Senior Associate Accountant

Job description

Key responsibilities

  • Provide day-to-day financial reporting services to a portfolio of clients and structures, ensuring compliance with internal policies and procedures;
  • Preparation of financial statements in compliance with GAAP (IFRS, US GAAP, FRS 102 and LUX GAAP);
  • Preparation of accounting files, including checklists to support the effective review of the financial statements;
  • Work closely with the sending locations to ensure that accounting records are accurate and transactions and activity within the portfolio are understood and incorporated into the disclosures as appropriate;
  • Complete all day-to-day matters in a timely and satisfactory manner;
  • Ensure high quality service delivery;
  • Ensure any discrepancy is monitored and resolved professionally;
  • Process review, client and audit comments and support the process to ensure the completion of milestones and deadlines;
  • Identify and close out accounting issues promptly;
  • Prepare accounts review checklists to support the effective review of financial statements and save signed copies of the checklists on appropriate drive;
  • Prepare and file CRS and FATCA returns for multiple jurisdictions as may be necessary from time-to-time;
  • Perform other duties to support the Manager and team as may be necessary from time-to-time.


Skills / experience

  • 1-3 years’ working experience;
  • Qualified, Graduate or partly qualified Accountant;
  • Passionate about financial markets and reporting;
  • Good knowledge of IFRS and willingness to gain working knowledge of other GAAPs such as UK GAAP, US GAAP, Lux GAAP and SFRS;
  • Experience/exposure of accounting for structures holding alternative assets, including Real Estate assets; Debt & Private Equity;
  • Knowledge of CRS and FATCA will be an advantage;
  • Exposure in working with other Teams across the Globe;
  • Well organised and can work within tight deadlines;
  • Excellent spoken and written English