Junior Accountant

  • Job Reference: 1238
  • Date Posted: 27 May 2024
  • Recruiter: ProTalent Limited
  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £21,000 to £25,000
  • Sector: General Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Haidee Tucker

Job Description

Junior Accountant at Cambridge Accountancy Practice

Are you a motivated and ambitious individual with a passion for numbers and finance? Do you have a keen interest in supporting small and medium-sized businesses, as well as charitable organisations in the non-profit sector? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

ProTalent is working with a reputable and well-established accountancy practice located in the heart of Cambridge. The team of dedicated professionals provides expert financial services to a diverse client base, consisting of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and a strong focus on charities and the non-profit sector. 

**Role Overview:**

As a Junior Accountant, you will play a crucial role in supporting our clients' financial needs. You will be involved in a variety of tasks, gaining valuable experience in the accounting field. Working alongside experienced professionals, you will have the opportunity to grow your skills and develop a strong foundation for a successful career in accountancy.

**Key Responsibilities:**

- Assisting with bookkeeping and data entry to maintain accurate financial records.
- Supporting the preparation of financial statements, reports, and tax returns.
- Conducting reconciliations and assisting with month-end and year-end procedures.
- Collaborating with senior accountants to analyse financial data and provide valuable insights.
- Liaising with clients, ensuring exceptional service and addressing their accounting queries.
- Staying up-to-date with relevant financial regulations and best practices.

**Requirements:**

- AAT Level 3 qualification (or equivalent) is highly desirable.
- Strong numerical and analytical skills, with keen attention to detail.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Proficiency in using accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite.
- Ability to work effectively within a team and independently when required.
- Eagerness to learn and grow in a dynamic and supportive environment.

**What We Offer:**

Our client believes in nurturing talent and investing in the future. As a Junior Accountant, you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, including study support to progress your professional qualifications. The team is committed to helping you reach your full potential and providing ongoing training and development opportunities.

Join this friendly and dynamic team to make a positive impact on businesses and organisations within the Cambridge community. Together, we can achieve greatness in the world of finance!