Client Accountant

Douglas, Isle of Man
Not disclosed
09 Nov 2020
27 Nov 2020
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job description

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Client Accountant to join our Client Accounting Team on a 12 month contract in the Isle of Man.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all elements of accounting for an allocated portfolio of property holding and investment structures to financial statement level and should be able to:

  • Prepare statutory financial statements using appropriate accounting standards and within agreed timescales.
  • Prepare quarterly management accounts to strict deadlines.
  • Prepare VAT returns and CIS returns where relevant.
  • Ensure that service standards and company policies/procedures are adhered to.
  • Assist members of the accounts team on any other ad-hoc projects.
  • Provide support to Client Administrators on accounting and taxation issues.
  • Liaise with client entity auditors, property managers and tax advisors where applicable.
  • Use judgement to highlight and report significant matters that require attention by senior management.
  • Qualifications

  • A good technical awareness with regard to current accounting issues.
  • Able to work to strict reporting deadlines and take responsibility for own workload.
  • Good understanding and accounts preparation experience of corporate structures.
  • Good awareness of AML and other relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Working towards/completed relevant professional qualification e.g. ACA, ACCA or qualified by experience.
  • Drive and flexibility to efficiently resolve client issues.
  • Able to work on own initiative and have a proactive approach to tasks.
  • Value accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Professional written and verbal communication.
  • Pragmatic and decisive approach to finding and implementing solutions.
  • Nice to have

  • At least 3 years’ experience within the CSP environment would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of commercial property accounting beneficial but not essential.
  • Working knowledge of the following systems would be advantageous -Caseware, Sage, Word and Excel
  • Additional information

    Our commitment to you is that we will help you become your personal best. All of our people benefit from a comprehensive and individually tailored program. We focus on a holistic skill set of professional accreditation and management development, soft skills, coaching and technical training. This is a business built by people, so helping our people be great is great for business.

    Company description

    IQ-EQ is a leading Investor Services group which combines global expertise with an unwavering focus on client service delivery. We support fund managers, global companies, family offices and private clients operating worldwide.

    For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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