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The JobBank

 

Our client, a member of a rapidly expanding multi-national group, requires the services of a disciplined, analytical, team player with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, to fill the post of

 

Internal Audit Manager

Location: Kingston, Jamaica

 

The Internal Audit Manager will assist with leading the Internal Audit function, including participation in the annual risk assessment, audit planning process, and the evaluation of the design and effectiveness of the company's internal control environment. This individual will collaborate with the Regional Internal Audit Manager in the definition of the annual audit plan and will be responsible for developing and executing internal audit projects as well as supervising its execution to the assigned team. These activities will be executed as part of the total internal audit plan in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.   The Internal Audit Manager will have significant interactions with other department personnel.

 

Reports to:         Regional Internal Audit Manager

Direct Reports:    Internal Audit Senior, Internal Audit Junior,

Internal Audit Assistant

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates as a champion of the Internal Audit vision and strategy, demonstrating support and actively communicating with the team and the business.

  • Plans and manages financial, regulatory, compliance or operational reviews/audits, including the evaluation of information system and associated risk exposure

  • Performs advanced specialized and/or managerial auditing work in multiple disciplines, including fraud investigation.

  • Evaluates and provides recommendations for improving risk management, control, and governance.

  • Manages complex audits, and performs critical project management duties including planning, scheduling, coordinating, reviewing and reporting on the work of audit teams; provides expertise on auditing standards, principles, performance criteria and audit requirements sufficient to interpret and analyze complex concepts and apply them in innovative ways.

  • Develops procedures, schedules, priorities and programs for achieving audit objectives and goals.

  • Identification of risks, key controls and changes to existing system of internal control.

  • Prepares executive and detailed audit reports.

  • Actively follows up on management’s responsiveness to internal audit observations and recommendations, ensuring that risk involved was duly addressed.

  • Assesses the fraud management program, focusing on the company’s ability to detect and prevent fraudulent activities.

  • Reports to management on the status and results of the audit plan.

  • Effectively manages and coaches staff.

  • Develops and maintains productive client and staff relationships.

 

This description is a summary of principal responsibilities and is not intended to include all duties which may be assigned.

 

The Ideal Candidate MUST have:

  • Professional certification including ACCA, CIA or CPA.

  • 4-6 years’ experience executing audit plans

  • Extensive working knowledge of auditing practices, standards, principles and procedures

  • Sound understanding of financial, operational and compliance risk, Risk assessments, internal controls, financial statements analysis, ethics and frauds

  • Experience managing personnel.

  • Effective use of personal computers including all Windows-based applications.

  • Familiarity with TeamMate Audit Management Systems and/or similar tool, including data mining application such as IDEA and ACL would be an asset.

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills with experience interacting with and presenting to management.

  • High standard of ethics discipline and professionalism.

  • Effective interpersonal skills - ability to work closely with people at all levels of the organization and facilitate the implementation of corrective action.

  • Acts as a Team Player - Collaborate and supporting colleagues and peers across the audit unit, while still being able to work independently when needed.

  • Focuses on the customer by understanding the business from the customer’s perspective and by keeping in regular contact with customers to understand business priorities and issues.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.

  • Results oriented with ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

  • Committed to Self -Development

 

 Ideal Start Date: June 6, 2016

 

Applications must be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

 

Email:  info@jobbank-ja.com

 

no later than

Friday, May 13, 2016

Email: as e-mail text and not as an attachment to: info@jobbank-ja.com

N.B. To send resumes as e-mail Text:-
For Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook Users
1. Open the application in which the resume has been prepared.
2. Select the File option, highlight Send To and select Mail Recipient.
3. Then proceed to send document as e-mail.

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We thank all applicants for responding, however, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted by telephone or email

Note to All Applicants for the post of Internal Audit Manager
Thank you for responding to this advertisement. Usually we will process all responses over the next 5-10 working days. If your application is being considered, we will contact you via telephone or email to set up an appointment for you.

Occasionally, the process takes a little longer. If you do not hear from us, you may visit our website for an update on the post that you have applied for. The Job Listing page on our website will provide a status report on the processing of the applications.

Wishing you every good thing!

The JobBank

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The JobBank

 

Our client, a member of a rapidly expanding multi-national group, requires the services of a detail oriented, analytical, problem solving, and highly motivated individual with exceptional communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, to fill the post of

 

Senior Accounts Officer – Payables

Location: Kingston, Jamaica

 

The Senior Accounts Officer – Payables, provides monthly reconciliation of Payables sub-ledger on Oracle to control accounts in the General    Ledger and any other accounts assigned.

