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Job Purpose:
Product Development Actuary required to join a global Life Assurance organisation to work closely with the companies marketing department.

Key Responsibilities:
Actuarial lead on the development of new products for Group life Companies based in Isle of Man and the Bahamas.
Profit test new products, enhancement to products and special offers.
Prepare pricing reports for the Appointed Actuary.
Sign off technical specifications and product literature.
Specify and sign-off illustration systems.
Sign off the system set-up of the product.
Provide input into pricing bases.
Liaise with the underwriters and reinsurers as required.

Skills & Experience:
Recently qualified Actuarial is desirable.
Understanding of unit linked products preferably in an international market.
Communication and leadership skills.
Creativity to devise ideas and solutions.
Proficient in Prophet or other modelling system.

Hours & Benefits:
Full Time Permanent Hours -37.5 hours /week.
Competitive salary and benefits package.

Job Purpose:
Assistant VAT Consultant required to join an established, international professional services provider to assist in VAT solutions covering transactional and VAT planning advice.

Key Responsibilities:
Provide support to the servicing teams and clients regarding their day-to-day transactions, helping them to maximise clients' VAT position while meeting their compliance obligations in the everyday course of their business transactions.
Undertaking VAT planning to provide reassurance that the VAT treatment of certain projects or business deals are being effectively managed, legitimately minimising the VAT cost to clients' businesses in the Yachting, Aviation, Property, Gaming and Financial Services sectors.
Delivering a range of VAT training packages as required, tailored to specific requirements and the circumstances of clients and their businesses - as workshops or more detailed one-to-one training.
Carrying out VAT health checks and return reviews as required.
Attendance at VAT authorities' visits.
VAT penalty negotiation and mitigation.
General correspondence with VAT and customs authorities.
Representing the VAT Director at VAT and other meetings when required.
Working with the VAT Director to generate new business and develop new initiatives / strategies.
Ensuring compliance with company standards, policies and procedures, including confidentiality and data protection where appropriate.
Carrying out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities within the overall function, commensurate with the grading and level of responsibilities of the post.

Skills & Experience:
Ideally ATT qualified.
In-depth understanding of European VAT rules and legislation.
Trusted to undertake the careful analysis required to determine the relationships between relevant parties and the nature of goods or services supplied in order to ensure the VAT costs the client pays are accurate.
An inclusive, technically strong and knowledgeable person
Able to co-ordinate, collaborate with, use staff resources effectively.
Strong presentation skills

Hours & Benefits:
Permanent full time working hours- 9am -5.30pm.
Competitive salary and benefits package.

Job Purpose:
Finance Administrator, required to assist in the accurate and timely processing of all daily Treasury procedures, sought by an international Life Assurance company on an initial 6 month contract basis.

Key Responsibilities:
To perform and oversee the daily payment processes ensuring adherence to documented procedures.
Assist in managing external banking relationships for companies, controlling the bank accounts and escalating any appropriate concerns.
Assist in queries and resolution of payments, treasury and reconciliation items both internally and externally.
Maintain accurate records of Payments & Receipts and assist other finance functions in ensure data retention is in accordance with internal service standards.

Skills & Experience:
Previous experience within an office environment.
A minimum of 5 GCSE's grades A*-C including English and Maths.
Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
Self-motivated, with a positive and flexible attitude.
Excellent analytical, reasoning, and communication skills.

Hours & Benefits:
Market rate salary commensurate with experience; full time business hours.

Job Purpose:
Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or similar) required to work as the Group Accountant/ Finance Manager and as part of the Senior Management team of a Financial Services Group. Applicants will have experience in the preparation of accounts, ensuring that statutory returns and obligations are met for all group companies. The role requires accurate monthly management accounting and performance reporting in a timely manner, also with responsibility for the management and development of a small team.

