Alter Domus

Senior Accountant

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Alter Domus
Location
Guernsey/Hybrid
Salary
Customised compensation structure
Posted
03 Jun 2024
Closes
03 Jul 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Newly qualified

ABOUT US

We are Alter Domus. Meaning “The Other House” in Latin, Alter Domus is proud to be home to 85% of the top 30 asset managers in the alternatives industry, and more than 5,000 professionals across 23 countries.

With a deep understanding of what it takes to succeed in alternatives, we believe in being different. Invest yourself in the alternative, and join an organization where you progress on merit, where you can speak openly with whoever you are speaking to, and where you will be supported along whichever path you choose to take.

Find out more about life at Alter Domus at careers.alterdomus.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As a Senior Officer, you will be responsible for the financial information of a small portfolio of fund clients and will work as part of a team to achieve and meet their needs. The portfolio is likely to comprise a combination of closed-ended private equity, real estate and debt funds. Responsibilites include;

  • Acting as the main accounting point of contact for your clients;
  • Taking part in the setup of alternative investment funds and other unregulated vehicles, and liaising with the client, auditors, independent tax specialists, lawyers, and other third parties;
  • Maintain the financial records on our specialist fund accounting systems;
  • Prepare investment capital accounts, management accounts, regulatory reports and financial statements.;
  • Coordinating audits and reviewing any other related reports as part of the accounting and reporting process;
  • Coordinate and respond to investor queries requiring financial information;
  • Work with the fund administration team to prepare capital call and distribution notices;
  • Participate in board meetings and shareholders' meetings where financial reporting matters are considered;
  • Be an important link between management and junior staff, responsible for and knowledgeable about the quality of the work that is carried out; and
  • Review work produced for submission to senior level staff.

YOUR PROFILE:

  • You will be eager to join a growing team, which has already established itself as the 5th largest independent fund administrator in Guernsey by assets under administration;
  • You will be part-qualified or recently qualified Accountant with a good technical understanding of IFRS;
  • You will be eager to further develop your technical and industry knowledge through further training opportunities;
  • You will have 3 or more years of relevant experience in the fields of alternative investment fund accounting, audit or fiduciary services;
  • You will be passionate for delivering high standards of client service, possess a team spirit and have the capacity to build strong client relationships;
  • You will be ambitious and a good communicator, with a high level of energy and commitment;
  • You will have the ability to work under pressure and meet a range of deadlines; and
  • You will have high level of IT literacy.

WHAT WE OFFER:

We are committed to supporting your development, advancing your career, and providing benefits that matter to you.

Our industry-leading Alter Domus Academy offers six learning zones for every stage of your career, with resources tailored to your ambitions and resources from LinkedIn Learning.

Our global benefits also include:

  • Support for professional accreditations such as ACCA and study leave
  • Flexible arrangements, generous holidays, birthday leave and graduation leave
  • Continuous mentoring along your career progression
  • Active sports, events and social committees across our offices
  • Support with mental, physical, emotional and financial support 24/7 from our Employee Assistance Program
  • The opportunity to invest in our growth and success through our Employee Share Plan
  • Plus additional local benefits depending on your location

Equity in every sense of the word

We are in the business of equity, in every sense of the word. For us, this means taking action to ensure every colleague has equal opportunity, valuing every voice and experience across our organisation, maintaining an inclusive culture where you can bring your whole self to work, and making Alter Domus a workplace where everyone feels they belong.

We celebrate our differences, and understand that our success relies on diverse perspectives and experiences, working towards shared goals and a common purpose. Thanks to the work of our Group DE&I Committee and network of DE&I Champions, we empower all of our people to be truly invested in the alternative.

We are committed to ensuring an inclusive recruiting and onboarding process. Please contact our hiring team if you require any accommodations to make our recruitment process more accessible for you.

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