Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit

Payroll & Finance Senior Executive

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  14 Oct, 2023
  • Job Ref:  KMP-85208

Job Description

The Role
The FIAU is seeking to hire a Senior Executive – Payroll and Finance to join the People and Corporate Services Section.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing and processing the monthly payroll for the FIAU staff members;
  • Preparing yearly budgets in relation to payroll;
  • Handling monthly and yearly submissions such as FS5s, FS3s and FS7s;
  • Preparing and issuing payroll-related reports;
  • Coordinate with HR section to ensure that all employee data is accurately entered into the payroll system;
  • Receiving and handling of payroll-related queries for FIAU staff members in a timely and professional manner;
  • Liaising with the relevant authorities and stakeholders as required;
  • Keeping up to date with new regulations / updates related to payroll;
  • Assisting in the preparation of financial forecasts and management accounts;
  • Supporting the finance section with all aspects of the general ledger;
  • Performing bank and other nominal ledger reconciliations;
  • Monitoring of contractual obligations and payment terms;
  • Compiling periodic accounts-related reports;
  • Preparing and assisting with audits;
  • Other duties as delegated by the Line Manager.


  • An MQF Level 6 qualification in accounting / financial services / other related subjects together with a minimum of 4 years’ experience working in a similar role Or;
  • An MQF Level 5 qualification in accounting / financial services / other related subjects together with a minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a similar role;
  • Have strong knowledge of Maltese payroll legislation and experience with payroll systems, ideally Dakar software;
  • Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Eye for detail and be able to handle highly sensitive information with strict confidentiality;
  • Applicants should have excellent communication skills in both Maltese and English, should be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (especially excel), have a pleasant personality, and be of good moral character.

We Offer:

  • A dynamic working environment;
  • Excellent career prospects;
  • An attractive remuneration package, excluding other staff benefits;
  • Health and life insurance;
  • Flexi-time;
  • Team building events.

Jobsplus Permit No. 689/2023.