Director of Finance (FMG/PA 4)

Reference
VAC-33169
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Accounting & Finance
Location
St. Ann
Salary
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
09/12/2019
Expiry Date
07/02/2020
The incumbent will be a member of Senior Management and will be responsible for the quality, integrity, accuracy and timeliness of all accounting and financial information including budget preparation, internal control and cash flow management.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinating the preparation of the Regional Authority's annual budget, ensuring justification for expenditure against established operating plans.
  • Ensuring adequate security of funds, equipment and other assets of the Region.
  • Researching and evaluating alternative funding programme and proposals.
  • Responsibility for the operation of the Finance and Accounting Division within the guidelines of the FAA Act within the Region.
  • Ensuring timely completion of annual audited Financial Reports for the Region. 

 

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Management Studies with Accounting or BBA from a recognized University. (Post-graduate training in Accounting is an asset or
  • ACCA Level 2 or 3
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in general financial and management accounting at the senior management level.
  • Excellent skills in financial analysis and management.
  • High degree of IT literacy including competence in the use of automated Accounting Software (Great Plains or other).
  • Good knowledge of the Financial Administration and Audit Act and Government of Jamaica's Procurement policies and procedures would be an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 

 

We thank all applicants for responding, however, only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

 

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