AJ Chambers

AJ Chambers London, UK
Aug 15, 2018
An international group of Accountants are in search of a Manager to head up their experienced accounts team. The firm based in the heart of London are offering a market leading remuneration package, along with other benefits, to ensure they attract the best managers in the market. Client service is paramount together with a high level of professionalism. The candidate must be able to work on their own initiative to produce quality work on a timely basis. In addition, this candidate should help to build an improved service offering in the department by contributing their time, expertise and experience to the team. You will be tasked with Preparing Accounts, Tax Returns, VAT Returns and performing reviews,but more importantly you will manage a team of Accountants to get results, including a large amount of delegation and Strategic planning. Skills and Requirements for this Head Accountant position: ACA/ACCA qualified Previous experience in a comparable role and a successful track record of managing a professional accounting department Results orientated Excellent communication and organisational skills both written and oral Demonstrable negotiation skills Computer literate Strong organisational skills Hands on approach The Ideal Head of Accounts: Commitment, enthusiasm, drive, determination and a flexible approach to work Able to be self-critical A good team player Ability to be discrete and to be totally confidential in undertaking of the role For more information on this Accounts Manager position please either apply directly, or contact Cody Palmer at AJ Chambers. If this role isn't for you but you do possess many of the requirements please do get in contact with us as we may be able to offer a more suitable role.
AJ Chambers Cambridge, UK
Aug 11, 2018
AJ Chambers have an exclusive opportunity with a modern, forward-thinking and market leading independent firm in Cambridge who are looking to appoint a Senior Manager in a newly created, client facing position. Our client is by no means a traditional accountancy practice and can offer exposure to unique business areas, such as US Tax and international clientele, where you would manage experienced professionals and a diverse client base. In this role you will have autonomy to manage an engaging portfolio and lead on maintaining and developing relationships with a well-established client base, ensuring timely delivery of general accounting and taxation services. Core Duties: Manage and develop a portfolio of clients Lead on developing excellent client service and relationships with clients and the team Manage the team to ensure Senior Management expectations are met on delivery and accuracy of work Plan and monitor work and resources within an agreed budget to meet deadlines and targets set, including managing the billing and work in progress Review accounts for quality and compliance ensuring completion of file and recording notes and review points Take responsibility to coach and develop team members giving constructive feedback to enhance their skills and development Participate in projects, contribute to team and business initiatives Recruit, train and develop members of the team to ensure there are enough resources and skills in the team to meet current demand and planned growth Work in collaboration with the team to share knowledge and ideas to improve communication, set team goals and recognise achievements Carry out appraisals for team members to set appropriate objectives, review progress and develop skills Build knowledge and awareness of all aspects of the business services to help identify opportunities to cross sell services to clients and communicate this to the team Individual Specification: Strong interpersonal skills to manage internal relationships for clients and colleagues ACCA/ACA/CTA qualified accountant with experience within a Manager capacity position Maintain high standards of professional conduct and practice Strong coaching and mentoring skills Must be confident in a client facing position For further information on this Manager position, please apply direct or contact Scott Golding from AJ Chambers Senior Manager - Cambridge
AJ Chambers London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Associate Director - Financial Modelling - Top 10 Accountancy Practice This role is ideal for someone looking to make the next step up in their career or someone already at associate director level and wants to transition into a financial modelling centric role with excellent progression opportunities. You'll be joining an expanding team which prides itself on a privileged list of blue chip clients whilst also maintaining a culture which nurtures individuality and celebrates innovative thinking. Key Responsibilities: Leading the scoping, management and execution of financial modelling assignments. Supporting your team in terms of product and staff development. Generate business through own network of contacts.
