Senior Client Accountant

  • Job Reference: 6625
  • Date Posted: 20 May 2022
  • Website: https://www.thomasdessain.com/
  • Location: Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

This role involves close and regular interaction with colleagues, preparing  financial  statements, management, tax and investment reports and financial analyses  under  supervision, assisting with management and training and with technical reviewing of reporting to ensure quality of work.  Duties involve completing financial recording of transactions within wealth management; ensuring accounting ledgers up  to date by reconciling investment, bank and loan accounts; arranging payments with straight through processing of accounting treatment; reviewing automated entries on core bank accounts and ensuring accounting correct; clearing rejected entries; assist in setting up internal processes; help set up appropriate training; improve and automate processes and new reporting tools; team performance and appraisal reviews; new / ongoing projects.
Experience in the trust and company industry is necessary, as is a University degree, qualified CAT, ACA or ACCA;  5 years' experience in financial/wealth management industry an advantage; knowledge of vanilla and sophisticated financial products/investments, wealth management structures, UK Tax and multi-currency accounting and investment and treasury products; sharp analytical mind, good numeracy skills and a strong commercial awareness; MS Office literate as well as modern financial accounting packages awareness; strong organisational and interpersonal skills; ability to manage priorities efficiently under pressure; strong client care/service orientation;  ability  to  deal with large and complex structures; knowledge of  IFRS  and  IFRS  for  SMEs, FRS 102, investment  accounting,  asset  valuation,  understanding and interpreting financial statements.
Five years continuous residence in Jersey required.