Fiduciary Accounting


Fiduciary Accounting

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Job Description

Job title: Accountant
Department: Fiduciary Accounting
Reporting to: Head of Fiduciary Accounting
Job Level: 3
Role purpose: Accountant working in the Fiduciary Accounting team providing accounting support the Private Client Services and Fund and Corporate Services teams.
Core responsibilities:
  • Prepare statutory and non-statutory accounts for a broad range of client entities to a high standard;
  • Produce adequate working papers, with backup documentation;
  • Deal with queries and follow up administrative action with may be required during and on completion of the accounts;
  • Review the accounting records of client ledgers and ensure that all relevant documentation is correct and up-to-date, taking appropriate action to rectify any issues or problems;
  • Post period end accruals ad other adjustments;
  • Control costs of accounts production and ensure budgets are observed.
Technical / Professional / Qualification Requirements:
  • ICAEW/ ACCA Accountancy Qualifications or equivalent qualification or experience;
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development;
  • Experience of 5Series desirable but not essential;
  • Experience within Funds, Corporate and Private Client Services environment desirable but not essential.
Person Specification / Competencies Client: Engendering a strong, proactive client focus amongst team and business. Manages internal and external relationships delivering a consistent and quality service. Sets standards and develops others to achieve them.
Company: Has a strong commercial outlook, supports the development of procedures and is aware of risk, managing and protecting self, team and business against risk and within regulation. Has an innovative approach to work considering solutions and encourages innovation from their peers. Proactively reviews process and procedures to identify areas for efficiencies and offers solutions in support of enhancement. Promotes the sharing of knowledge across business lines, approaching tasks with enthusiasm and integrity.
People: Works collaboratively across teams and business lines in support of the wider Company ambitions. A professional and credible team member with strong communication skills that engender a positive people culture.