Assistant Accountant

Private Equity

Ref: NBO52779

Central London
£38,000 - £43,000 + study support + benefits

Our client, a leading mid-market private equity investment firm, is looking for a part-qualified Assistant Accountant to join their London team. The successful candidate will take on a range of duties and responsibilities, reporting to the Fund Controller whilst studying for their ACCA or CIMA exams. The successful Assistant Accountant will work as part of a high-profile team in a role that offers excellent career progression.


The Assistant Accountant will be expected to perform any of the following tasks:

  • Processing monthly and quarterly journals.
  • Preparation of drawdowns and distributions for the funds.
  • Assisting with the preparation of quarterly and ad hoc reports.
  • Setting up payments on the banking system.
  • Bank reconciliation, posting and balancing.
  • As experience increases take on sole responsibility for aspects of one or more of the funds.
  • Working with the Portfolio Management team to assist with the upload of investment movements in the quarter.
  • Assisting with the year-end audits.
  • Other ad hoc tasks.


  • Part-qualified, ACCA or CIMA.
  • Strong educational background, with a degree (2:1 or above) from a respected university.
  • Experience of working in a Fund / Fund Administrator a distinct advantage.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Good Excel skills.
  • Proactive individual focused on system and reporting improvements.


To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Nikki Bowring: quoting reference NBO52779.

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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