Semi Senior Accountant – Cambridge

Role Overview

  • The undertaking of accounts preparation for non audit clients, including the preparation of related tax computations/returns and the completion of personal tax returns with minimal supervision


Principle Responsibilities:

  • To prepare accounts from client records using Caseware
  • To deal with initial queries on accounts (by phone, email or letter)
  • To finalise accounts after review
  • To draft tax computations
  • To draft personal tax returns
  • Control of own assignment time within pre-determined budget
  • Professional liaison with client and/or client’s staff
  • Completion of work to the satisfaction of the Supervisor/Manager
  • Accounts finalisation, file completion and tax computations
  • Adhoc management accounting assignments
  • Not responsible for other team members directly on arrival, but in due course required to assist new trainees and less experienced members in the team


Person Specification:

Work based competencies

  • AAT/ACA Part or Fully Qualified
  • A working knowledge of VAT
  • Experience of using Sage, Xero and Quickbooks Online would be preferable

  Behavioural competencies

  • Confident, articulate and an effective communicator at all levels
  • Well presented and professional
  • A team player with a flexible approach and a proactive attitude
  • Good IT skills
  • Communicator: knowledgeable and assertive communicator commanding clients’ and colleagues’ respect.
  • Organiser: think ahead, effective planner


Training & Development:

  • Potential secondment opportunities
  • Study support  for ACA subject to completion of probation period
  • CPD programme for part/fully qualified candidates including compliance and broader technical skills training
  • Performance reviews every six months


Benefits Package:


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