Key Responsibilities:
Preparation of statutory entity and consolidated accounts of all group companies to meet all regulatory/legal requirements and reflect current accounting standards.
Ensuring all statutory returns and obligations are met, including Companies House, VAT, company tax and payroll taxes, for all group and client companies.
Preparation of Board reports, including monthly management accounts, executive summary, performance reports and variance analysis, in an efficient and timely manner
Forecasting and managing cash flow of the business.
Monitoring, maintaining and developing appropriate financial controls within the department and business.

Skills & Experience:
Experienced in the preparation of accounts and management reporting for an active trading business, contributing to the operation and strategy of the group.
Qualified accountant - ACA, ACCA, CIMA or similar.
Experienced in staff management and development.
Used to working at pace to meet deadlines.

Hours & Benefits:
35 hour working week, competitive salary dependent upon experience and plus benefits, including car parking.

Job Purpose:
Trainee Accountant required to join the Finance Team of an expanding Life Assurance Organisation, where the role holder will rotate across the function and experience different finance roles; some include financial reporting, treasury and reconciliations & control.

Key Responsibilities:
Posting, analysing and reporting from our accounting ledger and banking platforms.
Financial and management reporting.
Cash management and maximising shareholder return.
Reconciliation and control of assets.
Budgets, re-forecasting and analytics.

Skills & Experience:
Must hold a 2:1 degree in any discipline or relevant UCAS points that would attain them a BBB at A-Level (either 300 points pre 2017 or 120 points post 2017).
Must have a keen interest in undertaking professional studies and demonstrate a strong work ethic.
Excellent communication skills are required and the ability to organise workload effectively.

Hours & Benefits:
Attractive salary and benefits package provided, including study support towards the ACCA qualification, full time business hours.

Job Purpose:
Accounts Assistant required to join a banking organisation to support the Finance team with the day-to-day accounting and administrative requirements.

Key Responsibilities:
Production of daily reports, including overall ownership of, daily sales report, adding new business lines where relevant, daily directions report, monitoring compliance with FSA directions, daily deposit liabilities report, updating graphs and distributing to various departments and any other daily reports required by the management.
Assisting the completion of the Group VAT return.
Generating statements for suppliers, reconcile and investigate any differences between the accounting and lending system.
Resolving any differences and improving/constructing future statement productions to enhance its accuracy.
Production of monthly management accounts, including overall ownership of, areas specifically allocated to them in month-end timetable, learning and taking over areas allocated to the management accountant, helping senior management accountant to prepare excel management account workbook including updating graphs and charts as appropriate.
Production of reports for ALCO, ERC and various other committees.
Assisting senior management accountant in preparation of quarterly FSA returns as appropriate whilst seeking to develop overall understanding of the return.
High level supervision of purchase ledger function.

Skills & Experience:
Minimum of 5 GCSE's (or equivalent) Grade C or above including Maths and English.
Minimum of 3 A Level's.
Experience of preparing and posting general ledger entries, in a relevant accounting area.
Experience of preparing bank and internal control reconciliations.
Understanding and knowledge of banking payments and systems.
Knowledge of expenses management, including accounting and payment.
Experience of Sun Accounts, Vision, Excel, and banking systems.
Good written and oral communication skills.
Flexible approach and working attitude.

Hours & Benefits:
9:00 am to 5:30 pm.
Salary dependent on experience.

Job Purpose:
Accounts Assistant required to join the Finance department of an International Life organisation to cover a range of accounting administration duties and contribute to the Finance team in meeting the reporting obligations of a listed Group with regulated insurance companies (Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland).

Key Responsibilities:
Invoice and expenses processing.
Supplier payments.
Payment processing and input into banking and accounting systems.
Bank reconciliations.
Provision of financial and transaction information to other departments.
Monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
Maintain accurate financial records at all times.
General administration relating to the financial transactions above including scanning, filing, photocopying and dealing with post.
Skills & Experience:
A minimum of 3 years experience of accounting administration.
Previous Life Insurance experience is desirable but not essential, although previous experience of financial services would be advantageous.
Able to work with a high level of accuracy and to adhere to deadlines.
Ensuring that all work is completed within the required standards and timescales.
AAT/CAT qualified or part qualified would be an advantage but not essential.
Ability to work as part of a team and support colleagues in the completion of tasks within relevant deadlines.
Passionate about delivering excellent customer service.

