Accounts Semi Senior - Cambridge

Ref: 383 Date Posted: Thursday 14 Oct 2021
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ProTalent are currently working with a successful and well-established accountancy practice in Cambridge to recruit a new Part-Qualified Accountant – ideally someone looking to make the move from a larger practice into a boutique firm.

The firm:

  • Well known and well-respected accountancy firm
  • Offer a broad range of accounting and business advisory services
  • Forward thinking and embrace technology
  • Great work/life balance with hybrid working available
  • Great working environment

The Part-Qualified Accountant role:

  • As a Part-Qualified Accountant, you will be expected to prepare financial statements in accordance with relevant financial reporting standards from source documents/records to final accounts for review by the appropriate manager.
  • Prepare accounting schedules to support the balances and transactions included in the financial statements.
  • Adhere to proper accounting standards.
  • Work on a wide range of accounts.
  • Effectively manage time to ensure that jobs are finished within budget.
  • Meet deadlines.
  • Develop and maintain good client relations.
  • Liaise with clients directly or through relevant manager to resolve queries or obtain further information.
  • Ensure a high level of service to meet client's expectations.
  • Ensure that all hours worked on assignments are correctly recorded.
  • Make timely and relevant recommendations in relation to accounting matters, financial reporting and accounting systems in use (including software).

The ideal Part-Qualified Accountant candidate:

  • ACCA or ACA studier, or non studiers considered (fully study support on offer AAT/ACA/ACCA)
  • Audit experience is preferable
  • Strong practical knowledge/experience of accounts preparation within a practice environment.
  • Strong double entry knowledge and skill.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Basic tax knowledge - awareness of how to do tax computations, PAYE, VAT.
  • Organisational/time management skills.
  • Confident when dealing with clients and getting your views across.
  • Methodical and logical thinking.
  • Use initiative to identify problems and provide solutions.
  • Ability to operate strict deadlines and handle conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to work within a team and to assist one another as and when required.

Thank you for your interest in this Part Qualified Accountant vacancy