Job title: Senior Client Accountant
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Accounting
Expertise: Accounting
Location: Jersey
Job published: 04-05-2022
Job ID: 33756

Job Description

Our client is looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to join their growing financial services firm. 

You'll be part of a friendly, professional team providing accounting services to a range of private equity client entities, with a particular emphasis on bookkeeping and maintenance of accurate accounting records.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to: 

  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date accounting records in the client entity database (Viewpoint)
  • Assisting with the preparation of accurate and timely financial statements including complex accounting work
  • Preparing periodic reports, and net asset valuations
  • Ensuring that you have a detailed understanding of the transactions you are dealing with and liaising with your line manager as required
  • Working with colleagues to ensure client expectations and accounting deadlines are properly managed
  • Collaborating with client administration and other colleagues providing explanations, advice and accounting support as and when required
  • Ensuring consistency of accounting service levels across all clients and deal swiftly with any identified issues
  • Assisting with management of the audit process on selected clients ensuring agreed deadlines are adhered to
  • Building trusted relationships with clients, auditors and third party service providers 
  • Be familiar with and act at all times in accordance with the firm's policies and procedures
  • Showing an awareness of the integration of Corporate Services across jurisdictions and also with the law firm, operating in a unified, consistent and co-ordinated manner

The successful candidate must be a fully or part qualified accountant with experience in preparing financial statements & reports and have a good understanding of IFRS and UK GAAP.

You will have previous experience in a Funds service environment (particularly in Private Equity or Real Estate).

For more information on this role or to arrange an informal discussion, please give us a call.