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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
5 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.
13 days ago
FP & A Analyst
Up to £50,000
MERJE Ltd are currently partnered with a very respected business based in Manchester, to recruit a driven and analytically focussed Financial Planning & Analysis professional. Working alongside a continuously improving finance team, you will be responsible for producing high quality financial forecasts, analysis and reports. You will build strong relationships with key stakeholders and influence decision makers to improve business performance in line with business strategy. Using own initiative to enhance processes and procedures, you will be working within a variety of areas with responsibilities including: Producing insightful financial forecasts Influencing the business with clear financial analysis and presentations to support decision making Providing strong communication links with all internal stakeholders modelling leadership behaviours with confidence and to get the very best from team colleagues Mentoring team members Requirements: ACCA/CIMA or ACA Qualified with demonstrable experience in a similar capacity Strong Analytical skills with solid Excel experience Be able to challenge senior stakeholders with experience in Business Partnering. Be able to use own initiative and be a self-starter. This is an excellent opportunity to broaden your technical experience within a wider Business Partnering based role providing exposure across a wide area, offering excellent exposure within the business. If interested, please forward your CV for immediate consideration.
19 days ago
Head of Audit
Flexible day rate c £600 a day
My Client a leading Leisure business requires an interim Head of Audit to create a new function and build a team. Reporting to the Director of Risk and compliance along with the main PE board the role works across the organisation with operational and support departments including both retail and digital channels. Key responsibilities include Day to day leadership and management of Internal Audit team and to continually review and mature team outputs and capabilities Establish, monitor and maintain an internal audit framework for the business to ensure it provides adequate assessment of governance and ongoing assurance and appropriate risk ratings Identify where external audit is required to provide an appropriate level of risk assurance within the business and facilitate criteria and required outputs Identify scope and criteria for ad hoc special audits as required through business or legislation change Effectively identifying risks within all operational practices and evaluating the controls put in place to mitigate them Monitor and analyse audit results and trends and prioritise revisits as required for failed audits or central audit analysis Collaborative working with Internal Audit team to ensure effective audit programmes and strategies for the business Ownership and maturing of the corporate risk register Maintaining knowledge of any changes to internal policies, procedures or regulatory legislation and ensuring risks, impact and criteria to assess them are accurate Reporting audit findings and provide compliance advice at all levels across the organisation Ensuring appropriate records of activities are maintained and results are consistent and impartial Develop and maintain data backed, evidence-based metrics and reporting Promote culture of good corporate governance and ethical behaviour by adhering to the responsibility of holding a Personal Management License Act as Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) Being a qualified Auditor or similar relevant qualification you will have the following skills 4 to 5 years’ experience in the leadership and management of a regulated audit team Strong practical understanding of license obligations in regards to the Act 2005, POCA, TACT, LCCP and other Gambling Commission related guidance Experience in forming and maintaining an internal audit framework that adequately assesses updates in policies, procedures and legislation Experience in establishing a new team 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 £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.
27 days ago
Tax Manager - Private Client
£60,000 - £70,000
Job Description: A Top 25 firm of Chartered Accountants is looking for an experienced Private Client Tax Manager to join their team. Reporting to the Partners, the Manager will have their own interesting and varied portfolio of clients including a mix of high profile individuals, professional persons, partnerships, entrepreneurs, and non-UK domiciled clients. The Manager will have the opportunity to work with an enthusiastic, successful and motivated team. The duties and responsibilities of the role will be to look after the day to day running of a portfolio of clients. Responsibilities will include: Delivering technical advice, seeking opinions from Directors and Partners where necessary Supporting Partners and Directors in delivering complex advisory work to clients Billing clients Monitoring junior staff, providing feedback and answering queries where necessary Identifying business development and cross-selling opportunities Co-ordinating the compliance process for clients Attending manager meetings and assisting with ideas for implementation in the department The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate: A minimum of 6 years’ personal tax experience within a practice environment and ideally CTA qualified A proactive attitude The ability to work in a team The ability to work under pressure and prioritise where necessary Good communication and organisational skills Experience of dealing with non-doms and HNWIs Strong Microsoft Office experience The successful candidate must have experience of reviewing tax returns and handling a portfolio of clients, and they should also be commercially aware regarding billing and marketing.
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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