Part-Qualified Accountant Part-Qualified Accountant …

Walker Hamill
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 May 20
Up to £30,000 per annum, depending on experience
Walker Hamill
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 May 20
Up to £30,000 per annum, depending on experience
Our client is an exciting financial services firm based in Central London. They are seeking a part-qualified candidate to join their finance team during a period of rapid growth for the business and to assist in all areas of the day-to-day finance function. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with strong experience in the core accounting function of a business to develop their skills set within a fast-paced and dynamic firm.


  • Perform variance analyses, to feed into management reporting. 
  • Reconcile the company credit card.
  • Prepare and maintain company records of all financial transactions. 
  • Assist in the preparation of month-end accounts. 
  • Prepare VAT returns on a quarterly basis. 
  • Prepare payment runs and assist with any related queries. 
  • Effectively manage and file all relevant financial documentation. 
  • Take responsibility for maintaining the purchase, sales and nominal ledgers. This includes the verification and update of transactions as required. 
  • Manage company expense forms. 
  • Take the initiative to enhance and improve financial processes and controls where appropriate. 
  • Perform multi-currency reconciliations on a weekly basis. 
  • Process invoices, in line with strict guidelines, on a weekly basis. 


  • Actively studying towards an accounting qualification (ACCA/CIMA or equivalent). 
  • 2+ years of experience within a finance function.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, including if statements, pivot tables, v-lookups, etc. 
  • Experience using Sage 50 is essential, and experience using Xero is advantageous. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to liaise successfully with stakeholders across all levels of seniority. 
  • Self-starter and self-motivated; ability to both be strategic or to roll sleeves up as required. 

To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Samantha van Staden: quoting reference SVS51055.  

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 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