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Finance Manager (Suriname) - Willemstad


Afdeling :

Administratie, ICT, Management

Functie(s) :

Accounting: cluster controller , controller , assistent controller , hoofd administratie , debiteurenadministratie , income audit , crediteurenadministratie , f&b controller , salarisadministrateur , purchasing employee , purchasing manager
IT: it manager

Functie kenmerk :


Dienstverband :

Full time

Opleiding :


Werkervaring :

2 - 5



Omschrijving vacature Finance Manager (Suriname):

The Finance Manager manages the Finance department and in this context is responsible for the financial administrative, controlling, financial reporting and treasury/cash management processes of the hotels.  In addition, the Finance Manager is responsible for the implementation of the purchasing function, the ICT processes and the tax processes.
In this position you are, among other things, responsible for:
- Ensuring that all financial transactions are processed correctly, completely and timely and in accordance with legally required reporting standards in the relevant financial administrations (including the various sub administrations such as debtors, creditors, banks, cash, fixed assets, stocks, investments, etc.).
- Looking after a correct, complete and timely payroll administration in accordance with the legally required fiscal and reporting standards.
- Looking after the continuous optimization of the administrative organization and internal control (AO/IB) of the department.
- Developing, implementing and maintaining/updating the financial processes, systems and finance manual (AO manual and accounting manual).
- Ensuring adequate accounts receivable management and adequate collection and reminder procedures.
- Correct, complete and timely registration of payment agreements made (including monitoring compliance with payment agreements).
- Periodically performing (ageing) analyses of debtor balances and timely reporting on arrears, among other things.
- Ensuring adequate creditor management.
- Correct, complete and timely registration of payment agreements made (including monitoring compliance with payment agreements).
- Preparing the validation of creditors and other payments at the request of procuration holders.
- Monitoring cash flow forecasts and analyzing deviations from forecasts.
- Monitoring bank and cash balances and timely identifying shortfalls.
- In this context, proposing solutions to the Executive team.
- Coordinating the periodic stock inventories. (Assisting with) the analysis of stock differences.
- Providing the Executive team with the necessary financial insights, issues and risks, solicited and unsolicited, and proposing solutions where necessary.
- Periodically performing various financial and numerical analyses in order to be able to provide these financial insights and to timely identify financial issues and risks.
- Developing financial models to support decision-making on, for example, capital investments, price adjustments and contract negotiations.
- Performing monthly budget-versus-realization comparisons and analyzing deviations from the budget.
- Assisting the Executive team with the preparation of the annual plan, annual budget and forecasts.
- Preparing the balance sheet, profit & loss account and cash flow statement of the individual companies on a monthly basis.
- Responsible for the adequate consolidation process.
- Periodically preparing reliable and relevant financial and management reports for the Executive team, including explanations of important fluctuations and developments in balance sheet positions, loss and profit items, cash flows and realisation and deviations from the budget.
- Drafting the annual report, coordinating the annual reporting process and acting as point of contact for the audit.
- Drafting cash flow forecasts and cash flow reports.
- Drafting financial memos to support decision-making regarding capital investments, price adjustments and contract negotiations, among other things.
- Preparation of the fiscal annual accounts.
- Preparing and coordinating the tax returns.
- Acting as point of contact for the tax manager.
- Where possible, making tax optimization proposals to the Executive team.
- Identify and report tax issues and in this context propose solutions to the Executive team.
- Assisting the Executive team and department managers with the
preparation of a purchase plan.
- Assisting with the drafting of the purchasing policy
- Monitoring realization or (potential) exceedance of the purchasing plan.
- Executing the purchases at the request of the procuration holders.
- Responsible for registering and monitoring the purchases.
- Responsible for a correct and complete register of purchasing contracts.
- Monitoring of purchase agreements made, whether or not under purchasing contracts.
- Maintaining and updating purchasing source documentation and periodically evaluating (regular) suppliers.
- Monitoring compliance with the purchasing policy.
- Maintaining contacts with the supplier of the financial systems.
- Supervise compliance with contracts and LSPs concluded with the
supplier of the financial systems.
- Responsible for the functional requirements of the financial systems.
- Executing adequate change management in case of adjustments, upgrades or
 replacement of the financial systems.
- Manage the Finance department.
- Supervise compliance with policies and working procedures.
- Evaluate the staff of the department.
- Coach, mentor and train department staff.

Functie eisen Finance Manager (Suriname):

- Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting.
- Experience with IFRS
- Minimum of 5 to 6 years demonstrable accounting experience, preferably in Hospitality.
- Experience in preparing forecasts and budgets.
- Strong ( verbal and written) communication skills in both Dutch and English.
- Experience with MS Office (Excel/Word), experience with Opera, Oracle is a plus.
- Excellent time management skills, with the ability to multi-task and meet critical deadlines while maintaining accuracy and quality.
- Has knowledge and experience of local tax regulations and applicable reporting rules.
- Knowledge of accounting programs such as Exact is a plus.