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Chief Financial Officer

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Date: Jun 3, 2021

Location: Gros Islet, LC

Company: Digicel

About Digicel

 

As a Digital Operator, Digicel is in the business of delivering powerful digital experiences 1440 minutes of each day to customers – that’s every minute, all day, every day.

 

Through its world-class LTE and fibre networks, together with its suite of eight (8) apps spanning sports (SportsMax), music (D’Music), news (Loop), local radio and podcasts (GoLoud), TV streaming (PlayGo), enhanced messaging and marketplaces (BiP), cloud storage (Billo) and self-care (MyDigicel app), Digicel is the only operator in its markets that can deliver that.

 

Serving consumer and business customers in 32 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Pacific, its investments of over US$7 billion and a commitment to its communities through its Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad & Tobago have contributed to positive outcomes for over 3 million people to date.

 

With its Better Together brand, Digicel is making a promise of simply more to customers and communities and its 7,000 employees worldwide work together to make that a powerful reality day in, day out.

 

Visit www.digicelgroup.com for more.

 

 

Deputy Chief Financial Officer

 

Primary objective of the job:

 

As a key member of the Management team, the Deputy Chief Financial Officer will report to the regional CFO, with a dotted line to the Regional CEO and assume an operational and strategic role in the overall management of the companies. The deputy CFO will have primary day-to-day responsibility for controlling all financial-related activities of the company and working with the group finance teams to ensure balance sheets are correctly stated. This will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting and business case analysis.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide leadership in the direction to the business to meet short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
  • Ensure credibility of Finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts.
  • Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the region.
  • Make proposals for the short & long range planning
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior executives so as to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions.
  • Provide executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities.
  • Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to the Company
  • Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities.
  • Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with reporting standards and applicable local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.
  • Ensure that all statutory files are reviewed and submitted in a timely manner
  • Be a key point of contact for the implementation of a new ERP for the region
  • Working within the shared services finance function establishing themselves as the decision maker in the region.

 

Academic qualifications and experience required:

 

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA and/or CPA highly desirable
  • Five plus (5+) years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles.

 

Functional skills and abilities

 

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff at remote locations essential.
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.

 

DISCLAIMER:

 

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent.  Incumbent may, and probably will be asked to perform other duties as required.  Each employee, regardless of classification, is required to maintain a safe, orderly and clean workplace, using safety precautions and observing safety rules at all times.


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