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Danny Brown

Part-Qualified Accountant
Cambridge
Up to £26,000 pa (Depending on Experience)

AJ Chambers Recruitment is very happy to be working with a highly regarded, independent Accountancy Practice based in Cambridge, on their requirement for a Part-Qualified Accountant. This is a full-time, permanent role.

Responsibilities:

  • Performance and completion of Accounting and related tax assignments.
  • Personal & Corporation tax computations
  • Assisting managers
  • Supervision of junior members of the team
  • Client interaction

What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • General Accountancy & Tax background
  • Currently studying for ACA/ACCA qualification
  • Willing to take on a portfolio of clients in the future
  • Minimum 2 years practice experience
  • Proficient in word & Excel
  • A general knowledge of accounting software's such as Caseware, Digita & CCH (Desirable but not essential)

What will you get in return?

  • Study Support (Financial)
  • Competitive salary (DOE)
  • An increased pension scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • A fun and supportive working environment
  • On-Site Parking
  • 25 Days Holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy an additional 5 days holiday

If you believe you have what it takes to be successful in this Part-Qualified Accountant role based in Cambridge and you would like to be considered, please do apply direct and we will be in touch if short-listed.

Part-Qualified Accountant
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  • Review reports following feedback from representatives of £Those Charged with Governance£ of each client, making necessary changes. And agreeing necessary actions.
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  • Highly organised with evidenced ability to manage time
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  • Smart Working plan
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  • Social Activities/Charitable Events
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
  • 25 days Holiday (ability to purchase up to 5 extra days annually under our flexible benefits scheme)
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  • ACCA/ACA Qualified

What you get in return:

  • Very competitive salary (DOE)
  • Own Portfolio of varied and interesting clients
  • A fun and supportive working environment
  • Extensive benefits package
  • Management title and a team to manage
  • On site parking
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Private Health Care
  • Flexible working options / Patterns (Post COVID)
  • And much more!

If you believe you have what it takes to be successful in this Manager role based in Cambridge and you would like to be considered, please do apply direct and we will be in touch if short-listed.

Manager £" Accountancy Practice

Cambridge

Up to £60,00 (DOE)

Senior, Audit & Larger Business Dept

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Client Manager - Business Services Department

Cambridge

Up to £42,500 (DOE)

AJ Chambers are proud to be representing a very well respected and ambitious firm of Chartered accountants based on the outskirts of Cambridge, who are looking to find a new Client Manager to join their growing team. This is a full time permanent role.

  • As a client manager in the Business Services Department you will be the main point of contact for a portfolio of between 100 and 150 clients. The role will be a mixture of hands-on accounting duties and managerial duties.
  • You will be responsible for training, supervising and reviewing the work of trainees, who rotate through various departments. You will have support from the department head and your work will usually be passed straight to a director for review.
  • Typical duties include the preparation of year-end statutory accounts, corporation tax returns and personal tax returns for owner-managed businesses. You will work closely with your clients assisting with ad-hoc queries, also performing year-end tax planning advisory services.
  • The portfolio largely consists of small owner-managed businesses and micro entities in a variety of industries with varying turnover levels.
  • The successful candidate will ideally be ACA/ACCA qualified, have strong communication skills and have had previous experience of managing a client portfolio and the associated deadlines. Past experience of using Caseware, Xero and other accounting software is preferable but not essential.
  • This is the perfect role for a Senior Accountant who wants to take the next step uo into a more managerial role, or a proven client manager looking for their next move.

What will you get in return?:

  • Pension scheme with increased employer contributions if desired
  • 25 Days Annual leave, with the ability to buy/sell 5 days, and carry 5 days over if not used to the next year.
  • Flexible working - The standard working week is 37.5 hours, which may be flexed as long as a minimum of 6.5 hours are worked each day and core hours of 10am to 4pm are observed.
  • Free parking
  • And more!

If you believe you have what it takes to be successful in this Client Manager role based in Stevenage and you would like to be considered, please do apply direct or contact Danny Brown at AJ Chambers and we will be in touch if short-listed.

Client Manager - Business Services Department

Cambridge

Up to £42,500 (DOE)

Senior Accountant

SAVE

AJ Chambers are currently working with an award-winning firm of Chartered Accountants in Cambridge, who are looking for an ambitious Senior Accountant to join their dynamic team.

This is an excellent opportunity for experienced and technically strong accountant to step up into a role which offers such a high level of responsibility at a well-established firm.

Accounts Senior Duties:

  • Preparation of statutory accounts from Trial Balance to Partner review
  • Supporting the management team in filtering the work from junior members to managers
  • Preparing and reviewing corporation tax returns and CT600s
  • Assisting in the management of a diverse client portfolio with the management team
  • Supervising and supporting junior team members

Accounts Senior Requirements:

  • ACA/ACCA Qualified or close to qualifying
  • Substantial accounts experience gained in Practice
  • Exemplary communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and comfortable with deadlines
  • Experience with accounts software e.g. Sage, IRIS, QuickBooks

For further information on this Senior Accountant role, please apply direct or contact Danny Brown at AJ Chambers

Senior Accountant - Cambridge

 
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