The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB or the Bank) is seeking to recruit a national from its member countries to fill the position of Deputy Director, Finance in the Finance and Information Technology Solutions Department (DDFD). The successful candidate will work at CDB’s headquarters in St. Michael, Barbados.
The Finance and Information Technology Solutions Department is responsible for (a) the effective planning and management of the financial operations of the Bank, encompassing interactions with the capital markets, responsibility for Treasury functions, the production of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and the provision of appropriate financial analyses and reports, (b) the effective management of the Bank’s financial systems supporting its internal and external functions and obligations and (c) the development and implementation of the Bank’s information technology (IT) strategy and the provision of IT support across the Bank. The Department also interacts with the Board of Directors on Finance and IT matters.
Reporting to the Director, Finance and Information Technology Solutions, the DDFD is an integral part of ensuring the effective and efficient operation of the Finance Division. The DDFD provides leadership and management of the staff and functions of the Division and is also accountable for delivering exceptional service to both internal and external clients and partners. The Division is comprised of the General Accounting, Treasury and Loans Units.
The DDFD is accountable for (a) compliance with the Bank’s accounting and financial policies and guidelines (b) implementation of financial systems that are sufficient to satisfy the Bank’s required reporting, including International Financial Reporting Standards [IFRS] (c) adherence to applicable requirements of the Bank’s Charter and (d) financial reports and disclosures that present fairly and in all material respects the financial position of the Bank (e) providing advice and recommendations to senior management on measures for achieving improved efficiencies and effectiveness in financial and operational performance.