Manager - Finance and Accounting Division

Reference
VAC-31082
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Accounting & Finance
Location
Kingston
Salary
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
08/03/2019
Expiry Date
29/03/2019
The incumbent plans and directs Accounting, Treasury, Procurement, Budgeting and Fixed Assets activities; ensuring Financial Policies & Procedures, Public Bodies Management & Accountability Act and Financial Administration Audit Acts are adhered to.

 

Qualifications: 

  • A chartered Accountant with a Masters Degree in Accounting/Finance; or ACCA 
  • Level 3 certification; or CPA designation 
  • Training in Public Sector Accounting Principles and Procedures
  • Competence in Accounting software and MS Office Suite Applications
  • Thorough knowledge of the PBMA and FAA Acts
  • Sound knowledge of Government Procurement Policy

 

Experience:

  • Four(4) years senior management experience in Finance & Accounting, with at least two (2) years in the Public Sector.
  • Solid experience in budgeting and forecasting techniques
  • Strong leadership, motivational and problem solving skills 

 

Key Functions: 

  • Plan and direct the preparation of monthly and annual financial management accounts.
  • Perform detailed monthly reviews and analysis of financial performance to aid the decision making and implementation of strategies that deliver value to stakeholders. 
  • Prepare the annual financial strategic objectives in consultation with members of the management team and the Board.
  • Plan and direct all purchasing activities
  • Coordinate the budget preparation process 
  • Manages the investment portfolio and negotiates major supply contracts
  • Ensures that cost saving measures are identified and implemented 
  • Ensures that the procurement activities comply with the Government of Jamaica’s Procurement Guidelines. 
  • Effectively lead the Finance & Accounting team in ensuring the division and the Council’s objectives are realized. 

 

We thank all applicants who apply. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

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