FINANCE & ACCOUNTANCY

 

INSOLVENCY & ADVISORY TECHNICIAN

REF-1265

A well-established, global corporate and financial services provider based in the heart of Douglas are seeking to recruit an experienced, driven Accounting- Audit/Compliance Officer.

The responsibilities of the role will include:

*Collaborating with the team to deliver high quality client projects

*Contributing to client project delivery and practice management requirements including agreement project plans, timelines and resource requirements

*Working with colleagues to deliver risk, compliance and control assurance assignments to corporate clients using proven project managementand subject matter expertise skills

*Assisting in the delivery of risk and compliance management and internal audit expertise skills

*Supporting pursuance of business development opportunities

*Assisting in preparing detailed reports outlining project deliverables

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Minimum of 4 years’ experience in risk advisory or control assurance delivery within professional services

*Be working towards or interested in working towards a Finance Qualification relevant to risk management, regulatory compliance, internal audit, accounting, consulting e.g. ACCA, CIA, PIIA, MIIA, PMP, Six Sigma, etc.

*Operation risk and/or internal audit experience in a risk advisory, control assurance or compliance monitoring role in industry

*Strong client relationship management skills

*Proven business development skills

COMPLIANCE SENIOR

REF 1278

An experienced organisation offering contractor and payroll solutions based in the heart of Douglas are seeking to recruit an experienced, self-motivated Compliance Senior

The main duties of the role are varied and will include:

*Responsibility for day-to-day compliance administration of number of companies

*Assisting with AML/CFT administration in the compliance department

*Managing the workflow of the compliance function to ensure that tasks are managed effectively

*Sign-off for work as designated by the MLRO

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Professional qualification would be an advantage but not essential

*Must have an understanding of AML/CFT legislation and regulation and onboarding procedures

*A good working knowledge of Excel is essential

*Computer literacy essential

*Excellent verbal and written communication skills

COMPLIANCE TECHNICIAN - BANKING

REF 1293

A well established organisation offering a full suite of financial solutions, based in the heart of Douglas are seeking to recruit a Compliance Technician – Banking.

The main duties of the role will include:

*Designing and implementing policies, frameworks and standards of conduct

*Compiling and delivering theme-based training and education to the business

*Providing advice, guidance, oversight and challenge on regulatory and conduct matters

*Collating data for and assisting in the compilation of scheduled regulatory submission packs

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a compliance role within an FSA regulated (or equivalent) banking environment

*Recognised or working towards compliance qualifications, equivalent to ICA International Advanced Certificate level or relevant financial services qualification

*Strong working knowledge of the Isle of Man Financial Service Authority Rule Book

*Strong working knowledge of the banking sector and the concepts and principles relating to this sector

*Proven track record in the design, development and implementation of efficient and effective 2nd line compliance processes in a financial services business


CORPORATE GOVERNANCE OFFICER

REF 1294

A well-established provider of specialist investment management and fund administration, based in the heart of Douglas are seeking to recruit a Corporate Governance Officer.

The main responsibility of the role is to provide administration and governance of private & publicly listed structures.

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Experience in a CSP or fund administration environment

*Knowledge of UK and IOM company law and statutory filing requirements.

*Experience of AML & DD onboarding and monitoring is essential

INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL ADVISOR

REF 1324

The Island's largest Employee Benefits Consultants and Corporate IFA are seeking to recruit an entry level Independent Financial Advisor. 

The duties of this role are varied and will include:

*Assisting clients and wider advisory team in supporting fully compliant financial advice and retirement planning solutions

*Assisting clients with their current financial position and helping them plan towards meeting their financial goals and aspirations

*Higher-level paraplanning duties especially around final salary arrangements

*Providing technical guidance to in-house pension trustee business.


