Employment Opportunities:

Employment Opportunities

We are always interested to receive CVs and applications from like-minded professionals working within company, trust, or fund administration, tax and accounting, or eGaming, whether resident in any of our home jurisdictions or looking to relocate.

 

Current Vacancies

Client Administrator (Isle of Man Office)

The SMP Group is a leading international provider of corporate, trust, tax, accounting, eGaming, and fund administration services. Respected and trusted as a professional partner by a broad range of corporate, private, and institutional clients worldwide, we are continually looking for opportunities to evolve our business while providing clients with the best possible services. Due to our continued growth in the corporate space, we are looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working individual to help us grow even further.

As Client Administrator, you will work within our Corporate Services Department to service a busy international client portfolio. You will work closely with the small team to provide high quality support to clients through general administration, payment processing, basic bookkeeping, and compliance-related duties. You will be exposed to all areas of international company management and client service, as well as learning from experts in other areas of the business to provide integrated solutions across the Group. You will also have the opportunity to:

  • Manage strong client relationships by acting as a point of contact and meeting their needs with insightful and bespoke solutions;
  • Liaise with stakeholders to manage developments and work with various divisions across the Group to support the clients’ requirements;
  • Maintain and develop banking relationships to ensure a smooth onboarding experience for both the clients and the banks;
  • Assist with administering companies for clients within the team portfolio; and
  • Liaise with clients and internal departments to assist with compliance and corporate governance processes.

You will have good administrative and organisation skills, and a basic understanding of company and client administration, including statutory, company secretarial, and regulatory matters. The following attributes would also be advantageous:

  • ICSA certificate or CIFA qualification, or be willing to attain such qualifications;
  • Experience of a corporate service provider environment or similar client-facing role;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • A good understanding of general compliance; and
  • The ability to demonstrate continued professional development.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team and forms an important stepping stone for a professional career within the corporate services sector. In addition to a competitive salary, you will be rewarded with a performance-driven bonus, a comprehensive flexible benefits package, and the training and career opportunities that come as standard with a dynamic and rapidly growing group of companies.                                       

You will be working in our headquarters building on the busy and picturesque North Quay in Douglas, Isle of Man, with easy access to the town centre. We’re also well known for our focus on staff wellbeing, work in the community, and annual parties, so it’s not just the work you can get excited about.

If you think you’ve got what it takes, submit your CV below. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and experiences.

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Compliance Manager (Isle of Man Office)

We require an enthusiastic manager to join our busy Compliance team. The candidate will be required to manage, supervise and work with the team responsible for new business acceptance, on-going review and monitoring of compliance. They will provide guidance to our staff on the application and implementation of relevant laws, regulations and internal procedures. They will also assist with monitoring of regulatory changes, the development of policy and procedures and with special reviews and investigations and assist and deputise for the  Head of Compliance .

Ideally the candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience in an operational /compliance role, managing teams and dealing with CDD and business acceptance. Experience of the TCSP and funds sectors would be an advantage. Candidates should have a compliance, AML or other relevant professional qualification.

In addition, the candidate must be capable of effective communication of regulatory and risk issues to staff at all levels, have management experience  and have the authority to persuade and contribute to a culture of compliance. They should also possess personal qualities of discretion, neutrality and independence of judgement.

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Corporate Governance Manager (Isle of Man Office)

The SMP Group is a rapidly developing professional services group of companies with a global client base serviced from offices in seven jurisdictions worldwide. Since 1980, we have grown into one of the market leaders in our space, and we believe our strong corporate governance values have played a key part in our long-term success.

Over the past thirty years, we have strived to foster a culture of accountability and transparency throughout the organisation. Following a recent MBO, we are continuing to develop these values and identifying ways SMP can incorporate greater purpose and leadership, reduce corporate risk, and streamline our performance processes. As such, we have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and detail-oriented individual to help us shape our future.

Working with the Head of Corporate Governance, you will be responsible for making sure that a robust and proportionate corporate governance framework is implemented and adhered to by in-house and client companies. You will also have the opportunity to:

  • Champion best practice in corporate governance across the group;
  • Liaise with a broad range of directors and stakeholders within the organisation to facilitate the flow of information and provide key updates;
  • Provide a secretariat service to our Boards of Directors and Committees; and
  • Maintain and update the governance framework to sustain our systems, processes, and best practices across the business.

You will have strong personal skills and personal integrity to develop constructive working relationships with the Boards of Directors and colleagues across the organisation. The following attributes would also be advantageous:

  • Experience of board and committee secretariat duties;
  • Excellent understanding of legal requirements and best practice in private sector corporate governance, ideally in a corporate service provider environment;
  • ICSA qualification/membership or a willingness to undertake this;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate well to colleagues at all levels;
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise complex and competing demands; and
  • Proven ability to work independently and on a self-sufficient basis.

