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Cash & Bank Accountant

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Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: Kingston, JM, WI

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.

 

Primary objective of the job: 

 

  • Assist with managing bank accounts and banking relationships
  • Update bank files in cash Management applications
  • Support bank reconciliation process and adjustments required to cash and bank accounts
  • Assist with all payments ensuring completeness and maintenance of an audit trail
  • Provide insight into reconciliation reports
  • Delivering process improvement opportunities in the cash management process
  • Providing reporting related to cash flow, forecasting, currency hedging and other cash Management activities
  • Reporting on bank balances daily
  • Resolution of fraudulent transactions and discrepancies

 

 Main Duties and Responsibilities: 

 

  • Support the maintenance of bank accounts and banking relationships
  • Assist all payments ensuring completeness and maintenance of an audit trail
  • Support the cash management processes
  • Inputs into the cash forecasting process
  • Interpreting Treasury reports
  • Assist with bank reconciliation accounting policies, processes and operating procedures that are regularly maintained and in compliance with company policy
  • Assist with reporting required around Cash & Banking, including reconciliation reports
  • Ensuring the accuracy of payments/ receipts recording.
  • Monitor and support the cash flow across the various bank accounts, supporting forecasting

 

Academic qualifications and experience required: 

 

  • Bachelor degree in Finance or Accounting, or any other related field
  • Professional accounting or finance qualification
  • Three- Five (3-5) years relevant working experience
  • Previous experience in cash management and multi-currency environments
  • Strong knowledge of relevant geographic banking environments and payments
  • Previous experience managing a team with direct reports, as well as supporting the individual performance appraisal process
  • Proficiency in using MS products, such as Excel and Word

 

 ​​​​​​​Functional Skills and abilities: 

 

  • Knowledge of relevant geographic banking systems
  • Effective communicator (both written and verbal communication skills)
  • Attention to detail
  • Focus on continuous improvement
  • Strong analytical skills and financial acumen
  • Understanding of control framework and processes/procedures surrounding cash management activities
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Analytical skills

 

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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