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Financial Controller

  • Location

    Malta

  • Sector:

    General Insurance

  • Contract Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €45,000 - €55,000

  • Contact:

    Justina Zammit

  • Job Reference:

    4967

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry:

    2019-05-02

  • Client Details:

    Castille

  • Consultant:

    Justina Zammit

  • Skills tags:

    Accountancy

A brand specializing on life, health insurances and investment services is currently looking for a Financial Controller to manage its Finance team. Some Benefits being offered include:

  • Health and life insurance
  • Parking

Job Description

Reporting to the CFO, the Financial Controller will be responsible for:

  • Prepares monthly / quarterly / annual reports as may be required by such authorities as the Malta Financial Services Authority, Central Bank of Malta and National Office of Statistics
  • Leading change in both IT Finance and work processes
  • Management and supervision of clerical staff, resources and deliverables
  • Liaises with management and clerical staff to prioritise work programmes and new initiatives
  • Participates in post implementation reviews with the clerical staff to confirm that work programmes / initiatives and objectives have been met and that expected benefits are achieved
  • Regularly reports to the CFO on the status of the various initiatives falling under his / her portfolio
  • To produce timely, accurate and meaningful information as required to support business performance and business development.
  • Other duties as assigned by the CFO
  • Assists in the preparation of monthly consolidated management accounts 
  • Assists in the preparation of consolidated budgets and cash flows
  • Assist in reviewing and improving work processes and procedures
  • Analyses company's financial results with respect to revenues, profits, trends, costs and compliance with budgets. Issues regular status reports to senior management
  • Coordinates, prepares and reviews quarterly and annual reports
  • Coordinates interim and yearend audit as well as quarterly reviews
  • Coordinates financial budgets
  • Implementation of internal controls,
  • Assists CFO in organisations relations with banks and other stakeholders
  • Assists CFO in financial planning and results management including creation and monitoring of annual/quarterly business plan and corresponding budgets.

 

Requirements and experience:

  • Possesses a degree or professional qualification in accounting and finance or in the process of acquiring a degree or professional qualification
  • Has 3-5 years of professional experience in management financial accounts and audit in accordance with international standards. Insurance background is considered an asset
  • Must mentor and coach junior staff through a programmed skills transfer program
  • Excellent knowledge of the position specific field of expertise
  • Demonstrated analytical, conceptual thinking in relation to management problems
  • High level of interpersonal, presentation, communication and report writing skills
  • A demonstrated track record of competence in a related management role
  • Commitment to quality management
  • Ability to use office automation software and accounting packages (in particular SUN Accounting)
  • Tact and diplomacy in dealing with other members of staff
  • A demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and be goal oriented
  • Fluency in Maltese, English and preferably another foreign language

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