Head of Finance

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Malta’s largest Financial Services/Fintech company is looking for a Head of Finance to lead the Finance team and oversee all its activities in Malta. The successful candidate will report to the Chief Financial Officer and oversee and assist with the production of monthly management accounts and reporting, together with managing the Group Liquidity / short term positions. The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ experience in a senior accounting function and be ACCA qualified or similar. If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience, then we look forward to receiving your CV for this Malta based Head of Finance role.
  • Lead and manage the Finance Team, ensuring they are adhering to deadlines amongst others
  • Provide training and on-going development, ensuring adherence to procedures
  • Oversee and assist with the production of the monthly management accounts and reporting.
  • Coordinate with Auditors on audits and other engagements
  • Lead the Asset Liability Committee (ALCO) - schedules meetings, presenting documentation, following-up on action items)
  • Manage the Group Liquidity / short term positions
  • Overall responsibility for statutory reporting and understanding of the RMICAAP, ILAAP and BRRD process
  • Provide financial management and support to the business, achieving financial goals and objectives
  • Manage the departmental budgets and forecasts process, liaising with both internal and external stakeholders in a timely and appropriate manner and the ongoing process
  • Oversee completion of the quarterly VAT returns in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Partner with various business teams in maximizing profits, improving decision-making, and ultimately driving financial transparency across the business
  • Establish and maintain a robust controls environment providing mitigation and minimization of risks of fraud and error in the books
  • Establish, maintain and review a suitable system of recording and monitoring internal and external audit recommendations relating to the workings of the finance dept.
  • Be in possession of Accounting qualification, ACCA qualification or similar
  • At least three years experience in a senior accounting function
  • Previous experience leading a team is required
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills
  • Advanced experience with MS Excel (knowledge with POWER BI or similar considered an asset)
  • Advanced knowledge of major accounting software packages for both general ledger and statutory accounting
  • Knowledge and understanding of ICAAP, ILAAP and BRRD processes will be considered an asset
  • Able to effectively multitask effectively in a deadline driven environment
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven analytical and modelling skills, and must be both commercially astute and a confident communicator
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Laura Constantinou, laura@grsrecruitment.com  quoting the above job reference or call +356 2778 0664 for further information.
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    13 April 2021
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