Statutory Financial Reporting Accountant

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Date: Feb 18, 2024

Location: Kingston, JM, WI

Company: Digicel


Primary objectives of the job:


As Statutory Financial Reporting Accountant, you will be responsible for all aspects of external reporting and compliance for regional consolidated results and single entity results. You will proactively analyse reports to identify variances and support business partner needs. You will standardise and streamline the annual reporting process, creating a consistent Digicel financial statement template and supporting working files. Experience in preparation of financial statements, ability to interact with leadership and key business stakeholders in a professional manner, together with strong Excel and data analysis skills is essential.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Prepare, review, and deliver diverse financial reports under IFRS, covering consolidated and single entity financial statements
  • Manage regional external reporting and consolidation processes to comply with IFRS, local filing, and tax requirements
  • Ensure appropriate disclosures in external reports, and embed data collection into the close process
  • Lead regional audits, ensuring timely completion without material adjustments
  • Interact with business partners to meet local tax and reporting obligations
  • Identify and implement enhancements of financial reporting, finance processes and tooling, including a standardized set of common reporting across the Group
  • Interact with business partners on all levels to identify needs and respond to ad hoc requests for information and analytics
  • Drive the dissolution and rationalization of surplus group companies
  • Analyze financial reports and general entries to understand operations and identify variances
  • Reviewing general ledger reconciliations
  • Support period end close activities in accordance with agreed close schedules
  • Strengthen internal documentation and support for processes and reported figures



Academic qualifications and experience required:


  • Bachelor degree in Finance or Accounting, or any other related field
  • 2-3 years Post Qualified Experience
  • Professional Accounting Qualification ACA / ACCA preferred
  • Previous demonstrable, relevant and progressive experience of general accounting
  • Strong, demonstrable knowledge of accounting principles and accounting standards (IFRS), as well as tax reporting
  • Prior audit experience desirable


Functional skills:


  • Ability to interact with leadership, key stakeholders, employees in a professional manner
  • Highly qualified team with specialized skills and knowledge
  • Proficiency in using ERP systems and MS products, such as Excel and Word
  • Financial acumen
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Power BI/Workday systems experience desirable



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