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Real Estate Fund Services, Assistant Accounting Manager, CI

Apply now Job no: 553375
Work type: Full time
Location: Jersey
Categories: Funds
Office Location: Jersey

TMF Group is a leading provider of critical administrative services, helping clients invest and operate safely around the world. We provide legal, financial and employee administration through TMF Group’s teams in 120 offices.

Job Purpose

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

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing and/or reviewing monthly/quarterly management accounts, annual financial statements, and other reports for a portfolio of real estate and fund structures.
  • 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 and a professional accountancy qualification. Part qualified accountants could be considered, depending on relevant experience.
  • 3-5 years’ experience gained in either a financial reporting team or audit firm (preferably PE/RE 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 real estate 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.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive Salary +
  • Private Medical insurance for self & family – which includes GP visits & eye tests
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • Death in Service (Life Assurance) – 4 times x salary
  • Critical Illness
  • Discretionary performance related bonus (which is linked to Company and individual’s performance)
  • Non – contributory social club
  • Working from Home Scheme Contribution 2020-2024 - All permanent staff can claim up to £400 over a 4 year cycle (contribution of £100 a year) towards an office desk, chair or broadband improvement (e.g. upgraded router).

Completion of probation: (probation is 20 weeks)

  • Defined contribution non-contributory pension scheme – Employer contribution - 10%
  • Fitness Club membership - £275 per year (receipts based)

Holidays:

  • Starting at 25.5 days – rising scale based on job role and completed years’ service
  • Option to buy or sell 5 days holiday per year or pro rata on working pattern

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