Sheltons Group in Malta are seeking an Accountant/Client Manager with a good accounting and corporate services client management background to manage a growing portfolio of international clients.
After a brief induction period, you would be responsible for assisting in the formation and maintaining Maltese entities, arranging for legal, accounting and tax advice etc., in collaboration with in-house or external advisors, ensuring that all accounting and legal requirements are complied with and for delivering services in a timely and professional manner. Your role would also include ensuring the delivery of accurate management accounts, annual accounts and tax returns as well as assisting clients with the preparation and filing of VAT returns. You will have considerable contact with your international clients’ representatives as well as with banks, accounting firms and law firms around the world. In time, you will also be expected to assist with developing new business, and to manage, support and motivate your own team.
You have worked for at least five years in accounting or commercial law, preferably within an accounting firm. It is however perfectly acceptable if some of your experience has been gained working outside Malta. You have a relevant theoretical background and are familiar with related legal and financial terms and concepts. Experience in working in areas such as international corporate taxation or European VAT would be considered an asset. You also have a good knowledge of general office software such as Word, Excel and Outlook as well as experience using at least one accounting program. Knowledge of Xero accounting software would be favourably considered.
As you would be dealing with clients from all over the world, a strong command of the English language is necessary, as well as a highly developed ability to articulate views, verbally and in written form. Knowledge of foreign languages such as Italian, German, French or Spanish would be an asset. You have good analytical skills and are a logical thinker and have the ability to find practical solutions to challenging tasks. You have a strong personal drive and a competitive spirit. You are result-orientated and are good at prioritising your tasks. You enjoy building and developing relationships and working in a dynamic team where the spirit of “everybody helps out” is deeply entrenched.
Sheltons is a specialist accounting and business advisory firm working exclusively with internationally operating businesses. We are highly specialised in the areas of international tax advisory, international tax training and corporate services with offices located in Copenhagen, Malta, Sydney, London and Milan.