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Trainee Accountant

  • Accounting
  • Jersey
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • 33579

Description

Great opportunity for the right person to assist with client and admin matters.  Duties will involve regular drafting of financial statements for specific trust and company accounts; preparing working papers to support information in financial statements in accordance with procedures; calculating and accounting for accrued and prepaid expenses; accrued and advance income; foreign currency revaluations; dealing with accounting review points; liaising with administrators or third parties regarding information required; undertaking specific projects; posting journal entries; writing simple letters/faxes; general filing; completing checklists; drafting basic financial statements; maintaining computer data; reconciling investment valuations and bank statements; reporting complaints and suspicions; ensuring risk issues reported to Directors and Compliance; promoting teamwork culture; understanding how individual roles contribute to client vision; understanding need for change; attending seminars and workshops and reading industry publications; identifying areas to improve own knowledge and skills.

Candidate will have good knowledge of offshore fiduciary services; good interpersonal skills for dealing with intermediaries and clients; excellent time management and organisation; sound judgement; good understanding of financial markets and finances in general; excellent communication skills; knowledge of compliance issues and the regulatory framework; educated to “A” level. Upon successful completion of the company’s standard 3 month probationary period, the trainee will be enrolled upon a suitable accounting programme such as ACCA or equivalent, in order to develop accounting skills.

Five years continuous residence in Jersey required. 

RECRUITMENT CONTACT

francesca.cronin@thomasdessain.com or katie.lock@thomasdessain.com

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