Bayman Topping & Smythe are a specialist financial recruitment consultancy, that really puts people at the heart of what we do.

Our extensive knowledge of the market place comes from over 45 years experience of recruiting qualified accounting professionals into the private, public and not for profit sectors.  We’ve also developed specialist knowledge of recruiting within the niche tax and treasury market.  This has helped us develop our unique approach to financial recruitment – which puts the people that we work with, on both sides of the process, at the heart of what we do.

We support our clients throughout their careers – helping them find the perfect role is only half of what we do. Our clients are business partners, taking time to understand their business needs is crucial in allowing us to provide, advise, support and ultimately find the best people to join their team and support business growth.


Always approachable

We’re all people at the end of the day, and being approachable is in our DNA. Awkward conversations, difficult decisions, personal advice, we take it all in our stride and promise to offer our honest advice and support.

Constant improvement

We’re committed to providing the very best service so will always strive to stay ahead whether that’s learning new platforms, meeting new clients, or understanding industry changes. Staying ahead allows us to continually deliver the best to you.

Conscious collaboration

It’s never about us. It’s about you. We focus on collaborating with everyone we work with, to deliver what you need. Defining job requirements, writing job descriptions or finding the right candidate, we take time to understand and find the perfect solution for your business, or coaching, advising and helping you as a candidate to not only find that next role but to also secure it.

Making a difference

Whether that’s to the business bottom line, a candidates future, or putting back into the world, we always strive to make a difference in whatever we do.

Make it enjoyable

We love what we do, and we want people to love working with us too. We promise to never take ourselves too seriously – but to deliver a great service, with a smile on our face.

£45,000 - £50,000 yearly
BTS Stockport, UK
Mar 31, 2021
Contract - Fixed-Term Salary
We are recruiting an Interim Management Accountant (Development) on a fixed-term contract basis, for this well-established social housing organisation based in Manchester. Reporting to an inspirational Head of finance, you will be responsible for the management accounting support to their Development operations. THE JOB Managing a small team, you will be responsible for the management accounts, investment appraisal, and cashflow management for the development arm of the group, as well as supporting the wider finance team for input into the Group Accounts. Key responsibilities include: Management accounts Budgeting and forecasting Financial appraisals and treasury management Develop and maintain the fixed asset register Costing / financial modelling Investment appraisal THE PERSON You will ideally be a fully qualified accountant (but relevant experience within the sector will be considered) with management accounts, budget and finance modelling...
£175 - £200 daily
BTS Remote
Mar 15, 2021
Full time
Experienced Interim Rents & Service Charge Accountant/Manager required for a 3-month contract (with a potential extension) on a WFH basis. Paying up to c£50K equivalent for either FTC or daily rate contract. Housing sector experience is essential. THE JOB Managing a small team, you will lead on Rent and Service charges for the group. Keeping up-to-date with changes in regulations and guidance, setting and overseeing the annual budget-setting process and the issuing of rent and service charge notices to customers. Setting and overseeing the monthly close down processes for rent and service charge accounting. Key responsibilities and accountabilities Lead and performance manage the rent and service charge function Manage the preparation of the Group’s rent and service charge income and expenditure budgets Manage the rent and service charge setting annually for all new lettings and tenures Ensure rent and service charge review notices are appropriately served on...
£42,000 - £45,000 yearly
BTS Greater Manchester, UK
Mar 15, 2021
Due to an internal promotion, we are looking for a Treasury and Business Planning Accountant for this well-established social housing organisation. Reporting to the Head of Finance, and managing a small team, this is an integral member of the financial management team. Paying up to £45K plus excellent benefits and a superb work-life balance, that includes 30 days holiday as standard, flexible working, pension, and more. THE ROLE: Managing a small team of transactional and part qualified accountants you will be responsible for the provision of an effective Treasury and Business planning service to the association. Core duties & responsibilities: Develop and maintain an effective Business Plan, including stress testing Manage the Capital and Asset management accounting function Cash & Debt manager including liquidity and cashflow forecasting Treasury management including loan portfolio management and covenant compliance Oversee the daily banking function...
£45,000 - £50,000 yearly
BTS Lancashire, UK
Mar 15, 2021
This Lancashire-based Housing Association is looking for an experienced and proactive Finance Manager to support the Senior Management Team with the production of financial information whilst leading an experienced and willing finance team. Paying £45-50K with an excellent pension, flexible working, and a range of other benefits. THE JOB You will be responsible for the provision of a full range of financial information including preparation of the annual budget, monthly management accounts, and the annual report and financial statements for the group. Core duties and responsibilities: Manage the production of the annual budget and business planning process Produce monthly management accounts, including forecast financial position v performance Financial reporting for various teams, including the Repairs, Maintenance & Development Programmes and any subsidiary companies Support other non-finance stakeholders across the organisation with the production of...