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Client Accountant - Maternity Cover

Employer
Stonehage Fleming
Location
Douglas, Isle of Man
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Apr 10, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description
Stonehage Fleming is one of the world's leading independently owned family
offices and the largest in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as measured
by its breadth of services, geographic reach and by assets under management,
advice and administration.
Stonehage Fleming provides a range of services from long-term strategic planning and
investments to day-to- day advice and administration to over 250 families of wealth. The Group
employs over 900 people in 12 offices in 9 jurisdictions around the world.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
The Client Accountant (the CA") will report to the Senior Managers of the Isle of Man Client
Accounting Team. The role involves close and regular interaction with all members of the Family
Office, Client Support team, Accounting and Investment support team, Directors/Manager of
Family office and various internal/external business contacts.

OVERALL PURPOSE
Preparing financial information, reports and other ad hoc tasks as required under the supervision
of the Senior Managers and the Directors/Managers of Family Office.

Key Responsibilities
PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS & ACCOUNTABILITIES
The CA will be expected to:
Completing the financial recording of transactions within wealth management structures, including
companies, trusts and partnerships
Ensuring transactions are recorded following the minutes and agreements signed by
Trustees/Directors
The preparation of financial reports including financial statements, investment reporting, management
reporting, tax reporting and other financial analyses within strict deadlines
Ensuring that all accounting ledgers are up to date by reconciling investment, bank and loan accounts
Arranging payments with straight through processing of accounting treatment as well as the following
up on the execution of the transaction
CLIENT ACCOUNTANT - MATERNITY COVER
- FAMILY OFFICE ISLE OF MAN
Reviewing the automated entries on our core bank accounts and ensuring the accounting is correct
and also clearing any rejected entries on a weekly basis.
Work with the accountants in the team to ensure that the internal processes and standards are
followed.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
The successful candidate will meet the following requirements:
Experience in the trust and company industry
Qualified or part qualified CAT, ACA or ACCA, working towards a relevant accounting qualification or
qualified by experience
2-3 years' experience in financial or wealth management industry an advantage
SKILLS
Knowledge and understanding of multi-currency accounting
Knowledge and understanding of investment and treasury products
A sharp analytical mind, good numeracy skills and a strong commercial awareness
Computer literacy (Word, Excel, Outlook and modern financial accounting packages)
Excellent IT skills.
COMPETENCIES AND BEHAVIOURS
The understanding of wealth management structures including companies, trusts and partnerships
Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage priorities efficiently under pressure
Strong interpersonal skills, a high level of motivation and flexibility
Excellent communication skills with the ability and maturity to deal effectively with all levels of staff
and management within the Group and third party service providers
A strong client care / service orientation
Deals responsibly with confidential information
Displays a high level of professional integrity
Ability to deal with large and complex structures
Accounting knowledge including FRS 102, investment accounting, asset valuation, understanding and
interpreting financial statements

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