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Senior Fund Accountant - Real Estate

Location: 

Saint-Helier, JE

 

For our office in Jersey, we are currently looking for a Senior Officer within our Corporate Services & Real Estate Fund Funds Division. We offer a dynamic and international corporate atmosphere as well as the benefit of customised training adapted to your needs throughout your career.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

  • You will be responsible for the financial information of a portfolio of fund clients and will work as part of a team to achieve and meet their needs. Acting as the main liaison and point of contact for certain clients;
  • You will be an important link between management and junior staff, responsible for and knowledgeable about the quality of the work that is carried out for the account;
  • Taking part in the setup of alternative investment funds and liaising with independent tax specialists, lawyers, and notaries as a part of setting up funds;
  • Preparing the funds’ periodic Net Asset Value calculation and year-end financial statements, management of the audit, and reviewing other fund related reports;
  • Reviewing tax returns and tax balances and maintaining relevant contacts with the tax authorities;
  • Coordinate and arranging investor servicing, including investor on-boarding, capital calls, distributions as well as issuance of shareholder statements;
  • You will review work produced for submission to senior level management;
  • While employed as a Senior Officer you will have the opportunity to attend training to enhance your current skills and learn new ones.

 

YOUR PROFILE:

 

  • You are a qualified or nearly-qualified Accountant (e.g. ACA, ACCA);
  • You have 2 to 4 years of relevant experience in the fields of alternative investment fund administration (Private Equity, Real Estate or Debt Fund Administration) including NAV calculation, Transfer Agent and investor servicing and tax compliance;
  • Experience in UK GAAP and IFRS accounting standards;
  • Ambitious with a high level of energy and commitment;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet a range of deadlines;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • You possess team spirit, a capacity to build strong client relationships and take initiative to act without waiting for direction when appropriate.