Job Details

Gibraltar Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Sector: Accounting & Finance Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP Contact: Angelique Pearson

Accountant |Professional Services |Gibraltar | Competitive Salary + Benefits

The Role

SRGEurope have been appointed to recruit an experienced Accountant for an exciting Legal company based in the thriving jurisdiction of Gibraltar. The Accountant role 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 our clients provision of fiduciary services. You will be a near or newly qualified ACCA, ACA or similar.

If you have considerable Accounts experience and are looking to take the next step in your career then this could be the role for you.

What's on offer to you?

  • Excellent working conditions and flexible working environment

  • Above market salary plus extensive benefits

  • Study support for relevant qualifications if required

What You Will Be Doing

  • 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

  • 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 the Firm's lawyers and 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's).

What You Will Need to Succeed In This Role

  • Must hold at least 5 GCSEs (A-C) or equivalent, to include Maths and English.

  • Newly Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA) or near to finishing with 2 or 3 papers left to completion.

  • Experience in an accountancy or financial services environment.

  • Experience of dealing with complex and detailed financial information.

  • 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 Outlook essential.

  • Experience of Viewpoint would be an advantage.

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Demonstrates excellent analytical skills including ability to analyse complex data sets and a logical approach to problem solving.

  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative

  • Able to efficiently prioritise and manage workload of self and others to meet tight deadlines.

To Apply

Please click on the 'apply' button and upload your CV and a Cover Letter or alternatively contact Angelique Pearson, Managing Director by email or call Gibraltar +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 will help you with your relocation process about which you can read here:

Key Words: Financial Accountant| Newly qualified ACCA, ACA |Qualified ACCA,ACA

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