Part Qualified Accountant - Private Equity

Walker Hamill Ltd
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a Private Equity Fund Administrator as part of the Client Management Team. The successful candidate will have a strong background in preparing financial and management accounts, and will enjoy adding value to a business.


- Oversee production of monthly management accounts for all clients.
- Oversee production of budgets, forecasts and yearly plans as required by clients.
- Preparation, review and submission of annual and interim statutory financial statements under FRS 102 and IFRS accounting standards.
- Preparation and submission of VAT returns, including partial exemptions methodologies and EU reverse charge mechanism.
- Liaising with client auditors and preparing audit deliverables, as well as planning the audit process.
- Cash and capital monitoring and management.
- Reviewing and approving payroll for all clients.
- Reviewing bookkeeping entries for all clients, including general ledger analysis and assisting in calculations of complex accounting entries.
- Checking and approving the weekly and ad hoc payments on behalf of clients on various online banking platforms.
- Meeting clients on a regular basis to present management accounts and understand client needs, as well as advising on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions.
- Production of monthly reports for submission to the FCA.
- Preparing Corporation Tax returns and liaising with tax advisors.
- Line management of Finance Assistant, including quarterly performance reviews and direct tasks monitoring.


- Part qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CPA).
- A background working in Public Practice is a distinct advantage.
- Advanced Excel skills.
- Excellent knowledge of accounting for SME's with strong bookkeeping knowledge.
- Strong communication skills.
- Ability to work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines.
- Team player that works effectively with all members of staff.
- Excellent organisation skills.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Good presentation skills.

Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for almost 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed companies, private equity backed businesses and privately owned, early stage ventures. We recruit across all sectors, but have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. We have offices in the UK, Switzerland and Australia. For further information, please seehttp://[URL removed] [1]/

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