Business Outsourcing Assistant



Business outsourcing

Job type:

Full time


The role 
We are looking for an Assistant to join our growing Business Support Services team in Peterborough.  The team provides a wide range of management accounting and bookkeeping services to our clients.  This is a varied role that will include working both in the office and off-site at client premises.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Carrying out accurate bookkeeping services for a wide range of clients
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Carrying out period end reconciliations and preparing management information to trial balance level
  • Working with clients to assist with the processing of their accounting records
  • Advising and training clients on the use of accounting software packages, particularly Sage 50, Sage Business Cloud Accounting, Xero and QuickBooks Online.
  • Some additional accounts preparation work may be involved.
The individual
We seek an enthusiastic and individual with at least one year’s experience in the delivery of bookkeeping services and VAT Returns – ideally across a wide range of clients. Knowledge of cloud accounting software packages and Sage is also essential. 

Applicants should have either fully or part-completed the AAT or ACCA qualifications.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a commitment to delivering a first class service to clients and the ability to work well as part of team. Good communication skills and attention to detail are essential.

A driving licence and access to transport are required as this role involves regular travel to client premises across Cambridgeshire and the surrounding areas.

What we can offer you:
  •  A dynamic and varied workload and excellent prospects for progression.
  • Competitive salary (market rate) c.£25k per annum depending upon experience.  Salary is reviewed annually.
  • Paid study leave and funding for professional training.
  • Extensive internal and on-the-job training.
  • Paid overtime or time off in lieu.
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme
  • 20 days annual leave (increasing with service) in addition to statutory bank holidays.
  • Life assurance cover of four times salary.
  • Eligibility for the firm’s annual bonus scheme.
To find out more, call Natalie Ellis on 01733 397300.