Kieron Whitehead

Senior Candidate Researcher

As a specialist Accountancy & Finance Researcher, Kieron works exclusively in tactical resourcing for Tax, Audit, Accounts & Finance Professionals for companies and Accountancy Firms across London and the surrounding areas. Kieron also assists with the development and implementation of internal company processes and policies to ensure we can continue to provide the very best service possible to our clients and candidates.

Outside of work, Kieron enjoys the odd round of golf, and is a big Formula 1 fan.

 

 
 
 
 

KIERON WHITEHEAD JOBS

 

Taxation - Mixed Tax Senior

£35,000 - £45,000 per annum

A great opportunity to join the friendly and sociable team at a Leading Independent Firm in Central London, as our client are looking for a Mixed Tax Senior for their Westminster offices.

The role is approximately 75% personal tax and 25% corporation and other taxes, with the main focus of the role being To assist with the annual tax compliance work as well as identifying tax planning opportunities for a portfolio of clients.

What’s on Offer?

  • Salary - £35,000 - £45,000 per annum
  • Small, independent team with lots of hands on exposure
  • Genuine opportunities for development and progression within the firm

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Preparation of personal tax returns for a portfolio of clients which includes sole traders, partners, HNWIs, non UK domiciliaries, partnerships, non-residents and trusts
  • Preparation, review & submission of corporation tax returns
  • Preparation of Sole Trader & Partnership Accounts & Rental Income Statements
  • Advising individuals and companies of their tax liabilities
  • Liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients
  • Assisting on tax advisory projects for existing clients and prospects
  • Identifying tax planning opportunities within individual and corporate client portfolios
  • Meeting with clients and potential clients

The Ideal Candidate

  • ATT / CTA Qualified (or Qualified by experience)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a Tax focused role in Accountancy Practice
  • Good knowledge of private tax compliance and exposure to planning/advisory work
  • Knowledge of corporation tax compliance
  • Experience using IRIS software would be beneficial, though not essential

For more details on this role please apply, or contact Kieron Whitehead at AJ Chambers Recruitment

Accounts - Semi Senior Accountant

£24,000 - £28,000 per annum

A great opportunity for an eager and motivated individual to join a leading independent firm of accountants in Central London, as out client are looking for a Semi Senior Accountant to join their team.

Ideally suited to someone with some experience behind them in a practice role, and now looking to take the next step in their career and make the move to a highly reputable firm who can not only support and develop you through your studies to become a qualified Accountant, but also allow you to build a long and successful career with them.

What's on offer

  • Salary - Up to £28,000
  • Study support for ACA / ACCA qualification
  • Genuine opportunities for progression and promotion within the firm
  • Exposure to a varied and exciting client base, including a lot of Media & Entertainment firms

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Preparation and finalisation of Accounts for both Sole Traders and Limited Companies
  • Simple Tax returns
  • VAT returns
  • Company Secretarial work

The Ideal Candidate

  • 2 years experience at a multi partner Accountancy Practice
  • Strong technical ability and attention to detail
  • Ambitious and keen individual, who wants to build a career wit the firm for years to come
  • Experience with CCH, Caseware, Xero or QuickBooks would be ideal, but not essential

For more details on this role please apply, or contact Kieron Whitehead at AJ Chambers Recruitment

Accounts - Senior Accountant

£43,000 - £45,000 per annum

A brilliant opportunity for a skilled and experienced individual to join one of the leading independent firms in London as our client are looking for a qualified Senior Accountant to join their team.

This role would offer not only an outstanding benefits package, and the chance to work with one of London's top independent firms, but also a great opportunity for someone with the right skill set and ambition to progress internally, with Supervisor positions and beyond well within achievable reach.

