Group Finance Manager


ANSA McAL Group of Companies Limited
Published
July 1, 2019
Location
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Category
Job Type

Description

Job Description:

  • Review impairment calculations and impairment memorandums for the following classes of financial assets throughout the Group:
    • Investments
    • Intangible assets (goodwill, brands)
    • Fixed assets
  • Prepare position papers describing/justifying the Group’s position on accounting matters using International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Review position papers on technical accounting matters prepared by the accounting teams of companies within the Group.
  • Manage the Group’s Blue Book Financial Policies, including:
    • Updating policies where relevant
    • Reviewing and responding to queries raised by persons within the Group relating to the financial policies
    • Note that GPA’s role is to ensure compliance with existing blue book policies.
  • Conduct technical research on IFRS matters to determine the Group impact of:
    • Existing standards, including the extent to which the Group currently complies and the work required and potential impact of full/best-practice compliance
    • Upcoming standards, including the work required and potential impact of full/best-practice compliance
    • Exposure drafts (i.e. propositions for new standards) and the possible impact on the Group
  • Provide training throughout the Group as and when required on:
    • Preparation of impairment assessments
    • Existing and new IFRS
    • Blue Book financial policies
    • Other accounting matters
  • Liaise with the auditors on the audit issues log to facilitate an efficient an effective audit. The audit issues log covers:
    • Technical matters (as itemized above)
    • Operational matters
  • Assist in quarterly reporting, including:
    • Completion of audit schedules
    • Casting and checking of press releases
  • Assist in annual financial reporting, including:
    • Completion of audit schedules
    • Completion of IFRS checklist
    • Completion of financial statement shell
    • Casting and checking financial statements
    • Review of financial statements with auditors
  • Provide ad-hoc guidance to the Manager – Group Reporting and the Group Finance Director on technical accounting matters.
  • Any other duties as assigned from time to time.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree is Management, Finance or any other related discipline.
  • An MBA would be considered an asset.
  • At least 3-5 years work experience in a related field, supporting at the Executive level
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Outlook
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS and other standard accounting principles and practices.

 

How to apply:
These are the requirements for applying for this job:

- Do you have a Bachelor’s degree is Management, Finance or any other related discipline?

- Do you have at least 3-5 years work experience in a related field, supporting at the Executive level?

- Do you have a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Outlook?

- Do you have a strong knowledge of IFRS and other standard accounting principles and practices?