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Job Purpose:
ACA/ ACCA qualified and experienced Audit Manager or Senior Manager, required to join a mid-tier Accountancy practice and undertake a varied accounting and audit role for a broad portfolio of clients. The successful candidate will benefit from a realistic work/life balance, a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as being potentially able to develop broader practical experience.

Key Responsibilities:
Taking a leading role in the Audit and Accounting team, developing and supporting staff to achieve their potential.
Ensuring that work is completed in accordance with appropriate professional and company standards, on a timely basis.
Managing a key client portfolio, developing strong working relationships both externally and internally.
Control of audits in relation to timescales, budgets and risk management procedures.
Preparation of Accounts and ad hoc accounting work, as needed.
Review of work and finalising management reporting.
Assisting with the production and presentation of proposals for new clients.

Skills & Experience:
ACA /ACCA qualified with PQE in Audit.
Used to building a team and supporting their training and development.
Likely to have experience of large audits and complex groups in addition to dealing with complex technical matters, although the role may also provide further scope for broadening experience, as this role will offer a varied portfolio of clients as well as additional accounting and ad hoc reporting responsibilities.

Hours & Benefits:
Full time hours, with additional working hours being an occasional requirement - overtime will be paid. Highly competitive salary and benefits.

Job Purpose:
Risk & Compliance Manager required to join a Financial Services Group in a permanent capacity on the Isle of Man as their Group Risk & Compliance Manager (DPO). The primary activity is to ensure that the risk and compliance function of the business is effectively managed and operated.

Key Responsibilities:
Oversight of compliance with operational procedures of the Group, ensuring that all regulatory, risk & data protection guidelines are followed and drafting and implementing appropriate risk policies & procedures.
Design and implement an enterprise risk management framework including risk statements, risk policies and recommending appropriate risk appetites for specific risks for adoption by the Board.
Undertake internal reviews or monitoring to ensure that risk and data protection procedures are followed and conduct or direct the internal investigation of risk issues where appropriate.
Assess product, compliance, operational risks and develop risk management strategies.
Disseminate written policies and procedures related to risk activities and/or a change in relevant legislation or regulatory guidance.
Serve as a confidential point of contact for employees to communicate with management, seek clarification on risk and data protection matters.
Discuss emerging risk issues with management or employees and provide comprehensive written compliance and risk reports in conjunction with the compliance function to the Board on a quarterly basis or more frequently if required.
Provide employee training on compliance, risk and data protection related topics, policies, or procedures.
Provide assistance to internal or external auditors in risk related reviews.
Prepare management reports regarding compliance, risk operations and progress.
Keep informed regarding pending industry changes, trends, and best practices and assess the potential impact of these changes on organisational processes.
Design or implement improvements in communication, monitoring, or enforcement of risk standards.
Advise the board of relevant regulatory and legislative changes and make recommendations on how changes can be managed within the business.
Maintain an up to date index of policies and procedures for the risk function, all of which must be reviewed and signed off at least annually.
Verify that all firm and regulatory policies and procedures have been documented, implemented, and communicated.
Perform the role of Group Data Protection Officer.

Skills & Experience:
5 years' experience in a similar group risk & compliance role.
Excellent communication skills.
Good understanding of regulatory risk and compliance, data protection legislation and GDPR requirements.
Good understanding of fund and investment management, insurance and pension legislation.

Hours & Benefits:
Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.

Job Purpose:
Senior compliance professional required to join an expanding financial services group in a permanent capacity on the Isle of Man, as their Senior Compliance Manager & MLRO.
The purpose of the role is to provide overall responsibility for Compliance in an innovative financial services organisation across a number of licence holding entities in varying investment and all banking activities.

Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for overseeing all aspects of the set-up, implementation and maintenance of the Group's Investment and all Banking operations.
Implement continuous improvement in accordance with changes to regulatory requirements, internal policy and best practice.
Act as Money Laundering Reporting Officer (incorporating all the responsibilities of the role of Countering the Financing of Terrorism Officer).
Responsible for contributing to all aspects of the Group's regulatory compliance and risk management, including those relating to financial crime, data protection, anti-bribery and corruption, market abuse, CRS and FATCA.
Review and develop the operational functionality of regulatory compliance and risk management, new business and prevention of financial crime.
Responsible for the monthly production and circulation of management information pertaining to these areas.
Responsible for the production and submission in a timely manner of the Group's Annual Regulatory Returns together with any other statistical information relating to its activities as may be required by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority.
Assist the Head of Risk and Compliance as required interacting with regulators, law enforcement agencies, external auditors and client audit teams where applicable and/or required.
Assist the Head of Risk and Compliance in the promotion of the Group's compliance and risk strategy and to ensure cohesive and comprehensive alignment of these with the Group's strategic, operational and financial goals and core values.
Responsibility for maintaining all registers and records required by the Rule Book and the Handbook.
Responsibility for the internal investigation of all Group complaints in the light of available information and recommending a course of remedial action to the board.
Assist in the provision of support and guidance to the Board, Risk and Audit Oversight Committee and senior management to ensure that all regulatory, legal and financial crime related risks are adequately managed.
1As required lead and coordinate projects within the Group to ensure new rules, regulations and legislation is implemented and assimilated into the Group's business operations and activities.

