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Vice President, Business and Finance

Cayman Islands


A truly unique career and life experience awaits a seasoned professional in the sunny, tax free Cayman Islands! We are searching for a qualified individual from the higher education field to join our client’s senior leadership team as Vice President, Business and Finance. 

This is a full time position with a well established institution with more than 40 years of history in the Cayman Islands. With a wide variety of certificates, undergraduate and graduate degrees available, they have become the nations premier provider of post secondary education. This will be a rewarding opportunity for the right person to come on-board at the onset of a new strategic plan and be a key contributor to the organization’s ongoing success and growth.

Reporting to the President, the Vice President for Business & Finance will serve as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and work to create a culture of responsible stewardship of institutional resources. The VP will be responsible for leading key business functions for the university, including finance, accounting, property, facilities, human resources, and information technology in support of the achievement of the institution’s mission and strategy.

We are looking for the following background in an ideal candidate:
  • A minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in a financial leadership role including direct experience in a University or College institution 
  • Proven higher education administration experience 
  • Experience working effectively with University governance
  • Proven ability to develop relationships with the business community
  • Demonstrated technical competence in financial functional areas including financial reporting, internal controls development and implementation, policy development, financial planning and budgeting, financial systems implementation and management, bursary and debt management
Education and qualifications required:
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (Accounting, Finance, Business or similar)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or equivalent designation

Due to the relocation involved, highly mobile and adaptable candidates are sought with outside interests that would lend themselves to Cayman’s small but idyllic Island living environment.

Our client offers an attractive and TAX FREE compensation package including pension and benefits along with the chance to enjoy life in beautiful Grand Cayman. Salary offered will be commensurate with experience in range of CI$90-115k per annum (approx. 145-185k $CAD equivalent). There is no income tax in the Cayman Islands.

Last update: August 19, 2019

To Apply:

Please contact or send resume to Jason Squires 


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