Junior Accountant

aspire cambridge
Cambridgeshire, UK
19 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Aspire Cambridge are recruiting for a Junior Accountant on behalf of our well-established client based in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

This role is well suited to someone who is currently in a practice, but they are looking for their first commercial role, although practise experience is not essential.


Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for all accounts functions which include, but are not limited to:

Cashflow forecasts
Monthly Management Accounts
Credit control which includes limit appraisal and enforcement
Processing fortnightly payment runs
Annual budget preparation and quarterly reforecasting
Processing sales and purchase invoices
Monthly project cost reporting and P&L reconciliation
Processing expenses and credit card transactions
Upholding current KPI's and introducing new insights
Preparing and quarterly VAT returns
Purchase and Sales Order Processing
Ad-hoc administrative duties
Person Specification:

A proactive self-starter, who thrives on seeking improvements within the company
AAT Qualified, or studying towards
Experienced with Sage Line 50 Accounts
Possesses strong attention to detail
Comfortable with working alone
Experienced with the creation of Management Accounts
Experienced with Excel, Word and Outlook
Start: ASAP
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5:30pm
Salary: £27,000 to £30,000 (depending on experience)
Benefits: Competitive Salary, Private healthcare, Death in service scheme, Income protection illness scheme, Study support available (for the right candidate), Free parking on site, 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)

If you are interested in this position, feel you have the relevant skills and would like to apply please call our team on (phone number removed) or apply online. Whilst we'd love to get back to every applicant, it is not always possible, so if you haven't heard from us within 3-5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Aspire Cambridge is acting as an employment agency in regards to this permanent vacancy.

Our Recruitment Consultants offer specialist marketplace expertise in Temporary Staffing Solutions and Permanent Introductions across our seven Specialist Recruitment Divisions; Office Support, Legal & HR - Industrial & Manufacturing - Food Production - Finance & Accountancy - Hospitality - IT & Engineering - Sales & Marketing - Scientific & Medical. We have an unrivalled knowledge of the jobs marketplace so it's no wonder that we hold an impressive track record of exceeding client and candidate expectations. How do we do it? By "placing people first

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