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Manager, Fund Accounting

Requisition ID:  4627

Each one of us brings something different to Vistra, working as one team to deliver the right solution.That’s why our clients choose to work with us – the power of our combined skills makes us unstoppable.Vistra offers a unique platform for our clients and our people to seize the world of opportunities.At the heart of everything we do are our core values:Committing to clients, Working as ONE Vistra, Empowering people and Doing the Right thing.

Why Vistra


At Vistra, we believe our clients’ businesses and people can make a difference in the world. That’s why our work is focused on helping our clients act with confidence and speed to seize opportunity wherever it arises. As a global corporate service provider and fund administrator with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions, we empower legal entities globally to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders — by doing what we do best: reducing risk and enhancing efficiency.


We support our clients over six sectors: Private Equity, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Corporate, Company Formation and Private Wealth and deliver value across three service lines:


  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Advisory and Transaction Support
  • Finance, Accounting and Administration


We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team. So, our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world.


You can also check out our LinkedIn Life page and our About us page to get a sense of Vistra’s culture and our values.


So, what do you think? If you are excited about working with us and think you can get the job done but not quite sure if you meet all the requirements 100%, we want to encourage you to give it a try OR have an informal chat with one of our Talent Acquisition representatives.   


Our opportunity for you:


Vistra Guernsey is currently recruiting for a Fund Accountant, Manage to join our exiting Fund Accounting team.


Purpose of the role:

Manage and coordinate delivery of the financial reporting and technical accounting requirements of a wide range of clients and the management of such client relationship, with a particular focus on the mentoring direct report(s) and providing the highest quality of customer service.


Key responsibilities:

  • Working within a team on all aspects of accounting and reporting to ensure the team and client servicing aspects are run efficiently;
  • Act as higher authority on day-to-day accounting queries and as 4-eyes signatory on accounting matters, ensuring that Company policy and professional guidance are adhered to and that a professional quality service is provided to clients and outside contact.
  • Supervise and control the accurate, efficient and timely delivery of all valuations, capital accounts, quarterly statements, annual financial statements, investor reports and any other (ad-hoc) reports together with supporting schedules and/or working paper in line with the fund documentation and accounting standards.
  • Key person for all client contact (including client’s investors and other key stakeholders).
  • Preparation and implementation of entity customer specific procedures in relation to accounting reporting requirements;
  • Ensure that client expectations are managed effectively and to agreed best practice, regulatory and statutory deadlines;
  • Be able to provide sound, quality and technical guidance to clients;
  • Monitor WIP against agreed budgets and report variance;
  • Establish, build and maintain strong relationships and networks with both internal, cross jurisdictional and external contacts including auditors and third parties;
  • Identify revenue generating activities on existing portfolio;
  • Support the leadership team with client meetings, new business pitches and new business proposals;
  • Dealing with investor queries and the delivery of investor statements to include quarterly distributions and NAV production;
  • Assist with training, supervision and management of direct reports as well as other junior members of the team; and
  • Maintain diary task lists and ensure tasks are cleared on a timely basis.


Attributes & Skills:

  • Strong technical knowledge of accounting and reporting standards
  • Investran experience preferable
  • Strong organisational, prioritisation and delegation skills
  • Energy and a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Proven strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to motivate and influence direct report(s)
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work using own initiative and make decisions within fund policies
  • Good understanding of IT systems
  • Flexible and ability to work as part of an effective team
  • An understanding of Guernsey statutory laws and other related legal and regulatory requirements for example Anti-Money Laundering laws


Relevant experience:                                                                                                                      

  • Minimum of six years’ experience in financial services industry


Education/Professional Qualifications:

  • Holding a qualification such as ACA, ACCA


Join US!


Our promise to our clients is simple: we help them seize opportunity and make a difference in the world. It’s the same to you.


Make a difference — seize your world of opportunity with Vistra!




Vistra Services Guernsey Limited is regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission


Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We’re passionate about Diversity and Inclusion at Vistra.We believe that everyone is equal and unique, and by embracing diversity it makes us better company.This creates an environment where anyone, from any background, can do their best work; Vistra is for the ambitious, the entrepreneurial, the bold.



Department:  Private Equity (B403003)

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