Assistant Accountant - Cambridge

23,000 - 33,000
Ref: 1384 Date Posted: Wednesday 10 Jul 2024

Assistant Accountant

**Location:** Cambridge

**Our Client**, a reputable accountancy practice in Cambridge, seeks an Assistant Accountant to join their team. This role offers a fantastic opportunity for a qualified or part-qualified ACA/ACCA professional to contribute to a diverse range of accounting services.

**Responsibilities:**
- Assist in delivering high-quality accounting services to a varied client base, including limited companies, LLPs, and sole traders.
- Prepare management & statutory accounts, monitor budgets, and handle monthly bookkeeping and management accounting.
- Manage VAT returns, balance sheet reconciliations, and the production of profit and loss sheets.
- Maintain the general ledger, reconciling entries and preparing trial balances for accuracy.
- Engage in personal tax work, such as self-assessment tax compliance, and prepare corporation tax computations and CT600 returns.
- Collaborate on ad-hoc assignments directed by the Account Manager.

**Requirements:**
- Degree-educated in a relevant field.
- Full/Part qualified ACA/ACCA with a strong foundation in accounts preparation and bookkeeping.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
- Excellent report and letter writing skills.

**Candidate Profile:**
- Minimum 4 years' experience in a similar practice-based role.
- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
- Self-motivated, capable of independent work and effective team collaboration.
- Proven ability to handle tasks with high complexity, meeting tight deadlines.
- Highly organised with acute attention to detail.
- Capability to work autonomously, taking ownership of tasks.

**Growth Opportunities:**
- Support the Manager, Accounts, and Business Tax Team, gradually building your own client portfolio.
- Contribute to the team's efficiency, enabling the manager to focus on strategic objectives.

**Application Process:**
To apply, please submit your CV or contact Haidee