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Head of Finance

  • Full Time
  • Malta
  • €33000 - €48000
  • Accounting, Architecture
  • Apply By: December 6, 2024

JOB ID: 47820

Required Skills
Accounts Analytical Bachelor of Accountancy Bank Reconciliation Budgeting Communication Documentation Finance Invoicing Leadership Monitoring Oral Communication Payroll Problem Solving Revenue Management TAX
Job Description

Job Description


Company Introduction

Our client is a company that supports government-owned estates.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Heading the Financial Management Unit, which includes functions such as accounting, tax, and processing;
  • Preparing monthly management accounts and reports, including balance sheets, income statements, and cashflow statements, as well as annual financial statements and tax filings;
  • Preparing budgets and evaluating actual performance against established budgets;
  • Managing and monitoring grant expenditures, supervising and reviewing grant billings and reporting, analyzing spending versus budget variances, and making necessary adjustments for budget compliance;
  • Analyzing revenue and expenditure trends within various functions and recommending appropriate budget levels to ensure expenditure control;
  • Liaising and participating in exercises conducted by external auditors, internal auditors, banks, regulatory and governmental authorities/departments;
  • Overseeing the completion of financial entries, including cash, receivables, payables, and revenue, and expense accrual entries;
  • Reviewing requests for payments for accuracy and proper authorization;
  • Reviewing revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices, and other accounting documents;
  • Monitoring and reviewing accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness;
  • Identifying and resolving accounting discrepancies;
  • Reconciling financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information;
  • Preparing and presenting reports and other documentation to Senior Management in a timely and accurate manner, as requested;
  • Monitoring and reviewing the bank reconciliation of all bank accounts to ensure adequate funds for day-to-day company needs, including drawdowns from project-related loans, online payments to suppliers, and payroll;
  • Initiating claims for payment/reimbursement under subvention voting lines of the GoM;
  • Monitoring and reconciling payments of EU Funded projects (ERDF);
  • Acting as a company signatory if required by the Board;
  • Contributing to the achievement of the Company’s objectives;
  • Implementing the Company’s policies and procedures within the finance function;
  • Managing and leading continuous improvement and change within the finance function;
  • Providing advice, guidance, direction, and authorization to staff regarding the Company’s plans, policies, and procedures;
  • Communicating with staff to ensure clear definition and understanding of responsibilities, authorities, and accountabilities;
  • Delegating responsibilities as appropriate to staff;
  • Providing guidance and leadership to staff;
  • Supervising, training, coaching, and evaluating staff as needed;
  • Performing any other job-related duties as necessary or assigned from time to time;
  • Consulting with the CFO and/or other designated individuals to resolve sensitive or strategically important issues and problems.


  • Be a fully qualified Accountant;
  • Proven experience of working in a similar environment will be considered as an asset.

Personal Skills

  • Have excellent communication skills;
  • Have leadership skills;
  • Have analytical skills;
  • Be a team player.