SMP offers a performance-related bonus and a benefits package, which includes healthcare, childcare assistance, pension scheme, and more. You will also be provided with the training and career opportunities you would expect with an established, ambitious, and people-focused group of companies.

Our offices are located on the picturesque North Quay in Douglas, providing easy access to the town centre where you will find a large choice of eateries to enjoy with your team at lunch or after work. We're also well-known for our charitable contributions and annual parties, so it's not just the work you can get excited about.

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Fund Accountant (Isle of Man Office)

The SMP Group is a rapidly developing professional services group of companies with a global client base serviced from offices in seven jurisdictions worldwide. We offer a wide array of services, within which our fund administration offering has been identified as a key potential growth engine over the coming years. With this growth in our sights, we are looking for a recently qualified accountant to join our Isle of Man team.

As a Fund Accountant, you will:

  • Review valuations and accounting records for a broad range of offshore funds and associated special purpose vehicles and fund management companies.
  • Improve and maintain our internal control environment to ensure efficiencies and compliance with accounting standards, collective investment scheme regulations, and fund constitutional documents.
  • Problem solve and develop solutions for complex accounting or technical situations.
  • Invoice and approve fund fees and expenses.
  • Build and strengthen client relationships by providing expert, value added, and efficient service.

The role is ideal for a newly qualified accountant, ideally with experience in the audit of collective investment schemes and accounting and valuation of investments.  The following attributes would also be advantageous:

  • Knowledge of the regulatory and compliance environment required for managing and administering collective investment schemes.
  • Knowledge of investments, including accounting for financial derivatives and other structured products.
  • Knowledge of fund accounting systems and the interfaces for the automated upload of investment prices, trades, and other information from investment managers and brokers.

We offer competitive compensation and the remuneration for this role will depend on qualifications and experience. We also offer a performance-related bonus and a flexible benefits package that includes healthcare, childcare assistance, pension scheme, and more. You will also be provided with the training and career opportunities you would expect with an established, ambitious, and people-focused group of companies.

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Fund Administrator, Fund Secretarial Services (Isle of Man Office)

As a consequence of continued growth in our Fund Services department we are seeking a Fund Administrator. This will be a challenging role working within a growing team in a busy department where delivering high quality service is key. The role will involve the provision of fund secretarial services for a broad range of investment structures domiciled in various jurisdictions.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualities:

  • at least two years’ experience in the provision of corporate secretarial services
  • good academic qualifications, and have or be willing to work towards a chartered secretary qualification
  • knowledge of fund structures
  • proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • proven attention to detail
  • effective communication skills
  • a hardworking and enthusiastic attitude
  • the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Our offices are located in our headquarters building on North Quay in Douglas, providing easy access to the town centre where you will find a large choice of eateries and restaurants to enjoy with your team at lunch or after work. We’re also well-known for our charitable contributions and annual parties, so it’s not just work you can get excited about.

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary, performance related bonus and a comprehensive flexible benefits package, which may include flexible working hours, healthcare, childcare assistance, and pension scheme. Full training will be given together with the career opportunities commensurate with a growing team sitting within a large independent group of companies

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Fund Administrator, Shareholder Services (Isle of Man Office)

The SMP Group is a rapidly developing professional services group of companies with a global client base serviced from offices in seven jurisdictions worldwide. We offer a wide array of services, within which our fund administration offering has been identified as a key potential growth engine over the coming years.

With our Funds team, we offer a professional fund administration solution for all investment types from the most straightforward investment fund to a complex multi-currency, multi-class structure. As we continue to identify opportunities to expand our offering and client base, we are looking for a conscientious individual to support our Shareholder Services team and provide the ongoing internal administration and compliance work that underpins these key services.

In the role of Fund Administrator, you will work closely with a portfolio of clients to assist in a variety of administration, secretarial, and compliance matters. You will provide support for shareholder services for a broad range of investment structures domiciled in various jurisdictions. You will be working as part of a small team in a busy and growing department where the delivery of high-quality service and administrative solutions is key.

Within your role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Provide an accurate and efficient service to a range of clients, combining your skills with specialist resources and valuable expertise from contacts across the Group;
  • Ensure that an understanding of key compliance issues is maintained, and all internal administration matters comply with relevant external regulations and internal policies;
  • Compile and collate investor application information, in addition to assisting with the compilation of relevant compliance information for our Compliance department;
  • Prepare and settle income distribution schedules; and
  • Liaise with clients and service providers to assist with day-to-day administration queries such as bank transfers, reconciliation of assets and cash, and receipt and signing of documentation.

