SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

Posted 7 months ago

JOB TITLE   :    SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

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

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

Bachelor’s degree and at least five (5) years experience performing mid-level accounting and finance functions, preferably in a financial institution accounting department. An internationally recognized accounting qualification (e.g. CPA/ACCA/CMA) designation or graduate degree would be an advantage. Advanced knowledge and experience in Excel spreadsheet development, accounting controls, budgeting, financial analysis and consolidations and management reporting; Demonstrated experience in the application of the following topics within the financial services industry: investment and fee accounting, cost/benefit analysis, reconciliations, interest analysis, financial controls. Knowledge in the application of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in a financial services industry context

 

MAIN DUTIES:

  1. Complete Statistical Analysis, Statutory Returns and Regulatory Reporting
  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. Supervise the Accounts Department and participate in Management Meetings in the absence of the Accounts Manager.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good leadership qualities with interpersonal, supervisory and communication 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

  1. O. Box 452, Chapel Street

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis.

All applications must be received not later than Wednesday June 27, 2018

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