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We are an innovative and ambitious integrated professional services practice. We are committed to providing outstanding service to and on behalf of our clients.

Continual growth and development are central to our business ethos. We encourage ambition and reward success. We are committed to creating an environment which encourages both efficient working practices as well as a friendly and sociable atmosphere.

We have drawn together a highly skilled, experienced and multi-lingual team from diverse backgrounds. We have an equal opportunities policy and welcome applicants for positions from any background.

If you share our aims and values of: excellent client service, expertise and integrity and you think you have what it takes, we will be happy to hear from you. Please send us a copy of your CV either by mail or email us on: hr@wiltongroup.com.

Before you meet us, get to know us

WiltonGroup is an independent professional services firm which looks after the affairs of a portfolio of businesses and private clients worldwide. Services offered include taxation, audit, accountancy and outsourcing, company and trust management, and corporate finance.

The highly experienced team includes qualified chartered accountants, tax planners, chartered secretaries and bankers. Wilton has 100+ employees with offices in London, Bristol, Isle of Man, Dubai and Dublin.

Wilton is led by Tony Flanagan, Managing Partner and Founder together with a long standing Executive team.


Role: Office Manager

Location: Dubai

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £Market

Key Responsibilities: Responsible for Managing the Dubai office, which will include incorporating mainland, free zone and offshore companies. Maintain legal, administrative and secretarial file. Client relationship management and working alongside an accountant to oversee the Accounts team.

  • Primary contact for existing and prospective clients.
  • Managing registration and license procedures as per incorporation plan for Wilton’s clients. Ensure that clients’ requirements have been implemented.
  • Regular contact with local government authorities for legalisations
  • Assisting clients in obtaining UAE residency package
  • Update market date to Wilton’s management and on the tree of knowledge.
  • Communicating regularly with the clients on your portfolio (meetings, telephone, email) to ensure service being delivered and identifying other services needed
  • Develop and deliver advice and consultancy to Wilton’s clients as per their requirements within the UAE
  • Create and update incorporation file on GEMS Secretarial
  • Billing clients in accordance with fee agreements and billing timetables.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with local banks, opening and operating bank accounts for clients (including acting as signatory)
  • Working with other departments within the group to ensure first class service is being delivered on a timely basis and with service deadlines
  • Technical ability to draft legal documents (minutes, agreements, trust, and memorandums) would be a significant advantage.
  • Ad hoc tasks as required from time to time

Specific Tasks:                    

Client Administration/Services:

  • Client relationships including:

Regular direct contact

Correspondence

Reporting to internal heads of department

Adhering to WiltonGroup’s client procedures and implementation thereof.

  • Company Secretarial:

Preparation of Minutes and share certificates.

Maintenance of the Company secretarial computer records

Maintenance of the Company and Trust compliance records

  • Other

Preparation of client bills

Ad hoc tasks as required form time to time

Processing of Bank applications

Qualifications:                                                                      

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited university with emphasis in business management.

Essential experience and skills     

  • Knowledge of incorporation procedures for UAE local, Free trade Zones and Offshore companies.
  • Analyze information and evaluate results to determine best solution for Wilton’s clients.
  • Exhibit effective and concise written communication skills.
  • Establish and maintain an interpersonal relationship skills.
  • A good team player
  • Strong organisation skill

Abilities and Disposition

  • Computer literate, e.g. familiarity with Word, Outlook and computerised database
  • Client service attitude
  • Able to prioritise
  • Hands on approach
  • The ability to use common sense
  • Ability to be discreet and to be totally confidential in undertaking the role
  • Able to be self-critical
  • Commitment, enthusiasm, drive, determination and a flexible approach to work including working hours sometimes
  • “Can do” positive attitude – find solutions not problems.

To apply for this role please submit your CV and covering letter to hr@wiltongroup.com.


Role: Head of Tax

Location: London

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £Market

Role overview

We are recruiting for an individual to join our London office leading the team as Head of Taxation. Reporting to the Managing Partner, you will have the opportunity to make a real impact in a collaborative and progressive environment.

Key responsibilities

Business Tax

  • Share incentive schemes, including EMI schemes, approved and unapproved schemes, restricted shares and conditional share arrangements
  • Company purchases of own shares
  • Incorporation of partnerships
  • Management buy-outs
  • Remuneration planning, including tax issues regarding termination payments
  • De-mergers and corporate re-organisations
  • Expatriate Tax planning,  including employment tax advice
Personal Tax
  • Tax planning for non-UK domiciles and persons leaving or arriving in the UK
  • Income and Capital Gains Tax planning
  •  Tax efficient structuring of transactions such as sales of unincorporated businesses
  • Advising on  UK residential property wrappers and de-enveloping corporate property holding structures
  • Inheritance tax planning, including matters relating to international estates
  • Taxation of non-UK residents
  •  Advice to sole practitioners on matters such as business property relief and business asset taper relief
  • Corresponding with HMRC, clients and other third parties regarding the on-going management of the clients’ tax affairs

 Candidate profile

  • Client focused delivering  a high quality service in an efficient manner
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to build and develop meaningful and open relationships with all team members and clients
  • Manage your work and the team’s work effectively to maximise the success of Wilton
  • Ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines under pressure
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Take a hands-on approach and get to the heart of the issue quickly and thoroughly
  • Ability to maintain know-how and keep up-to-date with new tax legislation

To apply for this role please submit your CV and covering letter to hr@wiltongroup.com.


