For those wishing to pursue a career in accountancy, audit, tax or corporate finance, there are opportunities within Ryecroft Glenton (RG) to study whilst obtaining practical experience with excellent personal development opportunities beyond qualification.


We encourage applications from enthusiastic, high calibre graduates from all disciplines for Chartered Accountancy (ACA) training contracts.

We also take applications from school leavers who wish to take the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) exams after which there may be the opportunity for study towards further qualifications, such as ACA or ACCA.

From time to time, other vacancies arise throughout the firm in both technical and support roles. We welcome speculative applications for experienced, graduate and school leaver positions from exceptional candidates who demonstrate that they have #RGValues.

Please send your CV along with a covering letter explaining why you feel you would suit a career with RG.

If you would like to apply for any of the positions set out below or to find out more about our current vacancies, please contact Sara Farrey ( at our Newcastle Office.

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Current Opportunities


RG Corporate Finance (“RGCF”) are currently looking to recruit a corporate finance senior manager to join our award winning Corporate Finance team .

  • Role: Corporate Finance Senior Manager
  • Type: Permanent, Full-time
  • Location: Jesmond, Newcastle

Award winning, RGCF delivers clear and creative transaction related advice to our clients, achieving tangible results.  We provide proactive advice to businesses at all stages of their life-cycle, including advising clients who are looking to raise growth and development capital or refinance, whilst advising businesses that may be looking to acquire another business to achieve step change growth. We also advise clients on how to go about improving the value of their business, in anticipation of us advising on the ultimate sale of the business.

RGCF was recently named one of the top financial advisers in the region by Experian and has won many awards, including the Corporate Finance Deal of the Year Award at the 2018 NE Accountancy Awards, whilst our Head of Corporate Finance, Carl Swansbury was named Dealmaker of the Year at the 2018 Insider Dealmakers Awards.

This role is suitable for a qualified accountant with 1-3 years of corporate finance experience in practice or industry. 

The key duties of the role are:

  • Providing expert advice and guidance to clients;
  • Producing business plans, information memorandums and business valuations;
  • Carrying out detailed research to identify potential strategic buyers and acquisition targets alike;
  • Preparing detailed financial models;
  • Helping to market businesses for sale;
  • Helping clients secure growth / development capital;
  • Leading transactions.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a qualified accountant;
  • Have 1-3 years of corporate finance experience;
  • Be driven to deliver excellent client service;
  • Have a track record in delivering to tight client deadlines;
  • Enjoy networking with business owners and other professionals;
  • Have excellent communication skills and be confident speaking to clients face to face, over the telephone and by email;
  • Have excellent IT skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint;

The role offers a competitive salary, along with a healthy performance related bonus, pension and 25 days holiday plus Statutory holidays. We also offer additional benefits such as the option to purchase an extra 2 days holiday etc.

All enquiries in relation to this role should be directed to our Partner and Head of Corporate Finance, Carl Swansbury (


We are seeking a fully qualified accountant with a focus on managing and delivering audits as well as transaction support (including FDD) to play a key role in the audit and assurance team.

Ryecroft Glenton is a leading North East based business advisory firm, focused on delivering exceptional financial and strategic advice, facilitated by our core values which are to be Trusted, Clear, Strategic, Conscientious and Collaborative.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Progression opportunities
  • The People’s Pension
  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Genuine work life balance

The role offers a competitive salary with progression opportunities.

Job Role

  • Manage a portfolio of clients and deliver high quality audit and assurance service, including preparing and reviewing audit plans and work.
  • Plan staffing and resource for audit assignments.
  • Carrying out financial due diligence and producing detailed findings reports.
  • Ensuring delivery to set deadlines.
  • Identify ways to maximise the relationship with the client and deliver added value.
  • Coach and develop audit staff to develop their knowledge.

What we are looking for in our new Audit Manager

  • ACA or ACCA fully qualified with practice experience.
  • Demonstrable experience managing audits with commercial clients from planning to completion.
  • Experience working with MS Excel and Word and ideally CaseWare audit software.
  • Demonstrable success managing members of staff and ability to work within a team.
  • Experience in transactional support, including FDD.
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with an ability to deal with a variety of people in different environments.
  • Client focused and commercially aware.
  • Ability to solve complex problems, work well under pressure and manage deadlines.
  • Be positive and committed to the Firm and its core values in dealings with both clients and staff.


If you are interested in applying for this role please email a copy of your CV to Sara Farrey, at



Accounts senior

We are seeking an accountant to prepare management and year end accounts for a wide range of businesses including partnerships and limited companies.

Job Role

  • Prepare year end accounts in accordance with the firm’s procedures for clients in a wide range of sectors.
  • Prepare management accounts for a variety of clients to strict deadlines, identifying trends and providing insightful commentary for clients.
  • Monitor time spent and ensure that accounts are prepared within budget.

