Outsourcing / Management accountant - Top 40 firm



Danny Brown

Cloud & Management Accountant – Top 40 firm


Up to £35,000

AJ Chambers are pleased to be working alongside a very impressive and modern top 40 firm of Chartered accountants and advisors, who are looking for someone to join their Cloud Accounting Services team to assist in the transfer and implementation of cloud-based accounts software to new and existing clients, prepare management accounts for clients, on and off site, and assist the main accounts department with accounts preparation.

The role will involve working alongside the department director and offer the opportunity to shape the growing cloud accounting services offered by the firm, including Xero, QuickBooks and Sage Accounting (Cloud).

The role will be as a main focal point for the firm’s cloud accounting services. Duties will include:

Cloud Accounting Services

  • Visiting client/ prospect clients to demonstrate and discuss the benefits and to consider migration to the cloud
  • Advising on improving efficiencies and best use of cloud and connected technologies
  • Preparation of system reviews and quotations for consultancy services
  • On-boarding clients and data migration from existing accounting system to Xero/ QBO/ Sage Accounting
  • Set up and configuration of software
  • Training clients on cloud software
  • Researching suitable apps connecting to cloud accounting systems
  • Troubleshooting system issues
  • Actively promoting cloud accounting for the firm - internally and externally
  • Training staff internally on cloud software
  • Undertake formal and self-led training to keep up to date with new cloud accounting developments and share the knowledge gained as appropriate

Management Accounts Services

  • Preparation of periodic management accounts for clients – on cloud or existing desktop software
  • Desktop review of client records, including advising clients of correction needed or updating client records as required
  • Assisting clients with general accounting and cloud software queries both remotely and at client premises
  • Preparation of VAT returns as part of management accounts services


  • Ability to advise clients on basic accounting queries in general
  • Network and develop business contacts
  • Ad hoc administration tasks as required

To be successful in this role you would ideally have Extensive experience using Xero for at least 2 years plus ideally QucikBooks and /or Sage Accounting (Cloud). Experience working in an accountancy practice is a must, along with Strong verbal and written communication skills, A sound understanding of accounts preparation as well as the ability to adapt and respond to changing deadlines and priorities. You would ideally have experience in providing clients one to one and larger group training.

The role will require you to work with a number of partners and managers across the office and practice and may require some travel to other offices. AAT/ ACCA/ ACA desirable.

Whats in it for you?

  • Modern office in Stevenage
  • Study support package, exam entries and study leave
  • Flexible working including WFH available
  • EAP – Employee Assistance Programme which is a 24/7 free confidential advice helpline
  • Pension Scheme – Auto Enrolment qualifying earnings 4% Ers and 4% Ees
  • Payment of subscription fees
  • Death in service benefit – 2 times annual salary
  • Commission scheme for client/ staff referrals/ introductions

If you are interested in this role and would like to be considered, please apply direct, or contact Danny Brown at AJ Chambers.

Cloud & Management Accountant – Top 40 firm


Up to £35,000

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