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Assistant Manager, Client Accounting

Requisition ID:  4209

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 is currently recruiting for an Assistant Manager, Client Accounting who will be responsible for the management of an agreed portfolio of the more complex and key entities for the production of financial statements, management accounts and other financial reporting.


Purpose of the role:

The purpose of this role is to be a Key Client Accountant, part of the Private Wealth and Corporate Client Accounting team and the Operations function of Vistra (Jersey) Limited.



The primary responsibility of the role is the management of an agreed portfolio of the more complex and key entities for the production of financial statements, management accounts and other financial reporting. The secondary responsibilities of the role are to support the Client Accounting Senior Manager in the day to day management of the end to end process of the provision of financial reporting aspects for the Private Wealth and Corporate Client of Vistra (Jersey) Limited and its affiliates, the management of the Shared Service Centre activities and to perform account reviews.


Key responsibilities:

  • Manage an agreed portfolio of the more complex entities for the production of Financial Statements, Management accounts and other financial reporting.
  • Carry out high level reviews of financial statements prepared by team members, ensuring the financial statements are accurate and in accordance with relevant accounting standards.
  • Assist in the development of an operating framework which supports the growing needs of the business, utilising shared service centres (where applicable) and play an active part in the deployment strategy.
  • Support the production of monthly and quarterly Management Information and present findings in relevant Vistra governance forums.
  • Comply with all local regulatory and AML/CFT requirements.
  • Comply with Group policies and procedures relevant to the role.
  • Report suspicious transactions to the MLRO or equivalent duly designated person.
  • Lead and contribute to projects, initiatives, system and process enhancements that impact Client Accounting.


Attributes & Skills:

  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Demonstrate successful relevant experience at a high level in a similar role
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines, demonstrate responsiveness, provide a proactive approach to work and take initiative.


Relevant experience:                                                                                                                      

  • Have a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of accounting standards, trust administration and Jersey Company Law and the ability to remain up to date with appropriate legislation and professional standards.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills.

Education/Professional Qualifications:

  • JFSC Category B, Table 4/5 qualification or equivalent


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 (Jersey) Limited is regulated by the Jersey 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.

Vistra (Jersey) Limited is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission.



Department:  Operations (B403110)

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