Corporate Manager – Legal

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  12 Nov, 2018
  • Job Ref:  KMP-38045

Job Description

For our Malta office we are seeking an experienced person for a position with excellent development opportunities, ideal for someone with a legal background looking for new challenges in an international environment.

As a Corporate Manager – Legal you would have responsibility for a portfolio of international clients. You would be responsible for a variety of corporate law matters and ensuring that all legal requirements are complied with as well as arranging for legal and tax advice etc. with the assistance of in-house or external advisors. Visiting our clients abroad and developing new business would also be part of the job.

If you are ambitious and want to play a leading role in an international team, you may be our new Corporate Manager – Legal.

Sheltons is a specialist accounting and business advisory firm working exclusively with internationally operating businesses. We are very specialised in the areas of international tax advisory, international tax training and corporate services with offices located in Copenhagen, Malta, Sydney and London.

The Job
We are seeking a Corporate Manager – Legal to manage an existing portfolio of already content international clients. After a brief induction period you would be responsible for forming and maintaining Maltese entities, arranging for legal and tax advice etc. in collaboration with in-house or external advisors, ensuring that all legal requirements are complied with and for delivering services in a timely and professional manner. Together with others in our legal team, your role would also include assisting our team of accountants with a variety of corporate legal matters as well as assisting with specialised Maltese and international tax advisory services. You will have considerable contact with your international clients’ representatives as well as with banks, accounting firms and law firms around the world. In time you will also be expected to assist with developing new business, and to manage, support and motivate your own team.

Your profile
You have worked at least three years in commercial law, preferably with an accounting or law firm, corporate services firm or in a comparable role with an international company. It is however perfectly acceptable if all your experience has been gained working outside Malta. You have a solid theoretical background and are familiar with related legal and financial terms and concepts in Malta. Experience in working in areas such as international or European corporate law is an asset. You also have a good knowledge of general office software such as Word, Excel and Outlook.

As you would be dealing with clients from all over the world it is essential that your English is very advanced and that you have a highly developed ability to articulate views, verbally and in written form. You have good analytical skills and are a logical thinker and have the ability to find practical solutions to challenging tasks. You have strong personal drive and a competitive spirit. You are result-orientated and are good at prioritising your tasks. You enjoy building and developing relationships and working in a dynamic team where the spirit of “everybody helps out” still pervades.

Unique opportunity
If you enjoy an international environment and have a flair for English language then this is the position for you. After an introductory period you can expect an independent position with the opportunity to use and broaden your skills as well as to develop a global network of contacts. You will be trained, not only on the job but also via attending external courses and conferences. You also have the opportunity to travel abroad. The right person will have the prospect to become a Senior Manager and possibly a partner in due course.

An attractive salary will be offered to the right candidate.

At Sheltons we have a professional attitude and a flat and open organisation. The atmosphere is cooperative, congenial and positive.