Senior Financial Account Manager

Location

Jersey


About Intertrust
Intertrust is a global leader in providing expert administrative services to clients operating and investing in the international business environment. The Company has more than 2,500 employees across 39 offices and 28 jurisdictions in Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle-East. Intertrust has leading market positions in selected key financial markets, including the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Jersey and the Americas. Intertrust delivers high-quality, tailored corporate, fund, capital market and private wealth services to its clients, with a view to building long-term relationships. The Company works with global law firms and accountancy firms, multinational corporations, financial institutions, fund managers, high net worth individuals and family offices.

Technical Attributes
•    Providing guidance and assistance to Senior Financial Accounts Managers and Financial Accounts Managers on the conduct of their responsibilities.
•    Co-ordinating and reviewing of accounting deliverables and manage the quality control  and review process prior to work being presented to directors, clients and their advisors
•    Ensuring that all accounting deliverables are prepared and reviewed within agreed/prescribed timeframes.
•    Strong technical knowledge of IFRS, UK GAAP, US GAAP and LUX GAAP and being able to perform Technical review of accounting deliverables by the senior fund accountants. This also involves acting as technical consultant for the clients on accounting matters
•    Ensuring that all audit liaison work by the Fund Accounting Team are planned in advance and that the audit process is managed efficiently and effectively
•    Leading the team in maximising the use of technology and business tools available in servicing the clients
•    Daily NAV review and approval for open-ended funds client

Client Care
•    Direct responsibility for the Fund Accounting Team's bookkeeping and accounts preparation function
•    Performing regular updates and meetings with the administration and management teams  on important aspects client service delivery
•    Acting as a principal point of contact for clients on accounting services matters
•    Performing regular check-ins with key clients on the quality of accounting services and implementing improvements and action plans if necessary

People & Team
•    Ensuring that all team members receive the necessary training, assistance and resource necessary for their roles and responsibilities
•    Setting objectives for the Fund Accounting Team in line with that of the Fund Services Department. This also includes tailoring the objectives in accordance with the team member's own strengths and areas for developments
•    Ensuring fair and appropriate client portfolio distribution within the Fund Accounting Team
•    Conducting appraisals and agreeing developmental actions with team members
•    Holding regular one-to-one and team meetings
•    Conducting job interviews and managing and driving the recruitment process

Financials
•    Assisting with the preparation of fee proposals including involvement in presenting to prospective clients. This also involves being involved in client take-on to ensure favourable client experience
•    Ensuring any ad-hoc work performed for the client are monitored for possibility of additional fees/billing
•    Ensuring accurate time recording by the Fund Accounting Team
•    Implementing improvements with regard to the Fund Accounting Team's processes and controls

Skills & Expertise
•    Must be committed and driven to achieving excellence for themselves and their client
•    Strong academic background
•    Dynamic, proactive and forward thinking
•    Hold a professional accounting qualification (eg ACCA/ACA/CPA)
•    Experience in a similar role
•    Preference for big 4 background

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