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Leighton McKnight

Wrong Leighton McKnight?

Managing Partner

PricewaterhouseCoopers in Jamaica
 
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Bachelor of Science Degree , Management Studies
    University of the West Indies
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Global Accountancy College
www.globalaccountancycollege.com, 18 Feb 2014 [cached]
Leighton Mcknight Explain why he choose Accountancy as a Career Global Accountancy College
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Leighton Mcknight Explain why he choose Accountancy as a Career Posted by: , , 10 Mar, 2013
In this video Leighton Mcknight, managing partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Jamaica (PWCJ) explain why he choose Accountancy as a Career.
Meanwhile, Chairman of the JFF Finance ...
www.jamaicaobserver.com, 31 Oct 2012 [cached]
Meanwhile, Chairman of the JFF Finance Committee, Leighton McKnight, who also addressed the weekly forum, disclosed that air travel can run the federation between $2 million and $5 million per game.
"Back in the 1998 campaign, we had an airline sponsor (American Airlines) where we got heavily discounted or even free tickets, but we don't have that anymore. We have to fly our players in from all over the world, so that makes the situation much more challenging," he said.
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Looking on (from left) are JFF board member Leighton McKnight and assistant senior coach Alfredo Montesso. (Photo: Naphtali Junior)
Mr Linroy J. Marshall - Past President of ICAJ
www.icaj.org, 7 May 2010 [cached]
Mr. Leighton McKnight
President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica
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Mr. Leighton McKnight, FCA, FCCA, BSc. was elected as President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ) for the year 2005/2006, following the 40th Annual General Meeting of the Institute on July 27, 2005 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel.
An Audit Partner in the firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers with responsibility for staff recruitment and a number of the firm's major audit clients, Mr. McKnight served as Vice President of the Institute in 2003 and 2004.
He was first elected to the Council of the ICAJ in 1997 and recently chaired the Institute's Audit Practice Committee. He also served as a member of the Bye-Laws, Finance, Admission, Student Affairs and Future of the Profession Committees.
As President, Mr. McKnight's mandate will include the continued transformation of the local accounting profession to be fully compliant with world-class standards to provide services of consistently high quality in the public interest.
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Mr. McKnight has held leadership positions in a number of organizations and is currently the Chairman of the newly established Government of Jamaica Audit Commission and a member of the Management Advisory Board of the Office of the Registrar of Companies.
He is a Distinguished Past President of the Kiwanis Club of North St. Andrew and is the Certified Circle K Trainer for Eastern Canada & Caribbean District of Kiwanis International.
He has also served on the Board of several entities, including Mutual Life Assurance Company, Jamaica Property Company Limited, the Scientific Research Council, the Football Foundation of Jamaica, Cornwall Old Boys Association and U.W.I. Guild of Graduates.
Leighton is a visiting lecturer in auditing at the University of the West Indies, Mona and a member of its mentorship programme. An active member of the Kingston Cricket and Pelicans Football Clubs, he enjoys outdoor sports, listening to music and reading.
New ICAJ Leadership Elected for 2003/2004
www.icaj.org, 20 Mar 2004 [cached]
Mr Leighton McKnight, FCA, FCCA, BSc. was elected as Vice President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ) for the year 2003/2004.
A Partner in the firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr McKnight is Chairman of the ICAJ's Audit Practice Committee and a member of its Bye-Laws and Future of the Profession Committees.
He has over sixteen years experience in auditing, accounting and financial consulting, He is currently PWC's lead partner for internal audit outsourcing services and is also responsible for the recruitment of audit staff for the firm. Mr McKnight is a Fellow of the Institute and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), United Kingdom. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Studies from the University of the West Indies (UWI).
A Past President of the Kiwanis Club of North St. Andrew, Mr McKnight is currently the Treasurer for Division 23 East and the Certified Circle K Trainer for the Eastern Canada & Caribbean District of Kiwanis International. He is Chairman of the Jamaica Football Federation's Finance Committee and has served as Executive Member of the Cornwall Old Boys Association and of both the UWI Guild of Graduates and Guild of Under Graduates. He has also served on the Board of several corporate entities, including Mutual Life Assurance Company, Jamaica Property Company Limited and the Scientific Research Council.
Leighton is a visiting lecturer in auditing at the University of the West Indies, Mona and a member of its mentorship programme. A member of the Kingston Cricket and Pelicans Football Clubs, he enjoys outdoor sports, listening to music and reading. Mr McKnight is married to Novelette and they have a son.
CONMEBOL Schedules Special 2016 Copa America; CONCACAF Unveils Audit, Compliance Committee
www.worldfootballinsider.com, 25 Oct 2012 [cached]
Leighton McKnight was appointed Wednesday in New York City at a meeting of CONCACAF's ruling Executive Committee along with Carlos Cordeiro (USA), Vice Chairman; Bruce Blake (Cayman Islands), Mateo Fabrega (Panama), Richard Groden (Trinidad & Tobago), Rodrigo Pliego (Mexico) and Andrew Griffith (Bermuda).
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McKnight, a managing partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers and former President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica, added: "I am deeply honored and very excited to be invited to assist in improving corporate governance in CONCACAF.
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