Finance Assistant in London at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 7/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Finance Assistant to join our busy Finance team within our Central London office. The position will be working on purchase ledger, nominal ledger and all round general accounting for Haines Watts.

As the largest and fastest growing region of Haines Watts we are looking for highly skilled entrepreneurial individuals to join to the team to assist us in achieving our strategic goal of being the number one advisor to owner managed businesses.

We are a top 15 accountancy firm specialising within the owner managed business area across the UK. A well-established firm since the 1930's with an entrepreneurial and dynamic feel who are continuing to grow nationally as well as regionally.

The Finance Assistant role is offering a competitive salary, benefits package and semi- flexible working hours.

The Finance Assistant's duties will be:

  • Managing all Purchase ledger
  • Inputting of invoices
  • Statement reconciliations
  • Supplier queries
  • Cheque runs
  • Scanning and filing
  • Nominal ledger payments
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Petty cash
  • Data entry
  • Ad hoc reporting for partners, client banking and finance services


  • Strong IT skills, with a good working knowledge of Excel
  • Good business acumen
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to spot and resolve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Excellent organisation skills, with the ability to multi-task

The Finance Assistant will have the below skills:

  • Previous experience of working in a Finance and/or Purchase Ledger Team
  • Previous experience of using QuickBooks and/or Sage Line 50

Personal Qualities

  • Team Player
  • Resilience
  • Approachability and availability
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Flexibility

If you are keen to secure a progressive Finance Assistant role within a unique top 15 accountancy firm please apply today to find out more.

We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to Haines Watts by any means. For any CVs which are submitted without instruction from the Haines Watts Recruitment team, Haines Watts reserves the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment any agency fee.