McGinnis Loy Associates Ltd

McGinnis Loy Associates Ltd London, UK
Oct 10, 2018
Audit Director - Top10 Accounting Firm McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with a Top10 Accounting Firm who are looking to strengthen their Auditing function and recruit a Qualified ACA/ACCA AuditDirector for their Central London offices. With a portfolio focusing on Shipping and Aviation clients, you will be reporting to one of the Audit Partners and managing a junior audit team, and responsible for: Managing the Audit process of major UK & International clients in the Shipping & Aviation sectors with appropriate consideration of audit risk issues and accounting technical matters. Addressing and discussing with clients any technical audit issues identified during the course of audits Ensuring all Audit engagements are in compliance with auditing standards and internal procedures Responsible for reviewing audit assignments prior to being passed on to Partners. Preparing the audit pack, including review of the planning memorandum, working paper file, financial statements and audit conclusions Ensuring partners review and sign off planning papers, to ensure fieldwork of the audit can start within a timely manner Managing the high-level audit process including budgets and timescales, as well as completing required forms Summarising outstanding points to partners & clients, providing analytical reviews and dealing with all client queries Reviewing work schedules for the team, ensuring the right level of specialist qualified staff are booked onto each audit assignment for the appropriate amount of time Setting and agreeing the level of on-site decision making with members of the team Undertaking de-briefing sessions after each audit assignment and providing feedback on performance and budget with Partners To be considered for the role you should be a qualified ACA/ACCA Accountant with previous Audit experience of large-sized corporate businesses in the Shipping and/or Aviation sector ideally, from a Top 4/Top10 or sector-focused Accountancy firm. As this position offers a definite route to future partnerships, you must be an expert in Business Development, will have strong hands-on staff management skills, worked on multiple and complex audit clients (inc listed and overseas organisations), and built strong relationships with clients and internal management teams. On offer is a salary up to £120,000 depending on qualification and relevant experience with benefits to include car allowance, company pension, healthcare and 25 days holiday. To apply for the position or for more information, please contact McGinnis Loy Associates (Reading) Office by telephone or via email at com For other opportunities in Finance & Accounting or Public Practice within the Thames Valley, London & Midlands, please visit our website. McGinnis Loy Associates is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy, in accordance with the Employment Agencies Act. Follow us on or check our Linked-In company profile
McGinnis Loy Associates Ltd 21 Ray Mill Road East, Maidenhead SL6 8SW, UK
Oct 06, 2018
Senior Corporate Finance Manager / Assistant Director - SUPERB ROLE McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with a highly-renowned Accountancy Firm who are looking to recruit a Corporate Finance Senior Manager/Assoc Director for their growing Thames Valley team. The firm has an enviable reputation across the South East & London, and the role will focus on bespoke transaction solutions including private equity, debt advisory and capital market mandates & advice. As a generalist Corporate Finance team, there will be both a Due Diligence and M&A Advisory part to the role with a broad range of clients in different sectors, and you will be managing and working on your own mandates/portfolio requiring close interaction with the Audit, Tax and Business Services teams internally. Key duties include: • Supporting the CF partner with all Due Diligence assignments and report-writing activities for a broad range of corporate clients • Assisting with bespoke solutions which could include private equity, debt advisory, capital market mandates & advice • Preparing high-quality and detailed documents for major deals including the Executive summary ready for Partner review. • Providing effective end-to-end deal management expertise, ensuring clients and internal colleagues are kept informed of progress and timetables are met. • Working on a range of M&A assignments including financial analysis and reports for acquirers and their funders, reporting/accounting work on IPOs and large fund-raisings • Dealing with C suite Executives (CFO, CEO etc), intermediaries and other stakeholders, and coordinating with external third-parties • Understanding the drivers of different stakeholders (investors, vendors, creditors, directors, bankers) and managing them through end-to-end deal processes • Conducting initial client meetings with client senior teams and their external stakeholders • Advising clients on the commercial implications of transactions, challenging decisions made where necessary • Assisting the CF Partner and rest of the team with Business Development across the region and participating in marketing events for the firm To be considered for the role you should ideally be degree-educated and ACA/ACCA Qualified or Qualified By Experience from another Top Accounting firm, CF Boutique or P/E House. With a mixed blend of at least 5 years Due Diligence/Transaction Services and M&A experience, you should have excellent report