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Assistant Accountant

Page Personnel
England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Closing date
Jun 1, 2022

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Job Role
Assistant Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified, Other, CIMA
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Job Details

This exciting Cambridge based Science and Research business are looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their business. The Assistant Accountant will have primary responsibility for journal posting, bank reconciliations and the fixed asset process with the opportunity to get hands on across the function once settled.

Client Details

The Cambridge based business have seen continuous growth within the Science and Research sector and are showing no signs of slowing down. Not only are they a expanding business they operate with a flexible and grown up working environment which promotes progression internally for the successful Assistant Accountant.


The Assistant Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Timely and accurate posting of general ledger journal entries
  • Looking after the fixed assets alongside the inter-company accounting processes
  • Balance sheet reconciliations and and subsequent variance analysis
  • Support the continued improvement of processes and systems
  • Support the Accounts Payable process and develop relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Assist in the training and development of other staff.


The successful candidate for the Assistant Accountant will be:

  • Be able to demonstrate previous financial experience and be comfortable to the Purchase Ledger processes
  • Confident user of Excel; able to perform Pivot Tables
  • Solid understanding of financial systems and ERPs
  • Strong communicator capable of being able to work with a variety of stakeholders

Job Offer

The successful candidate will be joining a leading Science and Research business in Cambridge with an excellent opportunity to develop and progress their career. The role also provides a strong salary and benefits package for the successful candidate.


When it comes to recruiting and placing part qualified (PQ) accountants and transactional finance candidates, Page Personnel gets the job done. We have 200 specialist recruitment consultants who know the finance market inside out and can help you to find the right role or the right candidate for your specific requirements. As part of a network of 21 countries we’re also able to offer global insight and access to international candidates.

We maintain close links with institutions like CIMA and ACCA, so it’s a market we fully understand. Our expertise also extends to areas like credit control, accounts payable and payroll and graduate recruitment. 


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