5 Feb 2014

Full-Time Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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Job Description

GEBE is providing electricity and water to the community of St. Maarten. It strives to become the leading utility company in the Caribbean not only by providing reliable electricity and high quality water but in the future also garbage collection and waste water management services. For GEBE, we are currently looking for a suitable candidate for the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).


The CFO is member of the Managing Board and is, together with the Chief Operations Officer, responsible and accountable for the general management and controlling of the organization. The CFO reports to the Supervisory Board and the General Shareholder’s meeting.

Amongst others, it is the duty of the CFO to:

  • direct and coordinate all financial activities and departments of GEBE;
  • prepare and implement the strategic business plan, containing plans and programs relevant to the departments within the scope of responsibility;
  • analyze progress of the financial initiatives of the strategic business plan using a structural reporting framework and as occasion arises rectify deviations;
  • see to an adequate internal organization to manage and control set responsibilities;
  • see to an adequate delegation of tasks and responsibilities in all departments within the scope of responsibilities.


The CFO needs to have the following qualifications:

  • university degree in economics, business administration or finance;
  • relevant experience in the utility industry;
  • proven experience at Board level;
  • able to identify opportunities in the market for both existing and new products or services and take action based on calculated risks;
  • able to develop, execute and manage future strategic plans;
  • strong motivator, visionary, strategist, passionate, skillful in working jointly and developing an effective Management Team, excellent verbal and written communication skills.


The right candidate will be offered a challenging position in a dynamic, but extremely competitive work environment with sophisticated technical, regulatory legal and financial requirements. Salary and secondary conditions are in accordance with market standards.

How to Apply

Candidates that meet the requirements are invited to send their resume with cover letter to: PwC Attn: Saskia Blokland; Julianaplein 38, Curacao. Or via email to: [email protected] The application letter must be in our possession at the latest 13 February 2014. For more information, please contact Saskia Blokland at +599 9 430 0000.

Job Categories: Financial. Job Types: Full-Time.