Saint Helier, St Helier, Jersey

Trainee Accountant

 Job Description:

Trainee Accountant, Fund Accounting

We have an opportunity for a trainee accountant to join our growing Fund services team. If you're looking to start your professional career in finance and want to gain experience on a variety of fund clients, we'd love to hear from you.

About the role

  • Maintain accurate and up to date accounting records
  • Build a detailed understanding of client transactions and regularly seek guidance and feedback from your line manager
  • Assist with the preparation of various management accounts and financial reports
  • Collate information requested by auditors
  • Build and develop relationships with clients, auditors and third party service providers
  • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure client expectations and deadlines are properly managed
  • Assist with the timely resolution of accounting queries, providing explanations and accounting support as and when required
  • Be familiar with and act at all times in accordance with the firm's policies and procedures

About you - essential requirements

  • A desire to study towards a relevant professional qualification
  • Being able to build relationships and work as part of a team
  • A desire to succeed within a financial services role
  • A positive and flexible approach
  • Ability to manage and prioritise tasks, time and people in order to meet deadlines
  • Working knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • An aptitude for data analysis/problem solving
  Required Skills:

Financial Services Service Providers Records Accounting Preparation Finance Microsoft Office Management