APD Limited

APD Limited is the owner and operator of the Nassau Container Port and Gladstone Freight Terminal, with the mission to facilitate Port growth and build a bridge to a new and more prosperous future for Bahamians. Formed in 2009, the company is responsible for the design, development, construction, management, operation and maintenance of the 56.6-acre Nassau Container Port and 15-acre Gladstone Freight Terminal. APD Limited was planned and established to: • Support the redevelopment of downtown Nassau, The capital of The Bahamas • Fuel growth of the essential and lucrative commercial shipping in The Bahamas • Bring exciting new employment and skill-building opportunities to Bahamians • Stimulate business growth in New Providence Ownership of the Port & inland terminal is a partnership between Arawak Cay Port Development Holdings Limited (40 percent equity stake) and the Government of the Bahamas (40 percent equity stake). Each stakeholder has invested in the Port operating company, APD Limited. In January 2012, a historic IPO allowed the Bahamian public to acquire 20 percent of the total equity of APD Limited. In its role as owner/operator of NCP and GFT, APD Limited has an inherent responsibility to efficiently, securely and safely serve the market while providing opportunities to all shareholders.

Full Time
APD Limited Arawak Cay, The Bahamas
  FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING MANAGER – OPERATIONS Job Summary This position is responsible for the management of all financial and accounting operational processes including A/P, A/R, collections, general ledger, fixed assets, revenue accounting, and maintenance of the chart of accounts, bank reconciliations and account reconciliations.   CORE JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Job Duties and Responsibilities: Manages the accounts payable function which includes, but is not limited to the review and approval of invoices, proper coding to ensure costs are appropriately applied, and entry into the accounting system to provide payment to vendors. Sets up vendors to allow for timely payment of invoices. May contact vendors for banking information or to resolve outstanding issues.   Oversees check runs and all other disbursements including wire transfers. Maintains check inventory and reconciles check run activity. Manages the accounts receivable function which includes, but is not limited to generating invoices to customers and the application of payments to customer accounts. Ensures accuracy of application of payments by review of work. Responds to customer inquiries on accounts and provides information to clarify applications made. Responsible for collections associated with unpaid invoices. Provides aging reports to Financial Controller and reviews problem customer accounts. Maintains company chart of accounts. Creates new accounts as necessary to support business operations and strategy. Also provides internal controls and ensures that the transactions within the business have appropriate checks and balances to prevent fraud. Creates accruals as necessary to properly account for large items that may not have been invoiced, to properly recognize revenue or expense. Creates journal entries to the general ledger by cutoff dates to allow for proper reporting. Reconciles all accounts and explains any and all account variances. Oversees the reconciliation of all bank accounts and provides cash management direction as needed. Notifies Financial Controller of large or unusual variances to accounts. Develops departmental accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles. Trains employees in process, policy and procedure to ensure a full understanding of the requirements. Manages a team of accounting clerks and is responsible for ensuring the proper scheduling to support accounting operations and closing schedule. Responsible for hiring, coaching for improved performance and other managerial responsibilities generally associated with departmental supervision. Approves the use of overtime as required. Works with other department managers to verify transaction level information is accurate and is represented factually. Ensures all services are appropriately billed and collected. Manages all fixed assets including the maintenance of a current inventory, replacement schedule and depreciation schedule. Oversees the Financial and Reporting team in the absence of the Financial Controller and Reporting Manager Coaches and mentors team members. Assists with all other duties as assigned.   Hiring Requirements (Education, experience, certifications, etc.) Degree in Accounting Professional certification of Chartered Accountant preferred Experience of 5-7 years in professional Accounting Bahamian Citizenship   Hiring Preferences Experience in supervision of staff Experience with QuickBooks or AccPac accounting software   Skills, Knowledge, Abilities Knowledge of accounting principles Knowledge of accounting software ( AccPac or QuickBooks) Skills in the use of spreadsheets ( Excel) Skills in creating reports Analytical skills Skills in mathematics Attention to detail Skills in planning and organizing Knowledge of accounting internal controls Good interpersonal skills Good verbal communication skills Skills in business writing Decision-making skills Ability to problem solve Ability to mentor and coach junior team members   Physical Requirements Work is performed in an office environment. Occasional duties are performed in the operational environment, i.e. Inventory.   Please submit resume to E-mail: careers@apdport.com or fax number 323-7072. Only those applicants meeting the above criteria will be short listed and contacted. We request that you do not make phone inquiries concerning this position.    
Feb 18, 2019