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Tax and Financial Reporting Officer, Swatar





Swatar, Malta 

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Directly reporting to the Finance Manager, the selected candidate will join the Finance Department and will be mainly responsible for assisting in the compilation of tax reporting submissions covering corporate taxation, VAT, witholding tax and other taxes applicable in both Malta and Belgium. In addition to this, the new recruit will assist throughout the group audit process through the compilation of financial statements and responding to the various requests of the auditors in both jurisdictions. The selected candidate will be involved in enhancing control processes within the finance function.



Our client is an established bank offering a selection of savings and investment schemes whilst also including wealth management. This bank operates across several branch locations throughout Malta.


  • Compiling corporate tax returns for the Maltese group entities and shareholder tax refund applications
  • Being involved in the collecting of other tax reporting (VAT, WHT and other taxation)
  • Handling all payments to be done to the various tax authorities
  • Developing good working relationships with external and internal audit teams
  • Compiling statutory financial statements of the various group entities in line with accounting standards
  • Ensuring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and practices, Group Accounting Policies and other regulatory accounting guidelines
  • Establishing a good relationship with other functions within the Group
  • Ensuring necessary financial processes and controls are in place to ensure adequate financial reporting
  • Challenging the current practices and procedures and developing and implementing effective changes
  • Identifying initiatives for continuous improvement
  • Other duties as may be determined from time to time by the Deputy CFO/ Manager – Finance


A very generous offer will be made to the selected candidate depending on his/her experience.

Furthermore the company offers:

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Gym Allowance
  • Staff Savings Account
  • Performance Bonus (annual)
  • Study leave and exam day
  • Study sponsorships
  • Relocation refund (€1000)
  • Help with relocation documentation throughout the whole process

Job Requirements:

  • Qualified accountant (or at final stages), possibly having work experience with tax advisory firms
  • Strong knowledge of MS Excel
  • Proven ability in taxation and financial reporting matters
  • Practical knowledge of IFRS and its implications on reporting
  • Pro-active and able to work on own initiative
  • Effective working relationship with other stakeholders support functions and businesses
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to drive change effectively
  • A will to learn and grow through personal development
Company Info
VacancyCentre, Ground Floor, Tower Business Centre, Tower Street,
Swatar, Malta
Phone: +356 21232224
Web Site: www.vacancycentre.com
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