Senior Bookkeeper

  • Post Date: March 1, 2023
  • Isle of Man
Job Description

Supporting the Bookkeeping and Accounting Team, you will be responsible for the completion of bank, investment and property bookkeeping as well as relevant control reconciliations. Experience in the Fiduciary industry is desirable but not essential.

Role Responsibilities:
– Develop a good working relationship and work proactively with the Trust Administration Teams to resolve queries and assist the Accounting Team with the preparation of accurate trial balances.
– Take ownership, prioritise workload and communicate effectively with their line manager and third parties. They will also have a good understanding of online banking and accounting systems and will be able to demonstrate an ability to familiarise themselves with new systems effectively.
– Achieve personal targets as set out for their role (this will include targets for time recording and utilisation) and will also take action to ensure agreed business risk targets are met. They will use technical capability to understand and manage risk with the support of their line manager, escalating where necessary and required in accordance with policies.
– Support with the timely completion of accurate bookkeeping in line with relevant policies and procedures.
– Responsible for completing a portfolio of bank, investment and property bookkeeping, as well as relevant control reconciliations.

Skills & Experience Required:
– Prior experience in Trust and Company bookkeeping will be beneficial.
– hold a relevant professional bookkeeping qualification (such as AAT or CAT).
– Working knowledge and understanding of relevant governance, compliance, risk policies and procedures.
– Ability to use judgement and initiative in applying standard work practices and solving day to day problems.
– Flexible and professional when working under time driven pressures and will have good prioritisation and time management skills.
– Able to deliver results without compromising on quality and accuracy.
– Strong team player, self-motivated and focussed on exceeding targets and goals.
– Strong written and verbal communication skills.