Trainee Finance Officer

Job Description

  • Responsibilities
    • Perform a wide variety of assigned Internal Finance administration tasks accurately and in a timely manner to support the Company’s ever-growing reporting requirements.
    • Support in the accurate and timely provision of Internal Finance administration services.
    • Work collaboratively with the local Finance team and assist all service lines with day-to-day time and billing requests in accordance with the Group Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Tasks
    • Assist with the production of monthly invoices within the agreed timelines
    • Assist with the opening and closing billing checks
    • Ensure all closing and new business workflows are actioned on a timely basis
    • Prepare and generate the weekly credit note requests.
    • Prepare the daily reports- assertion, invoice tracker, workflow, proposed invoices and T&B report.
    • Action and Billing Condition Update forms
    • Process monthly and quarterly billing schedules for the CSDs
    • Demonstrate the Group Values at all times and ensure engagement and commitment to deliver excellent client service, operational effectiveness and efficiencies in all assigned tasks
    • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with the Team Members and across all Teams locally to ensure a collaborative approach
    • Work proactively and collaboratively with all Team Members on all assigned client administration tasks
    • Identify and develop technical knowledge and communication requirements to a level appropriate to role that supports the Group Values
    • Invite feedback and continuously look to improve performance
    • Pro-actively acquire knowledge of business activities, products and services
    • Ensure effective and efficient correspondence and ensure turnaround times are as short as possible
    • Assist with project work as the business requires
    • Grow and develop an understanding of the industry
    • Develop a technical understanding of legal and regulatory requirements and industry best practice, that are relevant to the Company and its clients
    • Acquire a working knowledge of policies and procedures in place and responsibility to ensure they are adhering to in the course of day to day administration activities
    • Acquire a working knowledge of the Company’s policies and procedures in order that you can ensure that they are being followed and complied with and, in case of non-compliance, inform the relevant Manager or the Risk and Compliance Team in a timely manner


  • Willing to undertake professional qualifications (CAT or equivalent)
  • Previous experience within the Jersey Finance Services industry is preferred
  • Ability to be flexible and work effectively as part of a Team
  • Bookkeeping experience beneficial but not essential as full training will be provided
  • Experience of working with 5Series and Sun applications beneficial
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines to meet the Teams, Service Lines and Clients expectations
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft packages including Excel, Outlook and Word
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills

Additional information

At IQ-EQ we want you to reach your full potential. We offer an inclusive and diverse environment to support your career aspirations. With a strong emphasis on continuous learning and a holistic approach to your professional and personal development. We also offer opportunities across our service lines and our international network of offices.

Company description

IQ-EQ is a leading Investor Services group which combines global expertise with an unwavering focus on client service delivery. We support fund managers, global companies, family offices and private clients operating worldwide.

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