Fund Accountant (Jersey)

  • Lexius Search, Jersey

  • £ 50,000+

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Desired areas of expertise:

Trust Funds Management

Fund Accountant (Jersey)

Perform Client Fund Accounting core functions and ad hoc projects whilst ensuring high
quality of service is delivered within specified deadlines.

Duties and responsibilities
Client Fund accounting / technical

  • Deliver Client Fund Accounting core functions, financial statement and tax return
    preparation as well as periodic reviews, as required by the business across all
    jurisdictions ensuring high level of accuracy, adherence to internal standards and
    that deadlines are met
  • Provide monthly quarterly and annual reporting
  • Prepare regular NAV calculation, reporting and consolidation
  • Prepare quarterly and annual fund accounts
  • Liaise independently with auditors in the preparation of audited fund financial
    statements
  • Assist with preparation of capital calls and fund distributions and prepare
    reconciliations, bookkeeping of the same
  • Accurate maintenance of accounts stages on accounts tracker and other
    operating department logs to ensure proactivity and that data is registered in
    desired fashion (WIP overruns/accounts queries/improvements ideas and templates
    log)
  • Plan and prioritise allocated workload to ensure efficiency and chargeability
    targets are met
  • Maintain technical accounting and tax knowledge to ensure is up to date with
    appropriate standards
  • Maintain professional behaviour and relationships within the business
  • Ensure regular flow of communication within the team and other departments on
    matters that affect delivery of the Client Accounting function


Other duties:

  • Responsible for proper execution of projects


Management

  • Self-management of own workload, projects and completion of timesheets and
    weekly chargeability achieved


People & Team

  • Be approachable and accessible to your all team members, offering guidance
    and development when required and assist in any training needs
  • Provide new, innovative ideas on how to improve the efficiencies of daily tasks
    and systems use
  • Take care of, and establish good relationships with all suppliers, team members &
    clients
  • Review and manage the workload of team administrators on a daily basis reporting
    upwards to senior management
  • Strive for excellence in your work and inspire those around you


Financials

  • Review miscellaneous financial information as required by the Finance Group
  • Manage the fee relationships with your clients, undertaking timely and accurate
    billing


Skills & Expertise

  • A professional qualification e.g. ACA (preferable)/ICSA/STEP
  • Comprehensive experience within a fund administration, trust administrative or
    reward environment
  • Be able to deal with tasks independently & use own initiative
  • Must be committed and driven to achieving excellence for themselves and their
    client
  • Strong academic background
  • Knowledge of local legislation/Corporate Governance
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Interest in and affinity with using technology to deliver client service


Please note that the role is in Jersey and will be performed there.
We are interested in candidates who already live in Jersey.

Interested?
If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume to finance@lexiussearch.com or call Brigitte Welters LL.M at +31(0)641950252, however initial contact would be preferred via e-mail at brigitte@lexiussearch.com.

Location
Jersey

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