You will be a hardworking and enthusiastic individual with experience of working in a corporate services environment or similar administrative role. Knowledge of fund structures and shareholder services is desirable, though not essential. The following attributes would also be advantageous:

  • Effective communication skills and proven attention to detail;
  • Good academic qualifications and have or be willing to work towards a chartered secretary qualification;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; and
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team and you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, performance-related bonus and a comprehensive flexible benefits package, which may include flexible working hours, healthcare, childcare assistance, and pension scheme. Full training will be given together with the career opportunities commensurate with a growing team sitting within a large independent group of companies.

Our offices are located in our headquarters building on North Quay in Douglas, providing easy access to the town centre where you will find a large choice of eateries and restaurants to enjoy with your team at lunch or after work. We’re also well-known for our charitable contributions and annual parties, so it’s not just work you can get excited about.

Think you’ve got what it takes? To apply for this role, please submit the form below and we will be in touch.

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Senior Manager, Tax (Isle of Man Office)

Following a recent MBO and the completion of several strategic acquisitions, the SMP Group is growing rapidly around the world. Our Isle of Man based tax team provides support services to the entire group, so this growth is creating opportunities for significant personnel development. We’re looking for an ambitious tax specialist who is ready to progress into a more senior role, with an eye to eventually moving into a board position at one of the most exciting trust and corporate service providers in the international market.

You will provide tax consulting and tax compliance services, both to other group divisions and to external clients across an interesting and varied range of sectors. Your focus will be on UK and Isle of Man tax matters for corporate, trust, and personal clients, but will also be involved in providing a high-level awareness of international structuring. You will be joining a team of 11 including our tax compliance team, tax advisory team, and VAT team and will report into our Tax Director.

In addition to a CTA, ATT, ACA, or ACCA qualification or equivalent work experience, you will need to have an in-depth knowledge of UK taxation matters. Ideally you will also have some experience of:

  • Consulting with UK resident non-UK domiciled clients and international clients with UK assets.
  • Consulting on UK tax matters for offshore trustees, UK beneficiaries and UK settlors.
  • IOM or UK VAT.
  • Training and managing junior staff members.

You will receive a competitive salary, a performance related bonus and access to our flexible benefit scheme. This is a largely office-based role with some opportunity to travel to other SMP offices around the world and to visit clients and intermediaries in the UK or further afield, if that is of interest to you. Most importantly, you will have the opportunity to progress and to help shape the future of the SMP tax department at an exciting time of growth for the company.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds.

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Trust Officer (Isle of Man Office)

The SMP Group is a leading international provider of corporate, trust, tax, accounting, eGaming, and fund administration services. Respected and trusted as a professional partner by a broad range of corporate, private, and institutional clients worldwide, we are continually looking for opportunities to evolve our business while providing clients with the best possible services. Due to our continued growth in the trust department, we are looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working individual to help us grow even further.

As a Trust Officer, you will work within our Trust Department to service a busy international client portfolio. You will work closely with the team to provide high-quality support to clients through general trust and company administration, payment processing and compliance-related duties. You will be exposed to all areas of trust and company administration and client service, as well as learning from experts in other areas of the business to provide integrated solutions across the Group.

Within your role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Build and maintain strong client relationships by acting as a point of contact, meeting their needs with insightful and bespoke solutions;
  • Undertake new business administration duties including client acceptance, compliance requirements, and trust documentation;
  • Liaise with stakeholders to assist manage developments and work with various divisions across the Group to support the clients’ requirements;
  • Maintain and develop banking relationships to ensure a smooth onboarding experience for both the clients and the banks;
  • Assist with administering the trust and companies for clients within the team portfolio; and
  • Communicate with clients and internal departments to assist with compliance and corporate governance processes.

You will have good administrative and organisational skills with at least two years’ experience of working in a trust and corporate service provider or a similar client-facing role.  A basic understanding of trust and company administration, including statutory and regulatory matters, is essential.

The following attributes would also be advantageous: 

  • STEP certificate, or be willing to attain such qualifications;
  • Experience of a trust and corporate service provider environment or similar client-facing role;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • A good understanding of general compliance; and
  • The ability to demonstrate continued professional development.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team and you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, performance-related bonus and a comprehensive flexible benefits package, which may include flexible working hours, healthcare, childcare assistance, and pension scheme. Full training will be given together with the career opportunities commensurate with a growing team sitting within a large independent group of companies.

You will be working in our headquarters building on the busy and picturesque North Quay in Douglas, Isle of Man, with easy access to the town centre. We’re also well known for our focus on staff wellbeing, work in the community, and annual parties, so it’s not just the work you can get excited about.

Think you’ve got what it takes? To apply for this role, please submit the form below and we will be in touch.

If you would like to apply for this role, please click below, submit the form and we will be in touch.

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