accountant or CFO, we are looking for qualified and part-qualified finance professionals to fill a number of roles in multiple industries including retail, construction, property, FMCG and financial services.
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Recruiting the most talented Finance, Audit and Accountancy Candidates
The Finance & Audit team at MERJE are always looking for talented individuals to fill finance roles across several sectors. Whether you are a Finance Manager, a part-qualified or fully-qualified Accountant, or an Audit specialist, our team can work with you to find your next Finance job based on your experience, skills and ambition.
We work across several industry leading companies to recruit Finance, Accountancy and Audit experts for leading companies, including:
We have the ability to attract ambitious and talented individuals, covering the following roles: CFO, Finance Director, Finance Manager, Financial/Management Accountant, Financial Controller, Financial Analyst, Part-qualified Accountant, Purchase Ledger Clerk, Payroll Manager, Tax, Treasury and Audit.
We specialise in
Senior and Transactional Finance and Part-Qualified Accountancy
of permanent placements
had a salary of
£60,000 or over
of our business
of our placements are
exclusive to MERJE
about 20 hours ago
Up to £45,000 pa
My client, a leading, International Financial services organisation, offering excellent opportunity for career progression, require a talented individual to support the Finance systems covering EMEA. The role will involve testing core Epicor 10 functionality and the suite of customised functionality specifically designed to support the finance business processes. Additionally, you will support acquisitions, supporting and collaborating with on-boarding clients to ensure that their migration to the global financial systems is a seamless and successful transition. With hybrid experience across IT and Accounting you will have the following skills Accounting and technology skills typically obtained through formal study, practical experience and a range of hands on technical skills Understand the fundamentals of all aspects of complex multi-currency, multi company accounting systems Strong customer service ethic Strong verbal and written communication skills The ability to work independently and meet deadlines Understanding of Epicor, Hyperion or Concur applications would be highly regarded but exposure to other financial systems applications would be considered. Intermediate SQL experience is also advantageous but not essential Good overall knowledge for all finance modules Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.
2 days ago
Financial Crime Manager
£50,000 - £55,000
Financial Crime Advisory professional required for an innovative and dynamic Corporate Bank based in London As part of the second line Financial Crime Advisory team, you will focus: Creating, developing and implementing Financial Crime Policies & Procedures in line with the Financial Crime Risk Assessment Framework Advising the business on ad-hoc Financial Crime related matters Work closely with the new product team to advise them on the Financial Crime risk associated with the product/client base Requirements: Creating, developing and implementing Financial Crime Policies & Procedures in line with the Financial Crime Risk Assessment Framework Advising the business on ad-hoc Financial Crime related matters Work closely with the new product team to advise them on the Financial Crime risk associated with the product/client base If you are interested in this Financial Crime Advisory opportunity and would like to apply or would like further information, please submit your CV. Alternatively, call Pritesh Chudasama on 0203 637 1607 for a confidential conversation. Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications; unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. However, I may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities in the future.