The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*A Level 4 Qualification, or equivalent, is essential

*AF7 Pension Transfer Qualification is preferable

*The intention to move towards Level 6 Chartered Status

GRADUATE/TRAINEE ACCOUNTANTS

REF 0999

We have numerous opportunities for bright Graduates or for those with excellent A Level Results, who are wishing to pursue a rewarding career within accountancy. All of our Clients offer competitive salaries, abundant and thorough career support and the opportunity to work in a co-operative and friendly Team. Candidates who have acquired at least 2-3 years in a similar role and with a genuine ambition to pursue a career within accountancy will also be considered.

 

REF - 0998

INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL ADVISOR

The Island's largest Employee Benefits Consultants and Corporate IFA are seeking to recruit an entry level Independent Financial Advisor. 

The duties of this role are varied and will include:

*Assisting clients and wider advisory team in supporting fully compliant financial advice and retirement planning solutions

*Assisting clients with their current financial position and helping them plan towards meeting their financial goals and aspirations

*Higher-level paraplanning duties especially around final salary arrangements

*Providing technical guidance to in-house pension trustee business.


The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*A Level 4 Qualification, or equivalent, is essential

*AF7 Pension Transfer Qualification is preferable

*The intention to move towards Level 6 Chartered Status

REF - 1264

FINANCE ASSISTANT

A leading provider of family office and wealth management services based in Douglas are seeking to recruit a self-motivated, meticulous Finance Assistant – Family Office.

The responsibilities of the role will include:

*Setting up new supplier accounts and maintaining the accuracy of vendor details

*Coding all purchase invoices received from suppliers

*Posting and reconciling corporate credit cards

*Processing employee expenses claims

*Preparing suppler payment runs, including raising bank payments

*Assisting in the preparation of month end/year-end creditor reports for management accounts and audit

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a finance department

*Experience with sales and debtor reporting

*Competent with Microsoft Excel and Adobe

*Experience with Sage 200/VT accounts packages is desirable

*Strong communication and interpersonal skills

REF - 1269

BOOKKEEPER

A leading independent provider of corporate, private client and retirement planning services, based in the heart of Douglas, are seeking to recruit an ambitious, diligent Bookkeeper.

The main responsibility of the role will include:

*Supporting accountants with general accounting duties

*Maintaining accurate accounting files and records

*Preparing accounts and management information

*Recording day to day financial transactions

*Preparing ledger balances and helping to control accounts and data

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Good knowledge of accounting practices

*An interest and commitment to on-going professional development and training/ already working towards AAT/ACCA/ACA accreditation

*Knowledge of offshore trust and corporate structures and current offshore environment would be an advantage

*Excellent attention to detail

*Good planning & problem solving skills

REF 1270

PAYMENTS ADMINISTRATOR

A leading life assurance organisation based on the outskirts of Douglas is seeking to recruit a diligent, meticulous Payments Administrator.

The responsibilities of the role will include:

*Processing all outward payments to clients

*Investigating and answering all payment related queries from internal departments and external banking partners

*Recording and banking of cheques

*Accurately journaling of payments on daily basis

*Maintaining Company records and filing appropriately

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Educated to A-Level standard, with a minimum of 5 GCSE grades A to C including Maths and English

*A good working knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Excel & Outlook

*A high level of attention to detail

*Have a flexible and adaptable attitude

REF 1282

MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT

A leading provider of family office and wealth management services based in Douglas are seeking to recruit an experienced, personable Management Account – Family Office.

