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Senior Client Accountant

A Leading international firm is looking for a Senior Client Accountant to head the accounting team, provide additional managerial resource, and to assist in client servicing through the preparation of financial statements and review/supervise work performed by the accounting team.

Qualifications:

  • Qualified Accountant with a minimum of 3 years’ experience

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise closely and primarily with the Head of Client Service and the administration team with regards to clients’ requirements from an accounting perspective. 
  • Head the accounting team as the direct line manager. 
  • Prepare and review financial statements including Tax and/or VAT returns where applicable for both Malta and IOM entities.
  • Assist all the Malta accounting team members with any queries, assign work and specific tasks and review/supervise the work undertaken. 
  • Assist IOM accounting team as required with regards to general accounting issues. 
  • Liaise with the administration team to obtain information and supporting documentation to allow for the timely preparation of financial statements and statutory returns.
  • Ensure that all the tasks within the assigned portfolio of clients are completed in accordance with statutory requirements.  
  • Provide general assistance on finance matters including payroll and general statutory requirements to all staff members as required.
  • Liaise with auditors on Malta company accounts.
  • Assist the Managing Director and Head of Client Service in reviewing and assessing the requirement for additional members of staff and assist in shortlisting and interviewing possible candidates. 
  • Assist the Head of Client Service with reviewing and solving high level queries and/or complaints received from clients.
  • Review and approve vacation leave for Malta accounting team and oversee general absence incl. sick leave. 
  • Assist the Head of Client Service and the Managing Director in the preparation of the board reports and other specific requests that may arise in relation to board issues. 
  • Signatory on specific client bank accounts if required. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Managing Director and/or the Head of Client Service.

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Free Parking
  • Yearly performance bonus
  • Laptop
  • Extended Leave days