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Accounting Operations Team Lead

Kingston, St. Catherine
Caribbean HR Solutions is the Caribbean's premier HR Outsourcing company specializing in Executive Search, Recruiting, HRO and Payroll services. On BEHALF of OUR CLIENT, we solicit candidates to apply for the following role:

Accounting Operations Team Lead
 The Accounting Operations Team Lead will be located in Jamaica and is aligned to support the Accounting Operations team based in our client’s Finance and Accounting headquarters located overseas. This position applies knowledge, independent judgment, analytical skills, and firm policies and procedures to complete moderate to complex accounting and/or finance related job responsibilities and assignments. The Team Leader performs work of a technical or analytical nature, requiring special skills, training and related experience.

Core functions
  • Responsible for moderate to complex activities associated with maintaining general ledger accounts, including balance sheet reconciliations and other analysis
  • Encourages and supports the identification of continuous improvement initiatives such as automation and procedural enhancements
  • Responsible for moderate to complex activities associated with analysis and reporting
  • Analyzes and addresses issues by evaluating different alternatives within a wide variety of established procedures
  • Prepares special moderate to complex reports and analysis
  • Oversees effort to meet deadlines while maintaining quality
  • Prepare journal entries to be posted to the general ledger
  • Reviews and approves journal entries prepared by team members
  • Maintain adequate support for posted journal entries
  • Performs quality assurance review of other team members’ delivery and ensures it meets Client’s expectations and deadlines
  • Performance Management
  • Mentors and provides technical direction and training
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field from an accredited college or university required or considered professional accreditation
  • Minimum of three (3) years of progressive accounting experience, including a hands-on supervisory role
  • Ability to guide and train staff regarding account processes and procedures
  • Advanced knowledge of Accounting
  • Working knowledge of SAP General Ledger Module preferred
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (v-lookup, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Ability to train staff on all technical skills (e.g. SAP, Advanced Excel)
  • Supervise a team of resources, and support their professional development
  • Ability to coach and motivate team members to optimize team effectiveness and enhance team interactions
  • Ability to hold team members accountable for the achievement of established customer satisfaction levels
  • Ability to build productive working relationships with stakeholders and team members
  • Ability to establish a “client service” culture
We thank all interested applicants, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
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