Allington Hunter Appointed Vice President of Finance and Business Enterprise
30th May 2021
Nassau, THE BAHAMAS — University of The Bahamas (UB) announces the appointment of Mr. Allington Hunter as Vice President of Finance and Business Enterprise effective 1st June 2021.
Reporting directly to the President, Mr. Hunter will work closely and collaboratively with all other vice presidents and senior administrators as well as the Chief Internal Auditor. He brings a wealth of experience in accounting, finance and internal auditing. Mr. Hunter has worked in the health care and oil industries, including serving nine years as financial controller and a member of the executive team at the Princess Margaret Hospital and six years serving as financial controller/finance manager and a member of the country leadership team at Shell Bahamas. Mr. Hunter is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, London England.
As Vice President of Finance and Business Enterprise, Mr. Hunter will be responsible for directing the University community in all matters relating to operating budgets and planning, financial and treasurer accounting records, core systems and ancillary services. He will work to draft policies and procedures in accordance with the goals and objectives of the University’s Strategic Plan, ensuring the University’s financial operations are administered in accordance with institutional policies, government requirements and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Mr. Hunter will also oversee the preparation and delivery of financial reports to the President, Board of Trustees (BOT), government and other relevant agencies and he will give advice on all aspects of financial management.
Mr. Hunter served for seven years at Thorne Ernst & Whinney in an audit and consultancy role. He is a founding president of the Bahamas Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors. As the former Chief Internal Auditor at the Water and Sewerage Corporation, he was instrumental in establishing the department. He also worked as finance lead at two local bank and trust companies, serving in leadership roles in client and trust accounting.
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University of The Bahamas
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Chartered on 10th November 2016, University of The Bahamas (UB) is a beacon for national transformation. Approximately 5,000 students are enrolled in the University of The Bahamas system which includes campuses and centres on New Providence, Grand Bahama and San Salvador, as well as UB online education. UB’s diverse academic programmes, research engagements, athletics and leadership development experiences equip our students to become global citizens in a dynamic world.