Junior Accounts Executive

Location: Cambridge
Sector: Finance & Accountancy
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week (flexible working hours)
Reward: Competitive
Start: ASAP
Benefits: 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays, flexible working hours, training and development opportunities and buy and sell holiday days

If you are part or newly AACA/AAT/ACA qualified and looking to progress your career within accounts, then please read further. We are looking for enthusiastic and driven candidates who have 1-2 years’ experience within a practice, supporting clients with their accounts.

The ideal candidate will come from a practice background and have gained experience working closely with clients and managing their accounts.

Duties will include: 

  • General bookkeeping and VAT
  • Preparation of corporation tax which will be review by the Manager
  • Preparing statutory accounts to be reviewed by the Manager
  • To support the client with any accounts issues they may have
  • Attend meetings and learn of client’s requirements
  • Answering enquiries and emails from clients
  • Use of accounting software, ideally Xero
  • Supporting the Manager with any accounting duties that may be required
  • Working closely with the team to support each other 

Skills and experience required: 

  • Ideally part or newly AAT, ACCA or ACA qualified
  • Previous practice accounts experience
  • Strong Administration & IT skills including working with Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  • Ideally Xero experience but not essential
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong numerical and mathematical skills
  • Ability to provide an excellent service to clients
  • Professional and polite telephone manner 

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency for this Fixed term contract vacancy.

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