Manager - Accounting

  • Job Reference: 7086
  • Date Posted: 4 May 2022
  • Website: https://www.thomasdessain.com/
  • Location: Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

This is a great opportunity providing accounting and financial reporting services for private equity, real estate clients; liaising with auditors; involved in take-on and setting-up of new clients; dealing with projects; developing strong working relationships; acting as primary contact for clients in meetings and daily contact; implementing policies and checklists; compile and analyse financial information including treatment of business transactions; preparation of consolidations; bank debt covenant reporting; production of monthly/quarterly NAVs; investor tax, CIS and VAT reporting; involvement in team planning, monitoring deadlines and coaching and developing junior staff members; cashflow forecasting; prepare statutory financial statements in accordance with IFRS or UK GAAP; ensure regulatory and statutory reporting deadlines and filings achieved; support recruitment process; manage performance of direct reports through the Performance Management process, including Performance Review meetings and objective setting; support recruitment process, reviewing CV’s and conducting interviews with potential candidates.
The candidate will be ACA/ACCA/equivalent qualified with 1-2 years PQE; at least 10 years’ proven experience at FA level (if not qualified); proven people management experience; strong technical accounting skills, ideally gained in real estate funds/asset management; full understanding of UK GAAP and IFRS and related preparation of statutory financial statements and auditor liaison; excellent report writing, problem solving, interpersonal, time planning, organisation and planning skills; experience in supervising or coaching staff; proactive; knowledge of Sun Systems and/or Yardi an advantage but not essential; deep understanding of  agreements associated with private equity and real estate structures and interpretation of terms within including LPA, debt documentation, sale and purchase agreements, leases; ability to lead, mentor, coach and train; commercially yet technically minded.
Five years continuous residencv in Jersey required.