Accounts Team Senior Accountant (Cambridge)

Location: Cambridge

We are seeking a Senior Accountant to join our growing Accounts team in Cambridge. The role can be combined with an element of home-working under the firm’s agile working policy.

The role offers a great opportunity to gain experience within a prestigious team that has gained significant recognition. Ensors recently won ‘Pensions Accountancy Firm of the Year’ at the 2022 Pensions Age Awards. We also won the Private Equity/Venture Capital Deal of the Year in the Central & East Insider Dealmaker Awards 2020 and secured 1st place in the Experian 2020 Corporate Finance Adviser League Table.  For further details please visit our website here.

About the team

You will be part of our thriving Business Services team, provides accountancy, taxation and business support services to a wide variety of small and medium sized businesses including limited companies, partnerships, sole traders, not for profit organisations/charities, and professional firms, operating across a variety of sectors.

The team specialise in supporting healthcare providers and medical practices, and this sector will form a significant proportion of the client portfolio.

The role

This is a newly created role which provides great opportunities for personal and career development, growth and progression. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing accounts, including the accompanying tax computations.
  • Assisting with the development of trainees, including reviewing their work and providing feedback.
  • Liaising directly with clients to clear queries.
  • Adhering to deadlines and pre-determined budgets.
  • Working closely with managers and other team members.

Desired skills and experience

  • You should hold the ICAEW/ACCA qualification or be able to demonstrate that you are qualified by experience to a similar level.
  • Must have previous recent experience within a UK practice environment preparing accounts and tax returns for both unincorporated and corporate clients.
  • Previous exposure to medical sector clients would be advantageous – but is not essential.
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office and accounting software Sage and Xero.
  • Excellent communication skills: confident and articulate in dealing with a wide range of clients.
  • Tenacious, thorough, with a self-motivated attitude, expert eye for detail and good organisational skills.

The package

We offer an attractive salary with many benefits in a friendly working environment, including:

  • 23 days holiday per annum (plus bank holidays). 3 days are normally taken between Christmas and New Year
  • Salary sacrifice scheme available to purchase additional holiday and/or pension contributions
  • People’s Pension: 4% employer, 5% employee contributions (cost to employee 4% after tax relief)
  • Private medical insurance (including immediate family members if applicable)
  • Health Cash Plan – enables you to claim back costs for routine medical treatments
  • Agile working
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Free car parking

In addition to the above we offer an attractive salary and friendly working environment.  We are committed to employees’ personal development, with an extensive in-house training programme for all staff.    Read more about working at Ensors here.

To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter which includes details of your current salary to recruitment@ensors.co.uk, quoting reference ‘cam-acctsnr’.  Please note, we are not accepting postal applications for this role.