Accountancy is a vital profession contributing to the global economy and offers an interesting, challenging and diverse career path for ambitious individuals.  

Every year we see increasing numbers of accounting opportunities in Jersey across a variety of sectors, including the financial services, commercial and public sector. With prestigious firms offering training roles and global companies establishing their Head Office functions in Jersey, accounting provides a diverse range of roles with significant possibility for future growth and progression.

Studying towards a professional qualification is largely supported by employers in Jersey, typically ICAEW – ACA or ACCA to become a Chartered or Professional Accountant.

Career opportunities may include: Audit Professional, Management Accountant, Financial Controller, Finance Director, Fund Accountant, Systems Accountant and many more.

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Fund Accountant | Contract

Jersey

​A leading financial services organisation is seeking an experienced Fund Accountant/Senior Fund Accountant to provide support to the growing Private Equity team on a fixed term contract basis.Experience and skills required:Previous fund accounting experience Either hold or currently working towards a relevant professional qualification Strong organisational and time management skills Ability to work well within a team.  If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email jobs@rowlands.co.ukWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.

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Audit Senior

Jersey

​An ambitious, entrepreneurial and growing financial services business, with strong leadership and a shared direction to provide exceptional service to clients, is offering stimulating work and excellent development opportunities for a proactive audit professional.Being part of an inclusive, collaborative and supportive working culture, you will be encouraged to reach your full potential and be provided with the tools and career opportunities in order to do so.Responsibilities will include:Running audit and other assurance engagements, from planning to completion and to deadline Producing comprehensive and accurate audit files and working papers Liaising with clients on audit requirements, arranging meetings and providing status updates Assisting with KYC updates, WIP analysis, billing and other ad hoc client related work Participating in quality control reviews and implementing improvements Experience and skills required:Either hold or currently working towards a relevant professional qualification Previous experience working on audits carried out in accordance with the International Standards on Auditing (ISA)An understanding of Jersey’s Financial Services regime or a similar regulated financial services regime would be an advantageWorks collaboratively in a team with strong communication skills.Ability to work independently using own initiative If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email jobs@rowlands.co.ukWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.

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Financial Accountant

Jersey

​Further your career in financial services by joining a well-regarded fiduciary business which delivers tailored high quality advice to companies and family businesses.As a key member of the group finance team you will be part of an organisation which recognises the need to develop and expand employee’s skill sets and encourages career growth, as well as supporting a social culture which celebrates the companies’ inclusive culture.Responsibilities will include:Planning and managing audits and liaising with auditors during this processWorking collaboratively with the Senior Finance Officer and Group Finance Director to drive financial control across the group; ensuring inter-company positions are agreed and recharges are accounted for correctlyEnsuring a quality service is delivered at all times to internal and external clients and to agreed deadlinesPreparing calculations for new acquisitions and reviewing existing acquisitionsContributing to the development of financial processes and systems, ensuring these procedures are clearly documentedExperience and skills required:Qualified Accountant with a strong knowledge of GAAP/IFRS and its practical applicationConfident communication skillsKeen attention to detailDemonstrate a high level of technical competency and an ability to impart that knowledge to others effectivelyExcellent prioritisation and time management skillsIf you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email jobs@rowlands.co.ukWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.

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Senior Financial Planning Analyst

Jersey

​A great opportunity to join the group finance team in a dynamic fiduciary business which celebrates inclusivity and encourages career growth.Reporting to the Group Finance Director you will assist with the provision of financial management information which drives business performance and is used for strategic group decision making.Responsibilities will include:Providing all financial management information and business intelligence informationWorking with colleagues to manage the budget and performance reporting timetable, process and deliverables Providing active support in relation to business and financial planningAssisting with the integration of acquisitions Supporting monitoring and reporting processes Experience and skills required:Qualified Accountant with a minimum of 5 years’ post qualification experienceExpertise in business planning and financial analysis Strong financial and regulatory reporting experience including knowledge of IFRS Good time management skillsAbility to work collaboratively across multiple functionsIf you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email jobs@rowlands.co.ukWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.

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Assistant Manager | Payroll

Jersey

​Due to continued growth, a global provider of fund and corporate services is seeking an enthusiastic individual with strong numerical skills to join their HR team.This is a new and rewarding opportunity for an Assistant Manager to join the payroll function and to be responsible for processing payrolls across multiple jurisdictions, as well as assisting with the planning, oversight, development and delivery of compensation programmes that enable the business to attract and retain the best talent available in the marketplace.Responsibilities will include:Coordinating, administering and processing monthly and ad hoc multi-jurisdictional payrollsPreparing statutory return data for review and approval across each jurisdictionProactively reviewing and developing the payroll function to ensure it continues to meet business needsAssisting the Compensation and Benefits Manager in reviewing compensation surveys to ensure the business remains competitive in each jurisdiction in which it operatesActively contributing and a being a key member of the a multi-jurisdictional HR team, building strong working relationshipsExperience and skills required:Ideally have previous experience working within accountingMathematical aptitude and good numerical skillsClear and concise communication skillsAbility to work independently and as part of a teamReliable, dependable and trustworthyIf you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email jobs@rowlands.co.ukWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.

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Manager | Private Equity Accounting

Jersey

​A rewarding career opportunity for a private equity specialist to assist with the set-up/onboarding and subsequent ongoing accounting of private equity funds, in a leading bank that operates on a global scale. You will be inspired to focus on innovative ways to drive the business forward and will be part of a team who are encouraged to work in a creative environment.In response to delivering an excellent service to the clients you can expect to receive a highly competitive flexible benefits package.As a private equity specialist you will be responsible for the fund valuation, investor reporting and accounting services provided to clients. In this role you will report to the Associate Director of private equity accounting services, ensuring that the provision of accounting services are aligned with the clients service level agreement, all internal and external deadlines are considered and met and all operational policies, procedures and checklists are followed.Responsibilities will include:Assisting with the drafting and reviewing of service level agreements incorporating measurable and meaningful key performance indicatorsOverseeing and being actively involved in the day-to-day servicing of private equity fund clientsSupervising the accurate, efficient and timely delivery of all valuations, capital accounts, quarterly statements and annual financial statementsAssisting the onboarding deal team with the set-up and take-on process of any new private equity businessBuilding strong working relationships with external parties related to the fundExperience and skills required:Experience within the finance industry and specifically experience in private equity fund accounting preparationHold a recognised accountancy qualification (e.g. ACCA/ACA)Experience in people managementExcellent working knowledge of fund accounting practices and standards, particularly IFRS, UK GAAP and US GAAPSound analytical skills and strong problem solving skills with an excellent awareness of commercial and risk management based client solutionsIf you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email jobs@rowlands.co.ukWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.

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