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Job Purpose:
A Finance Technician is required to join a leading Life Assurance company on an initial fixed term contract. The successful candidate will support the accounting function in the production of internal & external reporting.

Key Responsibilities:
Carry out the month end accounting processes in line with agreed time scales and in line with regulatory requirements.
Monitor, reconcile and clear control accounts & specified balance sheet reconciliation's, providing reasons to outstanding items, and ensuring that outstanding items are resolved within agreed time scales.
Assist in providing management information, ensuring that the company operates a controlled accounting environment within a timely accurate framework.

Skills & Experience:
Working towards CAT/AAT (or similar qualification).
Confident using accountancy packages & a variety of computer programs.
Experience within a similar role beneficial.

Hours & Benefits:
Full time core business hours, maternity cover contract, salary dependent on experience & skill set.

Job Purpose:
Qualified (ACA/ ACCA / CIMA or similar) and experienced Head of Finance sought to manage a small team and manage the full finance function for a Financial Services Group. The role requires management of a small team, so previous experience training, developing and managing staff is required. Previous experience within Life Assurance would be advantageous.

Key Responsibilities:
Ensuring the general bookkeeping and accounting of all group companies to current accounting standards, including regulatory reporting and VAT returns.
Overseeing a small team, ensuring the accurate and efficient processing of purchase invoices, management of cash balance and all controls and processes.
Production and delivery of MI reports for Board Meetings.
Liaison with group auditors as needed.
Financial input to ad hoc projects.

Skills & Experience:
Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/ CIMA or similar) with up to date knowledge of accounting standards and a number of years experience in a Senior Finance role.
Able to fulfil Key person requirements, being used to regulatory reporting and ideally having previous experience within Life Assurance.
Experienced staff manager, used to supervising and developing staff.

Hours & Benefits:
Full time hours, competitive salary and benefits package to include car parking.

Job Purpose:
Head of Legal required to join a Wealth Management business as their Group Legal Counsel, reporting into the MD and primarily responsible for the creation and management of a robust legal framework.

Key Responsibilities:
Commercial negotiations with our customers and suppliers.
Drafting of new, and review of existing agreements as required.
Implementation and management of 3rd party platform agreements.
Assisting in the creation of new products and enhancing of existing products.
Maintaining a strong relationship with regulatory authorities and assisting the Group in implementing the changing regulatory policies.
Work with Compliance on projects as required.
Ensuring the boards of directors of the Group regulated entities are complying with their Articles of Association.
Overall responsibility for the smooth operation of all Group legal business.
Creation of a legal budget in conjunction with the finance team.
Providing guidance to Group management on any legal or regulatory issues and instructing external counsel on issues where appropriate.
Preparation of Board papers on ad-hoc issues.
Act as the Group Data Protection Officer (until a suitable replacement is found).
Act as Company Secretary to all Group Companies.

Skills & Experience:
Qualified Advocate with significant post qualified experience operating in a similar In-House Legal position.
Solid understanding of insurance and investments products.
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.
Ability to translate and explain legal issues and their implications in a clear and concise manner.
Strong organisational skills.
Beneficial to have experience of undertaking a Company Secretary role.
Previous experience of people management.

Hours & Benefits:
Market rate salary and benefits package.

Job Purpose:
Compliance Officer required to join an international Life organisation to assist the Compliance Manager in the analysis of local and international regulatory developments ensuring that useful and informative analyses are delivered to business colleagues on a timely basis.

Key Responsibilities:
Input into the continued development and implementation of corporate strategies and policies, as they relate to the organisational agenda generally and specifically in relation to: -Risk management and internal control, Continuous compliance with obligations and quality assurance of performance, Corporate governance and probity , Policy framework and Assurance testing.
Actively contribute to the day-to-day activities of the Compliance Team, in line with the overarching objectives of the GRC Department.
Assist and maintain an effective and fit for purpose compliance framework, which guides and defines organisational behaviours, provides a clear context for business decision-making and positively influences the performance of functional and operational activities across the Group.
Provide active support to the Compliance Manager to ensure that the Life Companies of the Group and their service providers and employees remain cognisant of and compliant with their respective regulatory obligations and proactively maintain adequate, effective and auditable policies, procedures, reporting mechanisms and training materials.
Assist and deliver a customer centric compliance programme, with the support of the wider Compliance Team, which together with business colleagues, helps to ensure positive customer outcomes by analysing processes, behaviours and procedures and proposing and implementing effective change.
Observe and be a champion for the stated core values of the Group in respect of both performance and behaviours.
Participate in new business projects and strategy.

