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Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Salary: €25,000 - €30,000
Reference: 5481
Contact Name: Justina Zammit
Job Published: July 29, 2019 15:45

Job Description

A CSP with an international client base is currently looking for an Assistant Accountant to join its finance team. Reporting to the Finance Director you will be responsible for the following duties:

Job Description

  • Updating accounting records and preparation of regular management accounts for a portfolio of international holding and trading entities
  • Preparation of tax computations, income tax returns, including submission thereof
  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns
  • Liaising and supporting external auditors
  • Assisting in client work as may be required
  • Assisting with enquiries on bank related matters
  • Photocopying, scanning, filing, archiving and maintenance of clients’ documents and records both in hard copy and on electronic database
  • Posting of payments and invoices
  • Works closely with the Manager, Accounts and the accounting team to ensure adequate support for the accounting operations and to help meet departmental targets
  • Works closely with the Manager, Accounts to ensure the quality of client services and adherence to their requirements in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Keeping abreast of technical and legal developments in VAT, Income Tax and Accounting Standards, including IFRS and GAPSME, also by attending relevant seminars and courses

Skills and Experience

  • The ideal candidate must be in the final stages of their ACCA or be recently qualified
  • At least 2 years relevant experience in an organisation active in Accounting, Trust, Corporate or Banking sectors
  • Hands-on and with attention to detail. Positive attitude towards solving problems and ability to think outside the box
  • Must be capable to work on own initiative