Fund Services, Client Senior Accountant, CI

  • Job Reference: 7517
  • Date Posted: 23 June 2022
  • Website: https://www.thomasdessain.com/
  • Location: Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Primary focus of role is reviewing bookkeeping for portfolio of complex alternative investment fund structures and taking financial records forward to trial balance stage; reviewing team output to ensure highest level of accounting service for clients; acting as client contact for financial reporting and fund accounting matters; demonstrate competence with fund accounting work including calls, distributions and other complex fund accounting calculations; working with other teams to ensure seamless and coordinated service delivery; review of complex fee calculations carry/waterfall mechanisms; training team members in calculating, bookkeeping and reconciling complex transactions; confidence in building complex accounting reports to enable review and query resolution.
Candidate will hold Degree in relevant subject; have completed/studying towards professional accountancy qualification; 2-4 years fund accounting experience (preferably PERE but experience of other fund types is acceptable); experience in operating an investment accounting system (preferably Investran but other systems are acceptable); good understanding of transactions undertaken by alternative investment fund structures; ability to learn quickly and work within a team under the guidance of a manager/mentor; good time management and prioritisation of work; strong core accounting skills.
Five years continuous residence in Jersey required.