Skills & Experience:
A highly competent and appropriately qualified professional (or currently studying) with a minimum of 3 years' experience in a compliance role preferably within the Life Assurance sector.
Good knowledge and understanding of the legal and regulatory frameworks governing the Group and its subsidiary companies with the ability to understand, assess and effectively communicate the impact of changes and developments in the local and international environment.
Excellent working knowledge and understanding of the regulatory regimes applicable to the Group.
Good working knowledge and understanding of risk management, internal control and corporate governance principles and practices.
Keen to develop and exploit effective working relationships and advocates the work of the GRC Department to other business areas.
Communicates effectively - both orally and in writing to a wide range of audiences.
Ability to manage own workload and performance effectively in a busy and challenging environment.

Hours & Benefits:
Salary Negotiable
Full Time permanent hours 37.5 hours/week.

Job Purpose:
Accounts payable administrator required to join a busy Accounts department within an International E-Gaming Organisation on an initial 3 month temporary contract. The role holder will be responsible for account ledger administration, payments, processing large volumes of multi-jurisdictional invoices, reconciliations, expenses approvals and other internal finance functions.

Key Responsibilities:
Process Purchase Orders into the computerised accounts system.
Understand multi-currency, multi-jurisdictional payments and VAT processing.
Allocate bank payments, reconcile supplier statements, investigate and correct discrepancies.
Monitor incoming emails and action accordingly.

Skills & Experience:
At least 2 years in a similar role and good understanding of accounts ledgers is required.
Minimum of 5 GCSE's at Grade or above including Maths.
Strong computer skills including the ability to operate computerised accounts system.
Good interpersonal skills and ability to work well both in a team and using own initiative.

Hours & Benefits:
3 month temporary contract, full time business hours, competitive rate of pay.

Job Purpose:
Corporate AML Specialist required to join an International Bank for 9-12 month contract. Primary responsibility is to review, assess and update high risk files ensuring they are compliant with business policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:
Periodically reviewing, assessing and updating high risk files.
Making sure that high risk files are compliant with policy and business appetite standards
Sourcing information using a variety of external and internal sources, including public information.
Liaising with both intermediary and direct customers in writing and verbally to gather information required to undertake reviews which ensure that all risk factors have been considered.
Making sound judgements about the risk of each review, making recommendations and taking decisions in respect of the maintenance or establishment of a client relationship.

Skills & Experience:
Experience working in AML, ideally dealing with high risk reviews.
Excellent knowledge of complex corporate structures.
Excellent report writing skills.
Strong interpersonal skills, working effectively within the team and with key stakeholders on complex and sensitive issues.
Excellent organisation skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines and within agreed targets and service standards.
Confidence to challenge processes, procedures and operational issues where clarity is needed or simplification is required.
Ideally hold a relevant professional qualification, such as an advanced ICA or equivalent (not essential).

Hours & Benefits:
Excellent rate of pay, on site parking.

Job Purpose:
Experienced and ideally qualified, Compliance Manager sought to join an established Fiduciary Services Provider. Applicants will have gained previous experience in similar work within Trust and Corporate Services, having strong regulatory understanding and being able to meet Key Person requirements. The successful applicant will ensure that all compliance matters and risk initiatives are delivered in accordance with statutory regulations and internal policies.

Key Responsibilities:
Act as MLRO and DPO, being the in house expert on areas including the FSA Rulebook, AML/ CFT handbook, Data Protection and FATCA/CRS
Manage the Compliance function, keeping and maintaining registers, maintaining up to date Policies and Procedure and ensuring compliance with GDPR
Working as part of the senior management team including maintaining a positive ongoing working relationship with the FSA
Undertaking annual business risk and client/entity assessments, ensuring adequate AML/CFT staff training and assisting with completion of the Annual Regulatory Return
Ensuring that CDD requirements for new business are met and that all FATCA/ CRS responsibilities are undertaken

