Accounts Assistant & Bookkeeper – Cambridge

Salary: Up to £30,000p.a. depending upon experience.

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week office-based in Cambridge. Some work from home may be considered.

Company Benefits: 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays.


Kameo Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting for an Accounts Assistant & Bookkeeper to join a young, innovative, and fast-growing construction company in Cambridge. Supporting the finance and admin processing for the company, you’ll work within the finance team to ensure the company has good financial control over projects and all data is accurate and up to date. You will also be required to maintain and produce reporting where required to track project progress.

Duties & Responsibilities of the Accounts Assistant & Bookkeeper:

  • Monitoring and processing a variety of different types of invoices received into the accounts inbox into Xero and CMX (Construction Manager is the system we use for project accounting).
  • Approving and posting supplier invoices.
  • Reconciling Xero to supplier statements.
  • Raising customer invoices and matching against Purchase Orders.
  • Month end checks and reconciliations
  • Processing weekly CIS subcontractor invoices and sending remittances.
  • CIS verification of subcontractors.
  • Monthly bank and credit card reconciliation.
  • Following up on outstanding invoices.
  • Checking client Purchase Order’s against quotations and raising invoices.
  • Sourcing missing supplier invoices and bills.

Requirements for the Accounts Assistant & Bookkeeper:

  • You will have previous bookkeeping experience.
  • Experience of using Xero would be an advantage but not essential.
  • AAT Qualification would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Resilience and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make decisions under pressure when needed.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Numerical and IT skills, including knowledge of relevant accounting software packages, MS Office, Google Drive, Asana etc.


If you are interested in finding out more about this position, please contact Freddy for a chat on 01223 607670 or apply now.

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Kameo Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment agency for this permanent vacancy.

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