Senior Accountant - Accounts Team

  • Job Reference: 1105
  • Date Posted: 28 May 2024
  • Recruiter: ProTalent Limited
  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £30,000 to £39,500
  • Sector: General Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Haidee Tucker

Job Description

Senior Accountant - Cambridge

ProTalent are currently working with a successful and forward-thinking accountancy practice in Cambridge to recruit a new Senior Accountant. The firm is a sociable, supportive team in the midst of impressive growth plans and encourage progression, however that looks to you

The Firm:

  • Fast-growing and dynamic accountancy firm in Cambridge
  • Varied, challenging and hugely rewarding Senior Accountant role
  • Expert team who work hard to provide exceptional standards
  • Strong focus on innovation and technology, and ambitious growth plans

The Senior Accountant role:

  • Preparing Accounts, including the accompanying tax computations.
  • Joining the Business Services team which provides accountancy, taxation and business support services
  • Helping teach, train and develop junior staff members, including reviewing their work and providing feedback.
  • Liaising directly with clients to offer support for any queries
  • Adhering to deadlines and pre-determined budgets.
  • Working closely with managers and other team members.

The successful Senior Accountant candidate:

  • Hold ICAEW/ACCA qualification (or be due to qualify within the next 6 - 12 months), or demonstrable qualified by experience to a similar level. (Will consider study support).
  • Previous recent UK Practice experience preparing accounts and tax returns for both unincorporated and corporate clients.
  • Previous experience with medical sector clients would be advantageous - but is not essential.
  • Microsoft Office, Sage and Xero software
  • Excellent communication skills: verbal and written.
  • Confident and articulate in dealing with a wide range of clients.
  • Highly commercial approach
  • Enjoy sharing knowledge and developing more junior staff


  • Hybrid working once qualified
  • Fantastic pension scheme
  • Casual dress (dependant on client meetings etc)
  • Free parking
  • Can offer time off in lieu or paid overtime to account for particularly busy periods
  • Life and Health insurance
  • Social events - Monthly lunches, summer party, Christmas meals, company sports teams and more

Thank you for your interest. If you would like to pursue this opportunity please contact Haidee for a confidential chat