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Accounts Manager

Job Title: Accounts Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Salary: €35,000 - €45,000
Reference: 4400
Contact Name: Justina Zammit
Job Published: November 02, 2018 14:02

Job Description

A privately owned professional services group, offering bespoke family office and fiduciary solutions to high net worth individuals, families, and corporate clients is currently looking for an Accounts Manager to join their team.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Fully qualified accountant 
  • At least 3 years’ experience in accounting, preferably experience in client accounting

Job description:

  • Liaise closely and primarily with 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 to Malta
  • Assist all the Malta accounting team members with any queries, assign work and specific tasks and review/supervise the work undertaken
  • 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
  • Ensure accounting team members update timesheets on a daily basis and approve timesheet entries
  • Liaise with auditors on Malta company accounts
  • Assist Directors in reviewing and assessing the requirement for additional members of staff and assist in shortlisting and interviewing possible candidates
  • Highlight and report significant matters on general accounting issues, team performance and other matters arising
  • Assist the administration team 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
  • Assess new staff members within the accounting team primarily during the probation period and thereafter to ensure that all staff members are competent and knowledgeable enough to undertake the tasks as assigned
  • Ensure that all staff members within the accounting team are fully aware of their responsibilities and that adequate training has been provided to allow staff members to deliver effective service to the clients
  • Assist the Directors 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 Directors

Experience and Qualifications :

•             Qualifications: Fully qualified accountant 

•             Experience: at least 3 years’ experience in accounting , preferably experience in client accounting