Skills & Experience:
Significant experience in a compliance, banking or internal audit environment within in financial services.
Be in a similar role within a regulated environment.
Hold a relevant professional qualifications in Compliance or Banking.
Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.
Excellent communication skills and ability to partner well with multiple internal stakeholders.

Hours & Benefits:
Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.

Job Purpose:
Regulatory Product Specialist required to join an expanding international life group in a permanent position on the Isle of Man to effectively embed business conduct and financial crime regulation and policies into the business.

Key Responsibilities:
Support 2nd line assessment and reporting in regard to Conduct Risk, providing 2nd line challenge and validation of 1st line attestation of conduct measures.
Support the risk management reporting frameworks in regard to the provision of 2nd line management information on business conduct matters.
Support any regulatory notifications to regulators, pertaining to business conduct matters.
Review and sign off training material pertaining to business conduct and financial crime.
Support the sign-off of financial promotion literature and other external communications on matters pertaining to business conduct and financial crime regulatory matters.
Support the operation of the overall compliance framework, including updating its procedures and manuals and operating any of its core processes as may be required from time to time.
Ability to support and embed the overall business strategy and conduct framework, designed to Treat Customers Fairly.
Undertake activities as defined by the Head of Compliance to ensure the 1st line effectively embed Business Conduct & Financial Crime regulation and policies into the business as usual activities and comply with all regulatory reporting requirements.
Remain up to date on Conduct of Business regulatory change that may affect the company in regard to its product design in a multiple of jurisdictions and disseminate this into advice reflecting the impact on the business.
Provide 2nd line challenge and direction on all project or operational change initiatives which have a conduct of business regulatory implication, particularly in regard to financial promotions.
Provide representation to industry trade bodies on conduct matters.
Support liaison with company regulators, including in regard to any thematic inspections or reviews pertaining to business conduct and financial crime matters.

Skills & Experience:
Considerable understanding of the Conduct of Business frameworks emerging in a number of international jurisdictions, especially Isle of Man, Singapore and the Middle East and how they conform to international standards.
At least three years in a compliance role with a business conduct/marketing focus, ideally with demonstrable experience with a customer centric project.
Experience of working with senior stakeholders, ideally with exposure to working directly with regulators
Experience in processing regulatory breaches and notifications
Proficient in the use of emerging communication technologies and Microsoft applications
A good awareness of emerging consumer technologies and digital services
Experience in collating and supporting the provision of management information and reports

Hours & Benefits:
Market rate salary and comprehensive benefits.

Job Purpose:
Senior Trust Manager, professionally qualified with 10+ years experience within Fiduciary Services, is sought by an established Trust Company. The role requires supervision of a team of around 8 Administrators, together with direct responsibility for a small portfolio of key clients. Candidates will be used to managing a team, meeting reporting deadlines, targets and managing budgets, coaching and developing staff as needed. It is likely to require participation in marketing trips for the business.

Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for the management of a team of around 8 Administrators, ensuring client expectations and service standards are met.
Direct responsibility for a small portfolio of key clients.
Overall responsibility for meeting deadlines, targets and managing budgets within the team, contributing towards group performance.
Used to working in a commercial manner, effectively resolving operational or technical issues and meeting company and regulatory guidelines.

Skills & Experience:
Professionally qualified with 10+ years experience within Fiduciary Services.
Experienced manager, used to overseeing a team and coaching and developing staff on an ongoing basis.
Strong industry understanding, coupled with a proactive approach.
Experienced in participating in marketing trips for the business, as needed.

Hours & Benefits:
Full time, competitive salary and benefits.

