4 Aug 2017
Accountant Fund Services, Guernsey
Job DescriptionOur client is a funds and fiduciary services company seeking to recruit an Accountant - Fund Services. Role: A qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA or equivalent) is required to assist with the planning and production of annual and other periodic financial statements for a diverse portfolio of Funds and related client entities. In this varied role, the successful candidate will also be required to provide administration services to the department’s Fund client base which comprise Collective Investment Schemes (Open and Closed Ended), GFSC Licensed Managers, Limited Partnerships and related investment holding SPVs. Certain of the Investment Schemes have listings on the Channel Islands Securities Exchange or AIM. Key responsibilities will include: • Preparation of financial statements for Companies, Groups and Partnerships in accordance with agreed timetables. The successful candidate will have experience in all aspects of drafting financial statements for investment funds and related entities in accordance with IFRS and UK GAAP. Working closely with the administration and bookkeeping team, financial statements are prepared from the general ledger maintained on the in house system, or from financial information maintained elsewhere, typically provided as a trial balance with other supporting information. • To project manage client audits, by working directly with auditors, investment and other advisors, the administration and company secretarial teams and company management to deliver audited financial statements within client and regulatory deadlines. This will include collating and reviewing client documentation to provide to the auditors and the Fund Accounting Manager to support all disclosures within the financial statements. • To attend financial statement review and approval board meetings and to be available to present information for review by fund boards and deal with queries arising on the financial information. • Private Equity experience, including administration of Limited Partnerships, preparation of capital statements and handling of capital calls would be an advantage. The successful candidate will be: • A qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA or equivalent). • Relevant previous experience of working in a similar role. For more information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: +44 1481 723221. Please visit our website www.pa.gg for our latest vacancies.
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