Senior Accountant

Company: Calamatta Cuschieri
Job type: Full-time
Industry: Healthcare
Area/Neighbourhood: Birkirkara

The Senior Accountant will for part of the Finance Team and will be responsible for preparation and review of annual, semi-annual and quarterly financial statements in accordance with GAAP or IFRS.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review annual, semi-annual and quarterly financial statements in accordance with GAAP or IFRS, as required.
  • Compile and advise on monthly, quarterly and annual regulatory reports.
  • Contribute to strong regulatory reporting relationships through interactions with internal parties, client, regulators and audit firm personnel.
  • Conform with and abide by all regulatory guidance and internal policies & procedures.
  • Document policies, procedures and workflow for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Assisting in preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Keeping well-informed of the regulatory changes and impact they might have on the Company
  • Be the point of contact with auditors during the annual audit process and the Regulatory Bodies
  • Assist in other specific assignments and projects as assigned and other general accounting duties

Experience & Education Requirements:

  • Two to Four years progressively responsible experience in the accounting function, preferably in the Banking industry
  • Be in possession of Accounting qualification, ACCA qualification or similar
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills.
  • Advanced experience with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of major accounting software packages for both general ledger and statutory accounting.

Skills Requirements:

  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with high level of difficulty.
  • The individual will be expected to work with minimal up-front guidance and take ownership of his / her work product. The individual will work closely with all major functional leaders of the Company.
  • Be able to work under pressure to meet tight reporting deadlines
  • Be highly organised, proactive, and able to work on own initiative
  • Have excellent communication skills and be able to work in a dynamic environment
  • Present a friendly, outgoing and positive attitude

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