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Finance, Accounting & Tax, Investments & Funds

Control and Oversight Relationships

Course details

CPD Points





Half day (09:00-13:00)

Course Overview

There are numerous outsourced relationships in Guernsey within both the fund and trust sectors. This course looks at investigating and managing those relationships.

Service level agreements are a key tool when managing relationships. This course examines why this is so, and the protection and clarity that can be provided for both parties as a result.

Course Content

This course takes the form of a workshop where you will be given a series of scenarios to discuss and provide solutions on.


  • Standard Guernsey fund model
  • GFSC requirements
  • Impact of regulation

Outsourced environments and case studies

  • Principal manager
  • Designated manager


  • How to monitor the relationship
  • Techniques/review
  • Documentation/follow up

Reviewing NAVs and sample selection

  • Reviewing NAVs
  • Understanding client systems
  • Sampling

Due diligence visits

  • Due diligence overview
  • Pre questionnaires
  • Types of control

Course Benefits

The objective of this course is to provide you with a deeper understanding of the oversight environment in Guernsey and you will investigate both the regulatory and the practical process of an outsourced relationship.

The course is suitable for those working within the fund industry in Guernsey involved in an activity that has been outsourced. Typically this would be either fund administration and/or accounting functions.

Using actual examples and case studies, you will focus on the key components of implementing effective relationship management. The morning will be highly interactive with a number of group exercises.

Following the course, you should be able to take practical outsourced management skills back to the workplace.

Next Steps

If you would like to book a place on this course please click on the ‘Book Course’ button to the right of this page and login or register for a user account to complete your booking(s). Any queries please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected] or call us on 01481 224570.

If no date is scheduled for this course at the present time please click on the ‘Register Interest’ button and login or register for a user account so that we can add you to our course interest register. This register allows us to contact our tutors and finalise dates for a course as soon as we have a few people who have expressed their interest, so the more delegates who register their interest, the sooner we can schedule a particular course.

Course Tutor

  • Victoria Le Poidevin

    Vicky Le Poidevin FCA, Dip IoD regularly provides interactive and engaging training sessions to a wide range of financial services and commercial delegates. Vicky continually adapts her training style to suit the variety of delegates that attend her courses, and she actively enjoys running training for all levels of experience including parties at the beginning of their career, directors looking to continually enhance their skills and all parties in between looking to upskill or get ahead in their career.

    Vicky's training is under pinned by practical, real-life examples that leverage her 20 plus years' experience in the financial services sector. Vicky believes that delegates learn by doing, so she tries to include practical exercises into her courses to ensure the learning experience remains interesting, relevant, and engaging. As well as running numerous training courses, Vicky is a management consultant and has worked with numerous businesses on multiple projects, giving her a unique knowledge and experience to enrich her training. Vicky's generalist financial services experience also includes 10 plus years of auditing and accounting with a big four firm /regional firm and holding senior roles in both the Fund and Trust sector.

Upcoming Courses

Some courses we run are scheduled based on demand. Please ensure you register your interest to ensure we know which courses you would like to attend.