Fund Accountant

  • Job Reference: 7143
  • Date Posted: 14 May 2022
  • Website: https://www.thomasdessain.com/
  • Location: Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Great role providing accounting and financial reporting services for portfolio of established and new real estate and private equity funds, involved in client take-on and setting-up, dealing with interesting projects and liaising with auditors.  Postholder will lead on client relationships; plan all deadlines and work allocations for clients; produce NAVs; review bookkeeping and reporting from team; prepare consolidated reporting and financial statements; implement policies and checklists; compile and analyse financial information underlying financial statements, including business transactions; oversee preparation of financial reporting at asset and fund level; bank debt covenant reporting; VAT reporting; lead year end audits; prepare statutory financial statements in accordance with IFRS or UK GAAP; ensure smooth transition of new work; ensure  regulatory and statutory reporting deadlines; support junior team members.
The candidate will be recently ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualified or currently studying towards; have strong technical accounting skills, ideally gained in real estate funds/asset management; commercial acumen; comprehensive understanding of UK GAAP and IFRS and other relevant accounting standards; report writing, time management, planning and communication skills; strong Excel knowledge; ability to solve practical problems; proactive approach; experience in on the job training and leading team members; deep understanding of PE and RE agreements and terms; knowledge of Sun Systems and/or Yardi an advantage but not essential.