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Trainee Fund Accountant

Salary notes: 
Competitive
Job/scheme locations: 
Southampton, Jersey, Guernsey
Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
Closing date: 
Open/ongoing

The purpose of this position is to assist with the routine day-to-day accounting of fund structures under the direction of a Financial Reporting Manager.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist with all aspects of the bookkeeping of funds, management companies and associated fund structures
  • Assist with all aspects of accounting matters, including the preparation, reconciliation and proofing of investor reports, statutory financial statements, and ad-hoc investor requests
  • Assist with the completion of routine audit queries
  • Prepare periodic bank reconciliations and provide or source supporting documentation evidencing transactions
  • Maintain accurate records on eFront and Microsoft Excel working paper schedules for all aspects of bookkeeping
  • Assist in the preparation and reconciliation of periodic direct and indirect tax returns

Skills, knowledge, expertise:

  • The candidate should have a desire to study towards a relevant professional qualification (supported by the Aztec Group)
  • Sound technical financial services knowledge (to be supported through the Aztec Academy)
  • Computer literacy and interpersonal skills are essential

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More about this vacancy

Region: 
UK
Number of vacancies: 
6 to 10
Benefits: 
Bonus (discretionary), Life assurance, Pension scheme (with company contribution), Private healthcare
Days' holiday: 
25 days

Degree subjects accepted:

All degree subjects accepted
Degree requirements: 
2.1
Skills required: 
Desire to study towards a professional qualification, sound technical financial services knowledge
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