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Fund Services, Assistant Accounting Manager, CI

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Work type: Full time
Location: Guernsey, Guernsey - Saint Peter Port
Categories: Funds
Office Location: Guernsey

TMF Group helps its clients operate internationally and ‘belong’ wherever they are in the world. Our work includes helping companies of all sizes with business services such as HR and payroll, accounting and tax, corporate secretarial, global governance and administration and fiduciary services for structured finance, private equity and real estate investments.

Job Purpose

The role holder will support the Senior Manager / Manager in managing service delivery for a portfolio of complex alternative investment fund structures administered by TMF.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reviewing management accounts, financial statements and other reports for a portfolio of fund structures. Acting as a final reviewer.
  • Developing and maintaining effective relationships with clients.
  • Responsible for all aspects of accounting and financial reporting.
  • Managing the audit process: conducting detailed planning; being a central point of contact for all audit queries; ensuring that issues raised are resolved expediently and all parties are kept informed of the status.
  • Planning own workload, prioritising and managing deliverables accordingly.
  • Responsible for the management and review of the work performed by more junior members of the team.
  • Maintaining pro-active communication to ensure that the Senior Accounting Manager / Manager are 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.
  • Assisting with the monitoring and controlling of all incoming communication to ensure that it is directed to an appropriately skilled member of the team.
  • Ensuring all work complies with the Fund’s documentation, the Company’s policies and procedures and any regulatory requirements.
  • Seeking process improvements.
  • Assisting with the development and training of staff.
  • In addition to the duties listed above, the Assistant Accounting Manager may be requested to perform any other ad hoc duties or projects as requested.

Experience and qualifications

  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline or a professional accountancy qualification.
  • Knowledge of and experience in fund accounting (preferably PERE but experience of other fund types is acceptable).
  • Extensive experience of financial statement review and preparation.
  • Excellent knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP.
  • Experience in operating an investment accounting system (preferably Investran).
  • Have a good understanding of the transactions undertaken by alternative investment fund structures along with broader product and industry knowledge.
  • Ability to learn quickly and work within a team under the guidance of a manager/mentor.
  • People management experience desirable but not essential.

Make an impact

Our global presence in more than 80 countries allows you to impact how global and diverse clients do business as well as give back to the global communities we operate in

Be part of One TMF

At TMF Group, it’s our people who make us who we are. Our company thrives on entrepreneurial spirit and is full of proactive people who combine enthusiasm with responsibility and accountability.

A world of opportunity

Regardless of where you are in your career, TMF Group opens a world of opportunity where you will be part of our team and is supported in your global career journey.


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