Posted on :
3 Nov, 2010
3 Nov, 2010
This position is part of the management team and heads the finance & operations team. This position is responsible for the development, administration, and training on all accounting and financial systems, corporate budgeting, financial reporting, safeguarding of assets, tax compliance, and accounting for all financial activities. The incumbent will lead in the design and evaluation of processes and controls that support the proper accounting for activities. The incumbent will actively support, comply with and enforce all corporate policies and procedures. The position will drive business analysis including profitability analysis and development of operational and financial performance metrics. The position will also provide analytical support for the annual actuarial valuations, and the annual investment strategy and long range asset allocation planning process.
■Financial and operational leadership across the business;
■Proper accounting system and effective internal controls;
■Proper cash/liquidity management and prompt accounts payable and receivables settlement;
■Proper cash management and timely bank reconciliation statements;
■Budget and cost discipline across the business;
■Accurate and timely production of financial forecasts and performance reports;
■Prompt conduct of financial audits and production of audited final accounts;
■Accurate and timely tax filing and insurance coverage of company assets;
■Accurate and timely annual investment portfolio and actuarial valuations;
■Board presentation materials on financial matters
Qualifications et experience
■A degree in a quantitative subject (Maths, Science, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Business Admin) plus professional accounting qualification (ACA or equivalent);
■Minimum 12 years post–B.Sc work experience of which at least 8 years must have been in the financial sector and 4 years in a top/senior management position or senior role in a finance function;
■Extensive experience in business, financial administration and accounting and in the production of full monthly management accounts to a high standard;
■Strong strategic advisory and analytical skills with a demonstrated ability to motivate teams and establish and implement work-plan objectives;
■Knowledge of Investment and Pension Accounting practice and IFRS reporting requirements for pension funds.
■Familiarity with the provisions of the Pension Reform Act 2004 and the National Pensions Commission guidelines and regulations;
■Excellent organizational, communication, presentation and relationship skills;
What is on offer
If your experience, personal characteristics and qualifications meet the position specifications and your personal objectives are to seek such a challenge, then we would like to hear from you with details of your current earnings, up to date CV and explanation as to why your achievements to date fit you for consideration.