Douglas, Isle of Man

Assistant Manager, Client Accounting

Full-time / part-time
Mid-Senior Level
Client Services
Victoria Road
Isle of Man

Job description

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Assistant Manager to join our Client Accounting Team in the Isle of Man.

What will you do?

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 and review statutory financial statements using appropriate accounting standards and within agreed timescales.
  • Prepare and review quarterly management accounts to strict deadlines.
  • Prepare and review Isle of Man Company tax returns, 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.


  • Completed relevant professional qualification e.g. ACCA, ACA, CIMA  and with significant post qualification experience.
  •  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 – 5series, Caseware, Sage, Word and Excel
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Experience of reviewing and signing off work performed by other accountants

Additional information

At IQ-EQ we want you to reach your full potential. We offer an inclusive and diverse environment to support your career aspirations. With a strong emphasis on continuous learning and a holistic approach to your professional and personal development. We also offer opportunities across our service lines and our international network of offices.  

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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