Team Lead, Finance

Location
Kingston, Jamaica
Salary
Competitive Compensation Package
Posted
12 Jun 2024
Closes
12 Jul 2024
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented accounting professional to join our team in Jamaica. Reporting to the Manager Finance, the Team Lead, Finance will have the responsibility of generating accurate management accounts monthly. They will also ensure the timely completion of all statutory filings, review reconciliations and schedules, and provide assistance with the preparation of IFRS Financial Statements. 

[Candidates located in Jamaica, Antigua, St Lucia & St Kitts will be considered]

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly management accounts that are timely, accurate and comprehensive.
  • Complete variance reports on actual plan monthly.
  • Manage the accounting software, specifically the general ledger.
  • Produce quarterly and annual statutory returns for Manager’s sign off.
  • Oversee and ensure fulfilment of all regulatory and statutory filings.
  • Oversee the management of the Fixed Asset Ledger.
  • Review and sign off on bank reconciliations.
  • Assist in the preparation of the Annual Plan/Budgets.
  • Assist with coordinating year end audits.
  • Review ledger/schedules/ reconciliation reviews and approvals.
  • Sign-off schedules in audit file.
  • Authorize journal entries.
  • Liaise with external bodies e.g.: regulators, actuaries, auditors etc.
  • Ensure compliance with CCIJ, regulatory policies, practices and procedures, accounting standards etc.
  • Assist management with special projects.
  • Complete employee performance appraisals.
  • Any other tasks assigned by management.

Job Requirements

  • Certified Accountant (e.g., ACCA, CPA, etc.) Professional Accounting Degree or equivalent qualification
  • Knowledge of the Financial Services regulatory environment
  • Knowledge of accounting software applications
  • Computer Literacy – e.g., Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Minimum five (5) years relevant Accounting Experience
  • Two (2) years at Supervisory level
  • Strong analytical Skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Solid leadership skills
  • Solid interpersonal communication skills
  • Solid digital literacy skills

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