Assistant Accountant

Recruitment Business

Ref: CB52268

£22,000 - £25,000, depending on experience + study support

Our client, a leading Recruitment business within the Healthcare sector, is seeking an Assistant Accountant to join the team. Supporting the Finance Director and working in a team of five, the successful candidate will assist with preparing financial and management accounts. The ideal candidate will be confident, motivated and has previously worked as part of a finance team. This is an exciting opportunity that offers study support, progression, and hybrid working (3 days in the office).


  • Assist with the preparation of monthly management accounts incorporating P&L, balance sheet, variance analysis and commentary.
  • Assist with year-end statutory accounts.
  • Prepare compliance reporting to external bodies.
  • Assist with budgeting, forecasting, and preparing cost analysis reports.
  • Participate in compliance and financial audits.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement in accounting practices.
  • Liaise with and support departments across the business.
  • Produce other ad hoc reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Produce and review monthly reconciliations.
  • Prepare month and year-end journals.
  • From time to time, help with processing payments, entering, and coding financial transactions appropriately.
  • Support monthly payroll and maintain organised records.
  • Prepare and maintain spreadsheets and finance models.
  • Assist purchase and sales ledger processes as required.


  • Strong academic record, graduate with a 2:1 or above. 
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working as part of an accounts team. 
  • Strong IT skills, including Excel.  Experience of Sage is desirable. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and customer relations experience. 
  • Relevant industry (or service sector) experience or previous experience within the NHS is desirable.


To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Caitlyn Bush: quoting reference CB52268.

Please note that due to the expected volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to those candidates whose experience matches the requirements of our client. We are sorry, but if you have not heard from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for over 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed organisations, private equity backed businesses and privately owned companies. We recruit across all sectors and have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. Headquartered in London, we have additional offices in continental Europe. For more information, please see

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