Chief Accountant

Kingston, JM
Competitive salary
15 Feb 2021
03 Mar 2021
Job role
Chief accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Chief Accountant
The Chief Accountant is responsible for the implementation of strategies and systems of control for the efficient and effective operations of the department, the achievement of the company's financial objectives, mitigation of exposure to financial loss while ensuring compliance with standard accounting practices and regulatory guidelines so that the organization can achieve its overall objectives.
Primary Responsibilities:
* Prepare monthly financial statements, along with other financial reporting as required
* Implement a system of management accounting and reporting
* Direct the implementation of control systems and ensure consistent monitoring for compliance
* Coordinate completion of financial audits
* Lead and empower staff towards productivity and results-driven performance
* Provide technical accounting and financial advice to the management team
Qualifications & Experience:
* Chartered Accountant, MSc. Accounts or equivalent qualification
* Minimum 5 years' experience working at the senior management level
* Sound experience with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
* Broad knowledge and experience in accounting, finance and management
* General knowledge of accounting standards and principles
* Excellent presentation, planning and communication skills
* Strong performance management skills
* Proficiency in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
We invite you to apply today by emailing your resume and cover letter under the caption Chief Accountant
Closing date for application is February 28, 2021

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