Associate Bookkeeper/Accounting – Corporate Services

J30605
Negotiable

Our client is one of the world's leading independently owned family offices providing a range of services from long-term strategic planning and investments to day-today advice and administration on behalf of families of wealth in multiple jurisdictions around the world.

This role involves close and regular interaction with all Company employees, primarily in the Jersey office but also Company wide and also with promoters, advisors and intermediaries, more specifically the auditors. The incumbent works within the accounting area and reports to the Head of Accounting, Corporate Services.

Overall Purpose

The purpose of this role is to ensure the timely completion of bookkeeping and bank reconciliations for client entities and to provide support to the accounting team as required so that client accounting deliverables are met in a timely manner. The role requires the individual to be well organised and able to work under their own initiative being mindful of both internal and external deadlines.

The client types vary and include listed equity funds, private equity funds, property funds, debt funds, managed entities, pension schemes, SPV’s, limited partnerships, listed entities etc.

Principal Elements and Accountabilities

Bookkeeping/Accounting:

• Bookkeeping across the client base to ensure all bookkeeping is ‘Live’ where possible
• Undertaking monthly bank reconciliations across the client base in accordance with agreed procedures
• Assist with the preparation of financial statements for all entities under administration in accordance with accounting
• standards (training will be provided) − IFRS, UK GAAP or generally acceptable accounting standards
• Assist with the preparation of monthly/quarterly management accounts in agreed formats with the clients for certain entities where required (training will be provided)
• Assist with the collation of supporting information as back up for financial statements
• Assist with the preparation of financial information for inclusion in board packs where required
• Assist with the preparation of ad‐hoc financial reports as required, which could include cash projections, budgets, etc.
• Liaison with Auditors to support the management of the audit process and ensure the successful completion of audits

Operations/Administration:

• Assist in the set-up of new client entities on the relevant system
• Ensuring all client records are kept up to date
• Archiving of relevant client files following year-end audit in accordance with adopted policies and procedures
• Assist with the development and maintenance of procedures, client key operational documents etc.
• Be an authorised “B” signatory

Qualifications and Experience:

• CAT/AAT/IAB (or equivalent) or qualified through experience
• An understanding of IFRS and UK GAAP
• An understanding of other standards such as US GAAP or LUX GAAP would be beneficial
• Experience in a Funds service environment would be beneficial but not essential
• Be proficient in Excel and Word and general MS products, knowledge of accounting systems and their functionality.
• Experience or knowledge of NavOne would be beneficial but not essential

Skills

• Excellent attention to detail
• Sharp analytical skills and a strong commercial awareness
• Proactive, solution focused and self‐sufficient
• Able to structure work logically and efficiently and executes accordingly in a high pressure environment
• To be able to give guidance and assistance to other members of the team

Competences and Behaviours

• Integrity, honesty and professionalism
• Delivers work of a high standard with attention to detail
• Able to structure work logically and efficiently and executes accordingly in a high pressure environment
• Proven analytical and problem‐solving abilities

[top]
Does this vacancy sound interesting?
Permanent Team

For more information on this role or any other permanent positions, please call the Perm Team on 01534 500000 or click the "Enquire Now" button above to request more details.

Related Positions