12 Apr 2019

Part Qualified Accountant - Private Equity

Ref 32194

Our client is looking to recruit a Part Qualified Accountant, to prepare and assist in the preparation of the financial statements on investor-level reporting of entities administered by the Private Equity department in a timely, efficient and accurate manner adhering to the highest standards.

Key duties:

Timetables:

  • Prepare and circulate accounts timetables 
  • Support in planning activity of team Liaising with fund administrators
  • Preparation and review of management fee calculations

Client Reporting:

  • Critical background knowledge of entities worked on
  • Effective communication with client, investors and other associated parties (based worldwide)
  • Dealing with investor queries in an efficient and timely manner

Proforma Accounts:

  • Prepare proforma accounts, ensuring they are in accordance with appropriate regulations/standards
  • Agree proforma with clients/auditors
  • Maintain capital accounts for limited partnerships

Preparation of Accounts:

  • Liaising re closing down of accounting periods
  • Checking & maintaining ledger integrity 
  • Preparing standard accounts file
  • Completion of appropriate checklists
  • Preparing accounts for manager review/clearing points
  • Sending accounts for inclusion in board packs
  • Provision of information for US and UK tax returns

The desirable candidate will have the following skills and attributions: 

  • Knowledge of regulatory issues, book-keeping
  • Technical accounting knowledge (UK GAAP and IFRS)
  • Knowledge of Guernsey Company Law
  • Experience in preparing accounts
  • Experience in Funds/Private Equity (not essential)
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Effective Communication skills (Verbal & Written)
  • Accounting Technician or First Stage/Part- Qualified ACA/ACCA or equivalent.

 

 

 

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