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Finance Manager

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Date: Jan 18, 2023

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 apps spanning sports, news, local radio and podcasts, TV streaming, enhanced messaging and marketplaces and self-care, Digicel is the only operator in its markets that can deliver that.

 

Serving consumer and business customers in 25 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Pacific, its investments of over US$5 billion and a commitment to its communities through its Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, and Trinidad & Tobago have contributed to positive outcomes for over 2 million people to date.

 

With its Better Together brand, Digicel is making a promise of simply more to customers and communities and its 5,000 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:

At Digicel we are undertaking a Global Transformation Program led through a series of initiatives in which we will provide an enhanced service and experience to our customers, become a true digital company inside and out and develop our people with new capabilities.

The Finance Transformation Office is a high performance team operating and providing support across the Digicel Group. 

Reporting to the Transformation Director, the Finance Manager will operate as a business partner working closely with various business units and helping to create a real and active partnership with both operations and management. The Finance Manager, supported by a Finance Analyst, will challenge and influence key stakeholders at all levels within the organization, prioritizing and acting independently at both the tactical and strategic level.

The role is a high visibility role providing high quality business partnering to Senior financial leadership throughout the Group and through good understanding of the systems and functional processes play a key role in driving the Global Transformation Program.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be the key point of contact for the financial accounting and reporting for the Project
  • Drive financial management of the project
  • Compile, prepare and present financial reporting
  • Work directly with senior executives, developing and managing relationships on a daily basis
  • Set up and manage weekly reviews with project and business leads to review financial performance in accordance with budget and plan
  • Actively engage with leadership to analyze and identify areas for operational improvements and efficiencies
  • Develop and provide the right metrics to measure process efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity.
  • Use professional judgment to determine real risks and threats to the project initiatives and milestones, and communicate to key stakeholders where necessary
  • Make finance, process and business recommendations to Project Initiative Leads based on data analysis
  • Work alongside management to continuously seek to improve the accuracy of the reported figures
  • Provide detailed data analysis on key project performance indicators and project milestones across all business units
  • Explain reported data and variances vs original plan
  • Assembly and preparation of presentations for Executive Committee, Board meetings, and other senior management meetings

 

Academic qualifications and experience required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounts, Economics, Banking Finance, Business Administration or related field
  • ACA or ACCA certification with minimum 3 years Post Qualified experience gained in a commercial environment
  • Prior team management experience
  • Strong Attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills, including the ability to articulate progress, issues and recommendations in a concise manner
  • Ability to deliver results in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • 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, a strong work ethic, flexibility, a relentless customer-focus and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Previous Program Transformation or Business Partner experience preferred
  • Highly Advanced Excel Modelling, PowerPoint and Word skills
  • Advanced use of financial systems (e.g. Oracle, Workday, SAP)
  • Previous experience using the Wave application a plus

 

 

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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