EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) invites applications from suitably qualified persons for recruitment to the position of:

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT – FINANCE

Qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field with a minimum of four years experience in a similiar position

OR

2. Chartered Accountant – ACCA, CGA qualified, plus (2) years experience in a similar position.

3. A Masters Degree with demonstrated experience in programme development and/or project management will be considered an asset.

4. Proven analytical, organizational and leadership skills 5. Excellent interpersonal skills for effective communications and interface with internal and external stakeholders.

5. Excellent interpersonal skills for effective communications and interface with internal and external stakeholders.

6. An understanding of public sector accounting procedures will be considered an asset.

Key Responsibilities:

1. To manage the accounting function of the Finance Department to ensure all transactions meet the requirements of the organization and the accounting standards.

2. This entails ensuring transactions are properly supported, authorized and recorded timely and accurately in the books of the Bureau

3. To prepare and analyze the monthly financial statements for approval by the Director.

4. To assist with the preparation of Annual Budget, future forecast for the organization.

5. To analyze revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget level and ensure expenditure control.

6. To prepare statutory financial statements.

7. Co-ordinate the Statutory Audit, this entails the preparation and presentation of all schedules and documents to the Auditors.

8. Responsible for ensuring the implementation of proper internal controls in the respective departments to ensure that the Company assets are safe guarded and that the overall objectives are met.

Reports to
The Director – Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service
Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Method of Application
Application letters along with full curriculum vitae, plus two (2) references are to be submitted to the attention of:

The Director
Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards
Bisee Industrial Estate
Box CP 5412
CASTRIES
REF: HODF 2019
Email: director@slbs.org

Deadline for Submission of Applications: 14 January 2019
Please note that only applications under consideration will be acknowledged.

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