 

Reports to:         Assistant Accountant - Payables

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monthly reconciliation of local & foreign suppliers statements (including RF) to nominal ledger

  • Monthly reconciliation of the GRN accrual accounts

  • Monthly reconciliation of the RWT supplier account

  • Timely posting of costing for overseas suppliers (48 hours from receipt)

  • Timely payment and postings of local and overseas suppliers (48 hours)

  • Maintenance of  supplier loan accounts

  • All reconciliations must be agreed to the GL.

  • Any other tasks assigned that will assist in achieving the purpose stated above and or the company mission.

 

This description is a summary of principal responsibilities and is not intended to include all duties which may be assigned.

 

The Ideal Candidate MUST have:

  • Tertiary level education, preferably a degree in accounting or related subject.

  • Level 2 ACCA or equivalent

  • Three (3) years’ experience

  • Strong computer literacy and numeracy skills

  • Effective oral and written skills

  • Good Interpersonal skills

  • Strong organizational/coordination skills and excellent at time management

  • Ability to effectively lead and motivate a team

  • Analytical and problem–solving skills

  • Experience in a retail environment

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative.

  • Highly motivated.

  • Tactful and discreet.

  • Strong work ethics and integrity.

  • Ability to manage stress.

  • Ability to manage heavy workload.

 

 Ideal Start Date: June 6, 2016

 

Applications must be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

 

Email:  info@jobbank-ja.com

 

no later than

Friday, May 6, 2016

Email: as e-mail text and not as an attachment to: info@jobbank-ja.com

N.B. To send resumes as e-mail Text:-
For Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook Users
1. Open the application in which the resume has been prepared.
2. Select the File option, highlight Send To and select Mail Recipient.
3. Then proceed to send document as e-mail.

For Hotmail and Yahoo! Users
1. Copy and paste the resume in the body of your email message

We thank all applicants for responding, however, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted by telephone or email

Note to All Applicants for the post of Senior Accounts Officer – Payables
Thank you for responding to this advertisement. Usually we will process all responses over the next 5-10 working days. If your application is being considered, we will contact you via telephone or email to set up an appointment for you.

Occasionally, the process takes a little longer. If you do not hear from us, you may visit our website for an update on the post that you have applied for. The Job Listing page on our website will provide a status report on the processing of the applications.

Wishing you every good thing!

The JobBank

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The JobBank

 

Our client, a leader in the retail industry, requires the services of a highly motivated team player with exceptional communication skills, strong customer service focus and leadership ability, to fill the post of

 

Branch Manager

Island-wide

 

The Branch Manager co-ordinates the day to day operational issues surrounding the running of a branch.  The Branch Manager will ensure that sales targets are exceeded, while consistently overseeing that customers receive a service beyond their expectations.  This will be achieved through creating and maintaining a motivated and customer orientated work force.

 

Reports to:         Regional Manager

Direct Reports:    All staff within Branch

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Achieve daily, weekly and monthly sales targets.
  • Ensure that customers receive service that exceeds their expectations.
  • Provide an informative weekly sales meeting and ensure full attendance.
  • Ensure that the sales floor is clean, tidy and accordingly tagged.
  • Maintain a branch that takes health and safety issues into account.
  • Display an understanding of merchandising techniques.
  • Have a complete knowledge of all products sold by the company.
  • Ensure branch compliance of the company’s systems, policies and procedures.
  • Analyze systems, policies and procedures – recommend and implement changes where necessary.
  • Ensure that stocks are maintained at optimum levels, in peak condition and with adequate security.
  • Build and maintain a team approach that inspires sales staff to continuously strive for higher targets and level of customer service.
  • Monitor local competition, keep abreast of promotions and products offered.  Disseminate information as required.
  • Continuously improve the team’s selling techniques and strategies.
  • Recommend the promotion, transfer and termination of employees as necessary.
  • Sell the company vision and philosophy to staff.

This description is a summary of principal responsibilities and is not intended to include all duties which may be assigned.

 

The Ideal Candidate MUST have:

  • Tertiary level education, preferably a degree or diploma in Business or Management Studies
  • Experience in Retail Sales Management.

  • Strong customer service focus.

  • Numerate and computer literate.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Entrepreneurial and Leadership skills.

  • Inventory management skills.

