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Consolidation Accountant

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Date: Jan 9, 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:

Responsible for preparation of the group consolidation on a monthly basis as the foundation for external financial reporting for the Group’s quarterly, half year and year-end financial statements. The successful candidate will be the key point for group and market consolidation. Experience in complex group consolidations and strong technical knowledge of IFRS is essential.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monthly consolidation of group income statement, balance sheet and cash flow at multiple consolidation levels for external reporting.
  • Accurate balance sheet eliminations, and maintenance of consolidation journals.
  • Responsible for ensuring all intercompany balances, transactions and cash flows eliminate on consolidation.
  • Update and post monthly consolidation journals, intercompany eliminations, ppa acquisition journals.
  • Accurate accounting for minority interests, acquisition accounting and disposals.
  • Support to markets on sub-consolidation activities in the market group.
  • Consolidation improvements.
  • Development of Hyperion upload file for non-core companies that are not directly on Hyperion using audit workbook.
  • Preparation and continuous maintenance of group consolidation manual in conjunction with group systems team.


Academic qualifications and experience required:

  • Prior experience in a global multi-currency, multi-location accounting environment.
  • 1–2 years’ PQE.
  • Reporting and accounting systems HFM/SAP/Oracle/Great Plains/Enterprise System.


Functional Skills:

  • Strong understanding accounting, multi-currency reporting, and consolidation.
  • Understanding and application of key consolidation principles such as group eliminations, investments, foreign exchange, and inter-company transactions.
  • Attention to detail with strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with peers, management and their teams.
  • A results-oriented, self-starter, making individual and team contributions.
  • Take the initiative and ensure ‘no surprises’ environment.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure, manage and deliver to deadlines;
  • Advanced Excel and Word


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