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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
6 days ago
Employment Tax Director
Job Description: MERJE is currently working with a top 20 form based in the centre of London who are seeking an ambitious, experienced, Employment Tax Director to join their exciting and growing team. The main focus of the role will be to deal with employment tax advice and complex compliance for a large portfolio of clients. This is a key role within the team, where you will be highly client facing and be required to deal with clients and other professional advisors. As such, excellent technical skills are crucial; equally crucial will be your ability to impart complex tax technical information to clients and members of other teams. You will also be required to lead a team of more junior staff; mentoring them to develop their professional skills and providing technical training where needed. You will work alongside partners, to provide bespoke tax advice to clients, and also our team of payroll specialists. Key responsibilities include: Advising on all aspects of employment tax including employment status, PAYE obligations, National Insurance contributions, temporary workplace relief etc. Undertaking PAYE health checks and assisting clients with PAYE enquiries from HMRC Advising on completion of P11Ds, PAYE Settlement Agreements and Short Term Business Visitor reporting Dealing with overseas tax queries in conjunction with our international network Review of expatriate self-assessment tax returns and payroll computations Supervision of team’s work and answering their queries Dealing with queries from Partners and managers on a daily basis Providing technical support to the firm’s payroll bureau Understanding of monthly payroll processing Advising on taxation of employee share schemes including submission of in-year notifications and end of year reporting to HMRC Assisting development of new business Previous experience and qualifications: CTA Qualified Employment tax experience Expatriate tax knowledge Share scheme experience Experience of dealing with HMRC Experience of monthly payroll processing Not For Profit exposure Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal Good understanding of personal taxation issues Organised and motivated A driven person who will take ownership of tasks and drive to completion A good team player 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.
16 days ago
Audit Assistant Manager
MERJE is currently working with one of the largest independent practices in the North West who are seeking an ambitious, qualified, Audit Assistant Manager to join their credible team. This position has arisen due to continued growth of the practice and the contact expansion of the audit department. The Audit Assistant Manager will be responsible for assisting the audit managers with auditing a portfolio of clients, primarily within the corporate SME market, as well as within the charity and academies sector. This role is suited to someone with previous Practice experience and who is either fully ACCA or ACA qualified. Key responsibilities include: Being trusted to oversee all aspects of audit for a portfolio of clients, reporting to the audit managers Opportunities to attend and participate in client meetings Review of statutory accounts and tax computations Overall responsibility for allocating work to other members of the audit team, working with audit seniors and assistants to ensure that they understand their responsibilities and that any areas for development are identified Responsibility for producing audit and business reviews which are presented to management at the end of the audit. Previous experience and qualifications: A proven track record of audit experience Excellent written and verbal communication skills IT literacy and good working knowledge of accounting software Self-motivation and a proactive and positive attitude to learn and develop Experience of coaching members of audit staff on-site This is a great opportunity for a newly qualified accountant to take the next step in their career and progress through to senior management. Over time your management responsibilities will increase along with the opportunity to oversee an audit portfolio as audit manager. 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
Up to £40k dependant on experience and skill set
MERJE Ltd are exclusively recruiting a fantastic newly qualified Management Accountant for a high growth SME Services business based in Didsbury, Greater Manchester. Due to continued success, this highly successful business has ambitious growth plans over the next 3 years to double in size and are now looking to appoint a hands on dynamic person who has experience of working in a fast pace industry to work independently and alongside the Managing Director and Financial Controller in introducing new controls and systems within the Finance department to address the existing and growing needs of the business Key responsibilities include: Supporting the Director with the operational side of the Business by producing Statements / Redemption Statements and other ad hoc reports Updating and reviewing month end report packs – P/L, Balance Sheets and other reports Processing new Loans and redemptions – adding and updating details and ensuring all new loans / redemptions are processed Setting up and management of the Credit Control system Assisting with the year end audit Forecasting / Reconciliation of bank balance / Calculation and posting Accruals Previous experience and qualifications: Newly Qualified Accountant Ideally someone from a FS or Lending background but this is not essential Experience of Monthly Accounts process and exposure to most areas of the Financial Accounting process Sound understanding of Accruals / Prepayments and Income Recognition Experience using Excel / Word and Outlook with a good knowledge of Sage. Confidence to deal with a range of Stakeholders 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. To discuss the role in greater detail please contact on or send through your CV to Location: Didsbury, Manchester Display Salary: Up to £40k dependant on experience and skill set
about 1 month ago
Up to £60,000 plus car and benefits
My Client, a leading, multibillion turnover, Global Manufacturing Company operating in over 40 countries is actively searching a talented Financial Controller to take responsibility for supporting Financial Reporting for a key division, ensuring that it conforms to the requirements of the Group. With a track record of promoting individuals internally from within this position, this is an ideal role for an individual looking to make their first move from practise into industry or a CIMA qualified accountant who is looking to progress their career within a Global organisation. As a key support to the Finance Director, you will be focussed on assisting the drive for Finance to play an integral role in operational change and decision support within the division. Principal responsibilities will include; Working with the Finance Director to control and develop reporting to improve management understanding of business performance and to drive effective decision making Assist in the preparation of budgets, forecasts, operational reviews and monthly reports to enable the management team to analyse and manage business performance Support the Finance Director in driving improvements in forecasting control and reporting Maintain the framework for capital reporting and control Assist the Finance Director in driving a better understanding of working capital and cash flow to improve reporting, control and forecasting Working closely with the management team to report on and develop effective KPI’s to drive improvements in decision making Control of HQ budget Key interface with marketing function, site controllers and central Finance Support to manufacturing sites when required to understand and resolve issues or for ad hoc projects, which will include an element of travel. Preparation of annual financial statements and tax packs for the legal UK entity Being a qualified accountant, ideally CIMA or ACA, you will ideally have experience of manufacturing from either Practice or Industry. With a Practical “hands on” approach with excellent attention to detail along with good communication and networking skills. Excellent computer skills are essential with experience required of Excel, Lotus Notes and financial consolidation reporting packages, such as OutlookSoft or Hyperion.
about 1 month 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.
about 2 months 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
2 months 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
3 months ago
Assistant Valuations Director
£80,000 - £90,000
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
3 months 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.
4 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
6 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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