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Corporate Accountant

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Date: Jan 15, 2022

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:


As Corporate accountant, you will be responsible for a number of parent/holding companies within the Digicel group. Preparation of monthly management accounts, forecast budget and accounting for these entities and liaison with markets in respect of intercompany financing and treasury activities Experience in cost management, and debt accounting essential.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Preparation, of monthly accounts balance sheet, profit and loss, cash flow for holding companies, ensuring compliance with accounting standards and group policies
  • Responsible for accounting for company investments in subsidiaries
  • Accounting for intercompany loans, interest, cash extraction from market operations
  • Accurate reporting of balances, dividends and all intragroup transactions from the holding companies
  • Accounting for external and internal debt balances
  • To ensure a clean audit of holdcos and preparation of all audit schedules for individual holdcos plus dormant and other group holdcos
  • Documentation and process improvement

Academic qualifications and experience required:



  • Prior experience in a global multi-currency, multi-location accounting environment
  • One to two years’ PQE
  • Reporting and accounting systems HFM/SAP/Oracle/Great Plains/Enterprise System


Functional Skills:



  • Strong understanding of financial processes, accounting, and reporting
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Skilled user of Microsoft Office including advanced excel
  • Attention to detail with strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Effective communication skills, including the ability to articulate progress, issues and recommendations in a concise manner
  • A results-oriented, self-starter, making individual and team contributions
  • Attention to detail, high standards of accuracy and consistency in data, and efficient identification and resolution of issues.
  • Additionally, the candidate must demonstrate high energy






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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