Michael Page Finance

Michael Page Finance Kent, UK
Dec 17, 2018
This is a fantastic opportunity for a Private Client Tax Associate Director/ Director to join a highly reputable accountancy practice based in Tunbridge Wells, They are looking for somebody with extensive personal tax experience to join them in an exciting position to assist with the businesses tax affairs. Client Details This practice is a highly reputable and well known firm of chartered accountants based near Tunbridghe Wells. They have a fantastic reputation, excellent culture and have seen significant growth over the last 12 months. They are now looking for a Private Client Tax Associate Director /Director to join their team in a highly rewarding position. Description Joining the firm at Private Client Director level, with clear path to progress, dependent on your experience and background and where you will fit in the firm, you will deliver personal tax and advisory services to a wide ranging client base of directors of owner-managed businesses, property clients, wealthy individuals and wide ranging private clients. You will take a client fronting role overseeing the provision of advisory services across a wide spectrum of personal tax issues, IHT, CGT etc. You will lead and influence your team and look to drive the development of the private client tax services in this leading firm. You will develop the relationships, contacts and networks to bolster their private client offering further and play a lead role in the growth and development of the Tunbridge Wells offices private client offering. Profile ATT / CTA Qualified Previous experience operating at a senior level within Private Client Tax Proven experience in client handling - ability to provide a high level of client relationship that is vital to this role. Proven tax experience in producing high quality work on complex UK private client matters, within budget. Tax experience from a practice background would be a distinct advantage preferably within a top 100/ large independent firm. Job Offer £60,000- £80,000 Full benefits package
Michael Page Finance Cheltenham, UK
Dec 17, 2018
Michael Page Finance are delighted to be supporting a fast growth SME in the Financial Services sector to hire a Group Financial Controller for their Cheltenham office. Client Details This is a unique opportunity to join a business that has achieved so much in so little time, with only 5 years since it was established. Largely due to ambition and innovation, the businesses success also comes from hiring well. Experienced experts who are leaders in their field. Description Based in Cheltenham, this is a No#1 in finance role to support the continued growth of the business. With growth comes growth pains and this role is tasked with developing all three pillars; processes, systems and people. There is an opportunity to take the Finance Director title in due course. The role is tasked with managing a finance team of 4 (including 2 qualified Accountants) as well a broader team of 5 which includes oversight of the Group HR function. Our client are looking for an individual who can: Lead the team in the production of the monthly MI pack Lead the team in the production of the Management Account pack (included consolidated, group results) Prepare and own detailed budgets and forecasts Investigate and perform FDD on potential acquisitions Manage cash and banking relationships Manage VAT, PAYE and corporate tax Oversee outsourced agreements/contracts including payroll Act as the main point of contact for auditors and tax advisers Profile The successful applicant will have previous experience operating at Group Financial Controller level and will be comfortable commuting to Cheltenham. It is also important you meet the criteria below: Qualified Accountant (strong preference for an ACA) Experience working in the Financial Services sector Strong technical accounting skills - ability to manage VAT, Tax and be the main point of contacts for all banking and audit liaison Strong business partnering skills - we expect this person to be part of the Senior Leadership Team in their current role and demonstrate the ability to create and provide suitable MI for a leadership team Comfortable with the expectation of working for an SME (think Job Offer £70-000 - £90,000 (the salary will stretch for the right person) + Bonus + Package
Michael Page Finance Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tunbridge Wells, UK
Dec 17, 2018
A leading Tunbridge Wells based chartered accountancy practice is looking to recruit a Private Client Director to join the team. The role offers a clear route to partner level. The successful individual will play a pivotal role in the wider development and growth of the firms Private Client Tax offering. Client Details A market leading firm of chartered accountants based in Tunbridge Wells, with an excellent reputation and standing across the South East and wider UK. The firm acts for a very wide ranging client base and boasts a highly experienced and strong team of tax professionals, delivering wide ranging compliance and advisory services across personal tax. The firm acts for a very wide range of clients, delivering varied private client project work for directors of OMBs and large corporates, HNWIs, landed estates, investigations etc. Dependent on the level of the individual joining , there is scope to mould the position at Director level, with a view to progressing to partner on offer, on a clear and achievable timescale. Description Joining the firm at Private Client AD/ Director level, with clear path to progress, dependent on your experience and background and where you will fit in the firm, you will deliver personal tax and advisory services to a wide ranging client base of directors of owner-managed businesses, property clients, wealthy individuals and wide ranging private clients. You will take a client fronting role overseeing the provision of advisory services across a wide spectrum of personal tax issues, IHT, CGT etc. You will lead and influence your team and look to drive the development of the private client tax services in this leading firm. You will develop the relationships, contacts and networks to bolster their private client offering further and play a lead role in the growth and development of the Bristol offices private client offering. Profile You may be a Senior Manager/ AD level professional, having reached a ceiling, within Top Tier firm environment and attracted by a clear route to progress to partner, on offer here. Or for individuals coming from medium/large independent, or top 50 firm background, you will most likely be at Private Client Director level, or Designate/Associate level, again seeking that route to progress. CTA qualified and personal tax, advisory focused, you will be seeking a challenging new career opportunity, with clear route to become a Private Client Tax Partner. Job Offer Circa £65,000 - £100,000 dependent on experience, background and level on a salaried basis, negotiable. Full benefits package
