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Group Consolidation Manager

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Date: Jan 6, 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.

Digicel Group is a total communications and entertainment provider with operations in 31 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific.

After 18 years of operation, total investment to date stands at over US$5 billion worldwide. The company is renowned for delivering best value, best service and best network.


Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets and has set up Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad and Tobago which focus on educational, cultural and social development programmes.

 

Visit www.digicelgroup.com for more information.

 

 

Primary objective of the job: 

As Group Consolidation Manager you will have overall ownership of the group consolidation which is the foundation for internal and 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 consolidation, a systematic compilation of notes and disclosures, integration of acquisition accounting and preparation of reconciliations to support the group financial statements.  Experience in complex group consolidations and strong technical knowledge of IFRS is essential. 


 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of group multi-currency multi-layer group consolidation prepared under IFRS, in accordance with established reporting deadlines for actual and budget.
  • Monthly consolidation of the group income statement, balance sheet and cash flow at multiple consolidation levels for external reporting.
  • Responsible for improving the quality and automation of the Group's consolidated financial reporting.
  • Accurate accounting for minority interests, acquisition accounting and disposals, group restructuring.
  • Review and analysis of consolidated reports income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow for statutory reporting.
  • Preparation of key consolidation adjustments for example goodwill, purchase price allocation, fair value accounting.
  • Review of consolidation and support to subsidiary groups, planning, and execution of group reorganization.
  • Review of dividends, loans and other intergroup transactions to ensure proper accounting treatment, disclosure, and elimination.
  • Preparation of supporting files for PWC reviews and audits.
  • Consolidation support to subsidiary groups, planning, and execution of group reorganizations.
  • Review of consolidation market workbooks and consolidation of notes and disclosures for external reporting.

 
Academic qualifications and experience required:

  • Prior experience in a global multi-currency, multi-location accounting environment.
  • 2– 3 years’ PQE.
  • ACA/ACCA.
  • Reporting and accounting systems HFM/SAP/Oracle/Great Plains/Enterprise reporting.

 

Functional Skills:

  • Prior experience in a multi-location accounting environment preferred;
  • Strong understanding of financial processes, accounting, reporting, and consolidation.
  • Concrete knowledge of IFRS.
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with all levels of management.
  • A result-oriented and customer-focused mentality.
  • A true team player with a proven ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines;
  • Strong sense of urgency and able to work under pressure;
  • Strong sense of continuous process improvement. 


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