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Job Purpose:
Investment Reporting & Controls Analyst required to join a leading Life Assurance Organisation on a 12 Month contract. The role is responsible primarily for the production of the Monthly Investment Accounting and Monthly Performance Reporting Data, along with other duties within the Investment Services Teams.

Key Responsibilities:
To produce Monthly Investment Accounting data.
To produce Monthly Performance reporting.
To monitor compliance with SOX, CSA controls.
To support internal, external and SOX audits by being main point of contact for Investment Services team.
To support the Control Exception reporting process.
To support the fund launch and fund closure processes through systems set up and update.

Skills & Experience:
Minimum of 3 years experience working within the investment industry.
Accounting knowledge is desirable.
Strong analytical and organisational skills.

Hours & Benefits:
Competitive salary, 12 month contract, full time business hours.

Job Purpose:
Investment System Analyst sought after by an International Life Assurance Organisation on a 12 Month contract. Reporting into the Technical Support Manager you will be the SME for the unit pricing system, assisting all areas of investment services where required.

Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for the fund launch and closure processes on the unit pricing system.
Blended funds system maintenance - including changes in strategic asset allocations and fund switches.
Planning investment services requirements for asset on boarding, working closely with key stakeholders including treasury and ZICs.
Assisting with remediation calculations and methodologies.
Day to day trouble shooting of any system queries within Investment Services.
Assisting with technical queries around dealing and pricing including price sources and price release information.
Month end reporting.

Skills & Experience:
Proven track record in a similar role is essential.
Strong understanding of unit linked investments and pricing principles.
Sound knowledge of fundamental processes including reconciliations, corporate actions and price testing.

Hours & Benefits:
Competitive salary, 12 month contract, full time business hours.

Job Purpose:
An experienced Financial Controller required to join an international Life Assurance company on an initial 12 month basis with the potential to progress into a permanent role. The role holder will have previous experience of managing a financial reporting team and / or financial reporting improvement project.

Key Responsibilities:
Ownership of group & statutory financial reporting, including all regulator reports as required.
Prime point of contact for external audit.
Ensuring the integrity of group & statutory financial reporting, ensuring that no entity breaches any statutory, group or regulatory limit.
Ensuring a fully reviewed and robust audit trail for all companies is prepared for year end, half year end audits, and quarterly closes for all companies.
Oversight of all balance sheet reconciliations whether prepared by Financial Operations, own team or Operations teams.
Timetable control, co-ordination of finance teams linking in International Actuarial and group teams as required.
Preparation of Board, International Audit Committee papers as required.
Build and maintain a close effective working relationship with Group Finance and other stakeholders
Drive the improvement in financial reporting needed to meet acceleration of group reporting & enhanced disclosure requirements as they develop.
Provision of a high quality technical support and training/coaching within the Finance Team.
Ensures a robust control environment is in place and operating effectively through compliance with the DST framework & evidence of compliance with all relevant policies.

Skills & Experience:
Qualified Accountant (ACCA, CIMA or ACA).
Highly Proficient in the use of MS particularly Excel and experience of accounting packages.
5 Years' experience in Financial / Regulatory Reporting.
Life Assurance experience is desirable.
Previous experience of managing a similar financial reporting team and / or financial reporting improvement project.

Hours and Benefits:
Core working hours, parking on site and highly competitive rates of pay.

Job Purpose:
Excellent long term contract opportunity within an International Life Assurance Organisation. Our client is seeking two experienced financial service professionals ideally a qualified Accountant/qualified by experience with a proven track record of the delivery of control improvements and improving efficiency within a finance department.

Key Responsibilities:
To support delivery of control improvements, increased efficiency and specific requirements across Finance.
Deliver work packages as part of the Finance improvement programme.
Work across Finance to ensure that control and process improvements are delivered. For specific issues perform analysis to understand the requirements and potential issues, propose the way forward and after approval take forward the requisite actions.
Skills & Experience:
Qualified accountant or alternatively able to demonstrate several years' experience in a similar role.
Experience of successfully delivering change within Finance for a financial services business.
Knowledge of JDE GL would be advantageous.
Previous experience of working in a business with overseas branches and multiple regulators is highly desirable.