The duties of the role are varied and will include:

*Responsibility for the day-to-day management and administration of group entities

*Assisting with general accounting duties

*Producing Management accounts, analysis and supporting commentary

*Preparing VAT and Tax returns and Financial statements

*Processing financial transactions through Sage and other accounting systems

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Hold a relevant Professional qualification

*Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar position

*Trust experience

*UK and IOM accounts experience

*Excellent verbal and written communication skills

REF 1279

SENIOR BANK RECONCILIATIONS ADMINISTRATOR

A leading life assurance organisation based on the outskirts of Douglas is seeking to recruit an experienced, self-motivated Senior Bank Reconciliations Administrator

The main duties of the role will include:

*Reconciling bank accounts and internal control accounts

*Producing month end packs for sign off

*Identifying and investigating outstanding items and aged items

*Receiving daily reports from various banks

*Supporting other team members

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Minimum of 4 years’ experience of reconciliations, ideally within the Life Assurance industry

*Working knowledge of accounting and policy administration systems and reconciliation packages

*A good working knowledge of Word & Excel

*Must be able to work on own initiative as well as part of a team

REF 1274

ACCA / ACA TRAINEE

We have an opportunity for bright Graduates, with a 1st class degree, who are wishing to pursue a rewarding career. You must be ambitious and determined to study hard to complete this challenging professional qualification whilst managing full time employment. Our Client offers a competitive salary, abundant and thorough career support and the opportunity to work in a co-operative and friendly Team.

REF 1277

FINANCE ADMINISTRATOR

An experienced organisation offering contractor and payroll solutions based in the heart of Douglas are seeking to recruit a highly organised, meticulous Finance Administrator.

The main responsibility of the role is to assist with general accounting duties, including the following:

*Processing data through the sales and purchase ledgers

*Reconciling of VAT, purchase and sales ledgers and reconciliations bank account

*Processing financial transactions on accounting systems

*Answering client calls and queries

*Performing general office administration including scanning, filing, photocopying and dealing with post

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Excellent verbal and written communication skills

*Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

*Creative approach to problem solving

*Good organisational skills

REF 1295

ADVISORY MANAGER

A leading professional services firm based in the heart of Douglas are seeking to recruit a motivated and determined Advisory Manager.

The main duties of the role will include:

*Collaborating with managers to plan and deliver various projects for bespoke clients

*Undertaking financial and commercial analysis of client information, forecasts and business plans

*Writing and reviewing reports/presentations for a range of clients and stakeholders

*Dealing with risk management processes and procedures, budgets and compliance on client engagements

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Hold ACA, ACCA, ICAS qualification or equivalent

*Minimum of 3 years’ post qualification experience

*Good business writing and Powerpoint skills (eg report writing)

*Strong analytical skills, commercial awareness including use of Excel

*Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

*Experience with Alteryx, Power BI and other data analytics and visualisation tools

*Experience working with or within the regulated financial services sector

REF 1296

JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT/BOOKKEEPER

A well-established provider of international corporate services, based in the heart of Douglas, is seeking to recruit a motivated, meticulous Junior Accountant/Bookkeeper.

The duties are varied and will include:

*Inputting and reconciling all entries from bank statements and other financial records

*Preparing client company VAT returns and completion of related bookkeeping

*Filing IOM and UK VAT returns online

*Assisting accountants with year-end bookkeeping

*Processing monthly UK and Isle of Man payroll for client companies

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*5 GCSEs at Grade C (or equivalent) or above

*Previous experience in a similar role

*In-depth understanding of double entry bookkeeping for general recording of financial transactions

*Excellent numeracy and communication skills

REF 1302

CLIENT ACCOUNTANT

A growing firm offering accounting and financial services, soon to be based in Douglas, are seeking to recruit a proactive, motivated Client Accountant.

The responsibilities of the role will include:

*Preparing bookkeeping, management accounts, financial statements

*Compiling VAT returns and IOM/UK tax computations

*Reviewing account/bank reconciliations

*Contributing to the preparation and coordination of the audit process for clients

*Pro-actively assisting managers and directors of the company with their duties as appropriate

*Preparing client take-on procedures such as AML

*Dealing directly with clients

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Hold or be working towards a relevant professional qualification such as ACCA or CA

*Experience in a similar role

*Have a good understanding of banking and accounting systems

*Excellent communication skills

REF 1303

SENIOR CLIENT ACCOUNTANT

A growing firm offering accounting and financial services, soon to be based in Douglas, are seeking to recruit an experienced, client focused Senior Client Accountant.

