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Trainee Accountant/Administrator

Location: 

Saint-Helier, JE

For our office in Jersey, we are currently looking for Trainees 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.

 

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 and are pursuing a relevant University degree
  • 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