AJ Chambers London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
DIRECTOR | London This is the ideal opportunity for an experienced Senior Manager / Director / Partner to branch away from the stuffy traditional practice environment, to join a forward thinking "grown up" working environment in the heart of London's thriving Shoreditch. The Company Highly successful Accountancy Practice with a Turnover in excess of £5m, the firm operates in the heart of Shoreditch looking wherever possible to develop close relationships with all their business clients and is therefore well placed to offer general business advice and support if required. Modern working culture where developing an acceptable work/life balance is welcomed. Requirements A new hire would ensure that there continues to be a balanced leadership. The successful candidate will be personable and able to fit in with a modern and forward-looking company. The candidate will need to have good leadership organisational and communication skills and be comfortable in networking environments. It's essential for the successful candidate to have a fee following in excess of £100k, however there will be a portfolio of clients that will assigned to their responsibility so you must be prepared to be proactive in growing the provided client portfolio. For more information on this Director position please either apply directly, or contact Cody Palmer at AJ Chambers. If this role isn't for you but you do possess many of the requirements please do get in contact with us as we may be able to offer a more suitable role.
AJ Chambers London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
An independent boutique with a partner-led approach are seeking a commercially minded corporate finance manager to aid with their continued growth in the media and telecoms sector. The role offers the opportunity to work closely with partners, to co-ordinate key projects and to play an integral part in delivering sell side, buy side and fundraising transactions. You should be comfortable working autonomously accompanied by regular face to face time with the existing team. Have an excellent reputation for contribution to transactions. Have experience in the M&A transaction environment High end salary with market leading benefits and incentives
AJ Chambers London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
My client is a multi-award winning Top 20 Advisory practice who have been doing great work within the Valuations field across a wide variety of mandates. As a result there is an urgent need for a technically skilled and confident Valuations professional to join at Director level, both to lead on complex cases and also to be deeply involved with business development, team management and integral to the overall strategic leadership of the service line. Reporting in to one of the most respected Valuations Partners in the industry, the work you can expect to be involved with includes: Commercial Valuations in support of the firm's M&A activities Dispute Resolution / Expert witness work Tax/Shares/Probate Regulatory and Accounting This role will only suit candidates with aspirations & ability to make Partner in the short/mid term?. ?To succeed in this role you'll need to demonstrate: ACA qualified with excellent academics Significant and focused valuations experience from a recognised accounting or specialised valuations firm Skilled across different valuations methodologies; i.e. DCF and earning multiples Excellent/confident communication with a strong client focus The strength of character to competently defend valuations opinions to influence clients and peers
AJ Chambers London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
A highly ranked national advisory firm has instructed AJ Chambers to search for a Corporate Finance Director to be based at their London Offices. As a Lead Advisor you'll work with your clients across the deal lifecycle utilising your expertise and impressive network of contacts within banks, private equity and other funding sources. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious Corporate Finance expert who wants to put their career firmly on track to Partner. As a strong networker and business developer you'll be sourcing deals with both new and existing clients. You'll be supported by an excellent transaction team which you'll lead and continuously develop. To qualify for the position, you'll need to demonstrate: ACA qualification gained with a ranked Accountancy Practice Lead advisory experience, with a track record with teh SME/OMB market Have the ability to self generate quality fees whilst also executing deals from my client's own network Background within a mid-tier Practice or a CF Boutique is prefrerred An excellent network of intermediary contacts Strong leadership experience and a history mentoring junior staff members Six figure salary with market leading benifits and incentives with genuine equity prospects.
AJ Chambers London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
The role: Leading a successful Business Services Team and supporting the continued growth of the department and its team members. Supporting multiple partners you'll autonomously lead the team with a mandate to develop staff and ensure that the outsourced work is delivered to the highest standards. You will also be integral in implementing new ideas and practices so that the team remains competitive and continues to progress, particularly in areas related to Making Tax Digital / cloud accounting. Background: Part of a very well-established Practice, the Business Services Team has enjoyed substantial, and well-manged growth over the past few years; they continue to enjoy success with existing clients whilst still winning new business. With a reputation for high standards, they keep themselves abreast of industry developments and as a result they are able to offer their clients full cloud accounting services. The Person: A qualified and experienced manager who is looking for a role that will give autonomy to lead a team under their own initiative. Technically experienced across management accounts, VAT and particularly cloud software - ideally Xero. It is not essential that you have worked in a dedicated outsourcing team, but you should have a proven track record as a manager in a highly client focussed team. If you are interested in this opportunity then apply with your CV for more information.
