Senior Accountant

Private Equity | Jersey

Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Job title

Private Equity

Private Equity

Business division




Role summary


The Senior Accountant will join a growing team providing a full suite of fund accounting and financial reporting services to our Private Equity clients.  The role will be weighted towards fund accounting activities, but will include financial reporting and basic tax compliance duties, such that the candidate is involved in all aspects of accounting services to our portfolio of Private Equity clients. 


Key responsibilities


  • Responsibility for a portfolio of clients and structures to provide day-to-day accounting services, ensuring compliance with internal policies and procedures;
  • Supervising junior members of staff and contributing to their development through coaching activities  and shared knowledge;
  • Ensuring that all day-to-day matters required to be completed are performed in a timely and satisfactory manner including monitoring tasks and delegating these across the manager’s team;
  • Working with the administration team on the implementation of new structures;
  • Ensuring that all bookkeeping tasks and reconciliations are completed in a timely manner; 
  • Responsibility for the preparation of VAT returns;
  • Responsibility for the preparation of Management Accountants and Financial Statements, with the support of a Senior Accountant;
  • Ongoing involvement for audit planning and implementing appropriate completion milestones;
  • Within the accounting team contribute to the continuous improvement of the accounting process designed to provide the highest level of service to our clients;
  • Accurate time recording;
  • Perform other duties to support the Manager and team as may be necessary from time-to-time.

Skills / experience requirements


  • Either fully qualified or studying towards a  professional accountancy qualification – ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent;

  • Good working knowledge of IFRS and other accounting frameworks as relevant;

  • Understanding of the Companies Act with respect to accounting and audit requirements;

  • Motivated and driven.

Next steps


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  • About us

    SANNE is a leading global provider of alternative fund and corporate administration services.

  • Our services

    SANNE provides clients across the globe with a wide range of complementary business services, focused on two core areas: alternative asset services and corporate and private client services.

  • Our approach

    We understand that each client relationship has a unique set of requirements and expectations; that is why our client service teams are handpicked and tailored to fit the specific and evolving needs of each client.

  • Thought leadership

    At SANNE, we collaborate and share our knowledge and best practice with those we value. These are the things that make the difference.

  • Our people

    We work with talented people. It’s their deep expertise, knowledge and collaborative nature that differentiates us. We see things differently.

  • Global locations

    Our global network is spread across three global regions: The Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific & Mauritius.