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Head of Accounting

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    Financial Services

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    Chantelle Mifsud

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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    Chantelle Mifsud

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A well-established local financial services firm is currently seeking to recruit a head of department within the accounting department.  

Job Description  

  • Supports organization financial objectives by providing financial analyses and recommendations and directing staff
  • Develops accounting organizational strategies by contributing accounting and financial information, analysis, and recommendations for strategic thinking and direction, and establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives
  • Establishes accounting operational strategies by evaluating trends, establishing critical measurements, determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies, designing systems, accumulating resources, resolving problems, and implementing change
  • Provides financial projections by coordinating budget/forecast preparation, collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial information, and advising departments on the collection and analysis of data
  • Maintains sufficient funds by forecasting cash requirements and obligations.
  • Minimizes legally required taxes by studying regulations, presenting tax strategies to management, and filing returns
  • Maximizes sales margins by recommending product and service pricing policies
  • Managing the workflow
  • Other duties which might be required from time to time

Job Requirements

  • At least 5 years of solid and hands-on experience in a similar environment  
  • CPA warrant holder and ACCA qualified (or equivalent)  
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills  
  • Strong IT skills  
  • Able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines  
  • Highly motivated and with an eye for detail  
  • Good Communication skills in English