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Financial Controller / Financial Director (O911474)

Douglas, Isle of Man

Accounting & Finance

£ Executive, commensurate with seniority of the post

Full time / Permanent

Job description


Our Client are a leading Douglas-based Corporate Services Provider, part of a Group of companies. As they continue to grow within their specialist sector, they are seeking an experienced Financial Controller / Finance Director to join and play a leading part in the financial operations and management of the business.

Role Profile

  • Provide client facing accounting functionality to a portfolio of bespoke Private and Corporate clients, as required
  • Prepare the monthly management accounts for a number of key property clients and to manage and oversee the audit of key private clients as required
  • Use best judgement to highlight and report significant client related matters that require attention by the Managing Director
  • Assume full Financial Controller responsibility for the delivery of effective and timely financial management and reporting information to the board on all financials and projects
  • Maintain active and timely reporting, monitoring and control over the company's WIP, billing and debtor management
  • Assist the Board in developing and preparing an annual budget which delivers the profit levels agreed and maintaining appropriate liquidity ratios at all times
  • Full management of the company's creditors in a timely and efficient manner
  • Oversee the delivery of the annual statutory accounts preparation and audit including that of the company's holding Trust
  • Deal with the preparation and oversee the submission to the FSA of the management accounts by June 30 each year
  • Ensure that all Private and Corporate client bookkeeping, accounting and tax related matters are dealt with in an efficient and timely fashion
  • Deal with the timely preparation and oversee the submission and control process a number of vat and tax returns including those of the company
  • Assume key responsibility for the management and control of relevant accounting packages and "lead" the relationship with the package provider as required
  • Provide first hand guidance, training, mentoring and development of staff where appropriate
  • Provide an on-going and consistently high level of technical support as required to the team and consistently focus on "best practice"
  • Assist the board in developing and maintaining a "can do" culture in which all staff are commercially aware and meet efficiency targets
  • Manage one or more members of the accounting team as maybe required
  • Adhere to all Policies, Procedures and Guidance and, where appropriate, promptly report all issues and breaches to Line Manager and/or Risk/Compliance/Board
  • Complete any ad hoc projects delegated within given timescales
  • Keeping the company directors and trustees continuously updated on all relevant matters
  • Assist the wider team as and when requested
  • At all times act in accordance with the Financial Services Rule Book and other relevant regulations including, but not limited to AML/CFT/ABC and Data Protection
  • Adhere to the Staff Handbook at all times

Person Profile

  • Key Person Role
  • Full professional qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years experience at this level, or 3 years and ready to step up


  • Degree educated
  • IOM FSA Approved Status

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