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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
2 days ago
Up to £60,000
My client, a niche Financial Services company, are actively recruiting an Internal Audit Manager team to support the Governance function. Being the third line of defence by providing independent assurance that the organisation's risk management, governance and internal control processes are operating effectively and efficiently. Key responsibilities include: Design audit objectives, logistics, schedules and scope across all areas of the group business. Design and evaluate internal controls and operating processes. Develop practical solutions to problems arising in business and financial operations. Create audit schedules, programmes and plans. Lead, direct, mentor and guide audit staff. Ensure industry best practice, Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors Technical Standards and Code of Practice are embedded in all internal audit operations. Report to the Audit Committee on a regular basis providing an in depth insight into concerns arising from internal audit reviews. Update operational risk register with risks identified from internal audits and track and report upon risk mitigation measures implemented. Previous experience and qualifications: Being a qualified Auditor you will have previous experience working within an FCA regulated environment. Self-motivated, you will have methodical approach to internal audit work but with the ability to see and think outside the box when required 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
Head of Audit
My client, a leading Financial Services organisation are actively recruiting a talented Head of Audit to create an Audit Function to provide Independent Assurance to the Group Board. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced, qualified auditor to take the step into a Head of Audit role whilst also maintaining a hands on approach. Key responsibilities include: Produce and keep up to date an Internal Audit Charter for the Group. Carry out a risk-rated review of the Group’s internal controls, then prepare an annual audit plan. Conduct audit reviews of the Group’s activities in accordance with the above plan. Conduct ad hoc reviews of the Group’s activities in response to changes in the internal risk environment and/or at the request of the Group Audit Committee (committee to be set up). Recommend corrective actions to remedy control breaches and weaknesses. Report to the Audit Committee. Liaise with external auditors. Previous experience and qualifications: Understanding of key financial services regulations Strong analytical skills with ability to process information quickly and assess risks and controls Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management Comprehensive knowledge of general risks and controls 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.
3 days ago
c. £75,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Our client is a successful property developer based in London. They are seeking to recruit a candidate of suitable calibre to assume the position of Finance Manager. Reporting to the Finance Director and working closely in a business-partnering capacity with the senior management team your responsibilities will be wide and varied and will include: Assist with accurate and robust monthly forecasting and preparation of the three/ five-year business plans. Provide oversight for the finance function and ensure the efficient running of the department. Joint-venture reporting and stakeholder management. Take part in surveying/ valuation meetings and provide appropriate level of challenge. Assist as required with financial management and reporting Support payment and payroll processing to ensure an accurate and timely service. Ensure adherence with the Group Accounts Manual as regards Cash Management; operate and control all activities within the cash budgets. Assist with appropriate reporting to the MD and Board in line with the standard format and schedule including assisting with the preparation of the Finance Board reports and presentations Complete ad hoc divisional and out of departments projects as necessary. The successful candidate will be a professionally qualified Accountant, ideally with prior experience gained within the property development, construction/infrastructure sectors and be familiar with joint-venture accounting. You must possess the desire to be able to offer a commercial outlook as the role will encourage exposure across multiple disciplines. The company have a track record of career progression and this role could should provide a platform for an FD opportunity in the future. 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 days ago
Our client, a top 10 award winning professional Services firm, is looking to recruit an Audit Manager to join their Manchester Team and help grow their audit presence in Manchester. The successful candidate will oversee the management of a substantial portfolio of clients; planning assignments, briefing staff on the clients’ business, ensuring all work carried out is in compliance with government legislation and that client and statutory deadlines are routinely met and exceeded. Business development experience would be an advantage as you would be expected to identify opportunities, research and prepare proposals, as well as take part in formal presentations to prospective clients. Responsibilities will include: Managing the assignment in accordance with the firm’s standard procedures and confirm arrangements with the client, including likely costs and billing arrangements Ensuring quality at all times. Assisting with internal and external quality assurance, ensuring any actions are completed in line with the firms and professional standards Briefing the audit team on the client’s business and the pre-assignment instructions, to supervise and control the completion of work, and to undertake ‘on the job’ training and appraisals where necessary Ensuring that the job is completed within budget, and to discuss all materials points arising with the partner and client Liaising with all other departments, and making sure all potential client needs are identified and serviced accordingly Developing a detailed knowledge of the firm’s specialist services and to undertaking special work in response to client needs where appropriate Performing the firm’s review and completion procedures, attending the final meeting with the client, and to ensure that the client subsequently receives the final accounts and commercial management letter on a timely basis Ensuring the profitable recoverability of work in progress, and to bill clients on a timely basis Research and prepare proposals for new work, and to take part in formal presentations to prospective clients Attend staff meetings and training as required Carry out any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job, the title of the role and its grading, as requested by the line manager or Head of Department To be considered for this role, candidates must: Be ACA or ACCA qualified. First or second time passes preferred Have previous experience operating at manager level in a similar role Have proven experience in client handling Have experience in producing high quality audits Experience from a practice background Assurance experience of Owner Managed Business clients would be advantageous Experience of analytical review approach desirable Business development experience and interest would be a distinct advantage 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.
23 days ago
Tax Advisory Director
C £80,000 pa
Our client, a top 50 award winning professional Services firm, is looking to recruit a Tax Advisory Senior Manager / Director to join their new Manchester Team and help shape up their Tax offering in Manchester. Their Tax Advisory offering is likely to include some or all of the following: • Company restructuring • Shareholder tax planning • Employee share schemes • Dividend planning • Tax efficient share structures • Acquisition and disposal of private companies / structuring and tax due diligence • Management buy outs • Estate planning The Successful candidate will have the experience, flexibility and aptitude to work on a wide range of assignments as they arise. You will need to have a natural ability to work well with people and be able to develop long lasting relationships with their clients. To be considered for this role, candidates would need to have: • A broad knowledge of corporate, personal, business and capital taxes • Experience in delivering tax planning projects • Experience in managing a team, working to tight deadlines and helping to develop and train colleagues • Experience in taking the initiative on projects and spotting opportunities to generate additional tax advisory work • The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and to tailor communication appropriately • The ability to work as part of a team including across disciplines • A strong commercial awareness and strong attention to detail • A solutions focussed approach 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.
29 days ago
c£50,000 plus excellent benefits
My client an established Financial Services company are actively recruiting for a Talented Tax accountant to support the Tax manager. Primary responsibilities will focus on VAT and Direct tax including Assist in the preparation of tax returns Supporting the business with queries Improving processes and controls Being CTA, ACA or ACCA qualified you will have experience of Tax and VAT gained from within practice or industry, ideally with exposure to Financial Services. Additionally, you will have strong analytical and excellent communication skills. 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.
Group Treasurer, Property Developer