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Accounting Clerk 1 – Level 2 (Moneague, St. Ann)

Date Posted
22nd November 2016
Accounting & Finance
Job Type
St. Ann
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

The Accounting Clerk 1 is responsible for checking and verifying transactions for the collection of public funds.

Job Description

Under the general direction and supervision of the Accounting Technician, the incumbent is responsible for checking and verifying transactions for the collection of public funds; the payment of public funds and the recording of financial transaction in accordance with the Financial Administration and Audit (FAA) Act and Government policies and guidelines.

This will be achieved through the maintenance of related registers and verification of information on financial activities within the Division.



Technical/Professional Responsibilities

  • Prepare official receipts for the collection of public funds;
  • Prepare vouchers for the payment of public funds;
  • Prepare Revenue Statements and remit monies to Head Office;
  • Assists in the disbursement of cheques;
  • Prepare  Bank Reconciliation Statements;
  • Prepare bank lodgements/deposits;
  • Update Cash Book  on a daily basis;
  • Prepare Petty Cash Replenishment Submissions to Head Offices within agreed guidelines and requisite limit;
  • Prepare wages and overtime calculations;
  • Prepare Proof of Imprest Statements for remittance to Head Office
  • Prepare Imprest Replenishment Submissions to Head Office
  • Prepare Advance Clearance Submissions to Head Office
  • Petty Cash Custodian
  • Performs other related duties as assigned;


Administrative Responsibilities

  • Ensures appropriate levels of stationery;
  • Assists with the planning of work activities and preparation of schedules;
  • Maintains effective internal communications to ensure that all relevant members are kept informed of objectives and initiatives;



  • Strong knowledge of FAA Act and Government of Jamaica policies and procedures;
  • Working knowledge of Government Accounting systems;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Good analytical and organizing skills;
  • Good comparative data analysis skills;
  • Goal oriented;
  • Good interpretative skills;
  • Keen eye for detail;



  • GCE O’Level or CXC passes in a minimum of four (4) subjects including Mathematics or Accounts, and English;
  • One (1) year related experience


Note: Applicants are advised to take particular note of the office location(s) for the posts advertised.  Only candidates living in the area(s) indicated or in surrounding environs will be considered.


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