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 (sarafarrey@ryecroftglenton.com) at our Newcastle Office.

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Current Opportunities

CORPORATE FINANCE SENIOR MANAGER

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 2020 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 (carlswansbury@ryecroftglenton.com).

AUDIT MANAGER

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 sarafarrey@ryecroftglenton.com

 

 

TRANSACTION SERVICES - SENIOR MANAGER / DIRECTOR

We are seeking a highly motivated, ambitious transaction services professional who has experience of managing and delivering opinion focussed Financial and Tax Due Diligence and other transaction services on behalf of a variety of stakeholders including companies (both corporate and SME), PE houses, debt funds / tertiary lenders, along with high street banks.

Ryecroft Glenton is a leading, full service North East based advisory firm, focused on delivering exceptional financial and strategic advice. We encourage an entrepreneurial, business minded approach from our team, with clear progression opportunities available for those with ambition.

Job Role – within the role you would be …

  • Carrying out and delivering clear and concise financial and tax due diligence for a wide variety of clients (companies, PE houses, debt funds and tertiary lenders) on a multitude of transaction types across a range of industry sectors.
  • Working closely with RG’s award-winning CF service line to help our clients use the financial and tax DD carried out to inform their decision making when it comes to the transaction they are looking to execute, ensuring that the DD findings are factored into the equity value negotiations, along with the transactional documents (e.g. SPA, SHA etc).
  • Analysing and interrogating financial information.
  • Preparing financial models on behalf of clients, whilst interrogating models already prepared (this is not a necessary requirement for a successful applicant as we will deliver training if no / limited prior experience).
  • Responsible for timetabling and planning staffing for TS assignments.
  • Communicating clearly and proactively with multiple stakeholders on a timely basis, raising any red flags which may affect deal value as the assignment progresses.
  • Ensuring delivery to set deadlines.
  • Identifying ways to maximise the relationship with the client and deliver value above and beyond the initial assignment.
  • Responsible for TS business development working independently and with other members of the CF team.
  • Coaching and developing junior staff to increase their knowledge.

What we would offer you …

  • Excellent salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • Private medical cover
  • Progression opportunities
  • The People’s Pension
  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays & the option to buy additional holidays
  • Flexible working
  • Ongoing career & professional development supported by a coaching programme
  • Opportunity to build and develop the TS service line as your career develops
  • Genuine work life balance
  • Friendly & highly experienced team support

What we are looking for in our new TS Senior Manager / Director

  • ACA or ACCA fully qualified with practice experience.
  • Demonstrable experience managing TS assignments, including F and T DD from initial scope and planning to completion.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to deliver under pressure.
  • Ability to develop new business opportunities.
  • Experience of managing members of staff and ability to work within a team.
  • 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.
  • We would prefer some experience in financial modelling, but this is not a pre requisite for this post.

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

 

 

AUDIT SENIOR

We are seeking a fully qualified accountant with a focus on leading audits from planning to completion to play a key role in the audit and assurance team. The successful candidate will also be required to prepare accounts and to be up-to-date with the latest technical knowledge. 

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

Job Role

  • Produce a detailed audit planning memorandum and discuss with Partner/Director/Senior manager.
  • Complete audits in accordance with the Firm’s audit procedures, with assistance from more senior members of staff.
  • Monitor the progress of jobs, ensure that budgets are met, address any problems that are encountered to ensure that the audit is finished within budget and timeframe.
  • Check and supervise the work of more junior staff both on site and in the office and complete any sections as necessary.
  • Sign off audit sections, address any problems or queries and compete the file before passing it to the Partner/Director/Senior Manager for review.
  • Prepare accounts for some of our larger cases, in accordance with the Firm’s procedures and within budget.

Personal specification

  • ACA or ACCA fully qualified with practice experience.
  • Demonstrable experience leading onsite audits with commercial clients from planning to completion.
  • Excellent accounts preparation skills.
  • Competent planning and completion skills.
  • Experience working with MS Excel and Word and ideally CaseWare audit software.
  • Demonstrable success leading junior members of staff.
  • 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 solve complex problems.
  • 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.

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

 

 

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 sarafarrey@ryecroftglenton.com

 

 

Accounts senior - Agriculture

We are seeking an accountant to join our Agricultural and Landed Estates team to prepare year end accounts including sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.

We are looking for an individual either with existing agriculture experience or those with an interest to specialise in this area.

The role would include flexible working and the option to work between our Newcastle and Morpeth office.

Job Role

  • Prepare year end accounts in accordance with the firm’s procedures, along with VAT returns, book-keeping and basic tax preparation.
  • Management of our clients accounting systems, including bookkeeping and VAT returns.
  • Support the Partners with managing your own portfolio of local farming clients.

Personal specification

  • Practice experience.
  • Excellent accounts preparation skills.
  • Experience, but not essential, working with MS Excel, CCH accounts production and Xero.
  • Ability to communicate and develop client relationships.
  • Organised and can work independently to manage a client portfolio.
  • Commercially aware.
  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Be positive and committed to the Firm and its core values in dealings with both staff and clients.

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

 

 

Experienced payroller

We are looking for an experienced payroller to work within our busy department, which looks after over 250 payrolls for businesses from Newcastle to London, in all areas of commerce and ranging in size from 1 employee to 250.

 

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 sarafarrey@ryecroftglenton.com

Payroll assistant (18-21K PA)

Exciting opportunity to develop a new career, no experience needed, full training given.

You must be a fast learner, excellent communicator and have an eye for detail, working to strict guidelines under our supervision.

 

Our payroll team have over 30 years experience and look after over 250 payrolls for businesses from Newcastle to London, in all areas of commerce and ranging in size from 1 employee to 500.

Job Role

  • Preparing weekly and monthly payrolls for various clients, including submission to HMRC and pension regulators
  • Checking own inputs to ensure accuracy and using software to create paperless files for review.
  • Payroll processing incudes all elements of payroll, such as court orders, student loans, pensions deductions, auto enrolment notices and letters and answering queries from clients.
  • Ensuring data accuracy and quality of output is of the very highest standard.

 What we are looking for in our new Payroll team member

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines are essential, while remaining flexible and adaptable.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Outlook and Excel
  • Be positive and committed to the Firm and its core values in dealings with both staff and clients.

Our clients really do see us as being a part their business and our payroll team have an unchallenged reputation for delivering excellent client service and accurate payroll data on a regularly tight timeframe.

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

Graduate Opportunities

We are searching for graduates to join our team in September 2023 to study to become Chartered Accountants. 

 

To find out more about joining a successful and growing firm click on the image to read our Graduate Opportunities Brochure


To apply please send a CV and covering letter to Angela Harvey at angleaharvey@ryecroftglenton.com.

Deadline for applications is Monday 28 November 2022.

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
Jesmond
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 1QP
Fax: 0191 212 0075

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