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Paragon Recruitment is the go-to Job Centre to find temporary jobs and work in the Isle of Man. We're here to find you your next temporary or contract role, whether you're an experienced candidate or a newcomer to the Isle of Man. 

As a preferred recruiter for many of the Isle of Man's premier employers, we actively manage a comprehensive selection of roles at every level – often with priority access to the Island’s best career opportunities not available through other routes.


Job Purpose:
Experienced Administrator required to join the Customer & Network Services Team of a leading Utilities organisation . The role holder will be responsible for the safe delivery of all customer operational processes and activities as well as the safe, quality, on-time and efficient delivery of all asset and customer generated operational work to agreed standards of service and service level agreements.

Key Responsibilities:
Purchase Orders & Invoices.
Liaise with suppliers and customers.
Update daily spreadsheets.
Preliminary end of month stats preparation.
Take phone calls and messages when required.
Timesheets.
Raising and completing jobs and updating system with job information.
Personal welfare - holidays, sickness, rota.
Providing plans of network to third parties.
Processing advocate search requests.

Skills & Experience:
Possess good IT skills across Microsoft packages and database systems.
Demonstrate good communications skills both verbally and written.
Possess good administrative and organisation skills.
Demonstrate customer service skills, ideally obtained in a utilities or similar industry.

Hours & Benefits:
Structured working pattern-core business hours, excellent rates of pay- market competitive, parking on site, Douglas based.

Job Purpose:
Finance Manager required for a 3 month contract supporting the Financial Operations Senior Manager to ensure the analysis and reporting of Group costs is carried out in accordance with Group Board requirements. The successful candidate will manage and control the Financial Operational processes within this role, ensuring a robust controls framework is adhered to.

Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for the Group Support Services annual budget process.
Monitoring and review of monthly Group Support Services reporting.
Management and control of the daily Management Company operational requirements.
Support Group cash flow and reporting requirements.
Oversight of the daily Group Treasury functions.
Calculation, agreement, issue and recording of Group Recharges.
Authorised signatory for centralised accounts payable and group liabilities.
Responsible for the updating and maintaining the Group Travel policy and creation of other operational policies as required from time to time.
Responsible for ad-hoc Group and Local Finance projects and reporting as required.

Skills & Experience:
Successful track record of operating at Manager accounting level and providing robust cost control and driving cost reduction.
Strong excel and computer skills. Experience of the Sun accounting system would be an advantage.
Excellent general communication, influencing and stakeholder management skills.
Holder of an accountancy qualification from a recognised accounting professional body.
Knowledge and experience of the offshore Trust industry would be an advantage.

Hours & Benefits:
35 hour working week & highly competitive salary, parking on site, Douglas based.

Job Purpose:
Qualified Financial Controller required for a long-term contract role within an established Private Client Services organisation. The role will primarily involve responsibility for monthly management accounts for the organisation, but also a limited number of key property clients.

Key Responsibilities:
Management accounting for the company, with the delivery of effective and timely financial and reporting information.
Annual budgeting and annual statutory accounts preparation and submission, along with VAT and tax returns.
Overall responsibility for internal monitoring and controls.
Preparing monthly management accounts for a limited number of key property clients.
Managing the annual audit for the company and some property companies.
Developing strong working relationships with Senior Executives, Clients and Stakeholders.

Skills & Experience:
Qualified Accountant with a number of years PQE, experienced in working in management accounting.
Experienced at working in a regulated environment, working accurately, to tight deadlines.
Audit knowledge/experience required.
Positive approach with strong communication skills, used to working as part of a small and professional team, and developing strong working relationships with internal and external clients.

Hours & Benefits:
Full time (37.5 hours a week) plus car parking.

Job Purpose:
A leading international Life Assurance provider is recruiting for a number of Administrators to join a variety of teams on a fixed term contract basis. Overall your role will be to administer all aspects of work for the relevant business area, to a high standard and in line with procedures and service standards. This will range from simple queries through to more complex and non-standard cases.

Key Responsibilities:
The teams deal with a variety of responsibilities from answering queries from clients and advisers and being the first point of contact; processing initial applications to transferring policies from other providers and making payments to customers. Each individual opportunity is responsible for ensuring high quality delivery to customers and financial advisers, from New Business applications through to the payment of the final surrender value.

Skills & Experience:
5 GCSEs Grade C or above (inc. Maths & English).
Good basic computer skills and experience using MS Office applications.
Confident telephone manner (inc. making & answering internal & external calls).

Hours & Benefits:
Full time business hours (35 hour working week); competitive salary.

Job Purpose:
Multiple opportunities for experienced Financial Services Administrators to join leading International Life Assurance Organisation in a contract capacity.

Key Responsibilities:
Deal with clients and IFAs via telephone, fax, and email.
Set up and process payments from both regular and single withdrawals.
Processing and payment of full and segment surrenders, and open surrenders.
Process death claims.
Calculate and provide Chargeable Gain information where applicable for regular withdrawals, single withdrawals, and surrender requests.
Update amendments to client records on AIA, including address and banking details.

