Dynamic corporate services and fiduciary firm. Their rapidly growing, high-achieving team is made up of professionals from a variety of backgrounds including law, accounting, company secretarial and administration.
Skills & Competences :
Qualified ACA / ACCA accountant, with a minimum of 4 years post qualification financial services experience in a relevant auditing / accounting role within a Top 10 accounting firm or corporate services company;
Ability to review complicated SPV transactions from an accounting perspective and lead the on boarding and delivery of all related accounting requirements;
Strong technical accounting knowledge;
Experience in managing audit trainees / newly qualified accountants;
Experience at either performing an audit or preparing for and answering audit queries;
Experience in a financial reporting role would be an advantage, though not essential;
Key Responsibilities :
The successful candidate will be a senior member of the accounting team and part of a busy, client facing, professionally qualified team working under the direction of the Head of Accounting and Managing Director.
Their main responsibilities will include :
Preparation of financial statements for a varied portfolio of capital markets and aircraft leasing SPVs in line with transactional and statutory deadlines.
Beginning to end responsibility for leading the preparation of financial statements under IFRS or local GAAP, including active involvement in both audit preparation and delivery;
Lead the on boarding of new clients from an accounting perspective by reviewing deal transaction documents, designing the general ledger, assessing the applicable accounting treatment, booking the initial accounting entries and drafting the initial financial statements;
Train and manage less experienced members of the team;
In time take on a portfolio of SPV directorships thereby getting a broader exposure to the transaction and clients;