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Public Practice & Tax Jobs Across The UK

Our Latest Vacancies

Areas Of Expertise

  • Audit and Business Services
  • Tax
  • Advisory
  • Audit & Business Services

    Audit, Accounts and Business Advisory services form a significant part of the specialist practice market that we operate in. Through assisting some of the United Kingdom's leading names in public practice we have built up considerable expertise in this area. We are focussed on assisting accountancy practices to acquire high calibre talent within the audit and business services sector.

    Our core client base within this area consists of Accountancy Practices ranging from Big 4, Top 10 and Mid-Tier firms through to Independent Regional firms, Boutiques and Sole Traders. From assistants and trainees, through to partners and directors, we have placed a broad range of highly skilled candidates in accounting jobs across the United Kingdom.

    As a recruitment specialist that deals with many different accountancy jobs on a daily basis, we can help you to find the perfect position, no matter what your area of expertise.

    Specialist Audit & Business Services

    We understand that some organisations of a certain size and structure require a specific skill set, different attributes may be required for PLCs, Owner Managed Businesses, through to Small to Medium Sized Enterprises and Small Sole traders.

    Certain niche areas and industry sectors also require a particular level of specialist technical ability. For example; Agriculture, Charities, Not-for-Profit, Property, Pension, Financial Services, Public Sector, Media, Leisure, Natural Resources, Retail, Professional Practices, Technology, and Pharmaceuticals

  • Tax

    Clark Wood are one of the UK's leading recruitment consultancies dealing with tax jobs. The experience and expertise we have obtained by assisting a predominantly Professional Practice Tax client base, means that we have acquired the necessary skill set and attributes to expand our services to other markets within the Tax Industry.

    Our specialist consultants have successfully assisted a broad spectrum of clients and candidates alike within the field of Taxation; Top 10, Mid-Tier Accountancy Practices, National Law Firms, PLCs, Owner Managed Businesses, through to Multinational Fiduciary Organisations and Family Offices.

    In addition to the many highly rewarding corporate, personal and employment tax jobs with which we deal on a regular basis, we have also helped to source the very best talent for private client and trust jobs in the United Kingdom.

    Clients & Markets

    Public Practice: We work with Public Practices across the UK, ranging from the Big 4, Top 20, Leading Regional Accountancy Practices and Tax Boutiques.

    In-House: We have developed an excellent reputation with In-House clients working with a large range of clients including, FTSE Listed, Family Offices, Owner Managed Business and Small to Medium Enterprises.

    Law Firms: We have an excellent reputation with Law Firms too and we have recruited for some of the UK's leading practices. Our clients range from large multinational firms through to niche boutiques.

    Candidates

    We have experience of recruiting for individuals at all levels, and have an excellent understanding of the requirements needed to progress and further your career within Tax.

    Most of the roles we recruit for are for qualified tax positions; CTA, ACA, ATT, ATII, ACCA, AIIT.

    We recruit across a variety of specialisms including, Personal Tax/Private Client Tax, Corporate Tax, International Tax, Research & Development Tax, Employment Tax, Indirect Tax/VAT, Transfer Pricing, Expatriate Tax and US Tax

  • Corporate Finance

    Clark Wood's corporate finance recruiters have vast experience in dealing with Corporate Finance professionals at all levels across a variety of specialisms. Our main focus within this sector is predominantly assisting clients and candidates within professional services firms, Top 10, Mid-Tier accountancy practices and corporate finance boutiques.

    We understand the complexity and diversity of each individual project within Corporate Finance, whether the assignments remit is to engage a specialist or holistic corporate finance generalist… It is this knowledge, our consultative approach and the ability of our consultants to align suitably qualified candidates with relevant corporate finance jobs, which sets us apart from the competition.

    Whether you are looking for a lead advisory or valuations specialist or somebody with experience of high profile transaction services jobs, Clark Wood can ensure that your position is filled by a highly talented candidate with the attributes you require.

