• Permanent
  • Cambridge
  • Salary: £35,000 - 40,000

Salary: £35,000 – 40,000 p.a.

Hours of work: Full time, possibility of hybrid working

Company benefits: 25 days holiday + bank holidays, mental wellbeing membership, pension, rented parking spaces which can be pre-booked, progression opportunities

Kameo Recruitment is excited to be recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join a highly reputable Creative Agency in Cambridge. You will be providing expert advice and support, aiding financial planning, and ensuring the day-to-day financial operations run smoothly. If you are excited by the opportunity to grow your own skills, whilst supporting with the growth of the team, then please keep reading!

Duties & Responsibilities of the Assistant Accountant

  • Supporting with day-to-day finance administration, including sales & purchase ledger, credit control, bank reconciliations, payroll, and correct audit trail for transactions, improving processes to ensure efficiency.
  • Supporting the project teams, ensuring accurate day-to-day financial data entry and billable records. Helping project leads develop budgets, communicating to ensure understanding at all levels, providing accurate information to allow the team to manage projects confidently. Preparing & identifying financial analysis and reporting to aid the smooth running of wider financial operations.
  • Assisting with preparation of month-end reports and working to strict monthly deadlines, preparing month-end files.
  • As you develop with the role you will be supporting with automation to increase efficiency, and taking on strategic oversight of compliance, including areas such as cyber security and GDPR.

Requirements for this role

  • Full or part-qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA/AAT
  • Strong Excel skills, and strong system experience, ideally including use of Xero, WorkfloxMac, or Float
  • Experience at a similar level, and experience working in a billable environment
  • Ability to work well with stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to communicate financial information at all levels
  • Confidence to challenge the norm, whilst building strong relationships
  • Ability to work autonomously, and able to support and guide those in your team


If you would like to apply for this position please submit your CV. We will review and respond within 3 – 5 working days.

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