Michael Page Finance Wrecclesham, Farnham, UK
Dec 16, 2018
Divisional Financial Controller role for an international operation based on the Surrey / Hampshire borders. Broad role supporting the FD and leading a small team. Client Details My client, based on the Surrey / Hampshire borders is has international operations in an exciting sector. Description Key responsibilities in the Financial Controller role for this international operations business include: Preparation of accurate and timely financial and management reports, to include, but not limited to: o Annual Budget and periodic Forecasts o Monthly management accounts o Monthly and Quarterly reporting packs in line with company and group requirements o Financial, commercial and project analysis to support the business o Annual audit files and statutory accounts * Management and development of the two Management Accountants to deliver key responsibilities, allocating tasks, objective setting and evaluation of resources to ensure the appropriate cover is maintained within the team at all times. * Delivering comprehensive financial management through effective controls, business performance measures and financial planning * Strong financial accounting skills to oversee monthly balance sheet reconciliation preparation * Control month-end and year-end close processes * Management of the audit process, delegating tasks as needed to the team. * Ensuring that processes and systems enhancements are delivered and spread consistently throughout the business * Managing the preparation of Corporation tax schedules and VAT returns * Liaising and working with other Divisional Financial Controllers as needed to ensure effective and timely resolution of any issues across entities * Liaising and working with the Treasury Manager UK as needed to ensure effective and timely resolution of issues Profile To be considered you will be: Qualified accountant 2 years experience at FC level or equivalent Knowledgeable in reporting standards A good manager Job Offer Salary of £65,000 - £80,000 plus package and benefits
Michael Page Finance Cheshire, UK
Dec 15, 2018
To lead the site's financial accounting, reporting and control activities ensuring they are undertaken efficiently, effectively and in line with best practice. Client Details My client are a division of a large, household name, and specialise in B2B manufacturing. Description Develop, manage and improve the accuracy of operational forecasts and co-ordinate improvement plans that have a positive effect on the results. Manage the site budget process to encompass overheads, capacity planning, COS variances, stock, CAPEX and labour manning. Work cross functionally to drive forecasting accuracy. Challenge and influence CAPEX investment plans to optimise payback. Work with the planning team in defining and delivering working capital targets for stock, profiled across the year. Input into the 3 year strategic plan. Co-ordinate the annual stock take plan to ensure adequate coverage and compliance. Profile - Fully Qualified - :revious Manufacturing Experience Job Offer Up to £60,000 (pro rata)
Michael Page Finance Ramsey, UK
Dec 15, 2018
This SME manufacturing organisation has enjoyed significant growth over the last 4 years and new contracts mean this will step up over the coming 3 years. As a result a hands on FD is required to lead the finance team and support the other Directors. Client Details SME Manufacturing organisation who have enjoyed significant growth in recent years and have contracts in place to ensure further substantial growth over the next three. Description Reporting directly to the Managing Director you will be responsible for overseeing the many important accounting functions of a rapidly growing business. You will be responsible for providing financial analysis and guidance and be accountable for producing the management accounts. The role is responsible for managing a small team, including accounts payable and accounts receivable. Further, you will be responsible for overseeing and directly managing the. This role is part of the senior management team and you will be required to contribute at a strategic level, but also able to be hands-on, directly involved with daily accounting tasks delivering at a day to day business level. Contribute to the development and execution of company strategy, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate Provide financial analysis, reporting and guidance on strategy, plans, and performance at business and departmental levels Take overall control of the company's accounting function Manage company policies regarding cash, ledgers, capital expenditure, payroll,debt, tax, budgeting, and auditing. Ensure that company financial systems are robust, compliant and able to support both current activities and future growth Ensure that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met Profile The successful candidate will be a qualified finance professional with experience of a manufacturing environment. You will be hands on capable of rolling your sleeves up and capable of supporting the Directors. Job Offer £70,000
Michael Page Finance Barker's Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA, UK
Dec 15, 2018
As a key member of Social Work England (SWE) Executive Leadership Team, you will play a significant part in building a cohesive and inclusive organisation culture. This is an exciting time to join a progressive and passionate regulatory body. Client Details Social Work England will be the new, specialist regulator for all child, family and adult social workers in England. We will be take over responsibility from the current regulator, the Health Care Professions Council. We a non-departmental public body, operating at arm's length from government. Our main objective will be to protect the public. We will do this by setting the standards for social workers, ensuring they meet our standings, are fully qualified and remain fit to practise. We do not expect to begin regulating the profession before spring 2019. As such, we are currently working in readiness to launch this brand new organisation including a recruitment drive, premises and creation of digital services. Based in the heart of Sheffield, we will employ in the region of 120 people when we're fully staffed. Description As Executive Director