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Client Accountant

Job Title: Client Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Salary: 22000 neg
REF: 19290
Contact Name: Recruit
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Duties include:    
- Prepare client financial statements for senior review
- Maintain bookkeeping records of client entities on a regular basis as required
- Provide ad-hoc valuations, reconciliations and other financial reports as may be required by clients
- Liaison with relevant parties, both internal and external, to obtain information to allow the preparation of financial statements and returns
- Provide accounting support and/or be first point of contact to internal parties
- Prepare VAT, statutory and other returns for senior review
- Ensuring service standards and company policies and procedures are adhered to
- Use best judgement to highlight and report significant matters to Senior Administrators and/or Management
- Maintain exceptional levels of service across the portfolio at all times 
- Support existing client relationships as required    

Skills and experience required:
- Working towards a recognised qualification, i.e. ACCA/recently qualified    
- A number of years' experience in a related financial services environment    
- Good understanding of accounting and VAT principles and how they apply to client circumstances
- Possess excellent communication skills 
- Experience of one or more related accountancy software packages
- An understanding of trust and corporate services and their practical applications
- General awareness of IOM tax and VAT implications and IOM Companies Acts
- General working knowledge of Anti Money-Laundering and other current compliance legislation
- An understanding of banking procedures and practices
- Working knowledge of relevant computer applications