Accountant – Family Office

Accountant – Family Office

The ideal candidate will have sound intellectual skills evidenced by a strong academic background and will have experience in an accountancy, financial services or family office environment.

The role includes the following:

  • Developed accounting knowledge is required, to deal with detailed financial information and complex structures.
  • There will be a requirement to maintain accounting records, reconcile bank accounts and prepare accurate and timely accounts up to Trial Balance in accordance with relevant accounting standards
  • Prepare tax returns for individuals as appropriate, maintain loan, interest, income and expense schedules
  • Provide information to, and liaise with, accountants, auditors and other third parties in a professional manner
  • Running payroll for employees of family members (including liaison with Department of Employment and Tax office on employment registration and any licences and permits)
  • Managing petty cash; banking tasks including making online payments using EQ
  • Undertaking any tasks necessary to ensure the smooth running of the office for example: managing/organising cleaning of the office and arranging IT support if required
  • Assist family members with ad hoc queries, tasks and errands as required

Ideally Candidates with professional accounting qualifications – AAT with significant experience, full/part ACCA etc. It is essential that candidates are fully conversant with computerised accounting systems (QuickBooks) and can demonstrate a developed knowledge of spreadsheet applications – advanced knowledge of MS Office suite including Excel is essential. The payroll software currently used is WINPAY.

Candidate must also be a self-motivated individual who is able to work autonomously and can organise him/herself to manage the work load, prioritise effectively and meet all relevant accounting, statutory and other deadlines.

Client confidentiality will also be absolutely key in this position.


Job Category: Latest jobs in Gibraltar
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Gibraltar
Salary: DOE

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