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Content Accountant

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Date: Jun 3, 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:

 

The Content Accountant will be a member of the Digicel+ Group Finance Team and will be required to work closely with Commercial, Legal and Product Development to provide analytical support, Content Cost impact and scenarios analysis.

 

The new member will be successful in this role if s/he can perform under pressure, is outspoken, and is highly independent. The candidate will be a good fit for the team if s/he can combine superior analytical skills to comfortably deal with ambiguity. This new member will be involved in supporting various projects through routine data collection, reporting, progress and milestones tracking as well as ad-hoc analysis.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

 

Supporting the Finance Content Centre of Excellence:

 

  • Review/Verify Channel Line-up by Market.
  • Prepare and send Content Accruals advisory to markets.
  • Participate in Invoice Reconciliation Activities.
  • Update SharePoint Site with latest versions of Channel Line-up and Subscriber Reports.
  • Perform Content Costing Analysis.
  • Work with commercial team as necessary for Content Pricing Analysis.
  • Report Subscriber monthly usage to Content Vendors.
  • Maintain Subscriber Reports for FP&A Reporting.
  • Provide timely updates on Content Charges updates to Markets.
  • Prepare and maintain fit-for-purpose reporting and costing models.

 

Support the Content Accounting function:

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  • Manage version control at each month’s close clearly documenting variance drivers.
  • Ensure all reports leaving the COE is peer reviewed.
  • Assist with Digital Content Recharge and accruals for markets.
  • Content costing (accrual) for all H&E markets – based on monthly subscriber reports.
  • Support month-end Accounting Close process for the Content Businesses and H&E.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Academic qualifications and experience required:

 

  • Pursing ACCA and/or Bachelor of Science Degree with emphasis in Accounting or Finance
  • Skilled in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
  • Experience in performing financial modeling.
  • Experience in and with the Digital Operator sector would be considered a valuable asset.
  • An acceptable combination of academic qualifications and work experience may be considered in lieu of minimum requirements.

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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