6 days ago
Audit Manager (Banking)
£75,000 - £85,000
Job Description: A successful banking organisation have a newly created role for their European subsidiary in France. Role & responsibilities include: Key member of the Internal Audit team. Performs complex and challenging risk-based internal audits across all business lines, producing reports and recommendations for management and the Audit Committee. Thereby provides Management with independent, timely and reasonable assurance that internal control systems are adequate and effective. May perform audits across all functions and locations. Auditing the French Subsidiary and Germany & Italian Branches. Managing co-source Internal Audit engagement Previous experience and qualifications: A minimum of five years Internal Audit experience within financial services industry. Private Banking and Corporate & Institutional Banking audit experience is required. Trade Finance and Credit audit experience is desirable. MENA banking audit experience desirable. Experience of auditing French Subsidiary and Branches – good working knowledge of French banking regulations. Educated to degree level: A recognised accounting, banking, internal audit or other relevant professional qualification. Strong written and spoken English and French. Relevant languages: English and French is required. Arabic is desirable. Expected travel to France from the UK. Requirement for the person to travel to France for 1 – 2 weeks out of each month for the first 6 months
9 days ago
Financial Crime Manager
£70,000 - £75,000
Financial Crime Manager professional required for an innovative and dynamic Corporate Bank based in London As a Financial Crime Manager, part of the second line Financial Crime Advisory team, you will focus on: Creating, developing and implementing Financial Crime Policies & Procedures in line with the Financial Crime Risk Assessment Framework Assisting with the day to day management of the team Work closely with senior stakeholders across the organisation on various Financial Crime related queries Advising the business on Financial Crime related matters, specifically, new product approvals Work closely with the new product team to advise them on the Financial Crime risk associated with the product/client base Financial Crime Manager requirements: Current or recent second line of defence experience within Financial Crime An understanding of Fintech businesses and the Financial Crime risks presented when conducting business with them Understanding of key Financial Crime regulations/industry knowledge such as 5th Money Laundering Directive and JMLSG Excellent communication skills Stakeholder management skills Corporate or Wholesale Banking experience.
14 days ago
Up to £40,000 pa
MERJE are delighted to be working with a rapidly growing Financial Services company based in Manchester. As part of the growth they are looking for an astute Financial Analyst to join the team. Reporting to the Finance Manager you will be responsible for the production / maintenance of Business models, Forecast and Budgets as well as providing monthly Financial information to the board and stakeholders Key responsibilities include: Involvement in production of monthly Management Accounts with expected analysis and commentary to the stakeholders and the board Maintenance of the existing core Business model within Excel as well as recommendations and implementation of value added enhancements Take ownership in the production and maintenance of budgets & forecasts by partnering with all leaders / stakeholders across the business Involvement in the annual statutory audit Streamlining the Reporting processes Previous experience and qualifications: Advanced Excel knowledge with VBA required Part Qualified / qualified Accountant – CIMA / ACA / ACCA SQL and Power BI preferable Experience in Financial and Management Accounting, ideally from an Accountancy background Strong analytical thinker with confidence and ability to convey complex information Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.
19 days ago
Up to £55,000 pa
My Client a Niche Financial Services Business is seeking an ambitious Senior Internal Auditor to join the local Internal Audit team reporting to the firm’s Head of Internal Audit. This position offers an excellent opportunity for an ambitious hands-on auditor, within a small audit team to develop their career further. Key responsibilities will include Carry out audit assignments to agreed quality, professional and ethical standards. Report findings and work with management to develop solutions to address weaknesses. Make sound recommendations to enhance controls and risk management. Involvement in any specific projects or workflows that require an Audit perspective. Represent Internal Audit in various formal and informal forums as required, providing appropriate information on audit activity. Develop strong relationships with Management, promoting a culture of control awareness and continual improvement. Applicants should ideally be professionally qualified with the following skills Experience in large audit firm Experience of operating in an Internal Audit or Risk Management environment Experience of an Internal Audit role within a financial services environment Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.
20 days ago
Interim Finance Business Partner
c£300 per day
My client, a leading organisation within its field, requires a talented, qualified accountant to support the FD through a major transformation period. Working within a small finance team you will be work closely with the FD supporting him across multiple areas including Management reporting, business partnering, costing, forecasting and Analysis. This a varied role providing the opportunity to get involved in all areas of Finance and ad hoc project work Being a qualified accountant, you will be technically competent with strong business partnering experience within a sizeable organisation. With excellent interpersonal skills you will be comfortable working with multiple stakeholders, extracting a presenting information. Whilst initially for a 3 month period, due to the changes within the organisation further work may be required.