    The majority of the vacancies that we recruit for are for individuals based within the following specialisms:

    Mergers & Acquisitions, Lead Advisory, Transaction Services,Disposals, MBOs & MBIs, Valuations, Debt advisory, Due diligence, Private equity, Project Finance & Public Private Partnerships (PFI/PPP), Strategic reviews and business planning and Specialist CF Taxation

    Insolvency & Recovery and Reorganisation

    We assist professionals within this sector at all levels from Directors, Partners and Heads of Department through to Trainees and Associates. The qualifications generally required are; CF, ACA, ACCA, CA.

    The dynamic nature of business combined with the natural fluctuations in an economic cycle mean that the fields of Insolvency, Recovery, Reorganisation and the advisory services involved in these areas are always in constant demand.

    Our main focus within these sectors is predominantly assisting clients and candidates within professional services firms, Top 10, Mid-Tier accountancy practices and insolvency boutiques. Our recruitment consultants have placed many of the industry's leading figures in key insolvency jobs over the years.

    The majority of the vacancies that we recruit for are for individuals based within the following specialisms:

    Recovery and Reorganisation, Corporate Insolvency, Personal Insolvency, Corporate Simplification, Debt Advisory and Business Reviews and Strategic Reviews

    Forensics

    Due to the combination of an ever-changing regulatory environment, increased litigation, and the dynamic nature of accounting and digital fraud, the field of forensic accountancy is one that has expanded rapidly in recent years.

    The majority of the vacancies that we recruit for are for individuals based within the following specialisms:

    Expert Witness, Fraud Solutions, Asset Tracing, Litigation Support, Digital Forensics

    We assist professionals within this sector at all levels from Directors, Partners and Heads of Department through to Trainees and Associates. The qualifications generally required are; CPI, JIEB, CPPI, CI, ACA, ACCA, CA, Forensic Accounting Accreditation.

About Us

Clark Wood is a specialist Recruitment Consultancy servicing the Public Practice & Tax sectors operating throughout the United Kingdom. Our core client base consists of Top 10, Mid-Tier and Independent Accountancy Practices through to National Law Firms and Fiduciary Organisations. We have successfully assisted professionals at all levels, helping candidates from Directors and Partners through to Trainees and Assistants.

Through our highly professional and quality-driven approach we have built up an enviable reputation for exceeding our client‘s and candidate’s requirements. Clark Wood’s success is built on the solid foundations of a highly consultative and empathetic approach, combined with a team of skilled consultants who understand the complexities and dynamic nature of the recruitment process within professional services.

Driven By Clients

At Clark Wood we realise the importance of understanding our client’s businesses thoroughly; the services they offer and types of individuals they employ, therefore we tailor our approach to the specific needs of each individual client.

Our consultants keep up-to-date with the latest market trends and possess vast experience specialising in the niche sectors of Audit, Business Services, Tax, Private Client, Corporate Finance and Insolvency and Reorganisation.

Focused On Candidates

Candidates are at the heart of our business and their careers are vital to our continued success. We empathise with how daunting a potential career move can be, so we aim to make the process as smooth as possible.

Everyone's motivations are different; by understanding the needs, preferences and requirements of each individual, we assist in aligning our candidates with their dream job.

Why Work With Us

We have a proven track record of assisting a wide range of Top 10, Mid-Tier and Independent Accountancy Practices through to National Law Firms and Fiduciary Organisations.

Using our expertise and extensive industry knowledge, we offer effective recruitment solutions tailored to our client's and candidate's requirements.

We understand the importance of consistency and the value of our working relationships.


Bucking The Trend

As a Specialist Recruitment Consultancy operating within the Public Practice and Tax sectors, we have specifically tailored our areas of expertise to the fields in which we have a proven ability to succeed.

Our method is to offer a highly professional and quality-driven service within the specific areas where our experience and expertise benefits our client’s businesses and our candidate’s careers.

Our success is achieved through listening and understanding. We match candidates to the right positions through our market knowledge.