Hili Ventures is seeking to strengthen its finance department to support its plans for growth over the next five years. The company is recruiting in the following areas, which will be based in Malta and reporting to the Chief Financial Officer.
Budget & Forecasting (Ref: BF01)
The chosen candidate will be responsible for supervising the development of the annual operating expense budget and quarterly forecasts, and for providing analysis reporting to senior management. The chosen candidate will also work closely with the subsidiaries to ensure that their budgets and forecasts are prepared in a timely and comprehensive manner, consistent with the group’s standards, and that any variances to the financial plan are properly explained and discussed in the right fora.
The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant and will have the necessary experience to dig deep, an eye for detail and excellent communication skills. Proven work experience with forecasting methods, data analysis and the ability to prepare variance analysis reports are crucial to this role.
International Taxation (Ref: IT02)
The selected candidate will be responsible for assisting and advising on various international projects and operations particularly in relation to tax planning, transfer pricing, tax incentives and foreign tax credit review. The chosen candidate will analyse tax laws and regulations to determine how they apply to specific situations and ensure tax compliance as well as manage the process for consolidating and reviewing of tax estimates provided by finance leads of the subsidiaries for budgets and forecasts. The role also involves the supervising and executing of several concurrent engagements.
A degree in either accounting, taxation, law, finance or economics with specialist experience in the field, are essential for this position.
Audit Planning & Coordination/Internal Audit (Ref: APC03)
The chosen candidate will be responsible for ensuring the smooth and timely running of Hili Ventures’ external audit process as well as overseeing the process across all the subsidiaries, assisting with the planning, scoping and managing of audits and liaising with all stakeholders during the audit. They will also be acting as an Internal Auditor for 2 sub-groups within theorganization. The chosen candidate is required to coordinate the group’s risk management efforts, ensuring that the subsidiaries are undertaking proper periodic risk assessments and taking adequate steps to mitigate the particular risks in accordance with company standards. The role also involves liaising with CEOs and MDs of the subsidiaries to oversee reporting on risk matters to the respective audit committees.
Besides a qualification in accounting, the right candidate will have auditing experience at a Big Four firm.
Treasury Management (Ref: TM04)
The selected candidate will be responsible for monitoring group cash-flow by regularly reviewing the cash-flows of the holding company as well as having a clear oversight of the cash-flows of the operating subsidiaries within the group. Working closely with the CFOs of the business units and Hili Ventures’ investment committee, the right candidate will make recommendations as to best use of excess cash. The chosen candidate will also be responsible for advising the group on its funding requirements and how to satisfy them.
The successful candidate will have a degree in either accounting, finance or economics with experience in capital markets, banking and/or investment.
Hili Ventures is an investment holding company with a deep rooted entrepreneurial heritage dating back to 1923. Through its holdings, Hili Ventures is engaged in food service & retail, real estate & hospitality, and shipping, engineering & technology in 11 countries in Europe and North Africa, with a team of 11,000 people. In 2022 it generated sales in excess of €750,000,000. Hili Ventures’ key partners include McDonald’s Corporation and Apple Inc.
Interested candidates should submit a CV and covering letter by not later than February 10, 2023, quoting the reference number of the preferred role(s). Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.