23 days ago
Assistant Management Accountant
Up to £25k plus study support
MERJE are working with one of the UK’S biggest and highly respected Financial Solutions Companies to find an astute and passionate Assistant Management Accountant. Reporting to the Financial Controller and working within the Finance team you will assisting in producing Management Accounts for review. The ideal candidate will have finance experience in a similar capacity, have strong communication skills with a great attention to detail and also possess technical Excel Skills Key responsibilities include: Creating month end journals and completing monthly bank reconciliations Production of Daily Cash Flow reports Assisting in Cash forecasting Assist in the analysis of costs, ensuring their accuracy Analyse overheads completing accruals and prepayments where necessary Prepare Balance Reconciliations and analysing Balance Sheet Items Allocate bank payments on supplier accounts Dealing with Supplier Queries Produce Quarterly VAT returns Support preparation of documents for audit This is a varied role providing excellent training for someone looking to progress their career. Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.
27 days ago
Group Management Accountant (contract)
This is a key position for a Group Management Accountant to work in this construction/infrastructure business. Initially for a period of 3 months, you will assist in the delivery of timely and accurate financial information. Key responsibilities: Position of month end journals Production of the management accounts Balance sheet reconciliations VAT, CIS and CITB return submissions Production of accurate cash flows Assist with the annual year-end audit Assist with the production of year-end statutory accounts Improvement of existing processes and procedures The Person: Strong Excel skills and knowledge of other MS Office programmes Strong understanding of debits and credits Relevant qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) Excellent attention to detail Ability to work to tight deadlines Ability to spot opportunities to improve processes Minimum 3 years’ experience within a finance function
about 1 month ago
Senior Internal Auditor
£50,000 - £55,000
Job Description: To work as a member of the Risk & Audit team to ensure successful completion of assigned audit engagements, from start to finish, inclusive of preplanning and wrap up activities. To identify risks within the business and examining and evaluating the adequacy of controls available to mitigate those risks. This role primarily involves working across the Group functions & EMEA region, though may also involve other parts of the Group in the Americas & Asia Pacific. Key responsibilities include: Conducts assigned audit engagements across the entire audit life cycle in line with IIA and DAN Internal Audit standards. Work with the Risk & Audit management team to maintain and develop relationships and key stakeholders (e.g. Regional & Country Finance Directors) to help ensure the audit work carried out adequately addresses the key risks in the Group. Work with the business to facilitate improvements in the controls environment to mitigate risks to an acceptable level. Ensure that reported actions agreed with management are followed-up to establish whether they have been carried out to an acceptable level. Assist with the preparation of the internal audit plan as well as appropriate Management and Audit Committee reporting. Work with other team members to ensure audit work and other projects undertaken throughout the Group provides appropriate assurance. Assist in the continuing development and improvement of the Risk & Audit team (e.g. by refining the Internal Audit methodology or developing audit programs and testing procedures). Carry out and oversee other work as required (e.g. Investigations or Project Reviews). Previous experience and qualifications: Relevant audit qualification (e.g. CIA, ACA, ACCA, ACMA) Previous internal audit experience (financial & operational) in a Big 4 or global enterprise, although candidates with a strong industry and financial background may be considered Experience in Risk Management, Data Analytics and Investigations Additional languages skills such as French, Spanish, Russian or Arabic are a plus
about 1 month ago
Assistant Valuations Director
£80,000 - £90,000
Job Title: Assistant Valuations Director Job Description: A leading consulting firm are looking to add to their Valuations team who have extensive experience of valuing businesses, assets, shares, intangible assets and other income-generating assets in a variety of commercial and financial reporting contexts. Their commercial perspective is backed up by technical rigour, and the insight and experience gained from performing numerous high profile and complex valuations every year. Key responsibilities include: · Managing valuations projects of assets / portfolios. · Taking an active role in developing target client relationships in order to further develop the firm’s Valuations business, with key clients in FS and Infrastructure, although this experience is desirable not essential. · To have a broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; have a clear understanding of the firm’s commitment to creating a more inclusive culture Previous experience and qualifications: · Professional qualification essential (ACA/ACCA etc) · Significant experience of working within Valuations i.e with dealing with detailed projections for clients and/or, preparing valuation reports or analysing assets · Appetite to be involved in business development activities and have experience with targeting clients · Project management and organisational skills · Client focus, with ability to work quickly and establish effective working relationships · Exceptional analytical and oral and written communication skills with a strong attention for detail · Ability to take complicated analysis and to present and communicate
about 1 month ago
£45,000 - £50,000
Job Description: The client is a growing construction/infrastructure business with a number of long term projects that need dedicated project accountants/controllers working with them. A key position has arisen for a Project Accountant/Controller to work on various projects in and around Essex. This position is responsible for the reporting of project financial performance. Maintaining accurate data in relevant systems and reports, and supporting the Project teams with accurate and timely information. Reporting into the Commercial Financial Controller, you will support management with accurate forecasting and cash flow for specific projects. Ideally, you will be a qualified accountant and have the ability to travel in and around the Essex area, and potentially further afield should a project require this.
