Work with us

At Gerald Edelman, we are united in our ambition to deliver genuinely exceptional relationships, experiences and advice. We know that to achieve this, we need teams full of talent.

Why Gerald Edelman?

We are a progressive business that continually looks at new and innovative ways it can support clients and businesses to compete and grow. Therefore, we are always looking for new and dynamic individuals to join our team and play a part in shaping the future.


Wherever you are in your career, we will support your development and give you the opportunities and training you need to succeed. You can expect to be constantly challenged yet supported on your journey with us.

"One of the best things about working at Gerald Edelman is the support you get.

There is always someone available to offer you guidance when you need it."

Jack Abrahams, Audit Trainee

Who we're looking for

Who we're looking for

Trainees

How to apply

As an ICAEW approved ACA training firm, we take on five or more trainees every year.

Who we are looking for
We seek individuals from any degree discipline to train and qualify with us. Our ideal candidate will have the following characteristics:

  1. Strong academic record;
  2. Team player;
  3. Able to understand and apply key principles and concepts;
  4. Inquisitive, willing to challenge and be challenged;
  5. Keen to understand the inner workings and key issues within businesses;
  6. Strong communication skills across different leadership levels.

How to apply
We currently only welcome trainee candidates from CitiGrad, whereby applications will open in March 2022. 

What we offer

As a mid-tier practice, we offer a varied, interesting and well-rounded training experience. You will be trained within the specialist audit team, whilst having the opportunity to work on projects across a wide range of sectors and have opportunities to experience other specialist departments within the firm, such as Business Services or Tax.

From an early stage, our trainees are trusted and encouraged to take ownership of key aspects of a project and are able to work autonomously, with the guidance and support of partners and managers. This first-hand experience will not only develop your business skills but will also equip you well for your exams.

We support your studies by sending you on block release to college to reinforce your learning, covering the costs of your courses, exams and providing fully paid study leave.

Professionals

We are always looking for fresh talent to join our growing team. We have a wide range of departments and opportunities to choose from, from compliance services to Deal Advisory and HR to International Tax.

Key characteristics for our ideal candidates are:

  1. Dynamic;
  2. Results focused;
  3. Driven;
  4. Perceptive;
  5. Positive;
  6. Approachable;
  7. Strong communication skills.

If you would like to become a member of the team, view our latest vacancies below. Alternatively, to make a speculative application, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@geraldedelman.com

Partners

If you are an experienced professional interested in partnership opportunities, please contact our Chief Executive Officer, Richard Kleiner.

Our most recent alliance was with Industrial Investment Group, who have helped to build an Asset Finance and Leasing platform within Gerald Edelman, expanding our suite of services.

Benefits

We are an accountancy firm in London that has ranked #45 in Accountancy Age's Top 50+50, with 18 partners within the Gerald Edelman group and 140 employees. We have a head office in the City and work with a wide range of clients, from sole traders and FTSE listed companies to not-for-profit organisations.

Our office culture and diverse team promote a relaxed and open environment with a team-oriented approach, to ensure that all employees feel well supported.

At Gerald Edelman, we also give you the opportunity to gain experience and knowledge across departments enabling you to build a diverse skill set. We also hold regular social and sporting events to encourage team building across departments.

Hybrid working

Working from home and our central London office.

Summer Fridays

Flexibility so you can enjoy your summer with family and friends.

Birthday day off

An additional day off to celebrate your big day!

Study support
 

We can help you with financial study support and access to professional subscriptions. 

Access to Perkbox and the Work Life Well Academy

Receive discounts on your favourite brands and manage your wellbeing. 

Yearly health screenings

All employees are eligible to recieve a yearly health screening with Bluecrest. 

Vacancies

We are always on the lookout for talented and driven individuals to join our team. To send us a speculative application, please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@geraldedelman.com

Please note that we only accept applications for trainee roles from CitiGrad. Applications will open in March 2022. 

