Douglas, Isle of Man

Client Accountant

Full-time / part-time
Not Applicable
Victoria Road
Isle of Man

Job description

We are looking for a Client Accountant to join our Client Accounting team on a 6 month Fixed Term Contract (with the potential for further extension)

The successful candidate will prepare financial statements for an allocated portfolio of client entities in accordance with accounting standards and internal policies/procedures

  • Prepare financial statements including completion of tax computations where appropriate.
  •  Ensure that service standards and company policies/procedures are adhered to.
  • Manage internal relationships to ensure timely production of accounts.
  •  Provide support to Client Administrators on accounting and taxation issues.
  • Liaise with client entity auditors where applicable.
  • Use judgement to highlight and report significant matters that require attention by senior management.
  • Role may include some bookkeeping and payment processing.


  • A good technical awareness with regard to accounting issues.
  • Ability to multi task and work to strict reporting deadlines
  • Good knowledge of Trust & Company accounting.
  • Good understanding of Corporate and Trust structures.
  • Knowledge of tax implications on Trust and Corporate structures.
  • Good awareness of AML/CFT,CSP/TSP and other relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Working towards/completed relevant professional qualification e.g. ACA, ACCA
  • Drive and flexibility to efficiently resolve client issues.
  • Pro-active approach to planning and organising tasks.
  • Values 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.
  • Working knowledge of the following systems would be advantageous – 5series, 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.

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