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Senior Accounts Preparer

Jersey

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Our Central Services team provides centralised support to the Group. A career with us provides the chance to work with colleagues across our global offices. We provide support across technology & business systems, communications & marketing, finance and general office administration.

Role overview

This is a great opportunity to gain a broad exposure to both the accounting and operational functions of a global organisation, offering support for professional development and providing a springboard in the future to develop and specialise across either accounting or operations.

Job accountabilities:

  • Preparation of financial statements for trusts, companies, and corporate structures under the applicable reporting standards – for instance FRS 102 and IFRS (this one to be included in the first responsibility)
  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly management accounts
  • Review of accounts work produced by more junior colleagues
  • Assist the team audited accounts

Skills and knowledge:

  • The right candidate will be a fully qualified professional accountant (ACCA or equivalent) with a minimum of three years of experience or will be very close to completing his or her professional exams (ACCA or equivalent) with a minimum of five years of experience
  • Ability to produce accounts of a complex nature for trading and investment companies or trusts
  • Basic knowledge of VAT, UK taxation of companies and trusts and Jersey taxation of companies
  • Basic knowledge of Jersey trust law / practice
  • Thorough understanding of double entry bookkeeping
  • Thorough understanding of the firm’s bookkeeping procedures manual and the ability to guide and assist others regarding implementation thereof
  • Sufficient competence in the analysis, posting and reconciliation of third-party valuations and statements
  • Ability to reconcile ledgers with VAT returns and statements received from tax authorities
  • Good working knowledge of spreadsheet applications.
  • Determine accounting needs of clients, liaise with senior bookkeeper and prioritise work accordingly, ensure senior bookkeeper is kept informed of accounts requirements to ensure prompt review of ledgers and bookkeeping records

Five years’ Jersey residency is required for this role, in adherence with the Control of Housing and Work (Jersey) Law 2012.

 

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We want you to bring your full self to work and maximise your potential. Praxis is a place where everyone
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