Junior Accountant
A fantastic role within the Finance function of the company has opened up at Dolfin Asset Services Limited in Malta. The successful candidate will be working with different departments of the Company (including Account Management, Operations Department and Trading Department), performing various accounting functions and prepare various reports and statistics.

  • Contact
    For more information please contact hr@dolfin.mt
  • Location
    Remote / Valletta, Malta
About Dolfin Asset Services Limited (DASL)
DASL is an independent and agile wealth management platform providing depositary, custody, and execution services. We cater to private clients, institutional investors, and collective investment schemes. With a dedicated team of professionals and a strong emphasis on technological innovation, we empower our clients to navigate the complexities of the financial landscape with confidence.

As a forward-thinking company, we value expertise, collaboration, and a client-centric approach, and we take pride in fostering a dynamic environment that encourages growth and learning.
Key Responsibilities
  • Assist monthly closing activities, including preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, accruals and properly recording transactions, for the Company and other related entities.
  • Assist with debtors and creditors, ensuring timely collecting and payment, and performing the necessary reconciliations, for the Company and other related entities.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts and reporting of the Company and other related entities.
  • Preparation and processing of payments runs, contact for banking relationships and bank reconciliation.
  • Provide support as a contact for banking relationships, for the Company and other related entities.
  • Support the Company’s client cash account’s reconciliation and reporting process.
  • Supporting the Company’s liquidity management processes and foreign exchange operations.
  • Support in compiling and analysing financial information and summarizing financial status to support the business, achieving financial goals and objectives.
  • Assist in the in the preparation of budgets and forecasts process
  • Assist in the preparation of periodic VAT returns in a timely and appropriate manner for the Company and other related entities.
  • Assist in automation and optimization of the accounting process.
  • Keeping abreast with relevant changes in international accounting standards, best practices and applicable regulations.
  • Any other tasks associated with those listed above.
  • And other tasks that may be assigned to the Employee from time to time.
Skills & Abilities
• Lead and coordinate day-to-day operations team.
• Plan Operations team Daily work.
• Lead Daily Operations stand up call.
• Coordinate ad hoc requests/duties for different clients (operations queries coming from different FinOPS clients).
• Oversee the execution of client transactions, including trade settlements, account openings, and account maintenance.
• Take part in hiring process.
• Develop and implement operational policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices Review and Release external payments.
• Setting up KPIs for the team and reporting on a daily basis to key stakeholders.
• Act as main expertise on any Operations matter.
• Act as a point of contact for client queries addressed to Operations and resolve any operational issues or inquiries in a timely and professional manner.
• Ensure that all Operational tasks are done on time and keep the record of any overdue tasks or of Operational risk events.
• Stay up-to-date on industry developments, regulatory changes, and best practices in financial operations.
• Review and submit regulatory reports produced by Operations team
• Act a back up for any of Operations team members.
• Serve as the first point of contact for queries or issues related to transactions on clients' accounts.
• Perform ad-hoc reconciliations of data produced by the Operations department.
• Uphold a strong compliance culture within the firm. Complete any additional tasks related to those mentioned above or as assigned by the company.
Candidate Requirements
• Bachelor's degree in finance or economics or equivalent experience.
• 3-5 years of experience in custody operations or similar role in a financial institution.
• Previous experience in a leadership or supervisory role, with a demonstrated ability to motivate and develop a team.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently in a fast-paced environment.
• Fluent in English; proficiency in other languages is a plus.
• Team player who can work under tight deadlines while maintaining accuracy and quality.
• Detail-oriented and self-organized, able to perform routine daily tasks.
• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to deal efficiently with different internal departments and external counterparts.
• High degree of honesty, integrity, and trustworthiness.
• Knowledge of financial markets and products is an advantage.
• Passion for operations, finance, and technology.
• Clear written and verbal communication skills.
Salary: Commensurate with the role and the Malta market.
Bonus: Discretionary based on individual and company performance.
Our comprehensive benefits package includes: private health insurance, dental insurance, and subsidised gym membership amongst other offerings.

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