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Posted 2 January by Judicial Review Ended


THE COMPANY Major global financial institution based in Guernsey


For a 12 month contract appointment, our Client is looking for a qualified and experienced Private Equity Fund Accountant, ACCA or ACA preferred. The appointment is to be based off-shore in Guernsey, Channel Islands,

The principal responsibilities of the role are as follows:

Responsible for ensuring accurate complex fund valuations, distributions, calls / drawdowns and other calculations

Prepare financial reports ensuring conformity to professional and regulatory requirements. To include the review and maintenance of client general ledgers, trial balances, preparation of quarterly accounts and capital statements for private equity funds. To prepare Annual Accounts for Funds, GP’s, LPs and SPVs.

Preparation of FRR and LRR calculations.

Liaise with Compliance and file any FRR or LRR breach notifications.

Research and prepare materials to support the development of new products or client opportunities

Work collectively with management to ensure first class delivery of professional and efficient service to clients.

Think outside the box to add value to the team and progress of direct reports.

Look at ways to improve services and find resolutions to issues.

Train and discuss accounting issues with Administration staff in order to ensure their understanding is sufficient to book-keep transactions appropriately within the team, with little supervision or need for amendment.

Ensure all procedures are kept up to date and are adhered to on a daily basis

Generate process and system enhancement ideas and co-ordinate the introduction of these changes, once approved by the department CSDM with supporting documented procedures.

This is an attractive appointment and an opportunity to work off-shore in the Channel Islands. An attractive remuneration is offered for this interim assignment.

Guernsey has a well-established legal system which has been enhanced over the years by the introduction of modern legislation covering all important aspects relating to the finance industry. This has resulted in Guernsey developing and maintaining a reputation as a well-regulated and attractive centre to conduct business. Guernsey's tax neutrality, its long history of financial and political stability, good banking and professional infrastructure, GMT time zone and proximity to the UK and Europe, have ensured that Guernsey is a first-rate, thriving, offshore financial centre. It was placed on the OECD G20 white list for offshore jurisdictions in 2009 which reflects its high standards of international compliance and transparency.

Next Stage

So for an initial, confidential discussion please call Ian at Judicial Review Legal Recruitment, or forward your CV to ian at judicial review. co. uk.

About Judicial Review Ltd

Judicial Review Ltd is a specialist Legal Recruitment agency based in the United Kingdom. The Company has developed substantially over the last six years to become a leading intermediary for legal appointments. Whilst the consultancy specialises in recruitment of Solicitors for Legal Practice and In-house appointments in London and the South of England, it also has a strong international client base.

Ian has a wealth of experience in the recruitment of qualified solicitors for leading City law firms in London, and having an affinity with the Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey, he has close working relationships with all leading law firms. So, if you are looking for a new appointment in London, Channel Islands or in any other international location please give Ian a call.

Judicial Review Ltd. acts as an employment agency for permanent appointments. Advertisements may contain PQE/salary levels but these should be regarded as a guide only and we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills relevant to the position.

As part of our process we aim to respond to all applications within 3 working days but if you have not been contacted within this timescale then, regrettably, your application has been unsuccessful.

Required skills

  • ACCA
  • Fund Accounting
  • Fund Administration

Reference: 32847234

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