Accounts Assistant - Client Technician

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Accounting, Financial Services, Legal
£23,000 to £32,000 per annum
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Accounts Assistant - Client Technician | AAT Qualified or ACCA Part-qualified | Salary �23- 32,000 | Gibraltar

SRGEurope has been appointed to recruit an AAT qualified or ACCA/CIMA equivalent Accounts Assistant to join a high profile professional services company based in Gibraltar. Our client is dynamic, professional, and has an incredibly talented work-force. The Accounts Assistant is responsible for the regular and prompt preparation of high quality financial statements for a portfolio of clients consisting of Trusts, Companies and Partnerships as part of the Firm’s provision of fiduciary services.

Accounts Assistant Responsibilities:

* Maintain accounting records in the client entity database (Viewpoint)

* Ensure the provision of accurate and timely financial statements prepared in accordance with relevant accounting standards for specific companies and trusts for audit and/or submission direct to the client and regulatory authorities
* Deals with resulting queries and accounting review points from third parties
* Preparation of tax returns as appropriate
* Maintain loan, interest, income and expense schedules
* Ensure accounting procedure queries can be answered by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulation
* Be fully conversant with a computerised accounting system and maintain a good knowledge of spreadsheet applications
* Ensure client expectations and accounting deadlines are properly managed
* Calculate the corporate management trust and accounts preparation fees of companies and trusts administered
* Provide information to Clients, Auditors and other third parties in a professional manner
* Advise and liaise with Company and Trust administration staff with regard to the accounting needs of clients
* Keep up to date with legislative changes (Tax Act, Companies Act, Insolvency Act) and Financial Reporting Standards (e.g. new UK GAAP and changes to IFRS

Accounts Assistant Requirements:

* Sound intellectual skills evidenced by a strong academic background, preferably to graduate level or equivalent combination of A-levels, further training and experience. Must hold at least 5 GCSEs (A-C) or equivalent, to include Maths and English

* Qualified AAT / Studying towards ACCA, ACA
* Experience in an accountancy or financial services environment
* Experience of dealing with complex and detailed financial information
* Prior experience of preparing Trust Accounts would be an advantage
* Detailed knowledge of accounting standards (IFRS, UK GAAP) and concepts
* Able to make reasoned and objective decisions based on sound accounting knowledge
* Highly proficient in relevant accounting software
* Advanced knowledge of MS Office suite - Excel and Word

The Company

Our client is one of Gibraltar’s leading Professional Services companies. They have a strong market share and have a reputation for excellence. For a complete job description please call +350 200 69999.

Why Gibraltar?

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory on the edge of the Iberian Peninsula neighbouring Southern Spain. It boasts 300 days of sunshine per year, a relaxed out of work lifestyle and is easily accessible to the rest of Europe from Gibraltar and Malaga airports. The primary currency in Gibraltar is pounds/sterling and there are excellent English speaking schools if you are relocating with your family. We can even help you with your relocation process read more here:

To Apply

If you would like to proceed to the next stage press apply now, if you just want to know more e-mail us at or to call us for Gibraltar +350 200 69999, for UK 0207 183 6462 we look forward to hearing from you.

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Accounts Assistant | AAT | ACCA | Fiduciary Services | Clients | Viewpoint | Trust Accounts

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 183 6462
Contact: Angelique Pearson

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