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Accountant (Internship) – 6 month contract

Job Title: Accountant (Internship) – 6 month contract
Contract Type: Internship
Location: Malta
Salary: Attractive
Reference: 4325
Contact Name: Sandra Russo
Job Published: October 17, 2018 09:14

Job Description

A leading bank is looking for a final year Accounts student to join their Accountancy department as an Intern.

The chosen candidate will be assisting in the below roles: 

  • Processing and reviewing the day to day and month end financial accounting processes and recording, ensuring these are in compliance with Group, Regulatory and accounting and insurance standards requirements
  • Preparing of the monthly management accounts and Group financial reporting (GRCA)
  • Preparing the monthly and quarterly business performance and MI reporting, inclusive of analytical commentaries to Group Insurance Finance
  • Preparing of Value Added Tax returns
  • Acting as reconciler / reviewer of monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations and substantiation processes
  • Assisting in the update and implementation of changes to Accounting policies
  • Assisting in the quarterly and annual regulatory reporting to the MFSA and CBM in accordance with Solvency II Regulatory requirements; including QRTs, NSTs, SFCR and RSR
  • Assisting in the authorising Unit-Linked Funds pricing and maintaining accurate levels of underlying Assets to match the Unit-Linked liabilities.
  • Ensuring a robust internal and financial controls framework is in place with regards of own areas of responsibilities
  • Identifying and implementing  improvements and streamlining opportunities
  • Undertake other adhoc assignments and project work as delegated by management

Essential Skills needed for the role: 

  • Experience in financials, double entry and regularity reporting is a must
  • Possess a high level of computer literacy, with a solid knowledge of Excel.
  • Very good analytical skills.
  • Ability to work to tight timescales and multitask
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Insurance knowledge is an asset

The chosen candidate needs to be in their final year of studies (Degree/ACCA)