Chief Financial Officer
A Jacmel Based company is seeking applicants for a Chief Financial Officer. The Chief Financial Officer will report directly to the Country Director and will manage accounting and payroll for the group of enterprises. Responsibilities include accounts payable, accounts receivable, financial planning, audits, budget preparation, long-term forecasting, and payroll functions. This position will also develop and implement HR strategies and coordinate HR issues with the Country Director, Legal Counsel, and Steering committee
Minimum of five years’ experience in finance or related field; and a University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field, or any combination of education, training, and work experience which provides the required skills to perform the essential functions of the job. Thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and accounting practices are required. Must be a licensed accountant. The Chief Financial Officer must possess strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills as well as the ability to multi-task, prioritize, meet deadlines, and are a team player. Fluent in reading, writing, and speaking English required.
Salary for the position is dependent on qualifications and will range be a USD monthly salary.
Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Company: A Jacmel, Haiti based company
Reports to: Country Director
Pay Class: Salary
Summary: Reports directly to the Country Director. The Chief Financial Officer serves as a member of the management team with specific responsibility to manage the companies financial activities and assist Country Director with a variety of financial management matters, performs administrative work in planning, organizing, coordinating and directing activities of the finances for the companies, as well as coordinating Human Resources for a group of companies owned by the primary company.
Supervision Exercised: Supervises Accounting and HR support positions in the execution of day-to-day responsibilities as assigned by the Country Director.
Graduate of accredited college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, business or a closely related field; and
Five years of progressive responsibility in accounting experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Three years off progressive responsibility in human resource and staffing
Licensed accountant is required
Provide the organization with financial reporting structures that will add to the capacity to track, identify, and act on trends and assist in choosing the most appropriate course of action.
Beyond these core desired outcomes, it is understood that this role will be secondarily concerned in ensuring that the organization has a positive and progressive culture, great people, always focused on continuous improvement, emphasized the organization is performing with quality in mind at all times and our customers are at the center of our constellation of priorities. Together, our goal is to be at the top 3 within our market for our industry.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Jacmel residence preferred, but not required.
Experience in working in a rapidly growing enterprise environment.
Knowledge of financial planning, administration, and fund accounting.
Knowledge of general laws, policies, and procedures of relevant government regulation
Knowledge of standard office equipment and accounting software.
Ability to formulate and implement standard accounting methods, system procedures, forms, financial reports, and records.
Knowledge of GASB requirements and GAAP statements.
Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships within the company
A high degree of integrity and good professional judgment.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
General knowledge of Haitian labor law and HR best practices.
Office hours are typically 8:00 to 4:30 Monday through Friday. Holiday, personal, and sick days are as instructed in company Personnel Policy Manual.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: other duties may be assigned.
Manage all facets of the companies accounting and finance management system consistent with company guidelines, generally accepted governmental accounting, and financial reporting principles in accordance with the Haiti Tax code
Review, analyze, recommend improvements, and assist with the accounting and payroll practices and implementation of operational changes to improve accuracy, efficiency, internal control, timeliness, and customer relations
Ensure that proper internal control procedures are followed in all accounting activities
Prepare general purpose financial reports according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); coordinate all required audits
Prepare the annual tax budget and long-range forecast.
Coordinate with company general managers to ensure department budgets are adhered to and capital improvement plans are updated annually
Responsibility to assure reporting of operating results and operating information as needed by management and investors for the efficient management of the business.
Prepare, amend and submit the annual appropriations, tax budget, and
estimated resources consistent with appropriate budgetary practices and Haiti Tax Code
Assist companies with contract purchases and renewals and maintain an original copy of all contract documents
Perform and coordinate special projects as assigned
Review and analyze the financial impact of employee benefits in coordination with the Country Director
Complete financial and budgetary information, revenue/expense forecasts, and ad hoc reports for the Steering committee and execute leadership meeting
Provide necessary financial data as required for grants and monitor the receipt of funding and expenses
Maintain required continuing education and certifications
Develop and implement HR strategies aligned with the overall country policies
Coordinate HR issues with an advisory group
Perform all other related duties as assigned by the country director
TEAMWORK AND PARTICIPATION
Create ideas that improve production, organization performance, or result in cost or time savings for the company
Become actively involved in a decision affecting work detail
Demonstrate flexibility and cooperative attitude when faced with change
Demonstrate strong multi-tasking abilities
Strong team player
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Personal computer, word processing and spreadsheet software, calculator, printers, copiers, telephone, and others.
IV. PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. The duties of this job are performed inside in an office setting.
VI. SELECTION PROCESS
Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and job application. References will be checked and all applicants may be subject to a general proficiency exam. Selection is based on the most qualified applicant determined by one or more in-person interviews.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
If the applicant meets all requirements and characteristics as indicated in the job description, hiring may be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
***MUST WORK WEEKENDS, SATURDAY & SUNDAY ***
Send CV/Resume to [email protected]
- Career LevelDirector
- Experience7 Years
- QualificationMaster’s Degree