FINANCE & ACCOUNTANCY

 

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GRADUATE/TRAINEE ACCOUNTANTS

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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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JUNIOR CLIENT ACCOUNTANT

A well-established, independent, bespoke trust and corporate service provider, based in the heart of Douglas are seeking to recruit an ambitious, meticulous Junior Client Accountant


The main duties of the role will include:

*General bookkeeping

*Bank reconciliations

*Purchase and supplier ledger reconciliations

*VAT returns for UK and IOM based clients

*Preparation of payslips/running payroll for clients

*Preparation of IOM Company and personal income tax returns

*Completion of UK Corporation tax returns


The ideal Candidate will have experience of the preparation of accounts.

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INVESTMENT ADMINISTRATOR

A well-established financial planning service provider based in the heart of Douglas, are seeking to recruit a meticulous, diligent Investment Administrator.

 

The main responsibilities of the role will include:

*Supporting Financial Advisors by preparing draft client Investment and Pension reports *Administering Pension and Investments applications

*Working with the financial advisors to use planning software to assist client

 

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

*Experience in a similar role would be advantageous

*Excellent communication and organisational skills

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JUNIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST

A global engineering development company, based in Douglas is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, self motivated Junior Financial Analyst.

 

The duties of the role will include:

*Preparing reports, company KPIs, statistics and charts

*Supporting sales commissions calculations

*Auditing of data and reports

*Supporting Sales and Operations

 

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

*Good analytical skills and detail oriented

*Knowledge of Microsoft Office particularly Excel

*Excellent communication skills

*Experience is not necessary as full training will be given

*Ability to work 8 hour shifts from 16:00 – Midnight

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SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

A well-established accountancy practice offering a bespoke, personal service, based in the heart of Douglas, are seeking to recruit an experienced, meticulous Senior Accountant.

 

The duties of the role will include:

*Producing invoices for Practice Administration

*Monitoring the ad hoc, monthly, quarterly and annual billing process

*Responsibility for coordinating debt collection across the firm

*Performing VP system updates including new file, closing files, addresses etc.

*Monitoring and posting transactions on the bank account

*Performing any other reasonable duties requested by the Finance director as required

 

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

*CAT qualified or studying towards an accountancy qualification

*Excellent IT skills particularly with Excel.

*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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TRAINEE STATUTORY ADMINISTRATOR

A leading financial services and solutions provider, based in the heart of Douglas, are seeking to recruit a meticulous, enthusiastic Trainee Statutory Administrator.

 

The responsibilities of role will include:

*General corporate statutory administration including statutory changes, Registry filings, Entity incorporations and dissolutions

*Updating and maintaining entries on the IOM Beneficial Ownership database

*Producing minutes and resolutions

*Assisting with the planning and delivery of the statutory department projects

*Liaising directly with clients

 

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

*Minimum of 5 GCSEs or equivalent at grade C or above

*Previous experience in an customer service role

*Proficient with Microsoft Office

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AML & OPERATIONS ADMINISTRATOR

A leading financial services and solutions provider, based in the heart of Douglas, are seeking to recruit an experienced, proactive AML & Operations Administrator.

 

The duties of the role will include:

*Assisting the team with the new client onboarding process

*Preparing annual file reviews and risk assessments for existing clients

*Assisting the AML Operations Executive with the preparation of regulatory reports

*Assisting the team with client closure requests

*Liaising directly with clients

 

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

*Minimum of 5 GCSEs or equivalent at grade C or above

*At least 2 years in a TCSP environment in a similar role

*A working knowledge of CCH, Laserfiche and ViewPoint would be advantageous

*Excellent communication skills

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TRAINEE FINANCE & ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT

A leading professional services firm based in the heart of Douglas are seeking to recruit a motivated and determined Trainee Finance & Accounting Assistant.

The duties of the role will include:

*Maintaining financial records

*Actioning supplier invoices, including checking and coding

*General bookkeeping duties

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

*Minimum 5 GCSEs at Grade C or equivalent including Maths and English

*A good understanding of Microsoft Excel

*A working knowledge of Google applications is desirable