writing skills, client relationship skills and staff management skills. Strong financial & analytical skills are required as you will be expected to provide observations on a business which will form the cornerstone of advice provided to company owners, and you must have strong team-oriented skills as you will be working closely with non-Corporate Finance teams in the office. On offer is a salary up to £70/75,000 depending on experience with benefits to include company pension, healthcare, 25 days holiday and flexible benefits. To apply for the position or for more information, please contact McGinnis Loy Associates (Reading) Office by telephone or via email at com For other opportunities in Finance & Accounting or Public Practice within the Thames Valley, London & Midlands please visit our website at . McGinnis Loy Associates is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy, in accordance with the Employment Agencies Act. Follow us on or check our Linked-In company profile
McGinnis Loy Associates Ltd London, UK
Oct 05, 2018
Tax Director / Tax Partner Designate McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with a Top UK Accountancy Firm who are looking for a Mixed Tax Associate Director/Partner Designate (compliance & advisory) to join their growing team in Oxford and London. Reporting to the Managing Partner, the role would ideally suit a CTA/ATT Qualified Tax professional or a Qualified Accountant from another Top or Regional Accountancy practice. You will be managing a direct team of 3 and 9 tax staff overall, so you must be able to demonstrate strong Personal & Corporate Tax skills as you will be managing your own portfolio too. Key duties include: Overseeing the portfolios of HNWI's with some personal and estate tax affairs, ensuring excellent client service is delivered from the teams Advising corporate & personal clients on a range of tax services including CGT, Int'l tax, Employment taxes, Trusts & Estates, IHT, US tax compliance and VAT Working on a variety of advisory tax projects and technical assignments, in addition to business development to grow the division and networking across two offices Planning & reviewing the work undertaken by junior tax staff and monitoring the team's KPI's Ensuring the quality of personal and corporate tax work across the firm is done to agreed cost & timescales Attending new and existing client meetings to ensure clients receive completed compliance & advisory tax work on time. Liaising with the Managing Partner to ensure work is completed within budget, and working on future business strategy for the Tax Department Ensuring up to date and an advanced level of technical knowledge through appropriate reading and courses in relation to UK Corporate & Personal Tax Law Reviewing proposals for resolution of technical tax matters, ensuring complex matters are referred to a technical expert Liaising with Directors & Partners in both Oxford & London on matters which may significantly affect client's tax liabilities Building strong internal relationships across the Firm to cross-sell Tax opportunities to benefit all clients Working towards future progression into a Partner role, ideally within a 6-12 month timeframe To be considered for the role you should either be seeking a move to a larger firm, or perhaps working within a Top4/Top10 looking for broader responsibility, and the ability to work with a more diverse client base. As a CTA/ATT qualified tax professional with excellent team management skills, technical tax knowledge and business development skills, you should be able to help develop new & existing business, work well under pressure yet still deliver on time and budget. You should also possess the ability to see the bigger picture and understand how a particular tax issue or need fits into the wider clients personal or business situation. The role is likely to be split between the Oxford & London offices, so the firm is looking for people who could commute to both locations, and therefore may reside in either London or Oxford, or anywhere in between. On offer is a salary up to £80/85,000 with excellent flexi-benefits along with 25 days holiday, pension scheme & healthcare. To apply for the position or for more information, please contact McGinnis Loy Associates (Reading) Office by telephone or via email at com For other opportunities in Finance & Accounting or Public Practice within the Thames Valley, London & Midlands please visit our website at . McGinnis Loy Associates is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy, in accordance with the Employment Agencies Act. Follow us on or check our Linked-In company profile
McGinnis Loy Associates Ltd Reading, UK
Oct 05, 2018
Corporate Tax Director McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with a Corporate Finance Boutique who are recruiting a Corporate Tax Director to join their growing team near Reading. Reporting to one of the Partners, the role would ideally suit a Qualified ACA, CTA or ATT Tax Specialist (or equivalent) from a mid- to top-tier or Regional Accountancy practice. You will be managing junior staff and providing specialist tax support on lead advisory and transaction support projects, along with tax advisory services to PE investors, private individual investors, and shareholder/directors. Key duties include: • Providing tax advice on corporate finance transactions including share sales, company purchases and corporate re-organisations • Advising on tax implications for shareholders, investors and employees, along with Corporate tax