ZEDRA is an international provider of Corporate Services & Global Expansion, Active Wealth and Fund Solutions.
Our experienced teams deliver tailored high-quality advice to companies and family businesses expanding overseas on a range of corporate, global expansion, accounting, tax, global mobility, payroll and HR matters.
We also support high net worth individuals and their families seeking diversified active wealth solutions, as well as asset managers and their investors.
Our hands-on approach and entrepreneurial outlook help our clients safeguard their assets and unlock their ambitions for growth, no matter how complex their challenges might be.
At ZEDRA we embrace an entrepreneurial spirit where employees are encouraged to see beyond their determined role and participate in a wide range of opportunities. We focus on providing a wide range of technical and practical support to all employees at every level.
ZEDRA recognises the need to develop and expand an employee’s skillset and encourages career growth, as well as supports a social culture too, with a local social event programme across each office that celebrates the companies’ inclusive culture.
We aim high. We believe in doing more so that our clients can. Do More. Achieve More.
Purpose of Role
Supporting the Bookkeeping and Accounting Team, the Bookkeeper will be responsible for the completion of bank, investment and property bookkeeping as well as relevant control reconciliations.
We are looking for a dynamic individual who has experience in bookkeeping and can demonstrate an enthusiastic, confident, mature and professional manner in the workplace. Experience in the Fiduciary industry is desirable but not essential.
The Bookkeeper will be expected to develop a good working relationship and work proactively with the Trust Administration Teams to resolve queries and assist the Accounting Team with the preparation of accurate trial balances.
They will be expected to take ownership, prioritise workload and communicate effectively with their line manager and third parties. They will also have a good understanding of online banking and accounting systems and will be able to demonstrate an ability to familiarise themselves with new systems effectively.
The Bookkeeper will achieve personal targets as set out for their role (this will include targets for time recording and utilisation) and will also take action to ensure agreed business risk targets are met. They will use technical capability to understand and manage risk with the support of their line manager, escalating where necessary and required in accordance with policies.
The Bookkeeper will support with the timely completion of accurate bookkeeping in line with relevant policies and procedures. They will be responsible for completing a portfolio of bank, investment and property bookkeeping, as well as relevant control reconciliations.
They will be expected to support peers and also special project work as required.
Knowledge and Experience
Professional and Technical Experience
Prior experience in Trust and Company bookkeeping will be beneficial but not essential.
Working knowledge and understanding of relevant governance, compliance, risk policies and procedures.
Ability to use judgement and initiative in applying standard work practices and solving day to day problems.
The successful candidate will be flexible and professional when working under time driven pressures and will have good prioritisation and time management skills.
The candidate will be able to deliver results without compromising on quality and accuracy.
They will be a strong team player, self-motivated and focused on exceeding targets and goals.
They will demonstrate excellent Zedra Values and furthermore have a high level of personal and interpersonal skills, building relationships with both clients and colleagues.
The successful candidate will have an excellent command of the English language with strong written and verbal communication skills.