Finance Assistant

Entertainment Media

Ref: CB52354

Central London
£26,000 - £30,000 per annum + study support

Our client, an exciting start-up in the entertainment media industry, is seeking a Finance Assistant to join their London-based team. The ideal candidate will have previous Accountancy experience and will be keen to study towards an Accountancy qualification (ACCA or equivalent). This role is a great opportunity to work closely with the Finance Director to develop on previous experience, take on more responsibility in line with progression and get exposure to exciting projects. Our client is going through a period of growth and is hoping to expand globally over the coming years, bringing with this opportunity to travel.


  • Assist purchase and sales ledger processes.
  • Assist with year-end statutory accounts.
  • Produce and review monthly reconciliations.
  • Prepare month and year-end journals.
  • Prepare compliance reporting to external bodies.
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly management accounts incorporating P&L, balance sheet, variance analysis and commentary.
  • Assist with budgeting, forecasting, and preparing cost analysis reports. 
  • Contribute to continuous improvement in accounting practices.
  • Liaise with and support departments across the business.
  • From time to time, help with processing payments, and entering and coding financial transactions appropriately.
  • Assist on ad-hoc projects when 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. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills.


To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Caitlyn Bush: quoting reference CB52354.

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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