Finance and Human Resources Manager

The Finance and Human Resources Manager directly oversees all financial and accounting activities of DGDC. He/she manages the company's finances, ensuring quality service delivery of supporting financial elements reporting directly to the Board of Directors. He/she is responsible for implementing HR policies and programs in collaboration with the CEO and Board of Directors.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Financial Management:

  • Provide support to procurement activities of the company
  • Maintain the accounts and financial control systems of the company
  • Design periodic reports of the company's financial performance and position, in conjunction with the CEO and Board of Directors, and provide such reports on a timely basis
  • Implement controls, policies and processes to ensure the financial integrity of the company, including disbursement authorization procedures, cash management, and code of ethics
  • Coordinate an annual independent audit (but such auditors will report to the Board of Directors)
  • Lead the development of the company's annual and sub-period budget, working with the CEO, other department heads and the company's outside advisors
  • Summarize the budget, and highlight additional financial resources necessary within the budget window
  • Track expenses relative to the budget, and report variances on an ongoing basis over the course of the budget period
  • Execute the capital transactions and provide reporting as required by lenders and shareholders

Human Resources Management:

  • Ensure that HR procedures and policies are in line with Dominica's labour laws
  • Maintain confidential and accurate HR records
  • Undertake administrative duties in connection with personnel changes, variations in contracts and termination of contracts
  • Plan, supervise and perform HR processes such as recruitment, training, briefings, evaluations and development of staff
  • Supervise/perform payroll procedures for staff

WORK OUTPUT AND DELIVERABLES

The Finance and Human Resources Manager will:

  • submit to the CEO, monthly or as agreed with the CEO, Progress Reports on the status of tasks undertaken as specified in Key Responsibilities
  • perform all duties in a skilled and professional manner using diplomatic capabilities in dealing with multiple stakeholders such as government agencies, private sector entities and other relevant institutions
  • prepare annual Financial statements for the company

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

The following qualifications and experience are required to successfully complete the role.

Academic Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field

Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrated experience in financial management and accounting
  • Experience in HR management positions
  • Deep understanding of Government accounting
  • Familiarity with banking practices in both official banking and private sector banking sector

Advantageous

  • Knowledge of power or energy related industries
  • Knowledge of government procurement processes
  • Knowledge of World Bank or EU procurement processes
  • Knowledge of IFRS or U.S. GAAP

Personal attributes and Skills

  • Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English
  • Good organizational skills
  • Diligence in adhering to process
  • Ability to work and interact with diverse groups
  • Proactive and committed to completing tasks
  • Ability to operate effectively within a team environment

Applications should be submitted to the Board of Directors, DGDC, P.O. Box 1454, Roseau, Dominica or electronically at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply electronically. All applications will be acknowledged after the deadline.

Deadline for applications: 4:00pm on Thursday, April 2nd, 2020.

Posted: 18/03/2020