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Associate - Accounting - Corporate Services

Accounting Enquire

 

Type:Full Time
 

Full Description

ASSOCIATE - ACCOUNTING - CORPORATE SERVICES

We have a new Associate – Accounting position available in the Corporate Services department. This role would suit an experienced Fund Bookkeeper. The ideal candidate will be IAB qualified or part CAT/AAT (or equivalent) or qualified through experience with an understanding of IFRS and UK GAAP. Experience in a Funds service environment would be beneficial but not essential.

Company 

Stonehage Fleming is one of the world’s leading independently owned family offices and the largest in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as measured by its breadth of services, geographic reach and by assets under management, advice and administration. Stonehage Fleming provides a range of services from long-term strategic planning and investments to day-to-day advice and administration to over 250 families of wealth. The Group employs over 500 people in 11 offices in 8 jurisdictions around the world. 

Overall Purpose
The purpose of this role is to ensure the timely completion of bookkeeping and bank reconciliations for client entities and to provide support to the accounting team as required so that client accounting deliverables are met in a timely manner. The role requires the individual to be well organised and able to work under their own initiative being mindful of both internal and external deadlines.The client types vary and include listed equity funds, private equity funds, property funds, debt funds, managed entities, pension schemes, SPV’s, limited partnerships, listed entities etc.

Principle Elements & Accountabilities 
Bookkeeping/Accounting:
  • Bookkeeping across the client base to ensure all bookkeeping is ‘Live’ where possible
  • Undertaking monthly bank reconciliations across the client base in accordance with agreed procedures
  • Assist with the preparation of financial statements for all entities under administration in accordance with accounting standards (training will be provided) − IFRS, UK GAAP or generally acceptable accounting standards
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly/quarterly management accounts in agreed formats with the clients for certain entities where required (training will be provided)
  • Assist with the collation of supporting information as back up for financial statements
  • Assist with the preparation of financial information for inclusion in board packs where required
  • Assist with the preparation of ad‐hoc financial reports as required, which could include cash projections, budgets etc
  • Liaison with Auditors to support the management of the audit process and ensure the successful completion of audits
Operations / Administration:
  • Assist in the set up of new client entities on the relevant system
  • Ensuring all client records are kept up to date
  • Archiving of relevant client files following year end audit in accordance with adopted policies and procedures
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of procedures, client key operational documents etc
  • Be an authorised “B” signatory
Qualifications and Experience
  • CAT/AAT/IAB (or equivalent) or qualified through experience
  • An understanding of IFRS and UK GAAP
  • An understanding of other standards such as US GAAP or LUX GAAP would be beneficial
  • Experience in a Funds service environment would be beneficial but not essential
  • Be proficient in Excel and Word and general MS products, knowledge of accounting systems and their functionality
  • Experience or knowledge of NavOne would be beneficial but not essential
Skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Sharp analytical skills and a strong commercial awareness
  • Proactive, solution focused and self‐sufficient
  • Able to structure work logically and efficiently and executes accordingly in a high pressure environment
  • To be able to give guidance and assistance to other members of the team
Competencies and Behaviours
  • Integrity, honesty and professionalism
  • Delivers work of a high standard with attention to detail
  • Able to structure work logically and efficiently and executes accordingly in a high pressure environment
  • Proven analytical and problem‐solving abilities
If you would like to apply for this opportunity please email your CV to our Recruitment Inbox - jersey.recruitment@stonehagefleming.com, where  your application will be processed by our HR Team accordingly. 

 

How to apply

To apply for this job please email jersey.recruitment@stonehagefleming.com.

For more information please visit www.stonehagefleming.com.


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