Cloud and Management Accountant

Michael Page
Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
£38000 - £42000 per annum
02 Jun 2023
30 Jun 2023
JN -022023-5961899
Robert Rollason
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

A leading and growing accountancy practice based in Cambridge has a key requirement for a Cloud and Management Accountant to join their growing specialist team. You will have a career background within accountancy practice and be looking for a more advisory role, delivering cloud accounting advice to clients. You will and carve a key role within this growing firm and progress in your career.

Client Details

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


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 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

Job Offer

The key benefits include:

  • up to £42,000 salary
  • Flexible hours
  • Hybrid Working

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