Robert Half

Assistant Accountant for a Private Equity Firm

Robert Half
England, London, City of London
£28000 - £32000 per annum
06 Jul 2018
03 Aug 2018
James Lindsay
Seniority Level
Contract Type

Robert Half Financial Services are recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join a reputable private equity firm in Mayfair

About the role

This Assistant Accountant for a private Equity firm based in Mayfair will be working closely with the Finance Manager and FC and will focus on: (But not limited to)
  • Producing full management accounts
  • Bank and card reconciliation
  • Preparing invoices
  • Liaising with the bank
  • Managing the travel budget
  • Month-end procedures including the bank reconciliation, P&L, and any other balance sheet reconciliations as and when required
  • Submit account information to company accountants
  • Cash-flow
  • VAT returns

About the firm

This Leading Private Equity firm currently based in Mayfair has $100 billion in assets under management and specialise in infrastructure and real estate. Due to the launch of a new fund, a new Assistant Accountant role in the finance team has arisen. This is a role that will offer diversity and exposure. You will report directly into the senior accountant/Finance Manager.

About you

The successful Assistant Accountant for this Private Equity firm in Mayfair is likely to be studying toward an ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualification. Experience gained in a financial services or assets management environment would be desirable but not essential, as long as the candidate has a strong degree from a top 20 University. You will be a strong team player, be flexible, highly motivated, have good attention to detail, strong Excel skills and have excellent communication skills. A real interest in Financial Services and/or Private Equity is a must.

Package on offer

The package on offer for this assistant accountant role for a private equity firm in Mayfair is;

  • £28,000- £32,000
  • Study support package (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Average 20% bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Private health care
  • 25 days holiday plus bank-holidays

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: