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Contact the UK finance and senior finance recruitment specialists

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From turnarounds and transformation to restructuring and M&A, organisations are looking for agile individuals who can adapt to change. Accountants and finance professionals are expected to deliver process improvements, save costs and boost profitability.

Struggling to find a payroll or credit control specialist or a newly qualified or experienced accountant for your company or public practice firm? Seeking to appoint your next CFO or finance leader? Our specialist UK teams can help with all your interim and permanent finance recruitment needs.

Which sectors do we recruit in for senior finance and finance roles?

Our Senior Finance and Finance recruitment experts partner with UK and overseas organisations of all sizes, including Plcs, PE backed, VC invested, family, founder and privately owned companies across the following sectors:

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Aerospace

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Banking & FS

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Biosciences

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Charity

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Consumer

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Energy & Natural Resources

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Engineering & Logistics

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FMCG

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Fintech

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Healthcare

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Insurance

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Legal & Professional

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Manufacturing

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Media

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Public Sector

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Property

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Technology

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Telecoms

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Travel

Senior finance roles/skills we specialise in for perm jobs:

  • CFOs
  • Finance directors
  • Heads of finance
  • Financial controllers
  • Group controllers

Recent examples of Senior Finance Scotland roles:

  • Financial Controller/FD - £60-90k £350-500 - Banking & FS - west and east central Scotland
  • Financial Planning & Analysis Manager/Finance Business Partner - £50-80k £375-500 - FMCG - west and east central Scotland
  • Senior Group Financial/Commercial/Business Analyst - £60-90k £350-500 - Pharma & Healthcare - west and east central Scotland
  • Group Financial/Commercial/Business Analyst (NQ) - £40-46k £180-250 - Manufacturing - west and east central Scotland
  • Management/Financial Accountant (NQ) - £40-46k £180-250 - Engineering & Logistics - west and east central Scotland
  • Senior Management/Financial Accountant - £55-80k £375-500 - Energy & Natural Resources - west and east central Scotland
  • Management/Financial Accountant - Qualified (2-5 yrs) - £46-60 £300-400 - Media - west and east central Scotland
  • Treasury - £45-80k £250-500 - Telecoms - west and east central Scotland
  • Tax - £45-90k £250-550 - Legal & Professional - west and east central Scotland
  • Project Accountant - £45-80k £250-450 - Public Sector - west and east central Scotland
  • Systems Accountant - £45-80k £250-500 - FMCG - west and east central Scotland
  • Internal Audit - £45-80k £250-500 - Energy & Natural Resources - west and east central Scotland
  • Controls & Assurance Accountant - £45-80k £250-500 - Media - west and east central Scotland
  • Regulatory Reporting Accountant - £45-80k £250-500 - Manufacturing - west and east central Scotland
  • Fund Accountant - £45-80k £250-500 - Engineering & Logistics - west and east central Scotland
  • Technical Accounting Specialist - £45-90k £250-500 - Public Sector - west and east central Scotland
  • Management Accountant - £40-50k - Fintech - Glasgow
  • Reporting Accountant - £40-45k - Biosciences - Renfrew
  • Senior Accountant - £45-55k - Travel - Renfrew
  • Finance Manager - £40-45k - Insurance - Glasgow
  • Finance Business Partner - £45-50k - Aerospace - Ayrshire
  • Assistant Finance Manager - £35-40k - Property - Glasgow
  • Finance Manager - £35-40k - Property - Glasgow
  • Finance Manager - £45-52k - Engineering - Renfrew
  • Finance Manager - £50-55k - Biosciences - Ayrshire
  • Group Financial Controller - £60-65k - Insurance - Ayrshire
  • Financial Controller - £70-80k - Public Sector - Greenock
  • Finance Director - £65-70k - Charity - Glasgow
  • Finance Analyst - £50-55k - Travel - Renfrew
  • Finance Systems Accountant - £50-55k - Professional Services - Glasgow
  • Management Information and Reporting Manager - £50-60k - Professional Services - Glasgow
  • Tax Manager - £45-55k - Professional Services - Glasgow
  • Commercial Finance Analyst - £35-45K - FMCG - Glasgow
  • Accounts Payable Clerk - £23k-£25k - Fintech - Glasgow
  • Accounts Receiveable Clerk - £23k-£25k - Biosciences - Renfrew
  • Credit Controller - £23k-£26k - Travel - Renfrew
  • Accounts Assistant - £24k-£27k - Insurance - Glasgow
  • Payroll Analyst - £24k-£28k - Aerospace - Ayrshire
  • Assistant Accountant - £28k-£35k - Property - Glasgow
  • Payroll Manager - £45k-£70k - Property - Glasgow
  • Accounts Payaable Manager - £45k-£70k - Engineering - Renfrew
  • Accounts Receiveable Manager - £45k-£70k - Biosciences - Ayrshire
  • Credit Manager - £45k-£70k - Insurance - Ayrshire
  • Payroll Team Leader - £30k-£40k - Public Sector - Greenock
  • Accounts Payable Team Leader - £30k-£40k - Charity - Glasgow
  • Credit Team Leader - £30k-£40k - Travel - Renfrew
  • Graduate Opportunties - £18k-£22k - Professional Services - Glasgow
  • Language Opportunities - £20k-£25k - Professional Services - Glasgow

