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Senior Accountant

Alter Domus Alter Domus

Saint Helier, Jersey

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Fund Administration Services

This is fund accounting and administration at its finest. Where we pair end-to-end expertise with a full spectrum of integrated solutions to exceed our clients’ needs. Here, we advance what’s possible. And give you every opportunity to advance yourself in this fast-moving data-led area.

Successful Profile

What makes a successful member of our team? Check out these top traits we're looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Analytical
  • Communicator
  • Detail-oriented
  • Motivational
  • Problem-solver
  • Team player
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Culture

Our culture is unlike anywhere else. We are proud of what we have built so far – even as we continue to push our boundaries, to ensure our success in the future. Our environment is powered by a unique set of values and one deliberate mission. To perform, together. By harnessing technology and the collective intelligence of our people, we make the investment management process run smoother: transparent, data led decision making on a global scale. We are The Alternative.

Career path

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Manager

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Director

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Employee benefits

The Academy

The Academy

Work/Life Balance

Work/Life Balance

Flexible Working Hours

Flexible Working Hours

Competitive packages with extra benefits depending on location

Competitive packages with extra benefits depending on location

Extra days depending on location and birthday leave

Extra days depending on location and birthday leave

Team Work

Team Work

Senior Accountant

ABOUT US 

We are Alter Domus. Meaning “The Other House” in Latin, Alter Domus is proud to be home to 85% of the top 30 asset managers in the alternatives industry, and more than 5,000 professionals across 23 countries. 

With a deep understanding of what it takes to succeed in alternatives, we believe in being different. Invest yourself in the alternative, and join an organization where you progress on merit, where you can speak openly with whoever you are speaking to, and where you will be supported along whichever path you choose to take. 

Find out more about life at Alter Domus at careers.alterdomus.com  


JOB DESCRIPTION:

We have vacancies in our Private Equity, Real Estate and Corporate Services teams where you will be responsible for a portfolio of clients and will work as part of a team to achieve and meet their needs. Specific responsibilities include the following;


• Acting as the main accounting liaison and point of contact for certain clients;
• You will be an important link between management and junior staff, responsible for and knowledgeable about the quality of the work that is carried out for your clients;
• You will review work produced for submission to senior level staff;
• Involvement with the day-to-day operations of the client and following up with third parties, including investors and clients;
• Collaborating with the corporate administrators in the preparation of periodic reports and regulatory reports for the corporate entities;
• You will be responsible for the technical coaching of junior staff;
• Together with the manager, you will decide and follow up on the planning of the fund accounting workflow process;
• Ensuring effective cash management of client entities and review of cash reconciliations;
• Bookkeeping and reporting of companies, funds and associated fund structures;
• Preparing of client entities management accounts and financial statements under UK GAAP or IFRS (primary statements and notes utilising trial balances and associated documentation);
• Liaising with tax advisors in respect of ongoing tax compliance responsibilities;
• Responding to clients' requests in terms of tax planning in close collaboration with external tax advisors, if needed; and
• Be part of a team of part or fully qualified accountants and ensure all reporting deadlines are adhered too.


YOUR PROFILE:


• You are either a fully or part qualified accountant, either ACCA or ACA;
• You have minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in the fields of funds accounting, corporate services or audit;
• Ambitious with a high level of energy and commitment;
• Ability to work under pressure and meet a range of deadlines;
• Excellent communication skills;
• Adaptable approach to using appropriate software and systems; and
• You possess team spirit, the capacity to build strong client relationships, and take initiative to act without waiting for direction when appropriate.

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WHAT WE OFFER:

We are committed to supporting your development, advancing your career, and providing benefits that matter to you. 

Our industry-leading Alter Domus Academy offers six learning zones for every stage of your career, with resources tailored to your ambitions and resources from LinkedIn Learning. 

Our global benefits also include: 

  • Support for professional accreditations such as ACCA and study leave 
  • Flexible arrangements, generous holidays, birthday leave and graduation leave 
  • Continuous mentoring along your career progression 
  • Active sports, events and social committees across our offices 
  • Support with mental, physical, emotional and financial support 24/7 from our Employee Assistance Program 
  • The opportunity to invest in our growth and success through our Employee Share Plan 
  • Plus additional local benefits depending on your location 

Equity in every sense of the word 

We are in the business of equity, in every sense of the word. For us, this means taking action to ensure every colleague has equal opportunity, valuing every voice and experience across our organisation, maintaining an inclusive culture where you can bring your whole self to work, and making Alter Domus a workplace where everyone feels they belong. 

We celebrate our differences, and understand that our success relies on diverse perspectives and experiences, working towards shared goals and a common purpose. Thanks to the work of our Group DE&I Committee and network of DE&I Champions, we empower all of our people to be truly invested in the alternative.  

We are committed to ensuring an inclusive recruiting and onboarding process. Please contact our hiring team if you require any accommodations to make our recruitment process more accessible for you. 

(Alter Domus Privacy notice can be reviewed via Alter Domus webpage: https://alterdomus.com/privacy-notice/)

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Hear from the team

"Alter Domus were fully supportive through my studying path, providing study support in the way of study fees and study leave, as well as some flexible working towards nearer each exam to help me manage with work/life (and exam!) balance.

Carla Walmsley, Senior Manager - Fund Services, Jersey

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