  • Analytical and problem solving skills.

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Highly motivated by targets.

  • Tactful and discreet.

  • Ability to manage and prioritize a heavy workload.

  • Positive attitude towards work.

  • Ability to use own initiative and work independently.

  • Team player and team builder.

  • Ability to motivate others.

  • Charismatic personality.

  

 Ideal Start Date: June 6, 2016

 

Applications must be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

 

Email:  info@jobbank-ja.com

 

no later than

Friday, May 6, 2016

Email: as e-mail text and not as an attachment to: info@jobbank-ja.com

N.B. To send resumes as e-mail Text:-
For Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook Users
1. Open the application in which the resume has been prepared.
2. Select the File option, highlight Send To and select Mail Recipient.
3. Then proceed to send document as e-mail.

For Hotmail and Yahoo! Users
1. Copy and paste the resume in the body of your email message

We thank all applicants for responding, however, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted by telephone or email

Note to All Applicants for the post of Branch Manager
Thank you for responding to this advertisement. Usually we will process all responses over the next 5-10 working days. If your application is being considered, we will contact you via telephone or email to set up an appointment for you.

Occasionally, the process takes a little longer. If you do not hear from us, you may visit our website for an update on the post that you have applied for. The Job Listing page on our website will provide a status report on the processing of the applications.

Wishing you every good thing!

The JobBank

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The JobBank

 

Our client, a member of a rapidly expanding multi-national group, requires the services of a detail oriented, analytical, dynamic accountant with very effective writing skills, to fill the post of

 

Regional Business Analyst

Location: Kingston, Jamaica

 

The Regional Business Analyst provides appropriate, timely and accurate information with recommendations on the various aspects of the business operations so as to improve business performance.

 

Reports to:         Regional Finance Manager

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of business reports on the region’s performance as and when required. 
  • Assist in the preparation and review of the region’s annual budgets, strategic plans and periodic forecasts.
  • Assist in the preparation of management accounts and audited financials for non-trading companies within given deadlines.
  • Prepare regional KPI reports comparing the businesses in the region and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Preparation of regional reports including but not limited to:
    • Aggregated weekly trading reports and commentary
    • Various weekly and monthly credit reports
    • Stock management reports – Aged Stock reports, Stock Loss
    • Cash Flow Forecasts
    • Monthly Warehouse, TS, EW P&Ls
    • Ad hoc reports as needed
  • Assisting in the coordination of territory submissions to Regional Finance including the necessary follow-up.
  • Assisting other Regional Officers e.g. Regional Credit Director in analysis and review of performance.
  • To provide overall support to the Regional Finance Department

This description is a summary of principal responsibilities and is not intended to include all duties which may be assigned.

 

The Ideal Candidate MUST have:

  • ACCA level II or First Degree in Accounting or Management Studies

  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly advanced Excel.

  • Ability to meet deadlines and respond to concerns and issues on very short notice.

  • High levels of accuracy and efficiency under minimal supervision.

  • Very effective written and oral communication skills.

  • Good understanding of business and the drivers for success.

* Audit experience and Business Modeling Skills would give distinct advantage.

  

 Ideal Start Date: June 6, 2016

 

Applications must be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

 

Email:  info@jobbank-ja.com

 

no later than

Friday, May 6, 2016

Email: as e-mail text and not as an attachment to: info@jobbank-ja.com

N.B. To send resumes as e-mail Text:-
For Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook Users
1. Open the application in which the resume has been prepared.
2. Select the File option, highlight Send To and select Mail Recipient.
3. Then proceed to send document as e-mail.

For Hotmail and Yahoo! Users
1. Copy and paste the resume in the body of your email message

We thank all applicants for responding, however, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted by telephone or email

Note to All Applicants for the post of Regional Business Analyst
Thank you for responding to this advertisement. Usually we will process all responses over the next 5-10 working days. If your application is being considered, we will contact you via telephone or email to set up an appointment for you.

Occasionally, the process takes a little longer. If you do not hear from us, you may visit our website for an update on the post that you have applied for. The Job Listing page on our website will provide a status report on the processing of the applications.

Wishing you every good thing!

