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NEW VACANCY: TAX SENIOR MANAGER

Our practice in Hale, Cheshire is expanding. If you are an experienced tax professional and you’d like to join our team  – or you know someone suitable – please send a confidential email to Alison Spier in the first instance.

We have an exceptional list of loyal clients with multi-million turnover businesses. The majority of these companies have been working with us for many years and we are highly focused on building long term, meaningful relationships.

We are growing our team and have created this new Tax Senior Manager role. Part-time will also be considered for the right candidate. 

Suitable candidates will have experience working in a fast-paced accountancy practice, dealing with clients both face to face and over the phone, advising them on a variety of tax issues, including corporation tax, including R&D, & CGT. You must be able to demonstrate exceptional client relationship skills, and have an approachable, professional manner. Experience with income tax, IHT & SDLT would also be extremely useful.

As part of MGI Worldwide, the global accounting network, you will also join the Tax Forum, enabling you to network with peers from other practices across the UK and worldwide. International tax conferences are also organised by MGI Worldwide and you will join delegations to these when they occur.

If you feel that your experience is a good fit and you are looking for a modern accountancy practice – based in Grade A offices in the heart of Hale – to develop your career, and you would like to find out more, please email Alison Spier with your updated CV and details of your current package.

Disclaimer 

Alexander Knight & Co is an equal opportunities employer and no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

All candidates will only be assessed in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the role expected. Only successful applicants will be invited to the next stage consisting of an interview and assessment.

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Vacancy: Payroll Manager (Part-time) Hale

Payroll Manager (Part-time) Hale

We are now recruiting for a Payroll Manager to join us on a part-time basis.

The role is two days per week based in our office in Hale, Cheshire and previous experience in payroll is essential.

Alexander Knight & Co is based in Grade A offices at Westgate House on Hale Road and we are an award-winning accountancy practice. We work with clients across the region and beyond.

Duties

  • Preparing monthly payroll for clients
  • Making relevant submissions to HMRC
  • Processing payroll payments and make relevant payments to HMRC.
  • Auto enrolment and submission of pension information on behalf of clients
  • Liaising with clients to answer payroll queries and deliver excellent service.
  • Carrying out year end activities such as producing P60s, claiming Employment Allowance and completing P11d’s where necessary.

To apply please email Alison Spier with your CV  alison@alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk

 

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Greg Monk joins Alexander Knight & Co

Greg Hands joins Altrincham Accountants Alexander Knight & Co at their Hale office in 2023

We are delighted to extend a warm welcome to Greg Monk who joins our Audit & Accounts team based in Hale. Greg studied Maths & Finance at the University of Liverpool and has now joined our growing team.

Greg is currently studying the ACA to become an ICAEW Chartered Accountant and we are delighted to support him in his career progression as an accountant.
PS – we are still growing our team. Take a look at the latest roles here. 

Welcome to the team Greg!

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Growth at Alexander Knight & Co

 

We are delighted to have bolstered our team of accountants in Hale with the arrival of Cameron and Abi.

Cameron Ellams joins the Accounts & Audit team from Beever & Struthers. Abi Thomson enters the accountancy profession from a teaching background.

Alexander Knight & Co was founded in 2012 and is a member of MGI Worldwide, the global accounting association.

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Graduate Experience Programme 2023

Graduate Experience Programme at Alexander Knight & Co

If you are a recent graduate looking for a career in accountancy you can apply to join our graduate experience programme.

As well as providing you with the opportunity to add valuable work experience at our leading accountancy practice to your CV, you’ll also gain practical and personal skills in a professional accountancy-based setting and potentially, even get the opportunity to become one of our permanent graduate professionals.

We welcome applications from graduates who meet the minimum criteria (set out below) from the full range of academic disciplines. This scheme is not just designed for people who have accountancy/business/finance qualifications.

We firmly believe that the accountancy firms of the future will have a blended approach to the skills they offer to their clients. We are a diverse employer and welcome applications from graduates from a wide variety of backgrounds.

