Fund Management Jobs in Guernsey

Private Equity Accounting Team Leaders

Job Ref: LF 20217
Posted: 2018-07-09
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Our client, a global leader delivering innovative investment, fund, fiduciary and banking solutions, is seeking to recruit Team Leaders for their Private Equity Accounting Team.


Guernsey, Channel Islands


Reporting to the Lead Accountant, the successful candidate will be expected to take a pivotal role in managing and delivering the reporting needs of a highly accomplished global private equity firm through the development of the Accounting Team and of the relationships with the client, auditors and other third parties.
Leading by example, communication, promoting effective communication via individual 1:2:1 and team meetings. Maintaining a strong relationship with the client, auditors, administration team and other departments.
Accounting Team development: Enabling the development of partners by increasing their technical knowledge and skillsets to allow them to fully carry out their functions through the effective use of the appraisal process, interim reviews, coaching and evaluation of the results. This will include providing and enabling on the job training and ensuring that all procedures are kept up to date and are adhered to on a daily basis.
Organisation of the accounting team, understand complex transactions and develop an understanding of the call and distribution processes and the transfer of shares / limited partner interests for the various entities.
Pro forma Accounts, oversee the preparation of the relevant tax information or accounting statements up to and including presentation to the Board of Directors (where required).
Client reporting: Develop client specific knowledge to facilitate the delivery of ad-hoc queries.

Skills / Qualifications

The ideal candidate will hold an accounting qualification (ACA or ACCA preferred) and be familiar with both UK GAAP or IFRS and have an understanding of the Guernsey Company / POI / Partnership laws. They will have excellent oral and written communication skills, proven management credentials, strong leadership and change management attributes with very good problem solving and analytical skills.

Education Requirements

Advanced Excel Skills and knowledge of Investran would be an advantage.

How To Apply

For further details please call 711188, or email
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