Accounting Section Head

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • At least 5 years of experience as an Accountant or Internal Auditor.
  • Knowledge of accounting best practices
  • Knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules, and regulations
  • Highly developed attention to detail and excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Sound independent judgment
  • Ability to learn industry standards
  • Skilled in writing SOPs and other technical documents
  • Knowledge of leadership and management principles
  • Demonstrate qualities of leadership, self-motivation, and compliance conscientiousness
  • Knowledge in risk management, fraud prevention, and internal controls
  • Proficiency in the use of computers for Word processing, Database Management, Database Management, Email communications, Internet

Key Competencies

The Accounting Section Head should demonstrate competence in some or all of the following:

  • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
  • Think Strategically: Assesses options and actions based on trends and conditions in the environment, and the vision and values of the organization.
  • Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information, and activities
  • Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement action plans, and evaluate the process and results.
  • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations, and/or resolve the problem.
  • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions that are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
  • Focus on Client Needs: Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external clients to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters.
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve the operations of the organization and to create new opportunities.
  • Adaptability: Demonstrate a willingness to be flexible, versatile, and/or tolerant in a changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices, and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization.
  • Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
  • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough, and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
Accounting Section Head
Finance Division