Audit Senior, 73 Cornhill London, EC3V 3QQ

We are looking for an Audit Senior to join our Audit department. This person will be working predominantly with the audit team on a diverse portfolio of clients including entrepreneurial owner-managed businesses, high net worth individuals, and some public interest entities. You will also get involved with ad hoc specialist assignments as and when they arise.

Their responsibilities will include overseeing the audit process for each job, reporting to the corresponding manager/partner, effective supervision of semi-senior and junior staff, including leading teams on assignments and producing accurate draft accounts with minimal outstanding queries, together with a well-presented audit file in a timely and methodical manner.

The ideal candidate for this role will be fully qualified ACA or ACCA and proven experience is essential. 

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@geraldedelman.com

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Assistant Manager - Tax, 73 Cornhill London, EC3V 3QQ

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Manager to join our Tax department within our International Tax team. On a fixed-term maternity cover contract, the individual will work closely with our International Tax Partner, Sonal Shah, to oversee a mix of general tax and cross-border tax matters.

Responsibilities will include taking ownership of a diverse portfolio of clients, assisting junior members of staff, dealing with various ad-hoc advisor work on residency, domicile, remittances, pre-arrival tax planning and more.

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@geraldedelman.com

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Associate Director - Deal Advisory, 73 Cornhill London, EC3V 3QQ

We're looking for an Associate Director to join our growing Deal Advisory department! This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of an entrepreneurial high-growth team, working on all aspects of leading M&A transactions. 

Responsibilities for this role will include leading M&A projects through to completion, including managing all aspects of pre-sale/purchase planning, creating information memorandums, financial models, and negotiation structuring, acting as a people manager to a small team, supporting the appraisal process, liaising with external counterparties (lawyers, private equity etc), and finally developing potential leads. 

The ideal candidate would have experience advising clients on sell-side M&A projects and have led several projects to a successful close, have experience of project, client and people management and be ACA/ACCA or CFA qualified or have relevant work experience. 

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@geraldedelman.com

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Manager - Business Services, 73 Cornhill London, EC3V 3QQ

We are looking for an experienced Manager to join our growing Business Services Department. The role is a hybrid mix of working in the Cornhill office and home working. The right person will be managing a portfolio serviced by their own team and working closely with a partner.

Responsibilities for this role will include working on a diverse portfolio of clients, including small and medium sized privately owned limited companies, LLP’s, partnerships and sole traders, overseeing the delivery of compliance services to clients in addition to ad-hoc projects as they arise and extensive liaison with clients, other departments and partners.

The ideal candidate will be ACA/ACCA qualified with previous experience in a managerial role, fully conversant with Sage, Quickbooks and, to an extent, Xero software and able to demonstrate wide experience and competency in delivering accounts and meeting all client’s compliance requirements, managing a team of accountants and commercial awareness.

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@geraldedelman.com

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Manager - Corporation Tax, 73 Cornhill London, EC3V 3QQ

We are currently recruiting for a Corporation Tax Manager to join our growing tax team, playing a key role within our Tax department to ensure that it continues to succeed and grow by building strong relationships with both clients and the Tax team. 

Key responsibilities include supervising & supporting the development of junior members of the corporate tax team including carrying out regular performance catch ups and ensuring they are on track with their studies. Overseeing corporation tax computation preparation & review Tax accounting and managing the corporation tax compliance function. 

The ideal candidate will be CTA / ACA / ACCA qualified with experience in a private practice Corporate Tax environment, confident in dealing with clients at all levels, with great communication skills with clients over the phone or face to face and technically strong with the ability to think creatively. 

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to recruitment@geraldedelman.com

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Manager - Personal Tax, 73 Cornhill London, EC3V 3QQ

We are currently recruiting for a Personal Tax Manager, to join our growing Tax Department, helping to ensure that it continues succeed and grow by building strong relationships with both clients and the Tax team. 