of Finance you will act as a key member of the Social Work England (SWE) Executive Leadership Team. You will lead on the delivery of the financial and commercial strategy for the organisation and support with the development of the organisation's values, culture and overall objectives. Other responsibilities will include: Develop an annual internal audit programme that addresses issues of concern and verifies compliance with agreed standards. Manage facilities contracts and services to ensure an appropriate working environment for Social Work England staff. Ensure that the organisation's procurement is effective and contracts are negotiated and managed to achieve maximum value for money. Executive responsibilities will include: Act as a member of the Board and as a member of its committees, and provide information, advice and guidance to Board members. Develop and maintain strong relationships with the staff of other directorates developing mechanisms to ensure coherence and commitment to SWE's work. Liaise with key business planning stakeholders, including members of the Executive Management Team and the finance management team. Profile This is an important appointment for Social Work England and an opportunity for an individual to join the Executive Leadership team to influence and shape the future of the organisation. You will be a qualified accountant (CCAB) and have relevant prior experience of financial management in either the private or public sector. You will be able to demonstrate considerable experience of senior level management gained ideally within a regulated environment and competent with financial planning and corporate budget management of around £10m - £15m. When applying for a role at Social Work England, you should take into account our competency framework. These technical competencies ensure staff are able to successfully perform a given role, which includes: Leading the way. Working as one team. Being a business. Focusing on registrants and service users. Embracing change. Respecting each other. Job Offer This is an exciting and unique opportunity for an ambitious and passionate individual to have a real impact on the development of Social Work England. The role will be based in beautiful new offices in Sheffield and will ideally be over 3 days a week with a salary offering of around £70,000 - £90,000 fte depending on experience. NO AGENCIES *** Michael Page are working collaboratively with SWE and managing the recruitment of this role. Any CVs sent directly to the organisation will be forwarded onto Michael Page for pre-screening. ***
Michael Page Finance Coventry, UK
Dec 15, 2018
The FC must be an exceptional hands-on accountant but equally commercially aware, advising on the best route for the business . Client Details My client is a technology based start up that will transform the medical industry across the UK. Description Working alongside a business's CEO and Chairman The role of the Finance Controller shall gave overall control and responsibility for all financial aspects of company strategy and is expected to analyse figures and implement recommendations based on these findings, with the most profitable outcomes. Often managing and leading a busy team through operational periods including month end, year end and annual budgeting, a Finance Controller would have excellent communication skills with all levels of staff, often having to work with various parts of the Company to help them plan and manage their own budgets, including rolling up their sleeves and taking the financial challenges of running a growing start-up operation. The Company is an exciting but demanding and high paced growth period. In periods of change and growth an effective Finance Controller is critical, coordinating corporate finance and managing company policies regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity and acquisitions as appropriate. Work with senior teams across the company to grow the business, formulating strategies and plans. Ensure corporate budgeting processes are carried out and reviewed. Take ultimate responsibility for the company cash management policies. Present annual accounts to investors. Ensure that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met. Corporate finance: manage company policies regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity, disposals and acquisitions, as appropriate. Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including customers and advisors. Take on responsibility and tasks of Company secretarial role. The Company is also planning to potentially list in 12-18 months so having the experience of undertaking a listing on an exchange would be advantageous though not essential. An opportunity for the right candidate to grow with the business in into the role of Finance Director Profile Qualified member of an accountancy body or holder of an equivalent qualification Meet the requirement for a commercially astute, articulate, technically strong, dynamic, insightful and influential leader with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels. Exceptional communication skills at all levels Strong IT skills, always being ahead of new technologies Ability to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision-making. High integrity and openness combined with commitment to good governance. Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence and innovation in pursuit of business growth and success. Job Offer £60,000 - £70,000 plus benefits
Michael Page Finance Epsom, UK
Dec 15, 2018
This Finance Manager role is an all encompassing role, with a focus on finance management and monthly reporting, it will also have a fairly large commercial aspect to it. This role would be ideally suited to someone coming from a practice background. Client Details My client is a private equity backed business that is growing aggressively and based in Surrey. Description Lead on the financial reporting for the organisation Lead on the audit, as well as liaising with the auditors Management accounts production Partner with Head of Departments and other non-finance staff, ensuring they understand the value of finance and how it impacts their respective areas Managing a small team. Profile Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA; ideally suited to someone coming from a practice background) Excellent communication skills Be a real team player Ability to lead and develop a small team My client would also look at those looking to make their first move out of practice and are looking to develop in a supportive and ambitious organisation. Job Offer The package on offer will be determined based on each individual's current situation.
