Head of Accounting

Location Central
Discipline: Accounting & Finance
Job type: Full time
Salary: €40,000 - €60,000
Job ref: 521
Published: 8 days ago
We're currently engaged with a prominent Corporate Services Provider in Malta for the recruitment of a Head of Accounting.

Responsibilities:
  • Act as the main liaison for clients, managing and developing relationships to understand their needs and deliver customized accounting solutions.
  • Prepare and review clients' financial statements and reports, ensuring they are accurate and comply with GAAP, IFRS, and other regulatory standards.
  • Supervise, mentor, and develop a team of accountants, including responsibilities for hiring, training, and conducting performance evaluations.
  • Review clients' bookkeeping, VAT returns, and payroll.
  • Coordinate and facilitate external audits for clients, liaise with auditors, and ensure audit recommendations are implemented.
  • Assist clients in budget and forecast preparation, providing variance analysis and financial insights to aid their business decisions.
  • Ensure clients comply with local, state, and federal reporting requirements and tax filings.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; ACCA certification.
  • Minimum of 6 years of progressive accounting experience, with at least 2 years in a supervisory or managerial role, preferably in a client service environment.
  • Strong knowledge of financial reporting.
  • Proficient in accounting software (e.g., Xero) and the MS Office Suite, especially Excel.
  • Capability to plan and adapt to unexpected changes daily and work under tight deadlines.