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Head of Finance & Business Planning (Paymaster)

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Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: Kingston, JM

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 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.

Key Responsibilities


  • Design financial governance for the overall Paymaster organization to ensure all financial reporting is aligned with Digicel & finance best practices

  • Take ownership of the business case for paymaster and drive numbers across different business units

  • Assist sales and business units in developing business cases for Bill payment , Mobile account and IMT

  • Liaison with Prism holding finance team to ensure timely performance reporting

  • Oversight of the operations unit for Paymaster , work with the operations head to automate and improve client reporting

  • Improve the financial operations department to reduce manual work and use of technology to move towards digital processes

  • Develop business performance tracking dashboards to ensure visibility across departments and PRISM holding

  • Take ownership of the budgets for Paymaster (OPEX / CAPEX) to ensure spend is according to the yearly approved plan

  • Develop performance presentations for the board review and get approvals on investments

  • Exhibit strong leadership to lead the Paymaster finance team and set a vision of digital first

  • In-depth understanding of cash flow management, bank reconciliation and bookkeeping

  • Solid analytical skills to ensure data based decision making and strategic alignment


Qualifications & Experience :


  • At least 8 to 10 years of experience in finance in telecom or technology organization

  • MSc/MBA or relevant certification (e.g. CFA/CPA) is a plus

  • Proficiency in accounting software

  • Hands-on experience with budgeting and risk management

  • Experienced in developing financial model and business cases





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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