InvesTT is pleased to announce that Amerijet has entered into a lease on the 4th floor of an office building located on Victoria Avenue, Port of Spain, in order to establish a shared services centre. The centre will primarily support internal accounts payable/receivable and revenue accounting functions, as well as project management/business intelligence functions of Amerijet, which are presently provided out of its Miami hub.
The investment is approximately USD1.5M-2M and is expected to generate 25 jobs in the first instance and eventually expand to 50 seats, which can be accommodated on the 4th floor.
John Hagan, Director of Revenue Accounting and Simon Pantin, Head of Global Account Program Development met with Senator the Hon. Paula Gopee-Scoon, Minister of Trade and Industry to provide some detail on the scope of the operations which are expected to start in Q1, 2023.
Minister Gopee-Scoon welcomed Amerijet’s new investment which reflected the US-based company’s ongoing confidence in doing business in Trinidad and Tobago.
According to Mr. Pantin – “Amerijet International has been serving Trinidad & Tobago for more than 30 years and has always been impressed with the quality of potential employees, when looking to fill positions locally. We are excited with the establishment of our new Shared Services Centre in Port of Spain and look forward to growing with the people of this amazing country.”
Sekou Alleyne, president InvesTT notes – “We look forward to further engagement with Amerijet on supporting the successful establishment of this centre and its potential for future expansion under the ambit of the Special Economic Zone regime.”