Accounts Assistant

Job Details

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

Accounts Assistant |Fiduciary |Gibraltar | Competitive Salary + Benefits

The Role

SRGEurope have been appointed to recruit a career focussed Accounts Assistant for an expanding Fiduciary company based in the thriving jurisdiction of Gibraltar. The Accounts Assistant role is responsible for the regular and prompt preparation of high quality financial accounting information and statements.

If you have considerable Accounts Assistant experience and 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

  • Assist with 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

  • Process the resulting queries and accounting review points from third parties

  • Assist with 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 alongside your Manager

  • Calculate the corporate management trust and accounts preparation fees of companies and trusts administered

  • 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's).

  • Undertake any other duties that are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.

What You Will Need to Succeed In This Role

  • 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.)

  • Part-qualified Accountant (AAT, ACCA, ACA, CIMA)

  • Some experience in an accountancy or financial services environment.

  • Prior experience of preparing Trust Accounts would be an advantage.

  • Some prior 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 Outlook essential.

  • Experience of Viewpoint would be an advantage, not essential.

  • Able to successfully form, build, develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships with people from a wide range of personal and professional backgrounds.

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:

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