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Accounts Assistant - Client Technician

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