WASCO – Accountant deadline for submission of applications is 16th September, 2019

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WASCO - Accountant
Position Objective
Provides financial information to Management. Records, reviews and analyzes accounting data and prepares reports in a timely manner.
Primary Responsibility
The incumbent is required to perform the following functions among others:
  • Demonstrated competence in working in various areas of Finance and Accounting including but not limited to general ledger, inventory, financial reporting, accounts payable and payroll
  • Substantiates financial transaction by verifying and reviewing documents
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
  • Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions
  • Reconciles financials discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • Maintains financials security by following internal controls
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential
  • Conversant with International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Support Month-end process
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The incumbent would also be required to possess:
  • Excellent leadership and supervisory skills
  • Effective oral, written communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Analytical, technical, IT and numerical abilities
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Sound judgement and decision making ability
  • Ability to handle sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of staff throughout the company
  • Superior project management and time management skills
  • Self-starter and ability to motivate others
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Experience in a similar industry would be an asset
Qualifications & Experience
A qualified Accountant being a member of a recognized professional body
Three (3) years’ experience in a computerized accounting environment in a managerial/supervisory capacity.Or

Part-qualified Accountant with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and five (5) years’ experience in a computerized accounting environment in a managerial/supervisory capacity.
Remuneration
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications
Tenure
This post is a for a period of one year.
The deadline for submission of applications is 16th September, 2019 and should be addressed to:
General Manager
Water and Sewerage Company Inc
L’Anse Road
P.O. box 1481
Castries
or
NB: Applications may also be submitted via email to hr@wascosaintlucia.com. Unsuitable candidates will be not be acknowledged. Only the candidates with the best qualifications and experience will be shortlisted for interview.