Job Purpose:
Group Financial Controller, a qualified Accountant (ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA) with c 5 years experience within the Finance Sector, is sought to lead the Finance Team of a Financial Services Group. The role holder will have responsibility for ensuring the timely and accurate production of the Group's statutory, management and regulatory financial reporting. Applicants will have up to date knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS and be experienced in managing staff within an accounts department.

Key Responsibilities:
Ensuring the Group's statutory, management and regulatory financial reporting is timely, accurate and in accordance with regulatory requirements and accounting standards.
Preparation of annual budgets and forecasting for all entities within the group, including financial strategy and planning.
Day to day operational management of the Finance team, communicating effectively, setting objectives, providing training and monitoring performance, with the ultimate goal of achieving departmental targets.
Review and submission of quarterly group VAT return.
Providing accounting and strategic financial support for Group projects.
Managing and developing effective systems and procedures, driving continuous improvements.
Responsible for managing the audit process of all Group companies.

Skills & Experience:
Qualified Accountant (ACCA/ ACA/ CIMA) with a minimum of 3 years PQE.
c5 years experience working within financial services.
Up to date knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS.
Good organisational and interpersonal skills.
Experienced in managing staff within an accounts department.
Strong IT skills, including Excel modelling skills.

Hours & Benefits:
9am - 5.30pm with additional hours as required, competitive salary plus benefits.

Job Purpose:
A Senior Manager or Manager - Mergers & Acquisitions is sought by a leading International Financial Services Group, to initiate opportunities for mergers and acquisitions and manage these through to successful completion and integration into the Group.

Key Responsibilities:
Being involved in the inception of deals, undertaking appropriate research and analysis within the market, devising appropriate strategies and managing target origination.
Planning and preparation of pitches.
Screening of potential acquisition targets.
Supporting and/or leading deal negotiations, including valuations and financial modelling and attendance at meetings.
Project managing the process, ensuring compliance with company standards, policies and procedures.

Skills & Experience:
A track record (at least 3 years) within mergers and acquisitions, ideally within an International business.
Required to undertake frequent travel within Europe or further afield, as needed
Strong background in finance and accounting, ideally holding a degree in Law, Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.
Excellent organisational skills with a structured, methodical and pragmatic approach, likely to include project management experience/qualifications.
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, used to making presentations and developing strong working relationships.
It would be advantageous to have a proficiency in financial modelling and analysis.

Hours & Benefits:
Full time, highly competitive salary and benefits, dependent upon experience and qualifications

Job Purpose:
Senior Group & Systems Accountant, ACA/ACCA qualified with at least 5 years PQE, is sought to join the Finance team of a leading Trust & Corporate Services Group. The ideal candidate will improve the efficiency and reporting output of the finance function, by driving change through improvements to procedures and processes, particularly relating to budgeting and forecasting.

Key Responsibilities:
Improving the efficiency and reporting output of the finance function by identifying how and where improvements in procedures and processes can be achieved.
Leading the quarterly forecasting and planning process.
Supporting the Group Finance Director in the management and control of the Group Finance Function.
Management accounting - Consolidating the Group's monthly results for all worldwide subsidiaries and preparing the Group reporting pack for the Board.
Supporting the preparation of statutory accounts for the Group and subsidiaries.
Supporting the annual audit process.

Skills & Experience:
ACA/ACCA qualified with at least 5 years PQE.
Strong systems knowledge and experience of driving change through process and procedural improvements.
Experience of leading budgeting/ forecasting processes.
Strong communication skills, able to present qualitative and quantitative information to key stakeholders.
Excellent organisational skills, adaptable to change and used to working under pressure adhering to tight deadlines.

Hours & Benefits:
Full time, highly competitive salary and benefits.

Job Purpose:
Qualified Investment professional required to join a global Financial Services Group as an Investment Manager. Working as part of the Investment Management team you should have a wealth of experience within investments and be an ambitious professional who can demonstrate a track record of success.

Key Responsibilities:
Responsibility for one of more elements of the Firms investment strategy.
Oversee, direct and prepare research and detailed investment analysis.
Responsibility for the management of numerous investment portfolios.
Support the management of client relationships as required.
Preparation of investment proposals and suitability assessments.
Performance and attribution analysis and interpretation.
Investment report writing, comment and analysis.

Skills & Experience:
Wealth of investment management experience within a similar role and environment.
Hold or be progressing towards related industry qualifications MCSI or CFA.
Strong interpersonal skills in handling high net worth clients.
Demonstrate a passion for investments and financial markets.
Have the ability to work well under pressure and adhere to reporting deadlines.

Hours & Benefits:
Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.

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