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Accounting Clerk 2 (LEVEL 3)

Date Posted
22nd November 2016
Reference
VAC-24254
Sector
Accounting & Finance
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Kingston & St. Ann
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

The Accounting Clerk 2 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.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS

Technical/Professional Responsibilities

  • Checks generated receipts for the collection of public funds;
  • Checks the adequacy of supporting documentation for the payment of public funds;
  • Checks Revenue Statements and remit monies to Head Office;
  • Assists in the disbursement of cheques;
  • Checks  Bank Reconciliation Statements;
  • Checks bank lodgements/deposits;
  • Checks Cash Book Updates on a daily basis;
  • Checks Petty Cash Replenishment Submissions to Head Office within agreed guidelines and requisite limit;
  • Checks overtime calculations;
  • Checks Proof of Imrest Statements for remittance to Head Office
  • Checks Imprest Replenishment Submissions to Head Office
  • Check Advance Clearance Submissions to Head Office
  • Reliefs assigned collections officer
  • 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;

 

Competencies

  • 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;

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • GCE O’Level or CXC passes in a minimum of four (4) subjects including Mathematics or Accounts, and English;
  • Completion of the relevant Government Accounting Level – MIND;
  • Two (2) years related experience

 

2 posts – Moneague, St. Ann & Head Office - Kingston

 

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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