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Assistant Client Accountant

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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 Fund 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 team works closely with the corporate secretarial, financial reporting and investor services teams to ensure a seamless service delivery to clients.

The role will be responsible for undertaking bookkeeping, accounting and reporting services for a portfolio of complex alternative investment fund structures administered by TMF. The role holder will be required to undertake directed work and take responsibility for the achievement of the deadlines communicated by his/her Manager and the adherence to standard policy and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertaking the bookkeeping for a portfolio of complex alternative investment fund structures and conducting full, detailed reviews of own work prior to submission for review by the Senior Fund Accountant.
  • Demonstrating competence with all fund accounting work and progressing with more complex cases and an increased volume of work as knowledge of the entities and accounting standards (and professional studies) increases.
  • Maintaining pro-active communication to ensure that the Fund Accounting Manager is kept appraised of the status of all deliverables.
  • Working closely with counterparts on other teams to ensure seamless and coordinated service delivery.
  • Maintaining files in accordance with internal policies and procedures.
  • Proactively look to develop own skills within the wider business and assisting other teams
  • In addition to the duties listed above, the Fund Accountant may be requested to perform any other ad hoc duties or projects as requested by the Fund Accounting Manager.


Key knowledge and experience:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline.
  • 0-2 years’ experience in the financial services industry.
  • Have commenced or intends to commence study towards the completion of a professional accountancy qualification.
  • Ability to plan and organise oneself to meet challenging deadlines.
  • Ability to learn quickly and work within a team under the guidance of a manager /mentor.


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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