Skills & Experience:
Minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Maths.
2 year's previous experience within the finance or Life Assurance industry.
Good knowledge of MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a good telephone manner.
Good planning and organisational skills.

Hours & Benefits:
Full time business hours (35 hour working week); competitive salary.

Job Purpose:
Contract Account required to join a technology company for an initial 5 month period. The role holder will assist in the accurate and timely production of monthly management accounts for the group companies. This includes assisting in the maintenance of the general ledger, posting and reconciling of accounting entries and completion of month end procedures in accordance with group procedures.

Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for the preparation of monthly management accounts for certain group companies, including production of trial balance, general ledger maintenance and supporting schedules and VAT return.
Work as part of a team to ensure that all accounting processes per the month end procedure are competently performed so that monthly management accounts are prepared accurately on a timely basis for all group companies.
Review and analyse the management accounts to confirm the general ledger balances are as per expectations.
Process of purchase invoices expenses to include; coding, matching against purchase orders, obtaining of relevant approvals and authorisations for payment.
Supplier statement reconciliations and resolution of supplier queries.
Preparation of group bank reconciliations.
Preparation, posting and reconciliation of accruals, prepayments and accrued interest.
Maintenance of fixed asset register.
Update and reconciliation of all intercompany accounts following the posting of any transactions.
Liaise and resolve queries from internal and external stakeholders.
Ad hoc duties as and when required to do so.

Skills & Experience:
Minimum 5 years' experience in a similar role in a finance department and good accounting background.
At least part qualified in a relevant accounting qualification is desirable but not essential.
Experience of accounting software packages, preferably QuickBooks and/or Sage.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, in particular Excel.

Hours & Benefits:
Core business hours, and competitive salary.

Job Purpose:
Project Support Administrator required for 3 month contract to support all activities surrounding the identifying and contacting of all for the purpose of obtaining and recording the correct information.

Key Responsibilities:
Support the completion of client file reviews.
Written communications to clients using templated emails and letters.
Updating the business systems with responses from clients.
Providing regular progress updates.

Skills and Experience:
A minimum of 2 years relevant office based experience is preferred.
Minimum 5 GCSE's or equivalent, including Maths and English.
Experience of customer contact.

Hours & Benefits:
Excellent rates of pay and structured working pattern, onsite parking.

Job Purpose:
Experienced Systems Analyst required to join the Finance Team of a leading Financial Services Group on a 12 month basis. The role holder will be responsible for assisting the Financial Systems, Senior Manager to ensure the smooth integration of the Groups Sun Systems upgrade, ensuring rollout to various jurisdictions and to support various projects and delivery.

Key Responsibilities:
Collate static data as required to ensure SUN populated with complete datasets. Proactively understand the current set up of IPOS Purchase Order System. Amend the build inline with streamlined model for Purchase Order System. Prepare and present revised procedure notes for user guide for finance systems. Liaise with various jurisdictions in preparation for new build, ensuring consistent with Group underlying policy. Working in conjunction with our third party providers, build the required setup for the new jurisdictions. Support training to underlying users along with relevant documentation & procedures notes. Support in Project Management throughout each phase; initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring and closure. Actively support the Financial Systems Senior Manager.

Skills & Experience:
Excellent knowledge and use of Excel.
Experience of SUN Accounting and Q&A.
Preferable experience of IPOS or another Purchase Order System.
Preferable knowledge and experience of SQL.
Excellent written communication skills.
Excellent general communication, influencing and stakeholder management skills.
Strong organisational skills

Hours & Benefits:
Structured working pattern- core business hours, excellent rates of pay- market competitive, Douglas based, parking on site.

Job Purpose:
Experienced Client Accountant sought to complete a contract (duration to be discussed), within a Client Accounting team of an International Fiduciary Services Group. The role requires the preparation of accounts for a variety of company and trust structures.

Key Responsibilities:
The preparation of accounts for a portfolio of diverse client company and trust structures.
Working as part of the Client Accounting team, assisting in bringing accounting records up to date for a range of International entities.


Skills & Experience:
Previous Client Accounting experience is essential.
Ideally qualified (ACCA/ ACA/ similar) although applicants who are qualified by experience may also be considered.
Proactive approach with strong communication and organisation skills.

Hours & Benefits:
Full time, salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, with car parking available.

Job Purpose:
KYC Remediation Analyst required to join the Operations Team of a leading International Bank on an initial contract basis.

Key Responsibilities:
Client on boarding and account servicing processes such as account opening, closing, data amendments and other banking activities.
On boarding clients onto online banking platform, distribution of new client advices, completing various data analysis on complaints and queries from internal clients.
Ensure all account servicing documents are completed in an accurate and consistent manner and policies are adhered to.
Build and maintain professional relationships with colleagues and liaise in other areas of the business.

Skills & Experience:
Previous financial services experience is essential.
Knowledge and experience working with KYC and CCD requirements.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Hours & Benefits:
Competitive rates of pay, full time working pattern, based in central Douglas.
Full time, business hours.

 

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