AJ Chambers London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Are you a Corporate Finance Manager ready to take on the challenges of a Top 10 Accountancy Firm? A highly regarded Top 10 firm are seeking an ambitious individual to take a leadership role within their corporate finance team. This role offers the opportunity to join a team where there is a strong focus on personal and professional development whilst delivering excellence and value. Key Responsibilities: Liaising with internal and external clients. Assume responsibility for the day to day project work whilst keeping senior members fully informed. Business development and Individual network development. Responsible for winning business and maximising fee income. Draft documents, reports, and communicate clearly via telephone or email to relevant persons. Provide support to junior/newer staff on technical and general queries. Personal Requirements: Professional qualification: ACA/ACCA/CFQ desirable. Corporate finance experience. Debt and equity structuring, valuations, due diligence, financial modelling and credit assessment experience is desirable. Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills. Proficient working knowledge of MS Office. This role comes with a competitive salary and market leading incentives and benefits. For more information on this Corporate Finance Executive position please either apply directly, or contact Aaron Butcher at AJ Chambers. If this role isn't for you but you do possess many of the requirements, please do get in contact with us as we may be able to offer a more suitable role.
AJ Chambers London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
This is a unique opportunity for an Accounts Manager to work for a vastly growing international practice. With strong presence in major countries such as the USA & Australia, this firm's aim is to grow the UK office as quickly as possible and feel they need an experienced accounts manager to help do so. This hire will become the Director of the UK office as the firm grows, and will have great influence within the firm. The firm based in the heart of London are offering a market leading remuneration package, along with other benefits, to ensure they attract the best managers in the market. The role of this Accounts Manager: Primarily acting as hands on manager of our UK office clients, typically, being smaller foreign-owned UK private companies, with most contact with the overseas head offices Initially assisted by an office manager, bookkeeper & accountant as well staff in other offices including external firms using internal and external support - of advice and assistance in the tax, accounting, general business and company secretarial areas, as well as attending to internal office managerial and office functions Working with others to build up a team of professionals in the office You would supervise and manage staff You would gradually become more involved in businesses development Ideal Professional characteristics 4+ UK accounting or tax experience Recent experience in company tax with a UK accounting firm ACA or ACCA qualified accountant Excellent IT skills Proven skills in staff and client management Recent experience as supervisor or manager at a UK accounting firm An advantage if You have lived and worked in another country speak another major language have a good knowledge of VAT What's on offer Genuine opportunities for rapid advancement £60,000 - £75,000 An exciting position with a small, dynamic, internationally-orientated firm An opportunity to develop your skills and network Some overseas travel and substantial interaction with clients and colleagues abroad For more information on this Accounts Manager position please either apply directly, or contact Cody Palmer at AJ Chambers. If this role isn't for you but you do possess many of the requirements please do get in contact with us as we may be able to offer a more suitable role.
AJ Chambers Oxford, UK
Aug 10, 2018
Corporate Finance Manager at a Leading Regional Independent Firm A highly regarded independent firm are seeking an ambitious individual to join their corporate finance team. You'll be joining a rapidly expanding team and be expected to play a key role in the development of this division. You'll be providing full assistance at a senior level to the Director and Head of Corporate Finance with exposure to a wide range of clients across many industry sectors. You'll be playing a proactive role in the development of this division through marketing activities and networking. Key Responsibilities: Financial due diligence projects. Valuations. Bank lending reviews. Various transaction support service projects from initial engagement through to completion. Managing lead advisory projects including raising equity finance and guiding clients through acquisitions, sales and mergers. Personal Requirements: ACA qualified with a minimum of 3-4 years' experience within an Accountancy practice. 2 years' experience in corporate finance and due diligence experience. Excellent IT skills. Be a self-starter who can meet tight deadlines. Exceptional communication and written skills. Create a positive impression among staff and clients. Enjoy working within a team and be self-motivated. This role comes with a competitive salary and market leading incentives and benefits. For more information on this Corporate Finance Executive position please either apply directly, or contact Aaron Butcher at AJ Chambers. If this role isn't for you but you do possess many of the requirements, please do get in contact with us as we may be able to offer a more suitable role.