Senior Fund Accountant, Jersey, Channel Islands

  • Location:

    Jersey, Channel Isles

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Jane MacGregor

  • Contact email:

    Jane.MacGregor@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/514289

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-12

  • Startdate:

    20/02/2019 18:01:28

Senior Fund Accountant - Technical - Jersey

The purpose of this position is to support the client facing teams with their day to day accounting queries/updates and be the subject matter expert on relevant laws and regulations.

Key responsibilities:

Review the quarterly/annual financial statements prepared by the accounting teams to ensure the accuracy, consistency and completeness of the amounts and disclosures
Review quarterly/annual financial statements as a part of cold review process to ensure the adherence of standard procedures and processes in financial reporting
Monitor technical accounting updates (standards, guidelines etc.), analyse their potential impact on current client structures/ industries and be a subject matter expert on these areas
Support the Financial Reporting Manager to respond on any technical accounting queries raised by the accounting teams

Regulatory reporting

Act as the first point of contact for FATCA/ CRS, BEPS, and AIFMD reporting queries raised by the client facing teams
Attend client meetings as the subject matter expert on FATCA/CRS, BEPS, and AIFMD reporting alongside Senior/Financial reporting manager
Manage and perform periodic FATCA/CRS and AIFMD reporting for the Group
Ensure the adherence of standard procedures and processes under FATCA/CRS, BEPS, Dodd Frank and AIFMD reporting
The candidate will be expected to be newly/part qualified with a relevant professional qualification (preferably having commenced ACCA Professional level or ACA Advanced level)
Audit background required (preferably Big 4 trained)
Sound technical financial services knowledge (to be supported through the Academy)

This client will provide the training, both in house for relevant technical knowledge and also for professional qualifications to enhance your ability to provide sound accountancy services. You will need to be quick to learn new systems and great with people, as they value close working relationships with colleagues, clients and business contacts.

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