The responsibilities of the role will include:

*Preparing bookkeeping, management accounts, financial statements

*Compiling and or 1st review of VAT returns and IOM/UK tax computations

*Ensure the relevant account balances are reconciled as necessary

*Responsibility for the preparation and coordination of the audit process for clients

*Pro-actively assisting managers and directors of the company with their duties as appropriate

*Assisting with other regulatory requirements such as GDPR and AML

*Dealing directly with clients and prospective clients, including leading client meetings

*Providing quality coaching/guidance to the client accountants and junior members of staff

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Full relevant professional qualification such as ACA, ACCA or equivalent

*Previous experience in a client facing role

*High degree of numeracy and analytical thinking

*Excellent communication skills

REF 1304

TRAINEE CLIENT ACCOUNTANT

A growing firm offering accounting and financial services, soon to be based in Douglas, are seeking to recruit a confident, analytical Trainee Client Accountant.

The main responsibilities of the role will include:

*Preparing journal entries

*Completing general ledger operations

*Dealing with monthly closings and preparing monthly and quarterly reports

*Reconciling and maintaining balance sheet accounts

*Producing monthly financial reports and analysis as requested

*Preparing tax computations and VAT returns

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Minimum of 2 A Levels or equivalent qualifications

*Previous experience of general accounting and preparation of financial statements is desirable

*Experience of working within an office environment

REF 1305

TAX/ACCOUNTS ADMINISTRATOR

A growing firm offering accounting and financial services, soon to be based in Douglas, are seeking to recruit a self-motivated, analytical Tax/Accounts Administrator.

The main responsibilities of the role will include:

*Preparing and submitting UK and IOM tax computations/returns and VAT returns

*Answering queries relating to tax and VAT from clients and colleagues

*Producing monthly financial reports and analysis as requested

*Reconciling and maintaining balance sheet accounts

*Preparing annual statutory financial statements

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Hold or be working towards an accounting/tax qualification or relevant accounting/tax experience

*Experience preparing UK corporations tax returns

*Experience preparing VAT returns and experience with partial exemption calculations would be beneficial

*Experience with ‘Taxfiler’ and liaising with HMRC would be advantageous

REF 1306

CLIENT BOOKKEEPER

A growing firm offering accounting and financial services, soon to be based in Douglas, are seeking to recruit a meticulous, experienced Client Bookkeeper.

The duties of the role will include:

*Preparing journal entries

*Completing general ledger operations

*Reconciling and maintaining balance sheet accounts

*Assisting with the production of monthly financial reports and analysis as requested

*Preparing tax computations and VAT returns for review

*Assisting with year-end closings for clients

*Preparing management accounts

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Hold a bookkeeping qualification or suitable experience in bookkeeping to a trial balance level is essential

*Experience of general accounting tasks and preparation of management accounts would be advantageous

*Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills

REF 1307

BOOKKEEPER

A well-established Family Office Client Accounting team based in the heart of Douglas are seeking to recruit an experienced Bookkeeper.

The key responsibility of the role is to assist in the bookkeeping of client structures under the supervision of the Senior Manager.

REF 1310

BOOKKEEPING/ACCOUNTS ADMINISTRATOR

A leading financial solutions provider based in the heart of Douglas are seeking to recruit a highly motivated, experienced Bookkeeping/Accounts Administrator.

The main duties of the role will include:

*Processing payments

*Cash entries to General Ledger

*Bank reconciliations

*Liaising directly with clients and other service providers by phone

*Assisting with preparation of Board packs

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Hold a bookkeeping qualification or a minimum of 2 years’ experience in an accounts environment

*Basic understanding of accounting ledger systems

*Good knowledge of MS Office, in particular Word and Excel

*Highly organised and excellent communication skills

REF 1327

INSOLVENCY & ADVISORY TECHNICIAN

A large, well-established organisation offering a range of professional and financial solutions, based in the heart of Douglas are seeking to recruit a experienced, diligent Insolvency & Advisory Technician.

