Griffiths + Associates | Advisory, Audit and Accounting firm

Griffiths + Associates Accounting firm Malta (CPA)
Griffiths + Associates
TAX PLANNING
Business tax planning is a key consideration
for any business startup

Griffiths + Associates is the sole Maltese representative member firm of PrimeGlobal, one of the top five largest associations of independent accounting firms and business advisors in the world.

Furthermore, Managing and Tax Director Peter Griffiths is the Regional Council member of Prime Global Southern European region. He regularly meets and interacts with member firms and with this comes additional expertise to meet growing client needs, both internationally and domestically.

In this way, the firm expands its resources through membership in Prime Global, combining a personalized approach with multinational support across more than 130 countries. Membership in PrimeGlobal has been one of the best strategic moves in Griffiths + Associates success, with high-quality and strong reputation being key.

Personal consultation with International Tax Adviser

Arrange your initial consultation with our International Tax Advisers and take the first step towards understanding how to manage, protect and optimise your global tax position

  • Tax planning
  • Tax optimisation
  • International Tax
  • Tax compliance
  • Indirect tax services
  • Tax preparation and filling
  • Trusts
  • Private Foundations
  • Non-profit organisations
  • Funds
  • Investments
  • Regulated Financial Services
  • Back-office services
  • Indirect tax services
  • Corporate tax computation
  • Forecasting & budgeting
  • Government schemes & Grants
  • Statutory audit services
  • Financial reporting
  • Internal audit
  • Assurance services
Griffiths + Associates Is One Of The Only Few MFSA Approved Auditors To Audit Retirement Schemes

Griffiths + Associates is one of the only few MFSA Approved Auditors to audit retirement schemes

A testament to our unwavering commitment to excellence and compliance with standards

Being an approved Auditor by the MFSA, and having experts with a full range of specialist in-house expertise in all pension-related fields – Alex Micallef, Jason Stivala, and David Cassar – Griffiths + Associates carries out audits of retirement schemes in Malta.

Tax Department

Peter J Griffiths | Managing & Tax Director

Mr Peter J Griffiths
Managing & Tax Director

▪    Certified Public Accountant,

a Registered Auditor,

licensed to act as an administrator of Private Foundations by the MFSA,

a fellow member of the Malta Institute of Accountants, the Malta Institute of Taxation, the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners, Confederation Fiscale Europeen, and the International Tax Planning Association, and

the Council member of Prime Global Southern European region.

▪    20+ years of professional experience speaks for itself:

Tax and estate planning advisory to HNWI; VAT structures and planning; advisory on a series of international tax structures involving companies, trusts, foundations; setting up and tax advisory services on various international cross border structures; company formation and tax advisory services companies and holding vehicles; and mergers and corporate divisions in Malta.

▪    Language skills: English, Maltese, Italian, French.

Accounting Department

Mr Anthony Magro Director & Senior Accounts Manager

Mr Anton Magro
Director – Accounting/VAT compliance Department

▪    Business and Computing degree,

Certified Public Accountant,

a member of the Malta Institute of Accountants.

▪    Worked at major I.T firm providing business consultancy to clients on their financial systems and company processes.

Joined Griffiths + Associates in 2015 as Accounts Manager, heading the Accounting Department.

Now Mr Magro is a Director and one of the shareholders of the advisory company.

In 2022, Griffiths + Associates acted as reporting accountants on a public bond issue in Malta – it is, inter alia, a merit of the Accounting Department headed by Mr Magro.

▪    Language skills: English, Maltese, Italian

Audit Department

Mr Jason Stivala Audit Director

Mr Jason Stivala
Audit Director

▪    Certified Public Accountant,

a Registered Auditor,

holds a Diploma in Taxation from the Malta Institute of Taxation,

a fellow member of the Malta Institute of Accountants.

▪    15+ years of experience delivering accounting, auditing and assurance services with local companies and international listed groups, including audit engagements at a “Big 4” audit firm in Malta.

▪    Joined Griffiths + Associates in March 2019 as an Audit Manager, and was promoted as an Audit Director in May 2022.

Being a perfectionist by nature and having exceptional skills at utilizing electronic databases and audit software to review audit engagements, Mr Stivala brought auditing quality to the highest level in the audit firm.

