Careers

AMS is a growing firm, and we are currently looking to expand our operations. Please see below for any current vacancies.  

As part of the team at AMS, you will have the opportunity to receive full professional training and CPD whilst working in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment. At AMS we value our employees, working hard together within an ambitious environment means that we are constantly striving to move forward and progress. This means you will be working within an exciting environment where you will be able to learn and gain experience from the vast plethora of knowledge from all our employees.  

We understand finances are important, which is why we offer comprehensive benefits and rewards to all our employees, in return for the exceptional contribution and tremendous efforts from our people. Click the link below to see the Benefits and Rewards you could benefit from with AMS.
AMS Employee Benefits and Rewards

Currently Recruiting

Accounts Assistant

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Please email your CV and covering letter to info@groupams.co.uk. Please include the office and position you are applying for within the subject matter.

Account Manager

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Please email your CV and covering letter to info@groupams.co.uk. Please include the office and position you are applying for within the subject matter.

Senior Accounts Manager

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Please email your CV and covering letter to info@groupams.co.uk. Please include the office and position you are applying for within the subject matter.

Senior Audit Manager

Job Description

Joining as a senior member of the firm and working closely with the Partners of the firm, you will be responsible for managing clients and overseeing the work of the team.

Duties include:
  • Overseeing the preparation of financial statements for sole traders, partnerships, charities, limited liability partnerships and limited companies in accordance with the relevant accounting standard;
  • Leading audits from planning stage up to manager/ partner review
  • Ensuring assignments are completed within the allocated budget and on time;
  • Provide assistance in the development of junior staff and review work undertaken by junior staff.
  • Where required to liaise with clients to resolve any queries.
  • Ad hoc projects and support to other specialists in the firm.

The Successful Applicant
  • The applicant should be ideally qualified or part qualified and possess 3 to 4 years’ practice experience
  • 2-3 years of audit experience
  • Experience of supervising staff, perhaps you will have experience of working as a Senior but be looking for a managerial level role.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proven analytical skills.
  • Good computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
  • Ability to work as part of a team, yet also work using own initiative when required
  • Excellent opportunity to develop this role and really make it your own within a forward thinking practice.
Please email your CV and covering letter to info@groupams.co.uk. Please include the office and position you are applying for within the subject matter.

Financial Controller

Job Description

Preparation of accounts
  • Ensure the preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts and reports for operational management
  • Responsibility for all journals and final GL balances including review of month end balance sheet reconciliations and control accounts
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of the Group’s accounting records and financial systems
  • Production of statutory accounts for the Group and its various subsidiary companies as and when required in accordance with the relevant accounting principles and legislation
  • Play a full part in providing relevant & timely financial information to the Director Group to enable a balanced and objective assessment of the Group’s strategy and objectives
Budgets and forecasts
  • Preparation of budgets, forecasts and business plans and continued monitoring & review of performance against them to enable robust reporting of variances to the Director Group
Financial management and controls
  • Effectively manage the working capital components of the Group with specific attention to WIP, debtors and cash balances
  • Active management of overheads whilst seeking out areas for efficiencies for savings
  • Management of trading activity between Group divisions including keeping up to date the Group’s Terms of Business
  • Overseeing monthly processing of payroll and payments to employees
  • Review and update, in line with good practice, the Group’s internal control environment and produce a Controls and Procedures manual for review and adoption by management
  • To assist the Director Group in respect of periodic reports to the Non-Executive Committee explaining the processes adopted and undertaken by management to keep under regular review the effectiveness of internal controls covering financial, operational & compliance controls
  • Play an active role in assisting management in the risk assessment process and embedding a risk management culture throughout the organisation
Taxation
  • Support the Director Group in the development and execution of the Group’s taxation strategy
  • Ensure returns for Corporation tax, VAT and other relevant taxes are submitted, payments made on time and all relevant regulations are complied with
Information Technology
  • To take a lead role in the implementation of new accounting systems
  • Working closely with IT to ensure users have access to the key components of accounting system, receive adequate training and have the essential reports readily available to facilitate decision making and problem solving
Staff
  • Effectively manage, motivate and develop the Group Finance team (when relevant)
  • Supervise & review performance of individuals in the team (when relevant)
  • Implementation of a change management culture by challenging & replacing established processes and procedures where necessary
  • Give direction and leadership towards the achievement of each division’s strategy and its annual goals and objectives
  • Liaise with different divisions to ensure Group Finance is properly supporting the needs of the operating businesses
Staff
  • Manage relationships with brokers, bankers and other parties as directed by the Operations Director
  • Keep key stakeholders up to date on progress against key milestones
  • Ensure the Operations Director is kept informed of industry developments which are relevant to the operation of an efficient finance function
  • Carry out any further tasks for which your qualifications & experience are suited as directed by the Company
Please email your CV and covering letter to info@groupams.co.uk. Please include the office and position you are applying for within the subject matter.