Finance Assistant

Private Equity Firm

Ref: SVS52029

London (West End)
£28,000 - £35,000, depending on level of experience

Our client is a privately held investment firm, managing over $8 billion in assets, based in the West End. They are seeking a bright and professional recent graduate with previous relevant experience to join their Group Accounting team. This is an exciting opportunity with fantastic exposure to private equity and scope for progression.


  • Assist with processing and transactions.
  • Maintain and update financial accounting records for group operating companies, including managing accounts payable and receivable and petty cash.
  • Prepare bi-monthly payment BACS payment runs including obtaining approvals from budget holders.
  • Prepare the monthly balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statements.
  • Prepare annual payroll tax returns with support from payroll consultants and tax advisers.
  • Support the Finance Manager with the annual tax calculations for group entities.
  • Prepare annual accounts for operating companies and assist with the annual audit as required.
  • Assist with other accounting projects as required.


  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA part-qualified (or equivalent).
  • Recent graduate with a minimum of 12 months of experience working as part of a finance team.
  • Strong academic record required.
  • Experience in financial services is beneficial.
  • Reliable, determined, hard-working and ambitious.


To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Samantha van Staden: quoting reference SVS52029.

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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