The main duties of the role will include:

*Working with the team to deliver high quality client projects

*Producing, collating and reporting on financial information for managers

*Working with colleagues to deliver insolvency and accounting services

*Managing a caseload of mainly Liquidations from inception to closure

*Dealing with creditor correspondence and claims including trade creditors, HMRC and banks

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a insolvency or risk advisory or control assurance delivery within professional services

*Working towards or interested in working towards a Financial Qualification eg. ACCA, CIA, PIIA, MIIA, PMP, Six Sigma etc.

*Operational risk and/or internal audit experience in an insolvency, risk advisory, control assurance or compliance monitoring role in industry

*Strong client relationship skills

*Experience in delivering assignments spanning risk management, accounting, insolvency, internal audit, contract assurance, governance and compliance assurance

*Excellent written and oral communication skills

REF 1342

VAT ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT

A well-established, global firm offering Audit, Tax and Advisory services based in the heart of Douglas, are seeking to recruit an ambitious, diligent VAT Accounts Assistant.

 

The main duties of the role will include:

*Supporting the indirect tax team in all areas of administration, advice and compliance

*Developing an understanding of the VAT legislation and VAT compliance process

*Fully utilising all available systems and applying IT solutions wherever possible

*Continually developing skills and knowledge

 

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Minimum 5 GCSEs Grade A-C (including English and Mathematics)

*112 UCAS points

*Excellent organisation, planning and administration skills

*Good attention to accuracy and details

*Strong communication skills

REF 1340

DATA RESEARCH ANALYST

A leading provider of investment, saving and protection solutions based on the outskirts of Douglas are seeking to recruit an experienced, meticulous Data Research Analyst.

 

The main responsibility of the role will include:

*Researching and analysing Acquisition and Market opportunities

*Preparing Board presentations and Business Cases

*Preparing Annual Business Plans and Annual Strategic documents

*Coordinating the annual planning/strategy event

 

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Experience in sourcing information and data to support analysis

*Be creative and persistent in the gathering and analysing of data

*Be able to demonstrate a high level understanding and capability of analysing data, company profile, industry and company information

REF 1339

FINANCIAL & RESEARCH ANALYST

A leading provider of investment, saving and protection solutions based on the outskirts of Douglas are seeking to recruit an experienced, meticulous Financial & Research Analyst.

 

The main responsibility of the role will include:

*Researching and analysing Acquisition and Market opportunities

*Preparing Board presentations and Business Cases

*Preparing Annual Business Plans and Annual Strategic documents

*Coordinating the annual planning/strategy event

 

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Full or Part qualified or studying recognised professional area such as Accountancy, Actuarial or equivalent financially literate disciplines

*Be creative and persistent in the gathering and analysing of data

*Be able to demonstrate a high level understanding and capability of analysing financial information, company profile, industry and company information

REF 1338

HEAD OF CORPORATE OFFICE

A leading provider of investment, saving and protection solutions based on the outskirts of Douglas are seeking to recruit an experienced, meticulous Head of Corporate Office.

 

The main responsibility of the role will include:

*Researching and analysing Acquisition and Market opportunities

*Preparing Board presentations and Business Cases

*Preparing Annual Business Plans and Annual Strategic documents

*Coordinating the annual planning/strategy event

*Supporting the CEO and MD on acquisition/investment opportunities

*Coordinating with Executive of planning and implementation of change

*Leading corporate transformation programmes

 

The ideal Candidate will have acquired/be able to demonstrate:

*Fully qualified in a recognised professional area such as Accountancy, Actuarial, MBA or equivalent financially literate disciplines

*Have experience of having undertaken high profile change activities

*Be able to demonstrate a high level understanding and capability of analysing financial information, company profile, industry and company information

*Excellent communication skills