13 Aug 2019

Senior Financial Reporting Accountant

Ref 32600

A leading financial services organisation is seeking a Senior Financial Reporting Accountant to prepare the financial statements of entities administered by the business in a timely, efficient and accurate manner. 

The role holder is to be involved in the review process for financial statements of entities prepared by other members of the team; ensure good communication with all parties involved in the process.

Key duties:

  • Designing the proforma accounts on Excel/Word, ensuring  that layout, content & disclosures are in accordance with the Principal Documents of the fund ,legal, GAAP (UK, IFRS, US) and  other requirements
  • Planning and co-ordinating the dividend exercise with clients and other departments.
  • Liaising with other departments regarding the closing down of the accounting periods. 
  • Checking ledger integrity.  
  • Preparing a standard accounts file. 
  • Co-ordinating the audits and assisting with audit queries. 
  • Submitting GFSC and Stock Exchange notifications and announcements. 
  • Preparation and submission of Guernsey tax returns.
  • Review accounts produced by fellow staff members to ensure company standards are followed.

The ideal candidate will hold an accountancy qualification (essential) and possess experience in preparing accounts, experience in a funds or financial services environment is strongly preferred, have good timekeeping, planning and have previous supervisory experience.

They will also have knowledge of accounting standards (IFRS / UK GAAP), company law and internatiopnal accounting standards (US GAAP). 



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