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DIRECTOR – FINANCE & ACCOUNTS (Contract)

THE URBAN DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
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DIRECTOR – FINANCE & ACCOUNTS (Contract)

Job Summary:
The Director – Finance and Accounts has responsibility for directing the financial activities of the Urban Development Corporation, its subsidiaries and associated companies. The incumbent has oversight and responsibility for financial activities including but not limited to financial and management accounting; budgeting; forecasting; treasury and cash management; and maintaining the soundness of financial assets by introducing financial policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems, and ensuring compliance with statutory requirements.

The ideal candidate should have:

Specific Knowledge, Qualification and Experience
• ACCA/CPA Certification
• A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in financial and management accounting including five (5) years of experience as a Director of Finance or Financial Controller with a large public or private sector organization
• 5 years’ post qualification management experience in accounting or finance.
• Expert knowledge of accounting principles and practices, including IFRS 9 and Consolidation Accounting
• Expert knowledge of management and financial accounting systems, policies and procedures in a large public or private sector organization
• Proficient in Accounting and Executive Information Systems, as well as Microsoft Suite, especially advanced excel
• Sound knowledge of the Public Bodies Management and Accountability Act

Required Skills and Specialized Techniques

• Outstanding leadership skills, with the ability to deliver results through people
• Excellent strategic, analytical, problem solving, time management and decision-making skills
• Results oriented
• Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
• Expert research, report writing and presentation skills
• Critical thinker with excellent judgement and strong initiative
• Ability to multi-task, rearrange priorities and maintain focus in a fast-paced environment
• Unquestioned integrity and confidentiality
• Excellent communicator with well-honed persuasion and negotiating skills
• Sound administrative and organizational skills

Applications with Curriculum Vitae should be sent no later than May 20, 2022 to:
The Director
Human Resource
Urban Development Corporation
12 Ocean Boulevard
Kingston

e-mail to: careers@udcja.com

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.