1.0          Working Context

WH Partners is a Malta-based law firm particularly active in the areas of technology, gaming & gambling, payments, tax, corporate law, corporate finance, yachting, aviation, employment, property, M&A and corporate services. Our firm has received several awards in recognition of its leading expertise in the gaming & gambling industry and the quality of the services it provides. Both our firm and individual partners are highly ranked by the leading independent legal directories.

 

At WH Partners, we strive to provide the highest quality of service to our clients. This is our major focus and concern. We can only do this when we work as a team and when we all go the extra mile to perform our work meticulously and on time.

 

2.0          Objective of the Role

 

  • To provide support in the Accounts Department
  • To carry out accounting tasks in an accurate and timely manner

3.0          Main Responsibilities

Basic accounting tasks:

Undertaking of day-to-day bookkeeping:

  • General accounts receivable functions
  • Prepare and submit customer invoices
  • Code, post and receipt payments
  • Prepare and coordinate deposit activities
  • Perform all necessary account, bank and other reconciliations
  • Monitor and follow up customer accounts for non-payment and delayed payment
  • General accounts payable functions
  • Check, verify and issue invoices
  • Sort, code and enter accounts payable data
  • Analyse discrepancies and unpaid invoices
  • Maintain vendor files
  • General Payroll functions
  • Collect, confirm and process timesheets and overtime
  • Verify taxes and other deductions
  • Prepare payroll payments
  • Track employee vacation and sick time

 

  • General support functions
  • Update, verify and maintain accounting journals and ledgers and other financial records
  • Assist in month-end reporting procedures
  • File statutory returns
  • Compile accounting data to resolve accounting problems and discrepancies
  • Issue reports as required
  • Track and audit petty cash
  • Perform filing and general administrative tasks
  • Liaise with other departments/clients/suppliers

 

To perform any other duty that may be assigned by the Employer from time to time

 

4.0          Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Possess an MCAST qualification in accounting or would have started ACCA studies
  • Previous experience in accounts
  • Good written, verbal and report-writing skills in English
  • Conversant with MS office applications
  • Knowledge of the Shireburn and/or Quickbooks accounting system
  • Very good time management skills
  • Able to multi-task
  • Able to keep calm under stressful situations
  • Able to interact cordially, with respect and dignity with other colleagues
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting and bookkeeping principles and procedures

 

5.0          Dimensions

  • Will be involved in advising multiple clients

6.0          Impact and Influence

  • Supports colleagues and acts in the best interests of the firm
  • Liaises with clients, banks and relevant government authorities, as required

 

7.0          Working Conditions

  • Undertakes training when requested
  • Must be willing to travel if required to do so

 

8.0          IMPERATIVE Characteristic

  • Have a discreet and professional disposition
  • Have a flexible attitude

9.0          Key Competencies

  • Planning and organising
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Problem-solving
  • Teamwork
  • Customer service orientation
  • Communication skills

10.0        Key relationships/customers

  • Clients
  • Colleagues across all of the firm’s practice area

 

11.0        Remuneration

An excellent and attractive remuneration package will be offered to the selected candidate(s).