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JOB ADVT: Cost & Mgmt Accountant, CMI April 20, 2016

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 Caribbean Maritime Institute

April 20, 2016

We are inviting suitably qualified individuals to apply for the post of Cost and Management Accountant.


Job Purpose

Under the direction of the Director, Finance and Accounts, the incumbent will provide leadership and full technical support for all cost-related activities; conducting cost benefit analysis for all processes, programmes, proposals and projects of the Institute and determining the opportunity costs of financial resources.


Key Responsibilities

  • Establish, maintain and coordinate the implementation of accounting control and procedures regarding operation and financial efficiencies.
  • Conduct cost benefit analysis for all processes, programmes, proposals and projects of the Institute and determining the opportunity costs of financial resources.
  • Compile analyze costing information and prepare cost accounting reports for decision making by management.
  • Prepare, analyze and review budget statements for income, expenditures and capital and make comparisons to actual spending, identifying gaps an reporting variances to management for decision making
  • Improve operational accountability through the design and implementation of performance measurement systems aimed at setting targets for department and schools and monitoring performance against these targets.
  • Monitor the Institute’s fixed asset purchases against budget and procurement guidelines
  • Monitor the Institute’s investments
  • Assist in the preparation of audit schedules
  • Assist with cash and bank reconciliations


Required Skills/Competencies

  • Knowledge of Financial Management best practices
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High Degree of confidentiality and integrity
  • Excellent knowledge of computer applications
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Strong leadership skills


Minimum Required Qualification and Experience

  • Chartered Accountant or equivalent qualification
  • At least a First Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent qualification
  • At least five (5) years in a similar position
  • Experience in costing and auditing
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


Applications accompanied by resumes should be submitted no later than Friday, April 29, 2016 to:

Human Resources Manager
Caribbean Maritime Institute
Palisadoes Park
CSO Kingston
Email: personnel@cmi.edu.jm

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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University of Technology, Jamaica




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