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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Background
    Finance and Economics
    Management & Business Others
  • Languages
    English Spanish
  • Experience Required
    10+ Years
  • Degree Required
    • Province
      Willemstad Curaçao
    • Date Posted
      January 08,2021
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    Head of Accounting

    Head of Accounting


    About Citco

    Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

    For more information about Citco, please visit

    About the Team & Business Line:

    For over 75 years Citco has developed an ethos of service excellence and partnership in corporate fiduciary and administration that our clients rely upon. Through our global office network we provide a full suite of corporate administrative services to set up, administer and maintain corporate entities throughout their life cycle.

    Working with our Governance Services team, you will work with multinationals, corporates and private clients to provide critical support that helps them meet the increasing regulatory and compliance requirements that shape the industry.

    Your Role:

    • You will take on a client facing role managing a portfolio of clients from various Teams that are providing corporate services to client companies. The Head Accounting (‘HA’) supervises a team of Trust Officers Accounting and is responsible for the daily operations of the Accountants and for the financial output, coordination, priority setting and quality of the Accounting Team.
    • You will ensure that the accounting team operates effectively and efficiently, that account members are properly guided and motivated, client relationships are developed and maintained and that the Accounting team provides exceptional customer service. The HA takes care of meeting the Company objectives, while ensuring that the policies and guidelines laid down by the Company are fully understood and are properly and effectively implemented.
    • Your role will encompass all facets of accounting for the group of client companies that require accounting services.
    • You will provide and coordinate accounting services to client companies, including direct contact with clients and/or their representatives;
    • You will provide training and supervision to team members;
    • You will plan, schedule and manage the daily workflows of all client relationships concerning the accounting services as are required;
    • You will liaise with Account Managers and clients concerning reporting requirements and deadlines, ensuring delivery in an accurate and timely manner;
    • You will act as primary contact with clients and other relevant parties for all accounting matters;
    • You will maintain relationships with investment advisors/managers, banks, brokers and auditors and other relevant participants;
    • You will develop, adhere and maintain targets concerning staffing; production, overtime budgeting and productivity;
    • You will ensure all staff are appropriately trained and conduct performance evaluations;
    • You will maintain a professional and motivating working environment;
    • You will meet or exceed internal and external quality standards for exceptional customer service, while adhering to deadlines;
    • You will assist auditors and other relevant participants and advisers;
    • You will participate in presentations to existing and prospective clients;
    • You will participate in and leading projects that may be defined from time to time in connection with expansion and evolution of the business;
    • You will participate in managerial functions in conjunction with the Managing Director;
    • You will carry out any other duties which the organization may require as part of the business of Citco Curacao.

    About You:

    • You have a Bachelor or Master degree in Business Administration/Accounting/ Finance or Economics;
    • You have 5-7 years’ experience in the financial industry;
    • You have experience and affinity for legal, regulatory, tax and financial matters;
    • You have excellent MS Office skills
    • You are fluent in a foreign language (Spanish, English)
    • You have a pro-active attitude and willingness to put forth suggestions for constructive improvement in provision of accounting services;
    • You have a proven track record in successfully managing teams

    Our Benefits

    Your well being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.

    We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

    Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.

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