Fund Accountant - Guernsey | Ipes

Fund Accountant - Guernsey

Ipes is seeking a Fund Accountant to join our growing team. You will be repsonsible for preparing accounts and other related accounting activities driven by client needs and to oversee and review the work produced by the junior team members.

Key responsibilities

  • Producing management, interim and audited accounts

  • Controlling and monitoring the bookkeeping process and taking ownership of the ledgers

  • Preparing carried interest and other calculations in accordance with the fund documentation

  • Calculating and monitoring capital adequacy of licensed entities in accordance with regulations

  • Carrying out all aspects of accounting for clients including ad hoc queries

  • Carrying out planning of annual audits and liaise with clients to establish timetables for the receipt of valuations and advisers reports and other relevant information

  • Liaising with auditors to ensure a smooth and efficient audit process

  • Reviewing work performed by junior members of staff and provide regular feedback and training

  • May act as a Signatory

Staffing specification

  • Prior practical accounting experience in a financial institution or professional services firm

  • Good communication

  • Strong IT/system skills  

  • Consistently work accurately under pressure

  • Previous experience and knowledge of accounting, private equity administration or investment banking.

  • Sound understanding of applicable laws, regulations, and rules

  • Strong team member

Target vocational qualifications

  • ACCA
  • ACA
  • ICAEW
  • ICAA 
  • CIMA
  • Or similar

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