Accountant

Recruiter
The Smart List
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£39800 per annum
Posted
14 Feb 2017
Closes
14 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
LOCATION: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

JOB TITLE: Accountant-Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

SALARY & BENEFITS: Circa £39,800 DEO & benefits

WORKING HOURS: Full time, permanent

THE COMPANY: Our client, an international exams group, designing and delivering assessments to over 8 million learners in over 170 countries. They are committed to ensuring that all our assessments are fair, have sound ethical underpinning, and operate according to the highest technical standards.

THE ROLE: Accountant-Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Our client is looking for an Accountant to give financial support to the business in a period of significant portfolio development. The Accountant will be responsible for assisting the business in managing its finances: producing budgets, forecasts and business plans as well as co-ordinating the day to day activities of the management accounts team.

Key Responsibilities to include: - Accountant-Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

You will be supporting OCR (Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations) in managing their finances, advising directors and managers on areas of best practice. You will proactively produce financial information to assist divisions with monitoring and controlling costs and to support business decisions. You will deputise for the Head of Management Accounts

Key experience for the role: Accountant-Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • A qualified Accountant or finalist with experience of manipulating financial data within a management accounting environment
  • Experience of managing staff
  • Experience of an ERP highly desirable, preferably SAP
  • Ability to use Excel at an advanced level
  • Ability to apply relevant accounting standards to all areas of work
  • Ability to manage own time and to prioritise
  • A very high level of numeracy
  • Be able to manipulate data to provide relevant and useful information to stakeholders
Excellent package, including: Accountant-Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Performance related pay
  • Company Extras
  • 36 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Cambridge Travel for Work scheme
  • Generous contributory pension
  • Discounted private medical cover with BUPA
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay


The closing date for receipt of applications is the 22nd February 2017.

To find out more about this role please view the job description or to apply, please upload your covering letter and CV.