What's on offer

The firm have attained the Investors in People accreditation, and place a strong emphasis on the value and importance of their staff, and look to recognise and reward that wherever possible. As part of their generous and expansive benefits package they are offering;

  • Salary - £43,000 - £45,000 per annum
  • 25 days holiday (with the ability to buy and sell holiday each year)
  • Season ticket loan for travel
  • An active social committee with frequent and varied events throughout the year
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities

Duties & Responsibilities

The firm are committed to offering all staff an interesting and varied workload to help ensure you genuinely enjoy your role. The main duties of this role will include time split primarily between the following areas;

  • Management Accounts
  • Statutory Accounts
  • Bookkeeping
  • VAT
  • Corporation Tax

The Ideal Candidate

  • ACA / ACCA Qualified
  • 3 years+ experience in a multi partnered accountancy firm
  • Strong prior experience in a mixed and varied accountancy role
  • Experienced user of QuickBooks or Xero software

For more details on this role please either apply, or contact Kieron Whitehead at AJ Chambers

Accounts - Accounts Manager / Portfolio Manager

£50,000 - £60,000 per annum, negotiable

A great opportunity for someone looking to take the next step up in their career as our client are looking for an accounts / Portfolio Manager to join and lead the team in their Central London office!

This is a brilliant role where you will manage an exciting portfolio of clients, largely within the entertainment sector, reporting directly to one of the firm’s Partners sitting between them and their client base. The nature of the firm and the role will allow you to take on the responsibility of running the client portfolio, and to fully utilise your experience and expertise to the maximum.

What's on offer

  • Salary - £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
  • Interesting and exciting client base (mostly Entertainment clients)
  • Work from Home potential

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage and run a portfolio of clients
  • Manage a team of 3 members of staff to ensure all work is completed to a satisfactory standard, and all deadlines are met
  • Reporting directly to Partner
  • Accounts preparation
  • VAT & PAYE
  • Statutory matters

The Ideal Candidate

  • ACA or ACCA Qualified
  • At least 2 years of post qualification experience
  • Previous experience managing and leading a team
  • Good technical and compliance skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrable experience managing your own portfolio of clients

For more details on this role please apply, or contact Kieron Whitehead at AJ Chambers

Auditing - Audit Senior

£45,000 - £50,000 per annum

A great opportunity to join one of the UK's leading firms, with a real focus on work life balance and employee well-being, as our client, a Top 20 Accountancy Firm, are looking for a qualified Audit Senior to join the team in their Central London office.

What's on offer

  • Salary - £45,000 - £50,000
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Flexible working policy
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Private medical cover
  • All in addition to a number of other excellent benefits on offer

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Planning, execution and completion of audits, reporting directly to the Managers and Partners
  • Co-ordinate planning at clients, including liaising with other relevant departments within the firm
  • Leading on-site audit teams and completing jobs with minimal supervision, to deadlines and within budget
  • Communicating and building client relationships
  • Business development including promoting the firm and its services to the existing client base and prospects
  • Preparation of accounts, reports and other assignments as required
  • Development and supervision of junior team members

The Ideal Candidate

  • ACA/ACCA/equivalent qualified accountant
  • Minimum 3 years experience in an audit focused role within an accountancy practice
  • Experience of leading external audit assignments
  • Experience of preparing accounts in accordance with UK GAAP
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills

For more details on this role please apply, or contact Kieron Whitehead at AJ Chambers Recruitment

Accounts, Auditing - Audit & Accounts Senior

£40,000 - £47,000 per annum

A great opportunity to join an award winning firm in a role with excellent opportunities for career development and progression, as our client are looking for an Audit & Accounts Senior to join the team in their London offices.

What’s on offer

  • Salary - £40,000 - £47,000
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Excellent development and career progression for the future
  • Genuine focus on work life balance from the firm

Duties & Responsibilities

  • This is a split role working on 70% audits and 30% accounts
  • Planning, supervising, and carrying out audits with turnover up to £80 million, with minimal supervision, and ensuring they are delivered on time and within budget
  • Supervision and assisting junior staff with technical accounting and auditing problems
  • Preparation of draft corporation tax computations
  • Preparation of draft statutory and consolidated accounts under FRS102, FRS105, and IFRS
  • Drafting points & recommendation for partner following fieldwork completion
  • Preparing responses for group reporting for clients
  • Larger accounts preparation jobs for audit exempt clients

The Ideal Candidate

  • ACA/ACCA/equivalent qualified accounta3v9ah
  • Minimum 3 years experience in an audit focused role within an accountancy practice
  • Experience of leading external audit assignments
  • Experience of preparing accounts in accordance with UK GAAP
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills

For more details on this role please apply, or contact Kieron Whitehead at AJ Chambers Recruitment