JOB TITLE: Director – Finance and Accounts – Level 11
LOCATION: The Water Resources Authority, Kingston
DESCRIPTION: Effectively manage the financial resources of the WRA in keeping with Government Financial Regulations, Policies and Laws and within budgetary limits with direct reporting to the Managing Director; Advises the Managing Director on financial policies, regulations and procedures; Plans, organizes, directs and controls the financial and accounting functions of the WRA; Manages the budget in accordance with the FAA Act and queries variances ensuring synchronization with corporate plans; Contributes to strategic planning by forecasting revenue, capital expenditure and conducts financial analysis and prepares financial reports; Ensures the preparation of monthly income/expenditure statements to enable evaluation of targets and financial position; Regularly evaluates the performance of designated activities in light of financial objectives; Ensures that annual financial statements are prepared on time to enable auditing to be completed for preparation of annual report and respond to Audit queries; Attends Board sub —committee and other designated meetings; Provides supervision to accounting staff.
QUALIFICATIONS: Post Graduate degree in Accounting with Management Training or related accounting qualifications equivalent to A.C.A.; Eight (8) years experience in a senior management position with responsibility for the financial functions; Experience in designing and implementing Financial Management control systems and procedures; Sound knowledge of Government FAA Act, financial reporting practices and procedures; Ability to work under pressure; Ability to give/ maintain accurate and timely information AND give sound advice; Ability to display attention to details; High degree of integrity and honesty with sound appreciation for confidentiality; Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills; Excellent communication skills; Good computer skills and knowledge of accounting programs such as ACCPAC
CONTACT INFORMATION: Human Resources Manager, Water Resources Authority, P.0 Box 91, Hope Gardens, Kingston 7. Email: [email protected]
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 06, 2015