Our two-week paid graduate internship gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the AK&Co culture and offers you the perfect springboard for success as an accountant in 2023.

If you are passionate about pursuing a career in accountancy and you are fascinated by the prospect of working with – and on behalf of – our growing client base of successful entrepreneurs and business leaders – apply now.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • A 2:1 degree at a UK university
  • 3 A-levels (A*-B)
  • 9-7 in Maths & English at GCSE level or equivalent

THE 3-STEP APPLICATION PROCESS:

  1. Review of your CV and a brief covering letter

      Please send this to Alison Spier (alison@alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk)

      (Only successful candidates will receive a reply)

 

  1. An invitation to a meeting to discuss your career aspirations 

 

  1. Acceptance onto our Graduate Internship.

           A date will be arranged for you to join us for two weeks.

 

Disclaimer 

Alexander Knight & Co is an equal opportunities employer and no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

All candidates will only be assessed in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the role expected. Only successful applicants will be invited to the next stage consisting of an interview and assessment.

 

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Wanted: Part Qualified Accountant

Part Qualified Accountant 

  • Are you part way through your training?
  • Are you looking to re-locate?
  • Do you feel that you have the right level of support in your current role?
  • Would you like to join an accountancy practice that will offer you a full range & breadth of opportunity across all areas during your training & support you to progress your career?
  • Apply now to join our growing team based in HaleGreater Manchester.

Alexander Knight & Co is a modern, progressive and forward-thinking accountancy practice. We are committed to ongoing training and development in order to best serve the needs of our brilliant team and incredible, loyal clients, with a reputation for delivering high quality work through a friendly proactive style of accountancy.

Our client base is large and varied across a number of sectors both locally and nationally and we are active members of a renowned global accountancy network. We promote a positive and professional culture within our company and offer a supportive and flexible approach to working which is appreciated by both our staff and clients.

Candidate Requirements

Polite & professional manner.
Smart appearance.
Bright & articulate – able to engage with colleagues & clients appropriately, with ease & confidence.
Enthusiastic, self-motivated & keen to learn & progress within a professional environment.
Punctual, reliable, responsible, conscientious & trustworthy.

High level of numeracy & literacy essential.
Excellent organisational skills & consistent, accurate & analytical working methods.
Effective time management, strong communication skills & a high level of attention to detail.
Able to work independently & as part of a team.

5 (preferably 7) good GCSEs (grades A*-C/9-6) to include Maths & English ideally at the highest levels (A/A*/8/9)
2 A-levels (or equivalent)
Degree (2:1 or above)

Successful partial completion of professional exams.

Prospects and Benefits

  • Real potential for fast- track career progression.
  • Full support for completing studies and achieving career ambitions through staff training – on the job and external course provision.
  • Competitive salary
  • Agile, flexible approach to working, with opportunities for a hybrid basis i.e. a mix of remote and on site.
  • Modern, vibrant working environment, centrally located and within walking distance of both a village and a town.
  • Parking, excellent transport links.

Disclaimer 

Alexander Knight & Co is an equal opportunities employer and no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

All candidates will only be assessed in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the role expected. Only successful applicants will be invited to the next stage consisting of an interview and assessment.

You can apply directly by emailing your CV to alison@alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk

We look forward to receiving your application. You can read more about our practice here.

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Julie & Jacob join Alexander Knight & Co

We are thrilled to confirm the expansion of our team with the arrival of Julie Gee and Jacob Dally at our office in Hale.

Julie is an experienced payroll professional and will handle all payroll related processes for our clients.  She will also support clients to onboard new employees with payroll, HMRC compliance and employee benefits.

Jacob has joined us as an Assistant Accountant and will supports our senior colleagues to deliver accountancy services to our client base of entrepreneurs. He will also assist with preparing returns, client queries and client services.

We are delighted to welcome Julie and Jacob to our team!