Hours & Benefits:
Competitive rates of pay, structured working pattern- core business hours, parking on site.

Job Purpose:
Multiple permanent opportunities to join the customer service team of a leading International Life Assurance Organisation, as first point of contact you will be accountable for dealing with initial enquiries from clients and manage them according to the companies service standards.

Key Responsibilities:
First point of contact for customers and financial advisers over the telephone and email.
Assist in resolving client queries.
Build key relationships within the business.

Skills & Experience:
Experience in a Customer Service environment from any sector.
Excellent communication and listening skills.
Resilience to working under pressure and to tight deadlines.
Good computer skills.

Hours & Benefits:
Monday - Friday, shifts between the hours of 8.00 to 17.30.
Salary dependent on experience.

Job Purpose:
IT Infrastructure Security Lead required to join an expanding international life group, in a permanent capacity based on the Isle of Man. Primarily you will lead the Implementation, processes and projects to address IT infrastructure and information security operational needs.

Key Responsibilities:
Works in partnership with local stakeholders and Group Information Security to align processes and requirements. Updates and delivers status of security initiatives; develops plan to remediate gaps, and supports audit initiatives.
Act as security lead on multiple projects simultaneously. Ensure that project objectives are delivered on time and meet stakeholder expectations for quality.
Ensure that all infrastructure components are fully supportable and secure.
Pro-actively identify areas of the infrastructure for improvement and develop project plans and drive the execution of these plans to ensure project success. Provide practical support/systems engineering for improving the maturity and function of the infrastructure. Report on identified risks.
Act as an expert in multiple technology areas, conducting reviews and initiating change in order to contribute to continuous improvement of services to internal and external customers.
Provide subject matter expertise, evaluating proposals and recommending available solutions.
Provide specialist advice to address specific security queries from colleagues and internal clients and design/develop and deliver appropriate solutions, in line with group policies and processes and regulatory requirements.
Coordinate implementation and support of processes, supplier interactions, application security, and incident response and ensure processes are documented.
Ensure business continuity and disaster recovery capabilities.

Skills & Experience:
Relevant professional experience in IT Infrastructure and Information Security.
Demonstrable Cisco (LAN/WAN), VMware (ESXi), Security (Checkpoint, Cisco ASA) and Microsoft (Server 2012/2016, Active Directory) skills are essential for the role.
Qualifications such as Certified Security Analyst, Certified Ethical Hacker, Citrix Netscaler, Citrix XenApp, Citrix XenDesktop, CISSP, CISM, Cisco Security, Checkpoint, ITIL are preferred but not essential.
Palo Alto experience preferred but not essential.
Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills.
Strong knowledge of information security concepts and current information security trends and practices.
Proactive self starter and able to work autonomously.
Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills.
Track record of successfully implementing new technology into complex IT infrastructure.
Desire to provide excellent customer service.

Hours & Benefits:
Market rate salary and comprehensive benefits.

Job Purpose:
IT Senior Systems Analyst required to join an e-gaming company on the Isle of Man in a permanent capacity, to provide assistance to employees and senior management with all their IT needs and requirements across European offices.

Key Responsibilities:
Work as part of an IT Operations Team focused on ITIL Practices.
Work closely with the IT manager and Operations team to determine the maintenance and growth needs of the overall IT System and Network.
Responsible for making sure all the infrastructure systems are up and running and have a 'can do' attitude when faced with adversity.
Contribute to maintaining and executing disaster recovery plans that will keep the company functional in the event of a crisis.
Comprehensive understanding of network architecture, IT security, Disaster Recovery, Microsoft Server (AD and Exchange) client/server technology and SAN storage in an ESX environment.
Stay abreast of the latest developments in IT technology and remain highly technically competent at all levels of data processing while striving for enhanced user productivity through the implementation of new software technology where applicable.
The role might require occasional travel to London and Dublin.

