Financial Manager - Financial Reporting

Applications are being invited from suitable qualified persons for the position of Financial Manager, Financial Reporting, in the Office of Finance at The University of the West Indies, Regional Headquarters in Jamaica.    

 

Reporting directly to the Deputy Chief Financial Officer, the appointee will be responsible for the preparation of the Financial Statements for the University Centre, as well as the Combined Financial Statements of The University of the West Indies for the quarterly meetings of the University Finance and General Purposes Committee and the Annual Business Meeting of University Council. The incumbent will also be required to provide general accounting support and will also be integrally involved in the internal and external audit processes.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate must be a Chartered Accountant (CA) and/or Certified Accountant (ACCA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA); and have:

  • A strong academic background evidenced by a Masters and/or BSc with specialization in Accounting, Finance, Business or a related field.
  • At least seven (7) years working experience, five (5) of which should be relevant post qualification accounting experience at the supervisory level. 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCE 

  • Proven experience in audit and producing Financial Reports and Statements.
  • Proven knowledge of accounting procedures, guidelines and standards including IFRS.
  • Knowledge of and experience in using Enterprise solutions such as Banner Finance, as well as proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Well-developed analytical skills, problem solving skills, sound judgment and provides a high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • A record that demonstrates effective management skills and excellence in inter-personal and communication skills.
  • An excellent command of both oral and written English.

 

The successful candidate will be expected to assume duties as soon as possible thereafter.

 

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: JANUARY 22, 2021

Reference
VAC-4627
Employer
University of the West Indies - Mona
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Salary
Salary negotiable
Your Career Level
Mid Career
Years Experience
At least Seven (7) years'
Your Education Level
Qualification(s)|ACCA|CPA
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