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Port of Spain Office

Aegis Business Solutions is pooling candidates for potential contract or permanent roles with our clients. If you would like to join our database, please submit your resume to recruitment@aegistt.com with the Subject line: Financial Accountant


To develop and maintain accounting principles, practices and procedures to analyse financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, analyse and interpret statistical and accounting information to appraise operating results and fiscal soundness of the Company’s operations.
  • Prepare detailed reports on unaudited monthly financial statements for the Company and highlight discrepancies recommending corrective and/or preventative action necessary.
  • Ensure the monthly, quarterly and annual Regulatory related obligations are performed and met in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Provide timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts
  • Ensure that the Company are always tax compliant.
  • Monitor the activities and performance of accounts receivable and payable function so as to ensure timely, efficient completion of management accounting and financial statements for audit.
  • Responsible for the preparation of the Company budgets.
  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll and related statutory deductions
  • Train accounting personnel and general staff to utilise efficiently the use of computer software accounting packages and maintain effective levels of productivity.
  • Ensure cash flows and investment schedules are prepared within set timeframes and are properly monitored by designing and managing a process so as to aid Management in the decision-making process.
  • Liaise with Member Firm Community and Listed Companies to ensure all relevant fees are received on a timely basis.
  • Facilitate the internal and external auditors.
  • Monitor and oversee the implementation of strategic plans and special projects
  • Prepare management and board reports
  • Perform Other related duties.

Key Relationships / Reporting Structure

  • Report to the Chief Executive Officer or person so designated to act in their absence.
  • Interact with investors, Member Firms, the TTSEC, Commercial Banks, internal staff, and Listed Companies.
  • Interact with Regulatory bodies e.g. BIR as well as Internal and External Auditors.
  • Supervises Accounts Officer


  • Accountable for
  • Meet accounting financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Confirm financial status by monitoring revenue and expenses; coordinating the collection, consolidation, and evaluation of financial data; preparing special reports.
  • Maintain accounting controls by establishing a chart of accounts; defining accounting policies and procedures.
  • Guide other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy; applying observations and recommendations to operational issues.
  • Maintain financial security by establishing internal controls.
  • Avoid legal challenges by understanding current and proposed legislation; enforcing accounting regulations; recommending new procedures in accordance with accounting standards, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Compliance with the Company’s procedures, rules and regulations

Performance Parameters

  • Timeliness and accuracy of unaudited monthly management accounts and annual audited accounts.
  • Effective training of staff in the use of computer software accounting packages.
  • Initiative, problem-solving, adaptability and willingness to participate in all aspects of the business and interest in self-development.
  • Preparation of strategic plans, management and Board reports and contribution to the Annual Reports

Value-Added Performance and Teamwork

  • Solves problems and changes procedures where necessary to improve efficiency.
  • Take responsibility for correcting customer service problems and correct these problems promptly.
  • Act quickly and decisively to resolve any departmental problems.
  • Assist in other areas of the organisation, by providing strong support to co-workers, and ensuring workgroup deadlines are met and contributing to a high level of morale.
  • Lead special projects and achieve completion on time and within budget.


  • Five (5) years work experience in an accounting environment with at least three (3) years experience in a senior position
  • Professional Accounting qualification e.g. ACCA level III, CPA or Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance or related field
  • Accounting Software qualification will be an asset.

Knowledge and Other Skills

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of Peachtree Accounting Software
  • Ability to multitask
  • High level of emotional intelligence/ability to interact professionally and productively with direct reports, other team members and external parties
  • Excellent written, oral communication and report-writing skills.
  • Experience in the financial services and/or securities industry would be an asset
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