Senior Accountant

  • Job Reference: 7238
  • Date Posted: 7 May 2022
  • Website: https://www.thomasdessain.com/
  • Location: Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

12 months fixed term contract servicing corporate and fund clients; responsible for financial reporting requirements within allocated portfolio; prepare financial statements to IFRS/UK GAAP; analyse changes and impact on clients; undertaking review role for work completed by team; complete ANLA calculations and other regulatory reporting; prepare management accounts; prepare financial information for inclusion in board packs; prepare financial reports including cash projections and budgets; liaison with external Investment Managers/Advisors; lead liaison role with Auditors to manage audit process and complete audit valuations; carry out periodic valuations on allocated fund clients; prepare valuations across Listed Equity, Private Equity, Property, Derivatives and Distressed Debt; establishment of new entities and assessment of accounting requirements and methodology; be authorised signatory; help update and improve operational processes; help develop system functionality.
Candidate must be ACA/ACCA/equivalent qualified with experience in preparing financial statements and other financial reports for different legal entities and regulatory types; good understanding of IFRS and UK GAAP; able to analyse impact of changes to accounting standards; understanding of US GAAP/LUX GAAP beneficial; experience in Private Equity/Real Estate beneficial; technically strong in Excel; knowledge of accounting systems; excellent attention to detail; sharp analytical skills; strong commercial awareness; proactive, solution focused with proven problem-solving abilities; team oriented with flexible approach; ability to use initiative and work independently; able to work under pressure; proficient in Word and PowerPoint; able to assist and train others.