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Client Accounting Manager

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Work type: Full time
Location: Jersey
Categories: Private Equity and Real Estate, Administration, Client Accounting
Office Location: Jersey

Job Purpose:

The Accounting team is responsible for the efficient and timely maintenance of the books and records of alternative investment fund vehicles; the generation of net asset value statements; and the management of capital transactions. The accounting team is also responsible for the production of annual and quarterly financial statements and managing the audit process. The team works closely with the corporate secretarial, and investor services teams to ensure a seamless service delivery to clients.

The Client Accounting Manager will be responsible for managing service delivery for a portfolio of complex alternative investment fund structures administered by TMF and reviewing the teams output to ensure the highest level of accounting service is delivered to clients.

Key responsibilities:

  • Acting as the primary client contact for all financial reporting and fund accounting matters.
  • Managing the audit process: conducting detailed planning; being a central point of contact for all audit queries; ensuring the approaches adopted are appropriate and that issues raised are resolved expediently; ensuring that all parties are kept informed of the current status; and ensuring timely clearance for approving the accounts and ancillary documentation.
  • Planning workload, prioritising and managing own time accordingly, to ensure client service of the highest standard is consistently delivered.
  • Maintaining pro-active communication to ensure that the Senior Accounting Manager is kept appraised of status and to allow them to accommodate periods of absence and/or peak demand.
  • Demonstrating good attention to detail in all work that is undertaken to ensure the highest level of service is delivered to clients and ensuring that the team produces accounting data accurately, efficiently and within agreed timeframes.
  • Review all work performed by more junior members of the team relating to their assigned portfolio
  • Working closely with counterparts on other teams to ensure seamless and coordinated client service delivery.
  • In addition to the duties listed above, the Accounting Manager may be requested to perform any other ad hoc duties or projects as requested by the Senior Accounting Manager.


Key knowledge and experience:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline - holds a professional accountancy qualification
  • 3-5 years’ experience gained in either a financial reporting team or audit firm (preferably PERE but experience of other fund types is acceptable)
  • Detailed knowledge of and experience in fund accounting (preferably PERE but experience of other fund types is acceptable)
  • Extensive experience of financial statement preparation
  • Excellent knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Experience in operating an investment accounting system (preferably Investran but other systems are acceptable)
  • Ability to learn quickly and work within a team under the guidance of a manager/mentor
  • People management experience desirable but not essential


Working at TMF Group offers:

  • Learning opportunities: you will work with highly experienced colleagues who are ready to share their knowledge, and will receive the opportunity to work on diverse and complex client requests. You will also be able to apply for and be supported for training.
  • Value-driven work environment: you can expect integrity and respect from all your colleagues and your leadership team.
  • Teamwork: an environment where we learn from our mistakes and work together to improve our processes continuously. A no-blame culture where teamwork is important valued and lived daily.
  • Ambition: we are a growing company in which we constantly look for the next opportunity and where all ideas are welcome.

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