Cloud and Management Accountant

Cambridge Permanent £38,000 - £42,000 per year
  • Opportunity to manage a significant portfolio of clients
  • Hybrid Working

About Our Client

Based in Cambridge this Top 50 accountancy practice has developed an excellent reputation acting for wide ranging clients in both size and industry sectors. Excellent career progression prospects are on offer here within a growing and successful firm of chartered accountants. The firm offers hybrid working, with a minimum 3 days in the office per week, flexible hours, overtime, bonus and wider attractive benefits

Job Description

The key responsibilities for this Cloud and Management Accountant: Cloud Accounting Services

  • Visiting client/ prospect clients to demonstrate and discuss the benefits and to consider migration to the cloud
  • Advising on improving efficiencies and best use of cloud and connected technologies
  • Preparation of system reviews and quotations for consultancy services
  • On-boarding clients and data migration from existing accounting system to Xero/ QBO/ Sage Accounting
  • Set up and configuration of software.
  • Training clients on cloud software
  • Researching suitable apps connecting to cloud accounting systems
  • Troubleshooting system issues
  • Actively promoting cloud accounting for the firm - internally and externally
  • Training staff internally on cloud software
  • Undertake formal and self-led training to keep up to date with new cloud accounting developments and share the knowledge gained as appropriate.

Management Accounts Services

  • Preparation of periodic management accounts for clients - on cloud or existing desktop software
  • Desktop review of client records, including advising clients of correction needed or updating client records as required
  • Assisting clients with general accounting and cloud software queries both remotely and at client premises
  • Preparation of VAT returns as part of management accounts services


  • Ability to advise clients on basic accounting queries in general
  • Network and develop business contacts
  • Ad hoc administration tasks as required

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate for this Cloud and Management Accountant role in Cambridge will have:

  • Extensive experience using Xero for at least 2 years plus ideally QBO and /or Sage Accounting (Cloud)
  • Experience working in an accountancy practice
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Sound understanding of accounts preparation
  • Ability to adapt and respond to changing deadlines and priorities
  • Experience providing clients one to one and larger group training desirable
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to work both alone, with clients and in a team - clear communication skills including keeping respective parties
  • The role will require you to work with a number of partners and managers across the office and practice and may require some travel to other offices
  • Demonstrate positive attitude, problem solving, patience and understanding of different learning styles
  • AAT/ ACCA/ ACA desirable
  • Ability to drive and own or have access to a vehicle

What's on Offer

The key benefits include:

  • up to £42,000 salary
  • Flexible hours
  • Hybrid Working
Robert Rollason
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Phone number
+44 117 927 1441

Job summary

Job function
Newly Qualified
Business Services
Contract type
Consultant name
Robert Rollason
Consultant phone
+44 117 927 1441
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