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CPJ St. Lucia - Financial Controller (Apply Now)!!



CPJ St. Lucia a leading Food and Beverage Distribution company, is actively searching

for a candidate to fill the position of Financial Controller


A Financial Controller is a senior management role that overseas all functions of an organization’s finance and accounting department.


Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Financial Controller will provide leadership to the finance team to ensure timely, meaningful and accurate preparation of financial statements, financial evaluation in order to facilitate robust decision making and effective planning that will drive shareholders' value.


He/she will partner with the Director of Finance to provide crucial financial data and coordinate all financial planning functions. He/she will assess the adequacy of resources to support the effective and appropriate maintenance of all financial activities.

The incumbent is responsible for maintaining and executing internal controls over the company’s accounting and financial procedures, while also overseeing accounting, inventory control and receivables departments.


Principal Accountabilities

  1. Effective supervision, control and management of accounting, inventory control and receivables department in accordance with IFRS guidelines and in respect of processes, monthly reports, man power hiring and development etc.

  2. Ensure timely, meaningful and accurate financial information to Director of Finance and department’s heads in order to facilitate robust decision-making.

  3. Take a lead role in supporting the Director of Finance towards preparation of financial statements.

  4. Ensure preparation of weekly/monthly/quarterly cash flow movements to affect payments to vendors and service providers as per terms of agreement and schedule its review with DFO and highlight any concerns and work towards a corrective action plan.


Financial Reporting

  1. Responsible for the preparation and approval of monthly, quarterly and annual financial report.

  2. Supervise the processes in Inventory Control department to ensure accuracy of stock levels and valuation, all reconciliations, and physical verifications, write off and other control reports while identifying and sorting out issues that contribute to shortage or inefficiency.

  3. Supervise the processes in Account Receivables department to ensure accuracy of the trade receivables, customer reconciliations, ensuring computation of proper Expected Credit losses accounting of credit notes, exchange fluctuations computations in conformity with IFRS 9.

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or MBA in Accounting or Finance

  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in accounting/finance

  • Experience in working with multiple legal entities under different legal umbrellas

  • Experience with financial reporting is a requirement

Applications should be emailed to cjohn@slu.cpj.com

Deadline: Friday, 18th June, 2021


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