Accounts Assistant

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Commercial & Financial Services

Walker Hamill is always on the lookout for bright, motivated, and hardworking graduates who are keen to complete their accountancy qualifications. We have a broad range of clients frequently looking to hire bright graduates with at least 6 months' experience, who are actively studying and keen to develop their skills within accountancy.

  • Anywhere

Commercial & Financial Services

Walker Hamill is always on the lookout for bright, motivated, and hardworking graduates who are keen to complete their accountancy qualifications. We have a broad range of clients frequently looking to hire bright graduates with at least 6 months' experience, who are actively studying and keen to develop their skills within accountancy.

Description

The duties and responsibilities for this Accounts Assistant role include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with the setup of mid-month & month-end payment runs and chasing payment approval.
  • Reconcile detailed trial balances on accounts.
  • Update fixed asset register.
  • Assisting with month-end journals and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Processing invoices.
  • Assist with month-end deadlines and management accounts preparation.
  • Reconciling supplier statements to the general ledger.
  • Ownership of expense claims, including tracking and processing.
  • Manage petty cash transactions.
  • Weekly reconciliation of cash and credit card receipts to statements.
  • Support the payroll function.

Skills

The skills and experience required for this Accounts Assistant role include but are not limited to:

  • Excellent academics.
  • An active studier of ACCA / CIMA (or equivalent).
  • Experience within a dynamic finance team (6 months+).
  • Computer literate, with good Excel skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong initiative and good attention to detail.
  • Experience working and communicating within a team.
  • Experience working to deadlines.

Apply

To apply for this Accounts Assistant role, please use the apply button.

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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