Skills & Experience:
Degree in Computer Science and/or related field or industry recognised qualifications.
5+ years' experience in information technology.
Proven experience in IT Security, System, Remote Access, Network Connectivity, Disaster Recovery and network troubleshooting methods.
Experience of SAN storage, Dell EMC and ESX would be an advantage.
Strong problem solving and communication skills required.
Competent with Windows Server 2012 R2, 2016 and Windows 10 desktop operating systems.
Comprehensive understanding of windows security patching and requirements.
Be able to participate on technical matters and deliver on relevant projects.
Experience with Veritas backup/restore or equivalent.

Hours & Benefits:
Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.


Job Purpose:
Experienced Software Tester's to join an established and further growing Financial Group on an initial contract basis. The role holder will be responsible for ensuring that new and amended systems, configurations, packages, or services, together with any interfaces, perform as specified and that the risks associated with deployment are adequately understood and documented.

Key Responsibilities:
The planning, design, management, execution and reporting of tests, using appropriate testing tools and techniques and conforming to agreed process standards and industry specific regulations.
Engineering, using and maintaining test ware (test cases, test scripts, test reports, test plans, etc.) to measure and improve the quality of the software being tested.
Defines test conditions for given requirements.
Design test cases and creates test scripts and supporting data, working to the specifications provided.
Interprets, execute and record test cases in accordance with project test plans.
Analyses and reports test activities and results. Identifies and reports issues and risks.

Skills & Experience:
A proven track record in a Software Tester role is essential - a minimum of 5 years experience.
Educated to a bachelor degree level or hold a relevant professional qualification or extensive relevant experience in career history.
Good problem solving skills in order to resolve issues quickly and effectively.
Proven ability to meet individual targets and goals with accurate results.

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

Job Purpose:
Multiple opportunities for experienced Financial Services Administrators to join a leading International Bank as part of a Remediation Project Team. The Team will be responsible for providing support to the Overseas Services business area, specifically in relation to Know Your Client (KYC) policies.

Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for providing guidance on the correct documentation required from clients who have been issued a letter as part of the KYC Project.
Accountable for gathering the clients certified documents, facilitating the delivery to relevant departments whilst adhering to internal processes.
The successful candidate must take personal responsibility to support the team working ethos and ensure they have a development plan in place at all times.
Work closely with the Client Due Diligence team to identify training gaps and implement and maintain training and development plans on the back of this.
Provide focussed coaching to Clients, Front Office and Operations colleagues.
First point of contact for all new account queries and ensure that all interaction with clients is a positive experience and that client expectations are managed and met at all times.
Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Policies and Policy Standards.

Skills & Experience:
Previous banking/financial services experience is essential.
Familiar with the concept of Intermediary & Trust company clients, and ideally with knowledge of the core product set used by the organisation.
A strong understanding of Microsoft standard packages, such as Word and Excel.

Hours & Benefits:
Structured working pattern, excellent rate of pay- market competitive, based in central Douglas.

Job Purpose:
Temporary Accountant required to join an International Fiduciary Services Provider on an initial 6 month basis. The role holder will be responsible for assisting in the efficient and effective delivery of financial statements, management accounts and other financial reports for the Company and the Company's client companies and trusts.

Key Responsibilities:
Preparation of Financial Statements for client companies and trust and maintenance of their bookkeeping records.
Assist in the preparation of monthly management reports to include management accounts and cash flow.
Preparation of VAT returns and Tax returns.
Assist in the preparation of weekly management reports to include cash flow, debtors, WIP, creditors.
Consider and report risk and Anti-Money Laundering concerns or issues.
Provide training and assistance to less experienced team members and assist colleagues as required.
Liaison with clients, advisors, banks, investment managers, lawyers and other intermediaries.

Skills & Experience:
Must hold a relevant accounting qualification.
At least 3 years' experience in an accounting environment is required.
Excellent understanding of UK and international accounting standards, policies and procedures.
Good commercial awareness and excellent communication skills.

Hours & Benefits:
Attractive salary, initial 6 month contract, full time business hours, office located in Central Douglas.

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