Key responsibilities of the role include taking ownership of a diverse portfolio of clients and managing relationships accordingly, allocating and reviewing work completed by junior members of the team in respect of self-assessment tax returns, CGT, ATED and P11D returns and assisting with a variety of complex tax returns and international tax matters by applying the rules within the tax treaties and liaising with international tax practices as part of our XLNC network.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a Tax Manager role, ideally CTA Qualified and a positive and committed approach to work that is extended to clients, colleagues and external stakeholders.

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@geraldedelman.com

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Manager - Mixed Tax, 73 Cornhill London, EC3V 3QQ

We are currently recruiting for a Mixed Tax Manager, to join our growing Tax Department, helping to ensure that it continues to succeed and grow by building strong relationships with both clients and the Tax team. 

Key responsibilities of the role include, developing tax advisory and planning opportunities for a mixed tax focused client base of HNWIs, Directors of OMB/large corporate clients, trusts, landed estate, property related, professional services and wider clients. As well as training and developing junior members of the team and oversee the day to day compliance within the department. 

The ideal candidate will be either ATT/CTA/ACA/ACCA qualified with a career background in tax compliance and advisory/planning tax, gained within an accounting firm, or tax boutique firm of any size. Ideally, you will also bring mixed tax technical skills across both personal and corporate tax advice and you will have developed your career to at least Manager levels and be looking for the right career move where you can lead and develop a growing tax team and department. 

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@geraldedelman.com

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Audit - Assistant Manager, 73 Cornhill London, EC3V 3QQ

We are looking for an Assistant Manager to join our Audit team. Reporting to the Audit partners and directors we are looking for an ambitious individual to take on the responsibilities of providing critical support to senior managers whilst also managing their own portfolio of clients.

Key responsibilities include co-ordinating the scheduling of the audit work with client activities and requirements, managing an audit team, which would include assigning work, answering questions they may have and reviewing work. Making general planning decisions with respect to resourcing, staff objectives and timelines, budgetary review and WIP monitoring and working with other audit managers and other departments to cater to the needs of the department and the firm.

The ideal candidate will be ACA or ACCA qualified with a minimum of 1 years PQE with significant experience preparing accounts for owner-managed business including consolidations. They will also have experience supervising and coaching junior staff members and will have extensive knowledge of FRS 102. 

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@geraldedelman.com

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Here's what our employees think

Carl Lundberg

Carl Lundberg LLP is a Partner in Gerald Edelman LLP and Gerald Edelman Deal Advisory

 
I started my career at Gerald Edelman as a trainee in the audit department. However, after qualifying, I decided to gain some experience within a Big Four firm. I learnt a lot from my move, but I decided that my ultimate goal was to become a Partner and I wanted to do this at a mid-tier firm, for various reasons. I had kept in touch with lots of people at Gerald Edelman and was given the opportunity to return and work my way up to Partner. The great thing about Gerald Edelman is that they give you the space to grow and always support you in your career, whatever you decide. I greatly appreciate the opportunities I have been given and I’m excited for the future of my career here.
 

Lucy Norton

Manager | Audit

I never set out wanting a role in audit. I studied architecture at university and spent 15 months working at an architecture practice after graduating. My dad was the one who suggested I get my ACA qualification. So, I joined GE as part of their graduate training programme and haven’t looked back. I knew I wanted to be at a medium size practice as I didn’t want to be pigeonholed. I also wanted to be recognised as a person, not just another number. I had a good feeling about the team from my first interview, and really felt like the firm was well balanced to offer good exposure and opportunities as well as a great work life balance.
I have felt supported and empowered at GE since the beginning. As I progressed from a junior trainee to assistant manager, I wanted others to have the same positive experience as I did. I always look to ensure our department has a great culture. I feel like there is a real opportunity for trainees to learn and develop quickly at GE if they are motivated and show a keen interest in taking on responsibilities. I genuinely believe you wouldn’t experience this at a lot of other firms.