Senior Financial Systems Accountant

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  • Location

    Jersey

  • Reference

    MRJ 12044

  • Salary

    Up to £40,000

    Up to £40K

  • Type

    Permanent

The Role

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As a Senior Financial Systems Accountant, you will be responsible for the interpretation of accounting and administration requirements, designing and implementing solutions to meet the demands of clients. You will report directly to the Financial Systems Manager.

Key responsibilities:

  • Monitoring the progress of tickets raised via the support desk and ensuring reporting lines are completing tickets in a timely manner, keeping client teams appraised of progress;
  • Application and report testing (System Integration Testing) and reconciliation activities;
  • Communicate clearly with all stakeholders, both verbally and in writing;
  • Consideration of scalable solutions, and to maintaining a core configuration, with continual group improvements;
  • To give consideration of training and development needs for junior team members;
  • Act as lead contact for large client migration projects.
  • Take an active role in the migrations from FIC to FIA;
  • Supporting with the development, testing and implementation of defect resolution and system enhancements;
  • Gathering of requirements for reports, working with the reporting team, contractors, or independently to develop reports.

The Candidate

  • Strong technical financial services industry knowledge;
  • Strong A Level or Degree qualifications;
  • Part or fully qualified in a relevant professional qualification (ACCA, ACA, ICSA or relevant IT qualification) and prior business experience in private equity or real assets;
  • Advanced PC skills notably MS Office suite as well as a familiarity with programming languages such as VBA & VB Script, SAS and Transact-SQL;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are required to develop close working relationships with stakeholders;
  • Previous working experience with eFront FIA, or with private equity using equivalent systems;
  • General problem solving and methodical approach;
  • Genuine interest in technology and systems.

The Company

One of Jersey’s largest employers, with over 300 employees providing fund and corporate services to some of the world’s leading companies.

The Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • On the job training
  • Professional development
  • Great team!

The Location

Jersey is situated off the coast of Normandy, France. It is an independent Crown Dependency of the United Kingdom and home to around 100,000 people. It is English speaking and salaries are paid in Sterling.

The island offers a rare mixture of British culture with a substantially warmer climate. It also boasts low domestic tax rates, short commutes, a stable economic and political environment, and a unique local culture.

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