Hours & Benefits:
37.5 hours per week.
Competitive salary and benefits package.

Job Purpose:
Experienced and qualified Tax Manager (CTA or similar), is sought for a new part-time role within an International Trust & Corporate Service Provider, to undertake broad Tax compliance responsibilities. The successful candidate will primarily review and submit VAT and non-resident landlord UK tax returns, UK corporate tax returns and CIS returns.

Key Responsibilities:
The review and submission of VAT and non-resident landlord UK tax returns, UK corporate tax returns and CIS returns.
Review of VAT/ Tax registration and de-registration forms.
Providing assistance for any VAT or other tax inspections.
Assisting with tax queries from administrators and accountants and with FATCA/ CRS reporting.

Skills & Experience:
Experienced and qualified Tax Manager (CTA or similar).
A number of years experience in managing broad tax compliance responsibilities for a diverse International portfolio of client entities.
High level of accuracy and attention to detail, used to working autonomously and meeting deadlines whilst working under pressure.

Hours & Benefits:
Part time hours - a minimum of 20 hours is essential with up to 25 hours also being considered, plus a comprehensive benefits package including car parking.

Job Purpose:
A Senior Administrator is required to join the Agency & Commissions team of an international Life Assurance organisation, in a permanent capacity. Working within the Customer Services department, the role holder will undertake regular reviews of existing intermediary relationships as their indemnity commission liability approaches agreed trigger levels.

Key Responsibilities:
Monitoring any debt positions.
Preparation of reports for the weekly Debt & Indemnity Commission meeting.
Processing new terms of business applications for intermediaries.
Regular communication by telephone and email with brokers and company sales teams.
Carry out agency amendments and process payments.

Skills & Experience:
Previous financial services experience is essential, ideally within the Life Assurance industry.
A clear understanding of Insurance (AML) regulations and knowledge of CDD requirements in line with the IOM Financial Services Authority.
Experience of processing UK and international payments.
An understanding of corporate legal structures would be beneficial.
Ability to deliver against deadlines and excellent organisational skills.

Hours & Benefits:
Full time business hours (35 hours working week); Salary commensurate with skills and experience; Full company benefits package.

Job Purpose:
Product & Investment Marketing Manager to join an international life company, in a permanent capacity on the Isle of Man in the marketing department. It's a unique opportunity to join the business at a senior level and be an integral part shaping the future propositions.

Key Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Group Marketing Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading the Product and Investment Marketing Team to deliver and manage product development, fund ranges and support online service developments for Company brands.
Have a complete understanding of our proposition and ensure that all products and fund ranges meet regulatory requirements in each of the jurisdiction in which we operate.
Be able to develop a detailed understanding of our customers, markets and competitors and ensure this is used in proposition planning across insurance brands.
Promote our proposition USP's effectively for each of our product, fund range and service (online and offline) supporting the Sales and account Managers.

Skills & Experience:
A broad knowledge of the offshore financial services industry and regulatory frameworks across multiple geographies.
A minimum of 5 years' experience in offshore product proposition; understands insurance product pricing.
Experience in the creation of product specifications, business requirement documents, business cases.
Understanding of key competitors, their products, services and proposition positives and negatives.
Familiarity with and understanding of illustration system design and build; online service design and build across web and mobile platforms with an appreciation for front and backend development challenges.
The ability to critically analyse large amounts of data succinctly, for consideration by executive team decision making.
The ability to work independently, and to engage where necessary with key stakeholders within the business.
Clearly communicate product decisions and the rationale behind them.
Comfortable making decisions without consensus.
Helps others make decisions by being persuasive.
Managed product owners across different products.
Ability to manage multiple work streams at the same time in a fast-paced environment
Both creative and analytical, switching between both and using all available data to drive product decisions.
Supplier / stakeholder / customer relationship management skills, including the ability to negotiate, agree and manage the scope of activities.
Proven ability to influence design decisions where required.

Hours & Benefits:
Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.

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