Assistant Accountant

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Walker Hamill is always looking for strong assistant accountants who have previous accounting experience and are available to start within two weeks. Suitable candidates will have at least a year of practical experience and be looking for a role in line with their accounting qualification. We have a broad client base ranging from FTSE 100/250 blue chip organisations to private equity-backed SME's, spanning across various sectors.

  • Anywhere

Various Businesses

Walker Hamill is always looking for strong assistant accountants who have previous accounting experience and are available to start within two weeks. Suitable candidates will have at least a year of practical experience and be looking for a role in line with their accounting qualification. We have a broad client base ranging from FTSE 100/250 blue chip organisations to private equity-backed SME's, spanning across various sectors.

Description

The duties and responsibilities for a typical Assistant Account role include (but are not limited to):

  • Balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Month-end close including accruals and prepayments.
  • Multi-currency bank reconciliations.
  • Assist with annual budget and forecasting process.
  • Supporting the financial operations of the business and cover a wide range of range of responsibilities, including FP&A, financial reporting, and treasury.

Skills

The skills required for a typical Assistant Accountant role include (but are not limited to):

  • At least one year’s practical experience.
  • Studying towards an accounting qualification (AAT, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent).
  • Strong Excel skills and a high level of computer literacy.
  • Excellent attention to detail with a high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.
  • Good interpersonal skills with an analytical mindset.
  • Ability to quickly grasp new technical and business knowledge.

Apply

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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.

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