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.
With our knowledge and experience we are ideally placed to help you develop your career in accountancy. We understand what employers are looking for and will connect you with the right opportunity; guiding you through every step of the application process and sharing our market knowledge and advice.
Permanent Full Time Hours
Play a key role supporting the finance function of a leading offshore legal firm, which is intellectually rigorous and genuinely innovative in seeking solutions to problems.If you have a passion and curiosity for new technology developments and are a part or fully qualified Accountant, this could be the opportunity for you!Responsibilities will include:Assisting with the preparation of the group management accounts Preparing weekly and monthly reporting and KPI reporting Extracting, interrogating and analysing data to support business decision making Monitoring practice management system performance Providing assistance on projects regarding process analysis and improvements Experience and skills required:Part or fully qualified AccountantData visualisation expertiseStrong modeller and good with data manipulationOrganised and methodical approach to tasks Motivated and a curiosity for new methods and developments If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email email@example.comWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.View details
Permanent Full Time Hours
Senior Client Accountant
Join the growing governance services team of this leading law firm where you will work closely with the global client accounting team providing accounting services to a range of client entities.Working in a thriving and collaborative environment, this organisation prides themselves on being committed to helping employees excel and reach their full potential whilst recognising the value of different perspectives and opinions.If you are an experienced Bookkeeper with good technical accounting knowledge or a part qualified Accountant studying toward a relevant qualification, and have a positive, flexible and service orientated approach this could be the next career opportunity for you.Responsibilities will include:Maintaining accurate and up to date accounting records in the client entity databaseAssisting with the preparation of accurate and timely financial statementsPreparing monthly, quarterly and semi-annual reports and net asset valuationsWorking closely with colleagues ensuring to adhere to client expectations and meeting relevant deadlinesProviding advice, support and explanations to colleagues as requestedExperience and skills required:Be studying towards a relevant professional qualification (ACCA or equivalent)Previous experience of working with accounting systems, particularly Viewpoint would be an advantageGood working knowledge of ExcelAn aptitude for data analysis and problem solvingAbility to prioritise tasks and work to deadlines together with excellent verbal and written communication skillsIf you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email firstname.lastname@example.orgWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.View details
Permanent Full Time Hours
Financial Control Manager
Take the next step in your accounting career and be part of a global network of experts with a diverse range of specialisms, consistently recognised as leaders in the professional services sector.Alongside managing the financial control function, you will support the Group Financial Controller in the delivery of accurate and insightful financial information to key stakeholders, assist the financial planning and analysis team with reporting on the commercial performance of the business and manage the audit and statutory reporting process for the business.Responsibilities will include:Closing the books on a monthly basis and managing the general ledger Acting as subject matter expert for designated key accounting issues Carrying out technical accounting tasks, ensuring IFRS standards are adhered too Acting as first point of contact on the audit and statutory reporting process Assisting with tax and regulatory compliance reportingWorking closely with the finance operations team on tasks such as reviewing reconciliations, purchase ledgers and receivablesExperience and skills required:Hold a relevant finance, accountancy or treasury qualification gained ideally in a Big 4 accountancy firm ACA/ACCA qualified or equivalent Strong knowledge of IFRS and other GAAPs Previous experience working in a fast-paced change environment Previous trust and corporate services industry experience would be an advantage but is not essentialAssertive, decisive and approachable individual with the ability to make independent decisions using own initiativeIf you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email email@example.comWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.View details
Permanent Full Time Hours
Further your career in a fast-paced environment where every day will bring a new challenge and you will have the opportunity to make a real difference through daily interactions with colleagues and clients all over the world, to build networks and broaden horizons.As a vital member of the fund accounting team, you will be responsible for a variety of duties to ensure increased productivity, efficiencies and exceptional service to the business and clients is continuously delivered.If you are a qualified Accountant, with relevant experience within funds, and strong communications skills, looking for a new challenge with a company that will fully support your career aspirations, this could be the ideal role for you.Responsibilities will include:Reviewing and entering of transactions onto the fund accounting systemPreparation of quarterly, semi-annual and annual financial statementsPreparation of monthly NAV’sLiaising with clients and auditorsExperience and skills required:Hold a relevant accounting qualificationRelevant experience within fundsGood knowledge of the Jersey finance industryRelevant experience within a similar roleIf you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email firstname.lastname@example.orgWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.View details
Contract Full Time Hours
Accounts Payable/Receivable Manager | Contract
Join a fast-paced commercial environment, on an initial 3 month contract, to manage the finance operations team, ensuring daily requirements of the business are performed to a high standard.In this role, you will be expected to maintain control over the business’ cash and treasury functions to contribute towards the ongoing sound financial direction of the business.This role requires flexibility in working hours and has the potential to become a permanent position.Responsibilities will include:Managing the workload of the accounts payable/receivable team on a day-to-day basisAssisting in resolving queries from the team and providing on-the-job training/coaching Ensuring that supplier statement reconciliations are completed accurately and in a timely mannerCompleting monthly reconciliations on sensitive and confidential areas such as payrollReviewing and authorising payments from the business’ bank accounts, ensuring that suppliers are paid to agreed termsExperience and skills required:CAT/AAT qualified Accountant or working towards an accounting qualification such as ACCA/ACA/CIMA, or qualified by experienceStrong knowledge of Excel and computer literacyStrong people management skills Good telephone manner is essentialIf you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email email@example.comWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.View details
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Tax Reporting Specialist
Join an inclusive and diverse workforce within a highly regarded, global wealth management business, where collaboration is key and everyone’s opinions, perspectives and dedication play a key role in contributing to the success of this organisation.Being part of the business risk and regulatory management team, you will primarily assist with tax reporting, however a flexible approach and willingness to learn other departmental tasks is also important, as you will also be asked to support the rest of the team.Responsibilities will include:Reviewing and processing CRS, FATCA and cross board tax documentation Providing support to Client Advisors with documentation management Ensuring client classifications are accurately recorded on the system Undertaking timely and accurate CRS and FATCA reporting Contributing to the effective implementation of task risk controls and improvementsExperience and skills required:Previous experience and good technical understanding of CRS and FATCA reporting requirements gained in a banking, securities or client onboarding roleMethodical and solution orientated way of thinking Familiar with procedure documentation and/or process improvement Highly motivated, proactive and a strong team player Excellent prioritisation and multi-tasking skills If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email firstname.lastname@example.orgWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.View details
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