Role: Senior Accountant

Location: London

Contract: Permanent

Salary:£45,000+ (dependent on experience)

Role overview

We are looking for a qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA or equivalent) to work within our London office. They will be a positive, professional and experienced accountant. Client service is paramount together with a high level of professionalism. The candidate must be able to work on their own initiative to produce quality work on a timely basis. In addition, this candidate should help to build am improved service offering in the department by contributing their time and expertise to the team.

The role will be to help develop the Accounting function within the group including the review of statutory financial accounts for client companies and Trusts in many jurisdictions, providing professional advice to clients on accounting matters and assisting with the management training and development of staff in the team.

Key responsibilities

  • Management of a team of accountants responsible for the preparation of both management and statutory accounts to UK audit and accounting standards
  • Responsibility for a book of clients (preparation of accounts, looking after and developing client relationships
  • Monitor and review accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness
  • Training and development of junior staff
  • Interact with auditors in completing audits

Skills and experience

Essential

  • Qualified to ACCA, ACA or equivalent
  • At least 2+ years post qualification accounting experience in a client focused environment
  • Proven experience of producing statutory accounts and up to date knowledge of auditing and accounting standards
  • Proven experience of managing a team
  • Strong IT skills and knowledge of accounting systems
  • Time spent working in practice

Desirable

  • Audit practicising certificate holder
  • Experience in working with Non UK Corporate and Offshore companies
  • Organisation skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills
  • Client care skills and service attitude
  • A professional and responsible attitude to client confidentiality
  • Able to meet tight deadlines
  • Quick learner

To apply for this role please submit your CV and covering letter to hr@wiltongroup.com.


Role: Corporate Finance Graduate

Location: London

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £market

Role overview

This role will be based in our London office and you will work alongside the team on a wide variety of assignments including fund raising, lead advisory work, financial due diligence and valuations.
Your main responsibilities will include researching businesses, collating and analysing financial information, assisting in the preparation of documentation and attending client meetings. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join a team where on the job training will be provided. In order to be successful in the role you should have an interest in Corporate Finance, with an inquisitive and analytical mind. You must be good with people as strong communication skills are essential. You will also be focused, self-motivated and able to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.

Key responsibilities

  • Research approach lists for fundraising and business disposals
  • Assist in the preparation of materials for fund raising projects
  • Exposure on all Corporate Finance deals
  • Work with the Wealth Management team on Secured Lending projects
  • Work on financial due diligence projects, financial modelling, valuations and business plans
  • Assist with the general marketing of the department and building relationships
  • Report directly to Senior Management

Skills and experience

Essential

  • Strong academic record with related degree (at least a 2:2)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Preferable work experience as an intern at a Finance Company or equivalent
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Clear thinker with research and analytical abilities; capacity to learn quickly
  • Problem solver with a focus on delivery
  • Strong work ethic, organisational skills and ability to multitask is crucial
  • Expected to work towards a professional qualification

To apply for this role please submit your CV and covering letter to hr@wiltongroup.com.


Role: Administrative Assistant – Company Secretary

Location: London

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £Market

Role overview

We are looking for a candidate who is studying for their ACIS or ICSA to join our team.

Key responsibilities

  • Providing technical, secretarial and legal support to the Corporate and Legal Department;
  • Assisting with the Incorporation, dissolution and the administration of Companies in various jurisdictions;
  • Drafting board minutes and shareholder resolutions;
  • Liaising with other professional advisers such as accountants and notaries;
  • Maintaining statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries;
  • Filing statutory forms (such as Confirmation Statements), accounts and related documentation with Companies House;
  • Dealing with the appointment and resignation of Officers; and
  • Assisting with the maintenance and updating of the Corporate and Legal Department’s know-how and development of best practice.
  • Assisting with the management of relevant Ad Hoc projects

Skills and experience

Essential

  • Degree educated
  • At least 2+ years in a similar position
  • Candidates should possess diplomacy, meticulous attention to detail, good numerical skills, organisational and time management skills and a genuine interest in our business.

Excellent computing, secretarial, interpersonal, team working and written/verbal communication skills are also important

To apply for this role please submit your CV and covering letter to hr@wiltongroup.com.

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