Skills & Experience:
Compliance Manager with previous experience within Fiduciary Services, who will meet Key Person requirements to fulfil roles of MLRO and DPO
Extensive experience of Compliance, Risk, Data Protection & FATCA/ CRS, within Trust and Corporate Services
Experienced in working independently, under pressure to meet deadlines with a high degree of accuracy
Positive and professional approach, with a high level of organisational and communication skills

Hours & Benefits:
9am - 5pm plus comprehensive company benefits

Job Purpose:
Qualified Accountant or Internal Auditor, is sought to join the growing Internal Audit division of an International Financial Services Group. The ideal candidate will conduct planning, fieldwork and reporting activities to ensure the effectiveness of business processes and controls.

Key Responsibilities:
Working closely with the Head of Internal Audit in ensuring that there is an independent appraisal of the group's system of governance, risk management and internal control.
Executing internal audits covering all aspects of the group's operations.
Conducting planning, fieldwork and reporting activities in accordance with the Group's internal audit methodology and professional standards.

Skills & Experience:
Qualified Internal Auditor or qualified Accountant, having a number of years experience within internal or external audit or risk management within Financial Services.
Proactive and professional, with a logical and objective approach and strong communication skills.
Travel to other International offices within the Group will be required.

Hours & Benefits:
Competitive salary and benefits package, dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Job Purpose:
Invoicing Administrator is required to join the Payments team of an expanding Payroll & Contractor services company on a permanent basis. Based in Central Douglas, the role holder will deal with all client and contractor invoicing.

Key Responsibilities:
Raise and process company and client invoices.
Liaise with internal departments and external customers and clients.
Validate all work to ensure full accuracy of all data and information received.

Skills & Experience:
Previous experience process invoice and timesheet date within the Payroll/Contractor industry would be advantageous.
Strong MS Word and Excel skills, to an intermediate or higher level.
Able to prioritise high-volume workloads and work to set deadlines.

Hours & Benefits:
Full time business hours; Market rate salary.

Job Purpose:
Compliance Monitoring Executive required to join a private wealth organisation to assist with ensuring compliance within the regulatory environment, by performing a range of Compliance related tasks, to support the Compliance function and ensure client service excellence is delivered to internal and external clients following the policies and objectives of the bank.

Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for the delivery of second line of defence risk-based monitoring against both the short and long term compliance plans.
Conduct regular and structured compliance monitoring of specified review areas and identify reportable issues.
Appraise adequacy of internal controls and systems.
Preparing reports and present findings to management and key stakeholders.
Maintain internal control systems by updating monitoring frameworks.
The review and assessment of processes to remove or mitigate areas of risk to the Bank with regard to Anti-Money Laundering, Countering Terrorist Financing, Bribery & Corruption , Fraud and Bank Operations.
Review of existing processes and documentation to ensure that meets all applicable legal, regulatory, procedural and process requirements.
Transaction Analysis, by review of financials, to ensure AML procedures have been effectively carried out or set remediation points where relevant.
Identification of mutually beneficial or commercially viable opportunities to further bring to the client relationship.
Use of 3rd party software to check against Sanctions or Persons who are the subject of a warning issued by a competent authority.
Make capable and effective decisions and escalate problems within reporting lines.
Apply sound business judgment to identify and escalate any unusual or suspicious activities to senior management or the relevant MLRO as required.
Assist and guide business colleagues in application of AML / CFT / CDD/regulatory requirements.
Communicate with Relationship Managers, Intermediaries and any other relevant internal/external parties.
Produce and manage communication requests where necessary.
Undertake other administration tasks and provide cover as required where training has been received.
Assist in ad hoc operational project work as assigned, to support and promote future business development

Skills & Experience:
At least 4 years' experience in a similar role within financial services environment.
Experience in Compliance requirements, including but not limited to, CDD / EDD for high net worth individuals and more complex financial structures such as trusts, corporate and foundations across multiple jurisdictions worldwide including emerging markets.
Experienced in risk classification processes and in identifying and handling risk related information and documentation.
A minimum of 2 years relevant monitoring experience preferred.
A professional qualification such as MICA or similar would be an advantage, but suitable candidates may be qualified through relevant or similar industry experience.

Hours & Benefits:
Full Time hours.
Market rate salary.

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