Group Finance and Consolidation Manager
We have an exciting opportunity for a Group Finance and Consolidation Manager at DASL in Malta. The successful candidate will lead the finance function, reporting to the Group CFO and CEO, overseeing financial operations, consolidating reporting, managing teams, and providing strategic financial support.

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    Valletta, Malta
About Dolfin Asset Services Limited (DASL)
Dolfin Asset Services Ltd is a leading financial services firm specialising in providing innovative solutions for a diverse range of clients. We are committed to delivering excellence in wealth management and fund depository services. 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. Our commitment to delivering superior financial services sets us apart, and we take pride in fostering a dynamic environment that encourages growth and learning.
Role Overview
The Group Finance and Consolidation Manager at Dolfin Asset Services Ltd will lead and manage the finance function, reporting to the Group CFO and CEO, overseeing financial operations, consolidating reporting, managing teams, and providing strategic financial support.

The role requires expertise in consolidated reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and team leadership, along with the ability to create meaningful management reports from various data sources.

If you are a driven and experienced finance professional seeking an exciting opportunity to lead our finance function, contribute to strategic decision-making, and be a part of a dynamic team that values innovation and excellence, we encourage you to apply for the position of Group Finance and Consolidation Manager.
Key Responsibilities
1. Finance Function Leadership:
- Manage the local finance function, ensuring adherence to deadlines and high-quality financial operations.
- Oversee bookkeeping, sales and expense management activities.
- Work with finance team from the wider group to deliver tasks set by the wider group.

2. Consolidated Reporting:
- Gather data from various sources and prepare consolidated statutory and management reports.
- Create meaningful management reports with KPI's to support strategic decision-making.
- Develop and manage budgets and forecasts for individual entities and consolidated reporting.
- Reporting of cash flows for entities and reporting group capital requirements.

3. Financial Reporting:
- Produce accurate and timely monthly management accounts and reports.
- Coordinate with Auditors for audits and other engagements.
- Ensure statutory and regulatory reporting, utilising 3rd party vendors when necessary.

4. Performance Reporting:
- Development of a system to monitor profitability by products and by sales managers by individual entity.
- Consolidation of individual entity performance data to be reported at group level.
- Development of a process to redistribute revenues due to sales managers across entities.

5. Regulatory Reporting:
- Overseeing statutory and regulatory reporting including but not limited to the Company's ICARA, MIFID Return and other MFSA returns, Central Bank Returns.
- Monitoring and internal reporting of the firm's regulatory capital and liquidity position.
- Liaising with the regulator where necessary.

6. Cash Management and Banking:
- Manage the company's banking and counterparty relationships.
- Oversee operating cash accounts, reconciliation, and reporting.
- Supervise liquidity management and foreign exchange operations.
- Debtor/Creditor management and reporting.

7. Financial Management and Support:
- Provide financial management and support to achieve business financial goals.
- Manage departmental budgets, forecasts, and reporting on both individual entities and a consolidated basis.
- Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.
- Presentation of key financial information in board meetings.
- Ensuring adherence to good financial governance.

8. Taxation and Compliance:
- Manage corporate tax compliance and oversee VAT returns for the Company and the wider group.
- Knowledge and understanding of VAT partial attribution principles.
- Ensure adherence to remuneration principles and payroll.
- Tax optimisation and consideration of transfer pricing issues.

9. Strategic Partnerships:
- Collaborate with business teams to maximize profits and drive financial transparency.
- Contribute to strategic planning and decision-making.

10. Team Leadership:
- Manage members of the group finance team, including their professional development.

11. Risk Mitigation and Controls:
- Establish and maintain controls to minimize risks of fraud and error.
- Monitor internal and external audit recommendations related to finance.
Candidate Requirements
Qualified accountant with a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience.

Excellent technical understanding of IFRS.

Prior experience of consolidated accounting is essential.

Knowledge of Maltese tax and VAT framework.

Must be an excellent communicator with prior management experience.

Must have excellent IT skills and demonstrate the ability to automate and simplify processes through the use of
software and technology.

Should be commercially minded and willing to provide advice where profitability can be improved.

Prior experience in financial services is desired but not essential, compilation of financial regulatory returns can be learnt while employed.
Skills and Abilities
Fluent in English. Other languages will be considered an asset.

A good team player, capable of leading in a fast- paced pressured environment maintaining accuracy and quality.

Excellent Communication Skills.

Able to deal efficiently with different internal departments and external counterparts.

Ability to build relationships effectively, both in the immediate team, wider business and externally.

Have a strong attention to detail
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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