The JobBank

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The JobBank

 

Our client, a Group of Companies providing professional services across all industries, requires the services of an exceptional strategic planning and financial management individual possessing excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to lead, coach and mentor staff, to fill the post of

 

Director, Finance & Administration

 

The Director, Finance & Administration is responsible for Strategic planning and implementation of all financial related activities for the Group of Companies in keeping with international best practices. This will include direct responsibility for, but not limited to:

  • Financial Management and Administration

  • Budget Forecasting, Revenue and Expenditure Controls 

  • Cash and Credit Management

  • Tax Planning and Scheduling

  • Payroll Administration

  • Insurance and Risk Management

  • Regulatory Compliance

  • Contracts Management

 

Department:       Finance & Budget Administration

Reports to:         Chief Executive Officer

 

Direct Reports:    Chief Accountant, Accountant, Junior Accounting Officer – Payables, Credit Manager, Cost Accountant / Contracts Monitoring Officer, Payroll Administrator, Accounts Clerk, Inventory Clerk

 

Liaises With:

Internally:         All departments

               

Externally:         Suppliers/Contractors/Purveyors; Clients; Government Agencies; Financial Institutions; External Auditors

 


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Executive Management

  • Serve as a member of executive leadership team
  • Participate in key corporate decisions pertaining to strategic initiatives, operating models and operational execution
  • Lead and perform special projects as determined by the Chief Executive Officer
  • Representation at negotiations, local and international forums or as assigned by CEO

 

Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Prepare and maintain regular financial reports, including monthly profit and loss forecast, at least 7 days after the ending of the preceding month
  • Analysis of financial results and make recommendations (strategic and tactical) for generating and sustaining profitability revenue growth
  • Develop and maintain capital budget

 

Finance and Operating Budget Management

  • Develop and manage Budget for Group of Companies

  • Oversee cash management planning and ensure availability of funds as needed

  • Enforce credit management for contract monthly payments

  • Oversee investment and asset management

  • Oversee financing strategies and activities, as well as banking relationships

  • Develop and utilize forward looking and activity based financial analyses to provide insight into the performance of the organization’s operations and business plans

  • Cooperate with Internal Auditor in carrying out his/her duties

     

Strategic Planning and Implementation

  • Coordinate the development, implementation and monitoring of departmental budgets

  • Develop the Department’s strategic plans and direct activities to achieve the strategic goals and objectives

  • Represent the company to financial partners, including financial institutions, auditors, Government Agencies

  • Remain up to date on audit and accounting best practices

  • Maintain Audit trails for ease of preparing annual audits

     

Accounting and Administration

  • Oversee the Department including the supervision and development of staff to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting and related systems and function including billing, credit control, accounts payable, accounts receivable and appropriate maintain ledgers
  • Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures
  • Ensure timeliness, accuracy and usefulness of financial and management reporting
  • Coordinate annual and periodic audits and timely filing of statutory returns
  • Mentor and develop staff through management of work allocation, training, problem resolution, and performance evaluation

 

Legal and Regulatory

  • Maintain compliance with Financial Acts, Laws and Regulations relating to all Financial Functions and Taxation, Labour Law, Contractual agreement locally and internationally to ensure the integrity of the Group of Companies

 

Risk, Insurance and Asset Management

  • Manage the company’s insurance programme with appropriate consideration for organization risk

  • Manage the company’s assets, with accurate depreciation schedule

  

This description is a summary of principal responsibilities and is not intended to include all duties which may be assigned.

 

The Ideal Candidate MUST have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Business Administration, with emphasis in Finance or Accounts 
  • Professional qualification in Accounting (to include ACCA Level 3, or FCCA)
  • A minimum of five (5) year’s professional experience in managing Finance and Accounting at a Senior level in a medium or large Public or Private sector organization with mixed businesses, and exposure to auditing and investment portfolio management
  • Experience in Tax Planning and Management 

  

The Ideal Candidate is required to:

  • Be strong in implementing accounting and administrative systems, policies and procedures
  • Have sound knowledge of Financial Acts, Laws, Regulations and practices; including Taxation
  • Have sound knowledge in managing profitability revenue growth and expenditure controls
  • Have experience in the use of Finance and Accounting Software Applications
  • Have experience in Contracts Management and Credit Controls
  • Be adept at preparing and presenting timely Management reports
  • Have strong analytical, negotiating and advisory skills
  • Have ability to identify risks and determine insurance needs matching the services offerings to a variety of clients
  • Have sound knowledge of inventory control procedures and practices
  • Have working knowledge of the Labour Relations and Industrial Disputes Act – applications, procedures, practices and processes

 

 Ideal Start Date: May 2, 2016

 

Applications MUST be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

 

Email: info@jobbank-ja.com

 

no later than

Friday, April 15, 2016

Email: as e-mail text and not as an attachment to: info@jobbank-ja.com

N.B. To send resumes as e-mail Text:-
For Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook Users
1. Open the application in which the resume has been prepared.
2. Select the File option, highlight Send To and select Mail Recipient.
3. Then proceed to send document as e-mail.