Personal specification

  • Qualified AAT or part qualified ACA or ACCA with practice experience.
  • Excellent accounts preparation skills.
  • Experience working with MS Excel and Word and if possible. CCH accounts production and Xero.
  • Strong up-to-date technical knowledge including FRS 102 in particular.
  • Excellent communication skills – oral and written, ability to deal with a variety of people in different environments.
  • Organised- ability to deal with a variety of tasks.
  • Client focused.
  • Commercially aware.
  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Able to work well under pressure and manage deadlines.
  • Be positive and committed to the Firm and its core values in dealings with both clients and staff.
  • Study support may be available depending upon experience.


If you are interested in applying for this role please email a copy of your CV to Sara Farrey, at



experienced payroller

We are looking for an experienced payroller to work within our busy payroll bureau.

Job Role

  • Taking full responsibility for a portfolio of weekly and monthly payrolls for various clients.
  • Checking own inputs and reviewing payrolls prepared by more junior staff.
  • Filing payroll data with HMRC.
  • Processing all elements of payroll, including court orders and student loans for clients’ employees.
  • Processing auto enrolment pension deductions, issuing enrolment letters to employees for clients.
  • Answering all queries relating to clients’ payroll in a timely and professional manner.
  • Ensuring data accuracy and quality of output is of the very highest standard.

 What we are looking for in our new Payroll team member

  • Experience working under pressure in a busy payroll bureau.
  • Previous experience of STAR payroll would be an advantage. 
  • Fully up to date with all payroll rules and regulations.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong organisational skills essential, with ability to self manage.
  • Salary depending upon experience and qualification.

Our clients really do see us as being a part their business and team. Our approach is to be clear, focused and have a passion for what we do.

So…… if you are interested in joining our payroll team, please email a copy of your CV to Sara Farrey, at

Graduate Opportunities

Our Graduate vacancies for 2021 have now been filled.

We are searching for graduates to join our team in September 2021 to study to become Chartered Accountants. 

The successful candidates will gain work experience with us whilst studying for the ACA qualification with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) under a level 7 Accounting Professional Apprenticeship. There may also be an opportunity to study for the joint ACA and Chartered Tax Adviser qualification.

Who are we

Ryecroft Glenton (RG) is a leading North East based accountancy and business advisory firm, founded in 1901 and dedicated to delivering exceptional financial and strategic advice to our clients.

What we offer

• Competitive salary
• Paid tuition for professional exams with a national training provider
• Sensible balance between work and study commitments, which from experience has a positive impact on exam results 
• Promotion opportunities following qualification
• Excellent social opportunities

The job role

Training rooms

We have dedicated rooms where graduates are based, together with a training supervisor who ensures that they are provided with comprehensive on the job training.

Our clients

We act for a wide range of clients from small local businesses to large national and international corporates, delivering accounting and tax advice, carrying out audits, advising on acquisition and disposal mandates, as well as providing strategic growth & development advice.

Graduate work experience

From day one our graduates are given the opportunity to prepare clients’ accounts from start to finish, to prepare tax computations and to assist in audits of organisations based both in the North East and nationally. They will also have the opportunity to prepare VAT returns and management accounts for clients using the latest cloud software products.

Beyond qualification

Most of our graduates stay with us for the longer term due to our track record of providing opportunities to progress to more senior positions. Following qualification, there is the opportunity to specialise within one or more of our 6 service lines.

Candidate specification

• 2:1 graduate in any discipline
• Minimum BBB at A level (or equivalent)
• Minimum B grade in both English and Maths GCSE
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent social skills
• Organised
• Able to work within a team
• Able to work well under pressure and manage deadlines

Application process Send your CV and covering letter to Sara Farrey at

School Leaver Opportunities

If you would prefer to start working straight after completing your A levels and avoid the expense and debt of University, you may wish to consider applying to train with us to become an accounting technician.

For the duration of your training, you will be based in a dedicated, modern and well-equipped training area where you will be given the opportunity to prepare clients’ accounts from start to finish, to prepare income tax computations and to assist in audits of organisations based primarily in the North East.

Tuition for the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) exams is provided by means of day release with a national training provider. Progress on courses is closely monitored and supported by the partners. All staff participate in ongoing training via external courses and internal seminars.

Once you have qualified as an accounting technician there may be an opportunity to study towards further professional qualifications.

Within RG, there are regular social events and a number of sports teams giving opportunities to participate in competitive events and network with other professionals.

If you are interested in finding out more about qualifying as an accounting technician with an independent firm of accountants based in Newcastle and have a grade A or A* in GCSE Mathematics and at least a grade B in GCSE English language then please send your CV and a covering letter to:

Angela Harvey
Ryecroft Glenton
32 Portland Terrace
Newcastle upon Tyne
Fax: 0191 212 0075

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