Assistant Accountant

  • Basis:  Part-Time
  • Closing Date:  06 Aug, 2020
  • Job Ref:  KMP-54278

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the preparation of the financial statements and Board reports.
  • Monthly preparation of management accounts for the Maltese entities and performing consolidation within the group reporting system.
  • Ensuring that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported.
  • Taking hands-on lead position of developing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive reporting system. Monitoring cash balances and cash forecasts.
  • Managing currency exposure of the Maltese entities.
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and analyses of KPIs for the Maltese entities.
  • Maintaining relations with external auditors / advisors and investigate their findings and recommendations.
  • Maintaining internal control policies and procedures for the group companies.
  • Assist other group entities in relation to queries to the Maltese entities.
  • Reviewing on an ongoing basis, the credit worthiness / balance sheet strength of the existing borrowers and potential new borrowers through various KPIs.
  • Reviewing and drafting loan documentation.
  • Compiling any ad-hoc reporting that might be requested from time to time.

The ideal candidate must:

  • Be fully qualified as an Accountant or in the process of achieving the qualification.
  • Be able to work under pressure whilst adhering to tight deadlines.
  • Be organised, have a sense of initiative and be attentive to detail.
  • Have strong communication skills – both written and spoken in English.
  • Have a minimum of 4 years’ previous local experience in a similar role.