Michael Page Finance London, UK
Dec 14, 2018
Number one Finance person. Organising, managing and running a small but very, very good finance team. Client Details An expanding, branded retailer. (circa £30M t/o and growing) Description To manage the finance team. To provide strategic input and direction To facilitate growth To ensure the business is provided with a brilliant service from Finance. Profile An ACA qualified accountant with significant retail experience in a sub £30M business. Luxury Retail is highly advantageous. A hands on, get stuck in approach is essential. Significant experience of managing stock issues is extremely useful. Job Offer A great company. A very competitive salary. A flexible working environment.
Michael Page Finance London, UK
Dec 14, 2018
Group level senior finance role with ad-hoc M&A activities Responsible for stats, management accounts and two direct reports Client Details A highly acquisitions, media group based in Ealing. Description The Group Finance Manager will be responsible for: Group Consolidations Management Accounts and board packs Preparing VAT and Corporation Tax Full Statutory Accounts preparation Team Management Oversee Payroll and AP functions Profile The successful candidate will ideally be a fully qualified accountant who has experience from group environments, full Statutory Accounts preparation, Tax and Management Accounting. Job Offer The Group Finance Manager position comes with a competitive salary between £50,000-60,000 based on experience. Ealing - Media - Group Finance Manager
Michael Page Finance London, UK
Dec 14, 2018
I have been retained by my client in their search for a Tax Director. Client Details This business is highly entrepreneurial and they deal with OMB clients, in start-up and expansion phase of their business. Description This role has no business development requirement, though you will need to be comfortable with clients and be able to translate complex tax technical issues in a non-technical way. Along with that, you will need to be highly competent in the taxation of owner managed businesses. This role is envisaged to develop into a Partner role within 2-5 years' time. Profile This role is envisaged to develop into a Partner role within 2-5 years' time. To be considered for this option, you will need to have a relevant professional qualification (ACA/CTA) and have at least 15 years post qualification experience within a professional services environment. Job Offer A highly competitive salary is on offer. If you want to hear more, please contact Rachel Graham on
Michael Page Finance Fife, UK
Dec 13, 2018
My client is looking to recruit a Systems Project Manager to help them to outsource there payroll function. This project is looking to last circa 9 months and will consider either a FTC or day rate contract. Client Details A market leading organisation in Fife. Description My client is looking to outsource their payroll function in a project that will last circa 9 months. The Systems Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring that their internal functions are communication with the new external payroll system. The role is a systems focused role therefore do not require someone who is a Finance/payroll specialist but this would be beneficial. Profile The successful candidate would have managed various projects previously within a growing organisation and have a background in Prince 2 or Six Sigma. A finance/payroll background would be beneficial but not essential. The individual needs to have excellent communication and objection handling skills. Job Offer My client is open to either day rate of operating under a FTC, the rate and salary is negotiable DOE.
Michael Page Finance Knaphill, Woking, UK
Dec 12, 2018
The role is offering a Permanent Financial Controller role in Surrey. The role reports directly to the Finance Director and has lots of variety. Client Details My client is a very successful group based in Surrey, they have multiple sites, based at Head Office this role would lead a team of 12 people and be one of two reports to the Finance Director. The finance function works very collaboratively and offers a nice culture to be part of. Description The role requires a proven Financial Controller with strong leadership qualities and a technically skill-set to match. The role will require the following: - Ensure the Group's financial and statutory accounts are prepared. - Cash-flow and treasury reporting. - Optimise invoicing and revenue collection throughout the group. - Manage tax and compliance reporting. - Act as Company Secretary. - Review and implement systems and process improvements where needed. - Risk management and internal controls lead. Profile The successful candidate will have led teams of a good size and enjoy team management. Must be strong technically with a strong academic background that enjoys a collaborative approach. Job Offer This role offers a fantastic working environment, a varied and challenging role with a team to lead. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and bonus.
Michael Page Finance 33 Windsor Pl, Cardiff CF10 3BZ, UK
Dec 12, 2018
Exciting leadership role, overseeing a large function, delivering effective oversight and strategic direction and guidance for all matters relating to customers and operational business standards, risk, controls and Financial oversight. Client Details Our client is a very well established, large Financial Services Company that is well known for treating customers fairly. With excellent career prospects and a platform to make a significant difference. Description Business Standards