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Accounts Semi Senior

Price Bailey
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (GB)
Closing date
30 Jul 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
Full Time
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Make your career count

At Price Bailey, we provide exciting opportunities for training, personal growth and career engagement. We believe in fostering happiness and fulfilment in your work, whilst supporting and inspiring you to grow. We understand that your life extends beyond the workplace, which is why our Smart Working culture promotes flexibility, allowing you to choose when and where you work, whilst still providing excellent client care.

A well-established firm of chartered accountants and business advisors, we offer a wide range of services, including auditing, accounting, tax and corporate finance. We proudly serve a diverse client base across the UK and internationally, with a strong focus on entrepreneurial owner-managed businesses that share our passion for innovation.

What do the team do?

The Business team provides a mix of accounting services, including bookkeeping, forecasting, year end accounts preparations and tax returns. We have a relationship centric approach and are trusted advisors to clients of all shapes and sizes, but they are typically owner managed businesses, giving you the opportunity to deal directly with the decision makers and to truly help shape the direction of their firm.

In our Cambridge based Business team you will be responsible for preparing year end accounts and tax computations for clients with turnovers typically up to £2m.

What will I be doing?

As an Accounts Semi Senior you will have ownership of the following tasks:

  • Undertaking moderate to large accounts preparation assignments, including the accompanying tax computations.
  • Preparing monthly management accounts and VAT returns where appropriate.
  • Reviewing team members' work and own work before passing to the senior on the job.
  • Using initiative to resolve any client queries with minimal input from senior / manager.
  • Training / mentoring more junior colleagues.

What experience do I need?

Whilst having the following experience is advantageous, we value passion and potential. If you meet the minimum criteria listed below and are eager to develop yourself, we would love to hear from you:

  • AAT qualified or ACA part qualified (minimum criteria).
  • Experience of working in an accountancy practice preparing sets of accounts (minimum criteria).
  • Client facing experience.
  • Up to date working knowledge of VAT.
  • Experience of using Sage, Xero and Quickbooks Online.

What's on offer?

In addition to your salary, we also offer the following benefits:

  • 23 days annual leave (with the option to buy / sell up to 5 days holiday)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 4x life assurance
  • All employee share scheme
  • Family friendly policies e.g. paid time off for dependants 
  • 2 days paid for volunteering
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) including shopping discounts

Price Bailey aspires to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people, regardless of their social background, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We are an equal opportunities employer and place inclusion at the heart of what we do. Our workplace is one where diversity is embraced and where everyone is empowered to be their authentic selves.


We are an award winning, top 30 accountancy and business advisory firm serving private clients and regional, national and international businesses.

Company info
01279 755888
Causeway House, 1 Dane Street
Bishop’s Stortford
CM23 3BT

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