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Graduate Internships at Alexander Knight & Co

Accountancy Internships

If you are a recent graduate looking for a career in accountancy (or you are going to graduate in 2022) you can apply now to join our Graduate Internship.

As well as providing you with the opportunity to add valuable work experience at our leading accountancy practice to your CV, you’ll also gain practical and personal skills in a professional accountancy-based setting and potentially, even get the opportunity to become one of our permanent graduate professionals.

We welcome applications from graduates who meet the minimum criteria (set out below) from the full range of academic disciplines. This scheme is not just designed for people who have accountancy/business/finance qualifications.

We firmly believe that the accountancy firms of the future will have a blended approach to the skills they offer to their clients. We are a diverse employer and welcome applications from graduates from a wide variety of backgrounds.

Our four week paid graduate internship gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the AK&Co culture and offers you the perfect springboard for success as an accountant in 2022.

If you are passionate about pursuing a career in accountancy and you are fascinated by the prospect of working with – and on behalf of – our growing client base of successful entrepreneurs and business leaders – apply now.

Minimum requirements

  • A 2:1 degree at a UK university
  • 3 A-levels (A*-B)
  • 9-7 in Maths & English at GCSE level or equivalent

The 3-step application process:

  1. Review of your CV and a brief covering letter

      Please send this to Alison Spier (alison@alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk)

      (Only successful candidates will receive a reply)

 

  1. An invitation to a meeting to discuss your career aspirations 

 

  1. Acceptance onto our Graduate Internship.

           A date will be arranged for you to join us for two weeks.

 

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Tax Manager Wanted. Develop your career at Alexander Knight & Co.

We’re growing our practice in Hale, Cheshire. If you’re an experienced tax professional and you’d like to join our team, send a confidential email to Alison Spier to arrange an informal chat about the role.

We have an exceptional list of loyal clients with multi-million turnover businesses. The majority of these companies have been working us for many years and we are highly focused on building long term, meaningful relationships.

We are now looking to grow our practice.We have vacancies for a Tax Manager/Senior Tax Manager. 

Suitable candidates will be experienced working in a fast-paced accountancy practice, dealing with clients both face to face and over the phone, advising them on a variety of tax issues, including corporation tax, including R&D, & CGT. A mixed tax background would also be of interest. You must be able to demonstrate exceptional client relationship skills, and have an approachable, professional manner.

As part of MGI Worldwide, the global accounting network, you will also join the Tax Forum, enabling you to network with peers from other practices across the UK and worldwide. International tax conferences are also organised by MGI Worldwide and you will join delegations to these when they occur. 

We will consider full time or part time, (including term time contracts), and would consider a hybrid working model for the right candidate.

If you feel that your experience is a good fit and you are looking for a modern accountancy practice based in Grade A offices in the heart of Hale to develop your career and would like to know more please email Alison Spier with your updated CV and details of your current package.

Disclaimer 

Alexander Knight & Co is an equal opportunities employer and no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

All candidates will only be assessed in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the role expected. Only successful applicants will be invited to the next stage consisting of an interview and assessment.

PS – no agencies, thank you.

 

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Growth at Alexander Knight & Co as team expands

We are thrilled to announce that Danielle Cresswell and Alastair Tough have joined the Alexander Knight & Co team.

Bringing a wealth of experience from her time working at accountancy practices across the region, Danielle will provide hands-on support in the role of Manager. In her spare time, you will find Danielle either walking her beloved Shih Tzu, Ty, or cheering on top tier rugby league club, St Helens.

Alastair recently graduated from the University of Warwick and has chosen to take the first steps of his accountancy career with us. Joining as an Assistant Accountant, Alastair recently relocated from Nottingham to be part of the Alexander Knight & Co team and we are so pleased to have him.

Murray Patt, founder of Alexander Knight & Co, said:

“We are delighted to welcome Danielle and Alastair to our team. It’s fantastic to have them on board as we enter the exciting next stage of growth as a business.”

Welcome to the Alexander Knight & Co team, Danielle and Alastair!