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Client Accountant (O911279)


Accounting & Finance

Salary DOE plus benefits package

Full time / Contract

Job description


Our Client is a Douglas-based Company & Trust Services Provider, with an extensive portfolio across multiple sectors and jurisdictions. They are seeking an experienced Client Accountant to support them on a temporary contract basis while they manage through an exceptionally busy time.

Role Profile

Core Job Purpose:

  1. Prepare financial statements for client companies
  2. Review financial statements prepared by clientaccountants / bookkeeper
  3. Prepare and review client VAT returns
  4. Support administrators by providing responses to accounting queries from clients

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparation of financial statements and tax returns for a portfolio of clients, including aircraft, yachting and investment companies and trusts
  • Preparation of management accounts for clients
  • Preparation and filing of VAT returns for clients
  • Review of VAT returns for client companies
  • VAT Business Plans
  • Liaise with VAT office
  • Assist with Income Tax Economic Substance S84 enquiries
  • Assistance with project to transfer client accounting records from VT to NAV One
  • Liaising with administrators, auditors and third parties to offer the highest standard of service to all clients
  • Maintain the department's compliance with legislation, policies and procedures
  • Attend operational meetings

Person Profile

  • ACCA/ACA qualified or similar preferred but will consider qualified by experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of UK GAAP, FRS 102 s1A, IFRS
  • 3-5 years experience preparing financial statements for a portfolio of active clients in a CSP environment
  • Knowledge of VT and NAV One would be an advantage
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • Ability to work without direct supervision and to tight deadlines
  • Professional and approachable demeanor
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player


  • Experience of accounting for a aircraft owning companies would be desirable

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