Senior Associate

Senior Associate

Office       Guernsey

Division   Alternative Investments

We are looking for a new member to join our Alternative Investments team. The right canidate will be actively involved in the day to day accounting and administration of a range of fund clients, including Private Equity, Venture Capital, Real Estate and Litigation funds. He/She will ensure accurate bookkeeping is undertaken and management accounts and valuations are produced in line with all internal, regulatory and client SLA requirements. The completion and oversight of a variety of fund administration tasks as and when required to ensure a quality day to day service is delivered.


Key Responsibilities

  • To ensure the preparation and review of management accounts, valuations and other financial information is timely and accurate
  • Maintain and enhance relationships with existing client portfolio and where necessary assist with the on-boarding of new business
  • Assist with the handling and resolving complex / unusual operation problems
  • Build and develop and maintain solid relationships with intermediaries and third parties
  • Preparation of net asset valuations for other companies, partnerships including ensuring proper administration of the entities
  • Reconciliation of the client accounts
  • Assist with the development and automation of system processes and implement procedural changes necessary for continued growth of the department and enhancing operating efficiencies
  • To assist in the supervision and development of other members in the team
  • Assist with creating an environment that is flexible / adaptable / able to change to the demands of new and existing business flow, championing change
  • Communicate effectively and concisely with other team members
  • Maintain a courteous, positive and professional manner with both clients / colleagues at all times
  • Deal with ad hoc queries as and when required
  • Provide information to directors and service providers on an ad hoc basis
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of industry, legal and regulatory requirements

Qualifications and other requirements

  • A commitment to a career in the Guernsey Fund Industry
  • Demonstrated sound knowledge of fund administration, recording of financial transactions, preparation of net asset valuations, preparation of management accounts and other financial information
  • Demonstrated experience with working with private equity funds
  • Proven track record of meeting client deadlines and delivering excellent client service
  • Demonstrated ability to meet billing / cash collection targets and other administrative deadlines
  • Excellent levels of accuracy and attention to detail
  • The ability to work in a deadline driven environment whilst maintaining accuracy and focus
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in a fund accounting role or similar role / environment
  • Professional qualified or working towards qualification e.g ACCA, ACA
  • Excellent communication skills in both spoken and written English

Guernsey

Vistra Fund Services (Guernsey) Limited, PO Box 91, 11 New Street, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 3EG
+44 1481 726034
+44 1481 712167

How to apply

If you meet the requirements, please send your detailed CV (English) to;

Human Resources Manager
julie.hamon@vistra.com
+44 1481 754113

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