At Griffiths + Associates he is the lead external auditor of the statutory audit of a State Agency.  He is also the lead auditor of the statutory audit of a retirement scheme administrator licensed by the MFSA and three personal retirement schemes.

At Griffiths + Associates he conducts review engagements and assurance engagements other than audits or reviews of historical financial information.

▪     Language skills: English, Maltese, Italian, French

Mr Alexander Micallef Audit Director

Mr Alexander Micallef
Audit Director

▪    Certified Public Accountant,

a Registered Auditor,

a fellow member of the Malta Institute of Accountants.

▪    30 years of professional experience in the field of auditing, the provision of accounting, and taxation services.

▪    Joined Griffiths + Associates in 2006, leading the Audit Department.

Possessing sound knowledge of auditing standards, compliance standards, risk management methodologies, and remarkable experience in audits of local and international firms in various industries, including construction, manufacturing, co-operatives in the agricultural and transport sector, shipping companies, investment funds and the gaming sector, Mr Micallef became a real expert in audit and assurance services.

▪    Language skills: English, Maltese, Italian.

Advisory Department

Mr Riccardo Balboni Advisory Manager

Mr Riccardo Baldoni
Advisory Manager

▪    Certified Public Accountant,

a Registered Auditor.

▪    Working for large-size European companies in senior positions, gained exceptional experience in the field of mergers and acquisitions, management control systems, business organization and procedures, and accounting systems.

Joined Griffiths + Associates in 2015, leading the Advisory Department.

▪    Language skills: English, Italian.

Legal & Compliance Department

Adv. David Lorenzo A. Compliance & MLRO

Adv. David Lorenzo A.
Compliance & MLRO

▪    Lawyer ¦ LL. D., LL.M. Eur, M.A. Int. Rel., BA. Pol. Sc., CAMS,

a member of the Chamber of Advocates and a European Lawyer registered with the CCBE,

certified as an Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.

▪    Mr Lorenzo’s multifaceted career included positions with the Council of the European Union, being an Advisor on EU policies for Maltese Business Associations, a Diplomatic Mission in Australia as well as international affairs in Italy and Spain.

Joined Griffiths + Associates in 2018, leading the Legal & Compliance Department.

▪    Language skills: English, Spanish, Italian, French.

Griffiths + Associates
Is Your Trusted Partner For Gaming Compliance

Following changes to Approved Audit Service Provider Policy, Griffiths + Associates Limited officially attained recognition as an approved ‘Statutory Auditor’ by the Malta Gaming Authority

News:

  • Internship Collaboration | Griffiths + Associates & The University of Lodz

    Griffiths + Associates participate in International Partnering Event of the Posidonia Web Forum Week – eMariMatch 2020, the brokerage forum organised by the Enterprise Europe Network, which will take place online on 29 and 30 October 2020. Griffiths + Associates specialize to work with international business and ship owners to cater with full array of maritime services referring to the ship registration under Malta flag, company incorporation for ship-owning corporate entities and other types of business, and also full range of financial and corporate service, advisory in Maritime law, taxation and business.

    15.07.2024
  • Get started on your Audit Internship 2025 planning NOW!

    Griffiths + Associates participate in International Partnering Event of the Posidonia Web Forum Week – eMariMatch 2020, the brokerage forum organised by the Enterprise Europe Network, which will take place online on 29 and 30 October 2020. Griffiths + Associates specialize to work with international business and ship owners to cater with full array of maritime services referring to the ship registration under Malta flag, company incorporation for ship-owning corporate entities and other types of business, and also full range of financial and corporate service, advisory in Maritime law, taxation and business.

    04.07.2024
  • Griffiths + Associates recently marked a significant milestone: our 20th anniversary!

    Griffiths + Associates participate in International Partnering Event of the Posidonia Web Forum Week – eMariMatch 2020, the brokerage forum organised by the Enterprise Europe Network, which will take place online on 29 and 30 October 2020. Griffiths + Associates specialize to work with international business and ship owners to cater with full array of maritime services referring to the ship registration under Malta flag, company incorporation for ship-owning corporate entities and other types of business, and also full range of financial and corporate service, advisory in Maritime law, taxation and business.

    05.05.2024

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