Trust Accountant

Job Title: Trust Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Reference: 3645717_1565685716
Contact Name: Harry Ataou
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 13, 2019 09:41

Job Description

Trust Accountant-Leading Global Legal Group-£35,000-£45,000 per annum - Based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Your new company

Hays Accountancy & Finance are partnering with a leading and global Legal Group to recruit for a dynamic and experienced Trust Accountant based in there Cheltenham, Gloucestershire office. A newly created role due to growth supporting the Trust Manager in a busy Private Client Service. A varied and progressive position that will suit a finance professional looking for their move into industry or an experienced candidate seeking a new challenge where they can really add value.

Your new role

Your key duties will involve inputting data used by the team from bank statements, investment managers statements, year-end tax packs, firm's client accounts and related financial data. You will deal with compliance work in respect of trusts and estates to include the production of trust and estate accounts, tax returns including self-assessment and inheritance tax. You will liaise directly with Trustees, Beneficiaries, Investment Managers along with other professional advisers such as banks, valuers and external accountants. You will be given the opportunity to provide legal/finance advice to various clients and support in further ad-hoc duties required by senior management.

What you'll need to succeed

To be considered for this newly created Permanent Trust Accountant role you will need experience within a similar position, it is essential you have experience in preparing accounts and tax returns. Ideally you will be ACCA/CIMA/ACA part-qualified or qualified or qualified by experience, with good problem-solving skills and high degree of accuracy. You will need strong commutation skills to build relationships at all levels and be able to manage work-loads. Experience with preparing inheritance tax forms and finance systems such as Digita and Trokia would be advantageous along with experience within the Legal sector.

What you'll get in return

This exciting and newly created opportunity is offering a salary of £35,000 - £45,000 per annum, dependable on experience. Based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire with on-site parking, 25 days holiday plus bank (with the option to purchase more holiday allowance), health insurance and further company benefits. A great opportunity for a finance professional looking to learn and develop in a varied position within an extremely successful Global Legal Group.

What you need to do now

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