3 months ago
M&A Tax Manager
£55,000 - £65,000
Job Description: A leading consulting firm are looking for an M&A Tax Manager to join their team. Previous experience and qualifications: -UK transaction tax experience. This could be from an advisory and/or due diligence focused role. Candidates from practice are sought, rather than those currently working in-house. -CTA (and ideally) ACA/ACCA qualified. -The desire to expand their current tax skill set. We do not expect candidates to have had experience in all areas and offer full support, but there will be a requirement to learn and advise on the job in new areas. -The ability to deliver to clients (both external & internal) in a time frame aligned to completing time sensitive transactions. -An understanding (or a desire to learn) how to apply excellent tax technical knowledge commercially and to the benefit of our clients. -Strong written and verbal communication skills. Our advice needs to be polished and delivered to clients in a professional manner. The candidate will be critical in delivering to our clients and needs to have the communication, IT skills and attention to detail to do this. The ability to build trust and relationships is also very important. -The personal drive to succeed and to grasp the opportunity which exists to be part of something which we believe will be a truly class leading offering. -The desire to work in one of the most exciting areas of tax and to earn progression at a rapid rate. Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities
4 months ago
Corporate Tax Manager
£55,000 - £65,000
Job Description: An exciting opportunity has arisen at a Top 20 firm of accountants and business advisers for a Corporate Tax Manager to join their growing Tax & Legal department. You will work alongside Partners across the firm, to provide bespoke tax advice to clients. The role is client facing and focuses on advisory work with some compliance. Key responsibilities include: Advising on the operation of Corporation Tax reliefs Performing high level reviews of Corporation Tax computations to identify planning opportunities Advising on international tax principles, such as transfer pricing, the operation of tax treaties, and the mechanics of double tax relief. Structuring corporate transactions such as s.110 reconstructions, statutory demergers and company share repurchases. Advising on EIS and SEIS. Carrying out Taxation Due Diligence for the purpose of acquisition or disposal of companies. Advising on tax matters associated with partnerships and LLP, including the tax implications of those with both corporate and individual members, on their incorporation. Advising on the structure of employment packages Providing advice on stamp duty and SDLT Advising on individual capital gains tax issues Planning for the mitigation of Inheritance Tax, including considering the tax effect of lifetime transfers and the use of trusts. Dealing with enquiries into all aspects of direct taxation The ideal candidate should be client focused with a solid knowledge base and experience of aspects of income tax self-assessment, PAYE and Corporation Tax compliance procedures that will allow them to supervise members of the team who deal with the areas. They should also have an understanding of accountancy principles and be ACA/ACCA and CTA qualified preferably with post qualification experience. Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities
I was very pleased with MERJE’s approach and particularly their understanding of the client. The recruitment process ran smoothly from start to finish and they demonstrated high levels of customer service throughout. I would not hesitate in working with MERJE again, or recommending their services within the finance space.
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