KPMG Jamaica

Accounting, Team Lead (JESS)

KPMG Jamaica
Kingston, JM
Competitive salary
25 Jun 2019
16 Oct 2019
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KPMG Jamaica Extended Support Services (JESS), seeks to identify an Accounting Team Lead for Firmwide Costs that will be responsible for providing support aligned to the client's Process Controller and Accounting Operations processes, such as: General Ledger Account Analysis and Reconciliations, Preparing and Processing Journal Entries, Inter and Intra Firm Billings, and preparation of monthly Financial Statements. 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.
The position will be assigned to our rapidly growing KPMG Jamaica Extended Support Services (JESS), which provides services to a major client in the United States.
* Assists the FWC Manager in cultivating productive relationships within the FWC teams, with primary focus on supporting the specific FWC team they are assigned
* 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
* Applies knowledge, independent judgment and Client's policies to complete moderate to complex accounting or finance related job responsibilities and assignments. Performs work of a technical or analytical nature, requiring special skills, training and related experience.
* Analyzes and addresses issues by evaluating different alternatives within a wide variety of established procedures; decisions are subject to review by higher levels of management both with the Client and JESS
* 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
* Mentors and provides technical direction and training to their FWC team
* 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)
* Advanced knowledge and use of office productivity tools (MS Office, etc.)
* Ability to learn and use of other business information systems
* Exercises independent judgment in creating and selecting ways to complete work assignments
* Ability to understand process risks and issues, and provide critical insights
* Capable of being entrusted with "confidential" information
* Ability to build productive working relationships with stakeholders and team members
* Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing as well as the ability to actively participate in phone calls and Skype meetings
* Ability to generate team cooperation
* Ability to be flexible with job duties and scope of work
* 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 identify and implement improvement in collaboration with Client's stakeholders and FWC Management

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