For Hotmail and Yahoo! Users
1. Copy and paste the resume in the body of your email message

We thank all applicants for responding, however, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted by telephone or email

Note to All Applicants for the post of Director, Finance & Administration
Thank you for responding to this advertisement. Usually we will process all responses over the next 5-10 working days. If your application is being considered, we will contact you via telephone or email to set up an appointment for you.

Occasionally, the process takes a little longer. If you do not hear from us, you may visit our website for an update on the post that you have applied for. The Job Listing page on our website will provide a status report on the processing of the applications.

Wishing you every good thing!

The JobBank

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The JobBank

 

Our client, an International Technology company, requires the services of an innovative and detail-oriented individual who is adaptable to changing environments and possessing extensive experience in research methodology and data analysis, to fill the post of

 

Business Analyst

 

The Business Analyst is responsible for designing and administering marketing research projects, supporting sales, product development and assessment, strategic planning, conducting feasibility studies and producing economic reports.

 

Department:       Business Analyst Unit

Reports to:         General Manager

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the development of the brands, marketing plans and budgets.
  • Monitors, reviews and reports on sales performance, expense and activity results.  Performs analyses to determine areas of opportunity.
  • Provides daily updates, weekly summaries; monthly, quarterly and annual reports on the performance of the brands and other key business metrics.
  • Provides recommendations on marketing expenditure to ensure that the organization maximizes value for its advertising and promotional dollar.
  • Consolidates and prepares monthly accounts update
  • Captures, tabulates and analyze sales data for the site
  • Ensures the accuracy and quality of data
  • Performs financial feasibility/profitability studies on all major tactical and strategic initiatives
  • Works with the Account Team in order to provide detailed and thorough market and content analysis on an on-going basis
  • Presents/reports the findings of completed analysis
  • Presents data analysis and tabulation to Marketing Manager, Sales Manager, and General Manager for:
    • Product Enhancements
    • Benchmarks
    • Weekly sales
    • Commercial services (if applicable)
  • Initiates, designs and implement effective in-house research capabilities. Regular reports are to be generated on the results derived.
  • Works with large databases in order to provide high quality data base analysis.
  • Identifies trends and relationships of variables in a dataset and recommends analytical marketing suggestions
  • Coordinates and monitors research activities with external research houses, to ensure that the company’s objectives are met.
  • Designs and maintains a database of information on all brands to report on observed trends, cycles and sales drivers and generates sales forecast based on trends and cycles
  • Assists with brand promotions.

 

This description is a summary of principal responsibilities and is not intended to include all duties which may be assigned.

 

The Ideal Candidate MUST:

  • Have a Master’s Degree in Business Administration
  • Have at least  3 - 5 five years in research and business analysis
  • Have strong analytical and critical thinking abilities
  • Be knowledgeable in the area of Finance
  • Have strong business acumen
  • Be computer literate

 

Performance evaluation criterion

  • Marketing team are provided with current, accurate data/information for decision-making

  • Up-to-date information must always be readily available

  • Reports are timely and accurate

     

     

     Ideal Start Date: May 2, 2016

     

    Applications must be submitted to:

    Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

     

    no later than

    Friday, April 15, 2016


Email: as e-mail text and not as an attachment to: info@jobbank-ja.com

N.B. To send resumes as e-mail Text:-
For Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook Users
1. Open the application in which the resume has been prepared.
2. Select the File option, highlight Send To and select Mail Recipient.
3. Then proceed to send document as e-mail.

For Hotmail and Yahoo! Users
1. Copy and paste the resume in the body of your email message

We thank all applicants for responding, however, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted by telephone or email

Note to All Applicants for the post of Business Analyst
Thank you for responding to this advertisement. Usually we will process all responses over the next 5-10 working days. If your application is being considered, we will contact you via telephone or email to set up an appointment for you.

Occasionally, the process takes a little longer. If you do not hear from us, you may visit our website for an update on the post that you have applied for. The Job Listing page on our website will provide a status report on the processing of the applications.

Wishing you every good thing!

The JobBank

Please go to the Top of The Page to see current status of the recruitment exercise for this post.

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