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Head of Finance

Job Type Permanent
Job Number 16772
Job Location Grand Cayman
Date Posted July 12, 2019
Salary USD $110,000 - USD $ 140,000

Affinity Recruitment has been engaged by a highly reputable organization in the legal industry to assist in their search for The Head of Finance to join their fast-paced and expanding team.

Reporting to the Finance & Operations Manager, the successful candidate will primarily focus on the general ledger, accounts payable, management reporting and cash management functions.


-Review and submit statutory, regulatory and management reporting, including budgeting and forecasting;
-Guide decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures;
-Prepare documentation and analysis to respond to internal and external auditor requests;
-Assist with preparing annual Cayman budget. Assist in setting annual budget targets, lead the departments through the process and prepare the annual financial budget for presentation to the Finance & Operations Manager;
-Assist with budget objectives by scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions;
-Collaborate with the Global Finance Team and provide fact-based recommendations which improve profitability, operating efficiency and effectiveness;
-Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends;
-Comply with local legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing financial reports; advising management on needed actions;
-Fulfill accounting and financial operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results and performance;
-Perform full range of personnel management responsibilities including performance management; succession planning and coaching of finance team;
-Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies;
-Protects operations by keeping financial information and plans confidential.


-An internationally recognized professional accounting qualification (e.g. ACCA, CA, ACA, CPA or equivalent) with a minimum of four years post qualification;
-Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles;
-At least three years of prior management experience with strong managing skills, with the ability to
create clear goals, foster accountability, and ownership, while encouraging delegation at appropriate
-Ability to maintain professional demeanor and positive attitude in a fast paced, continually changing business environment;
-Strong problem resolution skills and experience in dealing directly with internal clients to manage and meet expectations for delivery of services;
-Ability to streamline functions and have a passion to learn and grow;
-Strong knowledge of internal control requirements for transactional processing required;
-Proven organizational and time management skills, along with a strong attention to detail;
-Ability to identify and re-mediate internal control deficiencies;
-Proficient written and oral communication skills;
-Law firm experience desirable, but not essential;

In return a highly competitive remuneration is on offer commensurate with experience and qualifications, salary in the range of USD $ 110,000 – USD $ 140,000 plus a full range of premium benefits.

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