SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

Posted 4 months ago

VACANCY

JOB STATUS : FULL TIME

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Senior Accountant at the Nevis Co-operative Credit Union Limited.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for advanced accounting functions including preparing monthly management accounts, statutory and regulatory filings and special projects; provide financial analysis and have responsibility for ensuring financial records and reports are accurate and reliable, and are in compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards and regulatory requirements.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

At least five (5) years of experience performing mid-level accounting and finance functions, preferably in a financial institution accounting department or equivalent combination of education and experience; Advanced degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA/ACCA/CMA designation or equivalent or a career path towards achieving professional designation with financial controls and
management reporting experience; Thorough knowledge and experience in developing accounting principles and procedures; Experience with creating financial statements; and Excellent accounting software user and administration skills.

MAIN DUTIES:

  1. Complete Statistical Analysis, Statutory Returns and Regulatory Reports
  2. Manage the Investment Portfolio, Card Services and Credit Union Assets
  3. Liaise with the Operations and Loans Departments for cash management
  4. Recommend actions on strategic issues, including service to members
  5. Undertake Cost Benefit Analysis for Capital Investments, New services and Special Projects
  6. Manage the Accounting & Finance Department in the absence of the Accounting and Finance Manager

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good leadership qualities and supervisory skills
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills
  • High level of integrity and dependability

Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience.

Application and two (2) references may be sent to:
The General Manager
Nevis Co-operative Credit Union Limited
P. O. Box 452, Chapel Street
CHARLESTOWN, Nevis.

All applications must be received not later than Tuesday October 31, 2017

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