structuring advice for new companies • Making clearance applications to HMRC, reviewing and commenting on legal documents • Responsible for providing employment related securities advice • Advising on EIS/SEIS/VCT status, advance assurance applications and structuring to achieve appropriate tax reliefs • Structuring employee share incentive schemes including identifying the preferred scheme, provision of valuations, share scheme rules and ancillary documents • Working on other tax advisory work such as de-mergers, company own share purchases, group restructurings, asset/funds extractions, EBT advice and share valuations • Providing Tax due diligence reviews and report writing • Providing advice on ad-hoc projects referred by lawyers and other professionals • Writing articles for local business magazines and making presentations at seminars. To be considered for the role you will be a high performer with a strong academic background with at least five years relevant experience within a Top UK/Regional accountancy practice. Experience of UK private equity transactions and acting for owner managed businesses is highly desirable, and they are looking for strong technical skills combined with the commercial flair to apply to various types of transactions. You should be able to build relationships based on trust with a wide range of people including business owners and senior professionals, be able to work as part of a small growing team with a strong and consistent deal flow and work closely with highly experienced Partners. There will be the opportunity to gain significant transactional tax experience within a corporate finance environment and enjoy continued career progression. On offer is a salary up to £80,000 + excellent benefits including 25 days holidays, pension scheme and healthcare. To apply for the position or for more information, please contact McGinnis Loy Associates (Reading) Office by telephone or via email at com For other opportunities in Finance & Accounting or Public Practice within the Thames Valley, London & Midlands please visit our website at . McGinnis Loy Associates is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy, in accordance with the Employment Agencies Act. Follow us on or check our Linked-In company profile
McGinnis Loy Associates Ltd London, UK
Oct 05, 2018
Senior Corporate Tax Manager / Corporate Tax Associate Director - SUPERB ROLE McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with a Top UK Accountancy Practice who are looking for a Senior Corporate Tax Manager to join their growing team in Central London. Reporting to the Tax Partner, the role would ideally suit ATT/CTA qualified tax specialists from a mid-tier/Top100 or Regional Accountancy practice. You will be coaching junior members of the team, reviewing corporate tax computations and you should be able to demonstrate both strong Tax compliance & advisory expertise. Key duties include: Reviewing complex corporate tax returns within agreed service levels and quality standards, identifying additional tax planning opportunities Alongside the Partners, leading work on UK and cross-border tax advisory projects and dealing directly with clients Generating new leads and winning new tax advisory work Managing your own portfolio of owner-managed businesses through to UK & Int'l corporates (typically £5m - £100m turnover) Dealing with basic and complex tax queries on behalf of clients, and preparation of client meeting notes for the team Planning and reviewing work carried out by team members to ensure work is completed within timeframes and budget Completing appraisals for all allocated members of staff to enhance their effectiveness Assisting with the development of tax efficient structures and assisting with corporate re-organisation's for tax planning purposes Liaising directly with clients regarding corporate tax matters on the phone and in person, and others in the tax and audit departments Identifying changes in UK legislation and how this may impact the corporate portfolio Ensuring the quality of corporate tax work is done to agreed cost and timescales To be considered for the role, you shouldideally be in a well known mid-tier/Top100 or Regional Accounting firm, seeking a move to a practice where wider responsibilities and a broader client base will be made available to you. Therefore, knowledge and experience of reviewing corporate tax computations for OMB businesses, dealing with some complex tax advisory issues and managing a diverseUK & Int'l client portfolio is required. A solid understanding and application of UK GAAP accounting fundamentals and applications is required and you should be proficient in staff management, coaching & training, dealing with client tax issues and decision making. With excellent team working skills and relationship building skills, you should be able to help develop new and existing business, work well under pressure yet still deliver on time and budget. On offer is a salary up to £70/75,000 depending on experience + excellent benefits including 25 days holiday, pension scheme and healthcare. To apply for the position or for more information, please contact McGinnis Loy Associates (Reading) Office by telephone or via email at com For other opportunities in Finance & Accounting or Public Practice within the Thames Valley, London & Midlands please visit our website at . McGinnis Loy Associates is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy, in accordance with the Employment Agencies Act. Follow us on or check our Linked-In company profile