Following a merger with Estera in early 2020, Ocorian is one of the largest providers of fund, corporate and private client services in the market, recognised by our clients and the industry for exceptional client service and value and known for strong and sustained growth.
As a combined business we manage over 17,000 structures for 8000+ clients with a global footprint operating from 18 locations, scale which offers all our people great opportunities to develop their knowledge and skills and to progress their careers.
Purpose of the job
To accurately process accounting records and be trained to prepare simple financial statements and management accounts in accordance with the designated accounting framework(s).
Conduct the following within prescribed deadlines:
- Prepare and post final bookkeeping entries required for producing financial statements and management accounts
- Prepare and post accounts payables and receivables, loans and bank transactions for the portfolio of clients assigned to the team
- Creation or amendments of any cards for suppliers or loans.
- Perform bank, investment and any other reconciliations
- Assist with the preparation of client VAT returns and other basic tax Returns
- Provide additional bookkeeping and accounting support to Client Accounting staff and assist with ad-hoc projects as may be required from time to time
- Prepare simple annual financial statements in accordance with appropriate accounting standards and management accounts from the accounting records of the client entities
- Provide accounting service to clients in various jurisdictions within the Ocorian Group.
- Protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of all information on Ocorian, its clients and employees at all times to safeguard the professional reputation of Ocorian, its employees and its clients.
- Comply with all information security policies, procedures and guidelines in place at Ocorian to ensure information security.
Completing ACCA Level 2 and/or having first degree in accounting field
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
- Minimum of 2 years accounting experience
- Ability to learn NAV, Efront systems and Value Financials Software
- Ability to learn UK GAAP and IFRS as well as any other relevant accounting framework
- Excellent team player
- Strong communication skill
- Flexible, energetic and enthusiastic
- Ambitious to learn and be challenged
- Detailed oriented
- Committed to quality and delivering on time
- Effective problem solver
All staff are expected to embody our core values that underpin everything that we do and that reflect the skills and behaviours we all need to be successful. These are:
We are AMBITIOUS - We think and act globally, seizing every opportunity to support our clients and staff - wherever in the world they may be.
We are AGILE - Our independence from any financial institution gives us the flexibility and freedom to keep things simple, efficient and effective.
We are COLLABORATIVE - We take the time to understand our clients' needs so that we can deliver personalised solutions every time.