Accounts & Business Support

  • Accounts Assistant/ACCA part qual (1-3 yrs experience) - £24-30k - Scotland wide
  • Experienced Accounts Assistant /ACCA part qual (2-4 yrs) - £24-30k - Scotland wide
  • Newly qualified Accountant/ ACCA - £34-36k - Scotland wide
  • Accountant/Accounts Senior/ACCA post qual (1-3 yrs) or QBE - £36-42k - Scotland wide
  • Assistant Manager/usually ACCA post qual (2-5 yrs) or QBE - £36-42k - Scotland wide
  • Manager/ usually ACCA post qual (2-5 yrs) or QBE - £42-52k - Scotland wide
  • Senior Manager/ usually ACCA post qual (5 yrs+) or QBE - £52-65k - Scotland wide
  • Director/ usually ACCA post qual (5 yrs+) or QBE - £70-90k - Scotland wide

Tax (personal & corporate)

  • Trainee/Assistant/ATT part qual (1-2 yrs) - £16-20k - Scotland wide
  • Senior/ATT part qual (2-4 yrs) - £20-26k - Scotland wide
  • Supervisor /CTA part qual (3-6 yrs) or CTA qual - £26-34k - Scotland wide
  • Assistant Manager/usually CTA (2-5 yrs) post qual or QBE - £34-42k - Scotland wide
  • Manager/usually CTA (2-5 yrs) post qual or QBE - £44-54k - Scotland wide
  • Senior Manager/usually CTA (5 yrs+) post qual or QBE - £55-75k - Scotland wide
  • Director/usually CTA (5 yrs+) post qual or QBE - £70-90k - Scotland wide

Audit

  • Trainee/CA part qual (1-3 yrs) - £23-34k - Scotland wide
  • Newly qualified CA - £36-42k - Scotland wide
  • Senior/CA (1-3 yrs) post qual or QBE - £38-42k - Scotland wide
  • Supervisor /CA qual (3-6 yrs) post qual or QBE - £38-44k - Scotland wide
  • Assistant Manager/usually CA (2-5 yrs) post qual or QBE - £38-44k - Scotland wide
  • Manager/usually CA (2-5 yrs) post qual or QBE - £44-54k - Scotland wide
  • Senior Manager/usually CA (5 yrs+) post qual or QBE - £56-65k - Scotland wide
  • Director/usually CA (5 yrs+) post qual or QBE - £70-90k - Scotland wide

Finance roles/areas we focus on for perm and interim newly qualified and qualified accountants jobs:

  • Management/financial accountant
  • Financial planning & analysis manager
  • Finance analyst
  • Tax/treasury manager
  • Systems accountant
  • Internal audit
  • Accounts payable/receivable
  • Credit contol
  • Payroll

We also specialise in all public practice roles across the following areas:

  • Accounts & Business Support
  • Tax (personal and corporate)
  • Audit

Recent examples of Finance roles:

