Fund Accountant Senior Officer - Guernsey

Recruiter
Alter Domus
Location
Guernsey
Salary
Customised compensation structure
Posted
10 May 2021
Closes
10 Jun 2021
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

For our successful, growing Guernsey office, we are currently looking for a FUND ACCOUNTANT, SENIOR OFFICER. We offer a dynamic and international corporate atmosphere, as well as the benefit of customized training adapted to your needs throughout your career.

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.

Specific responsibilities 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.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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