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 - Trainee Tax Assistant - No Accountancy Experience Required!

£18,000 - £25,000 per annum

A very exciting opportunity to work with one Kent’s leading independent accountancy firms as our client are looking for a keen and motivated Tax Junior to join the team in their Sevenoaks office.

What’s on Offer?

  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Gain experience working hands on with every aspect of the role, and from some of the very best professionals in the industry
  • Study support available for future qualifications
  • Salary - £18,000-£25,000

The Ideal Candidate

This role offers an exciting opportunity for someone to start their career within Tax.

The ideal candidate will possess the below;

  • An enthusiastic attitude towards learning and building a career
  • A keen interest in the accountancy & tax sector
  • Educated to A-Level or Degree level
  • Excellent communication and numeric skills
  • Able to organise, prioritise and monitor workload effectively.

Duties & Responsibilities

The role will be primarily focused within the Corporate Tax team, however there may be opportunities to gain experience in other areas if desired. The core duties are as follows;

  • Preparation of corporation tax returns
  • Work closely with colleagues in the audit and accounts departments to gather information
  • Liaise with HMRC to resolve queries
  • Identify potential tax planning opportunities for our clients
  • Assist senior members of the team with advisory projects as required, including capital allowances and R&D

If you would like to be considered for this role then please apply, or contact Kieron Whitehead at AJ Chambers for more information.

Outsourcing - Bookkeeper

Highly Competetive

AJ Chambers are excited to be working with a highly regarded Independent Accountancy Firm who are seeking an experienced Bookkeeper to assist with general bookkeeping and accounting for their clients.

Working with their team of accountants, you will be responsible for delivering high quality book-keeping, VAT compliance, management accounts and outsourced finance function

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Bookkeeping for SME businesses using Xero, Sage , & QuickBooks
  • Liaising with clients on any queries
  • Filing source documents for all journal entries recorded
  • Posting journal entries to ledger accounts
  • Preparing trial balances
  • Performing bank reconciliations
  • Preparing cash flow statements
  • Preparing management accounts
  • General Reporting
  • Performing other duties as required
  • Reviewing the work of associates

The Ideal Candidate

  • Excellent knowledge of Xero, Sage, & any other Accounting software’s
  • Proven problem solving ability
  • Prior experience working a bookkeeping role within a Practice environment
  • Ability to review the work of junior members of the team

If you are interested in this position then please apply, or contact Kieron Whitehead at AJ Chambers Recruitment

Outsourcing - Bookkeeping Manager

Highly Competetive

AJ Chambers are excited to be working with a highly regarded Independent Accountancy Firm who are seeking a Manager to join team and head up their Bookkeeping team.

Overseeing their Bookkeeping department you will be responsible for the smooth running of the team, including delivering high quality book-keeping, VAT compliance, management accounts and outsourced finance function

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Managing a team of 3 members of staff
  • Running the Management information team – delivering high quality book-keeping, VAT compliance, management accounts and outsourced finance function
  • Involvement in quoting for new client work and client on-boarding process
  • Reviewing the work of junior members of the team, and developing their skills and abilities
  • Reporting to the Directors

The Ideal Candidate

  • Excellent knowledge of Xero, Sage, & any other Accounting software’s
  • Prior experience managing staff and running a team
  • Proven problem solving ability
  • Ability to review the work of junior members of the team
  • Proven track record of building rapport with clients
  • Has supported the on-boarding and set up of new clients

If you are interested in this position then please apply, or contact Kieron Whitehead at AJ Chambers Recruitment

Auditing - Graduate Audit & Accounts Trainee

Highly Competetive

A truly excellent opportunity for a talented individual who has a strong interest and commitment to a career in the accountancy profession, as we are currently working with a highly reputable firm based in North-West London looking for a Graduate Audit & Accounts Trainee to join their growing team.

The Opportunity

  • The role would be predominantly focused within Audit, with some exposure to Accounts work too
  • You will be trained in the audit process and we will take you on a journey from graduate to professionally qualified
  • You will have the opportunity to work with a variety of interesting businesses and help provide a great client service
  • As well as training on the job, full study support will be provided towards obtaining either the ACCA or the ACA qualification. This includes relevant professional training, study and exam leave

The Ideal Candidate

  • A 2:2 above degree, ideally related to Accountancy but other disciplines will be considered
  • 3 A Levels at BBB or higher
  • Grade B or higher in GCSE Maths and English Language

You will be fully trained on the job and will also receive fully study support towards the ACCA or ACA qualification.

If interested then please apply with your CV, or contact Kieron Whitehead at AJ Chambers.

Outsourcing - Bookkeeper - 100% Remote Working!

£26,000 - £28,000 per annum

AJ Chambers are very excited to be working with a well-established and successful Accountancy Firm based in London, who are looking to recruit a remote working Bookkeeper to join their Outsourcing team.

This role will be 100% remote - so you can be based anywhere in the UK!

What’s on Offer?

  • 100% remote working opportunity
  • Salary - £26,000 - £28,000
  • Highly progressive& supportive team

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Recording day to day financial transactions using Xero.
  • Raising sales invoices, recording purchase invoices and posting bank payments.
  • Maintaining records to the trial balance stage including managing and reconciling control accounts and month end journals for:
    - Prepayments
    - Accruals
    - Depreciation
    - Payroll
    - Rent free periods
    - Deferred / accrued income
  • Preparing VAT returns
  • Collaborating with other departments in the firm i.e. accounts preparation and personal tax

The Ideal Candidate

  • Ideally ACCA qualified/part qualified or AAT qualified
  • Strong experience in a Bookkeeping role within an Accountancy Practice
  • Strong communication skills
  • Embracer of technology

If you are interested in this opportunity, then please apply with your CV or contact Kieron Whitehead at AJ Chambers.