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Trainee (Accountants or Administrators)

Location: 

Saint-Helier, JE

For our office in Jersey, we are currently looking for Trainees or Graduates within our Private Equity, Real Estate Funds and Corporate Services divisions. We offer a dynamic and international working environment with the benefit of customised training adapted to your career needs. We aim to introduce you to our industry and give you the skills to be an experienced professional.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

As a Trainee, you will gain exposure to various aspects of the business operations with the oversight of a more experienced member of staff.

 

You would be assisting in various tasks such as:

 

  • Assisting in the setup of real estate structures and liaising with independent tax specialists, lawyers and additional third parties during the set up process;
  • Organising, preparing agendas for and taking minutes of board meetings and annual general meetings for a portfolio of real estate clients (AGMs);
  • Maintaining statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries;
  • Dealing with correspondence, collating information and writing reports, ensuring decisions made are communicated to the relevant company stakeholders;
  • Contributing to meeting discussions as and when required, and advising members of the legal, governance, accounting and tax implications of proposed policies;
  • Monitoring mailbox and follow up correspondence with client (where applicable);
  • Developing and overseeing the systems that ensure the company complies with all applicable codes, in addition to its legal and statutory requirements;
  • Cash management – monitoring and reconciling bank accounts;
  • Preparing payments and updating payment register;
  • Assisting with calls and distributions to investors;
  • Maintenance of e-filing on J Drive and AD Connect; and
  • Day-to-day client liaison and relationship management.

 

YOUR PROFILE:

 

  • You have a good academic background
  • You are willing to pursue a recognised professional qualification, such as ISCA or ACCA
  • You are fluent in English. (Knowledge of French and/or German will be considered as an asset)
  • You have good communication skills and a strong team spirit