Senior Accountant – Jersey

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the integrity and accuracy of all ledgers
  • Managing the credit collection process and ensuring any issues in accounts receivable are promptly addressed.
  • Performing bank reconciliations and management of bank accounts.
  • Ensuring all inter-company transactions are properly recorded and balances reconciled.
  • Reconciliation of other key balance sheet accounts.
  • Payroll liaison with outsourcers for UK and overseas employees and preparation of the Jersey payroll.
  • Calculating sales commissions for the investment team on a monthly basis, putting in place procedures to ensure that the correct information is captured to enable commissions to be easily understood.
  • Ensuring that revenue recognition is correct by ensuring all cut-off procedures are documented and adhered to.
  • Preparation of VAT and EC sales returns.
  • Maintenance of dormant company ledgers and statutory accounts as necessary.

Qualifications and Experience required:

  • A recognised Accountancy qualification [ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalents] with 2-3 years’ PQE.
  • Have worked in a commercial environment
  • Knowledge of high volume retail operations would be an advantage

Skills required:   

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong numeric and analytical skills
  • Fluency in Excel
  • Working IT knowledge (e.g. Microsoft packages)
  • Able to lean and fully understand new enterprise accounting systems
  • Able to work as a team

Person specification:

  • Ability to quickly learn and fully understand new enterprise accounting systems.
  • Can do attitude
  • Commercially focused
  • Positive attitude
  • Drive to see tasks through to completion

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