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Assistant Accountant

Location: CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 28,000.00-32,000.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-274027

Assistant Accountant - Cambridge - £28,000-£32,000 per annum


A leading research organisation currently require a career driven Assistant Accountant to join their existing team on a permanent basis.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, this role will include the following:

  • Post all cash transactions to ledgers daily
  • Reconcile all bank accounts daily
  • Enter cash balances on the cash flow spreadsheet weekly
  • Run fortnightly pay run reports for all ledgers 
  • Prepayments
  • Accruals 
  • Weekly and monthly reconciliation of SL and PL
  • Balance sheet reconciliations for certain ledgers
  • Responsibility for operating the Petty Cash
  • Petty cash to be counted & reconciled monthly 


This is a progressive role, and as a result, this client is looking for an individual who is either AAT qualified and looking to study ACCA or CIMA, or who is ACCA / CIMA part qualified.  Candidates should have an excellent level of transactional understanding, and be at a point where they can take responsibility for accruals, prepayments and journal postings.

Candidates must have a good level of Excel understanding, as well as the ability to work to tight deadlines and multi-task effectively.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a busy team in a truly progressive role.  The right candidate will be rewarded with progressive opportunity, as well as a competitive benefits and salary package.  This company offers on site parking, as well as flexible working hours.


Please apply now for more information.

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