  • CFO - £150K + bonus and equity - Software (AIM listed) - Hampshire
  • Finance Director - £125K + bonus - FMCG (privately owned) - London
  • CFO - £175K + bonus and LTIP - Healthcare (listed) - Dublin
  • Head of Finance - £100K + bonus - Fintech - London
  • CFO - £180K + bonus and equity - AI (PE backed) - London
  • Head of Finance - £90K + bonus - Invested Leasing - London
  • CFO - £120K + equity - Business Services (PE backed) - London
  • Director of Finance - £120K + bonus - Software (AIM listed) - Cambridge
  • Finance Director - £125K + bonus and equity - Renewable Energy (PE backed) - Berkshire

Contact our Finance experts

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Dawn White

Client Partner

Dawn has over 25 years’ experience of executive search specialising in senior finance hires such as CFOs, Finance Directors, Directors of Finance, Heads of Finance and Group Controllers for UK and overseas organisations, including Plcs, PE backed, VC invested, family, founder and privately owned. She covers all commercial sectors, from consumer, technology and healthcare to manufacturing, media and FMCG.

 

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Laura Buchanan

Director Morgan Philips Specialist Recruitment Scotland

Laura is Director of Morgan Philips in Scotland, overseeing our offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Leading our professional services teams including Finance, HR, Procurement and Executive Search, Laura brings two decades of experience within agency recruitment. Laura remains hands on within Finance recruitment where she has spent most of her career to date as a successful recruiter and leader.  With a strong record of building successful teams who continually exceed candidate and client expectations for key hires within their business, whilst meeting candidate career aspirations.
Leading by example is key for Laura and she remains hands on, delivering critical hires from single assignments to large projects with attention to detail being at the forefront always.  Laura is passionate about her role and of supporting and leading her team, this is very much demonstrated in her work ethic and success to date.

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Graeme Bruce

Managing Consultant

Having solely focused on interim and permanent qualified accountant roles in the east of Scotland for well over a decade, Graeme has partnered with many organisations. Tapping into his wide pool of diverse candidates, he can advise and source the talent you need quickly and effectively. If for whatever reason he can’t help you (it does happen!), he won’t waste your time but we’re sure you’ll be impressed with his professionalism and expertise. 

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Marsha Ford

Talent Manager

A talent manager with 23 years’ finance recruitment experience, Marsha specialises in hard to fill permanent and interim qualified accountancy and financial services roles across the west and central Scotland. Partnering with organisations across both the private and public sectors, Marsha’s knowledge and network is second to none and can help your business drive improvement.   

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Cameron Brown

Consultant

A consultant with three years’ experience at Morgan Philips, Cameron works in the qualified accountancy and finance market in Glasgow and the west of Scotland. He has supported clients in the private and public sectors to fill key positions in their finance function including accountants, analysts, tax and systems specialists up to manager or controller level. With a friendly and honest approach to recruitment, Cameron supports clients and candidates to help them make that right next hire or move.

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Erin Boyle

Consultant

Erin specialises in the Scottish public practice market for audit, tax and accounts and business advisory, from part qualified up to associate director level. Her knowledge of the market in Scotland is highly valued by clients, which range from The Big 4 to Mid-tier and independent boutique CA firms. Erin prides herself on delivering a friendly and honest services to all her candidates and clients alike. 

7 reasons to partner with us for all your senior finance and finance recruitment needs

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A common DNA and language for our clients and candidates

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Unique and innovative attraction techniques: to secure top finance and senior finance talent, you need to use all available talent pools.

  • Our global database of tens of thousands of finance and senior finance professionals.
  • 4 talent research centres (Mauritius, Zhuhai, Philippines and Mexico) have access to more than 250 global candidate databases
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Specialist experts with a long track record hiring senior finance execs and finance professionals - using the most effective techniques for approaching candidates directly.

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The use of video adverts generates 40% more applications, both for finance and senior finance hires.

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Publication of fresh content (articles, webinars, podcasts, market overviews, salary guides), fostering a community that attracts and retains the cream of the finance talent crop.

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An exclusive expert network, the Club 5000, who advise and put us in touch with the top finance and senior finance professionals in their network.

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An international network that allows us to get to the heart of the the key finance trends and share those insights with our clients and candidates.

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