Finance & Compliance Analyst - Accounting jobs in Malta - October 2023
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Finance & Compliance Analyst

Foster Clark Products Ltd , Central Malta

Expires in 24 days (27 Oct 2023)

Foster Clark Products Ltd. in Malta is currently looking to recruit a Finance and Compliance Analyst to join their team on a full-time basis.

Job Role:
Reporting to the F&C Manager, the F&C Analyst is responsible for the Company’s general accounting and financial reporting. The Manager is responsible for the accounting and monitoring of significant annual investments in Hi-Tech production machinery. The role necessitates a control mindset to ensure a robust internal control framework across the Company’s functions.

Key Accountabilities:
Financial reporting and general accounting

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely accounting of transactions and associated Financial Reporting
  • Assist the F&C Manager to develop and maintain the Company’s internal control framework. Ensure accurate reconciliation & reporting of internal accounts
  • Coordinate / Drive the implementation and automation of existing & new company procedures related to statutory reporting obligations and managing ledger accounts
  • Monitor and resolve compliance issues involving the company and also those affecting the industry
  • Coordinate the annual surveys/audits required by the company
  • Perform internal audits and ensure compliance with the internal control framework
  • Plan and support external auditors in carrying out the financial audit of the company
  • Ensure that appropriate insurance coverage is maintained at all times
  • Champion data structuring, maintenance, analysis and accuracy of the Finance to Reporting flow
  • Recommend and implement process improvements with a view to improving internal control.

Process Taxes

  • Assist in income tax computations, tax payments, VAT returns and reporting, ensuring compliance with tax legislation and regulations (i.e., from Malta Enterprise)
  • Assist in the execution of Tax related activities.

Execute hedging transactions and monitor international rates

  • Forecast and monitor changes in foreign currency value and interest rates with a view to anticipating risks associated with currency fluctuation 
  • Develop and execute hedging transactions. Evaluate and refine hedging positions
  • Produce hedge accounting transactions and reports.

Asset Accounting, Disposal and control

  • Account for fixed assets purchases and disposals. Track asset/project expenditure during asset construction
  • Account for costs, useful life, resale value, depreciation, and amortization of Fixed Assets
  • Maintain a detailed asset register outlining original cost, depreciation and NBV to date
  • Conduct periodic physical inventory counts and obsolescence assessments of Fixed Assets
  • Conduct asset disposal to retire assets as relevant
  • Monitor whether assets deliver according to expectations. Monitor and track whether expected benefits linked to assets are realised.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • MQF 6 level Degree in Accountancy.


  • Minimum of 5 years overall experience. FMCG experience will be preferred

Technical skills

  • Financial Accounting
  • Risk Management
  • Legal Compliance
  • Tax Knowledge.


  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving
  • Action orientated
  • Quality Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Consulting and Advising
  • Programme and Project management
  • Planning and Organising.

Foster Clark Products Ltd:
With a strong tradition and a history dating back to 1889, Foster Clark is dedicated to developing and supplying quality beverage preparations and food products in the desert, baking products, and sauces and dressings sectors. As a forward-looking company with a strong history of success, Foster Clark is committed to researching, producing, and bringing to the market high-quality products that meet customer expectations in different regions, while continuing with our expansion through the globe. We are committed to our own people as we are to our customers, acknowledging that our success is a direct result of their qualities. We continue to strengthen our team in all areas of the business and offer excellent long-term prospects. Manufacturing and marketing high-quality food and beverage products in over 80 different countries, is the cornerstone of our success and the benchmark for all our operations and processes.

Full Time
Job Type
Experienced (3 years +), Middle Management
Experience Level

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