Find your new career TODAY!

Accounting Technician (FMG/AT2)

Date Posted
9th October 2016
Accounting & Finance
Job Type
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

The Early Childhood Commission (ECC) is seeking to identify a suitably qualified individual to fill the vacant post of Accounting Technician (FMG/AT2).

Job Description

Description of Duties:

Reporting to the Institutional Service Accountant, the incumbent is responsible for the processing of the salary subsidy payroll for early childhood practitioners.


Key Responsibility Areas

  • Uses relevant accounting software to maintain practitioners’ data sheet on a monthly basis;
  • Changes practitioners’ method of payment that have lost their keycard using relevant accounting software;
  • Uses relevant accounting software to update practitioners’ account that receive new keycards;
  • Prepares payment vouchers for practitioners on cheque and advance payment by using Microsoft excel spreadsheet;
  • Prepares receivables calculation sheets for practitioners who were overpaid upon delay in corresponds from the Development Officers and Supervisors;
  • Reinstates practitioners that were suspended on relevant accounting software;
  • Terminates practitioners that resign, retired or become trained teachers on relevant accounting software;
  • Prepares monthly adjustment report on all suspended, terminated, reinstated, new practitioner and practitioner on cheque using Microsoft Excel;
  • Prints and sorts practitioners pay slips by regions and zones
  • Prints periodic reports (payroll register, net pay listing, bank deposit listing, and Payroll register summary) from relevant accounting software;
  • Prepares monthly statutory deductions;
  • Prepares payroll reconciliation report using the bank upload, cheque payment and statutory deduction amounts for the specific month from relevant accounting software;
  • Uploads monthly salary for practitioners to their accounts via electronic transfer;
  • Liaises with Accounting Technician (Payables) and Development Officers for distribution of salary subsidy cheques and pay advices to ECPs;
  • Liaises with records team on filing of payroll records and correspondences;
  • Performs other related functions assigned from time to time by the Institutional Service Accountant.


Minimum Required Education and Experience

  • AAT Level 2 or;
  • ACCA-CAT Level B or;
  • Certificate in Accounting from a recognized University or equivalent qualifications
  • Two (2) years working experience in General Accounting or similar capacity
  • Completion of relevant Government Accounting courses


Key Competencies

  • Knowledge of Financial and Audit Act (FAA)
  • Good knowledge of payroll policies and procedures
  • Good accounting and numerical skills
  • Working knowledge of relevant computer applications including spreadsheets and payroll accounting packages
  • Good Customer Relations Skills
  • Good Time Management Skills
  • Ability to work in team oriented environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Good interpersonal skills


Salary Range: $823,355 to $978,710 per annum


We appreciate all applications, however, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Upload a New Document for this application

Password* Confirm Password*
First Name* Last Name*
Home Location*:
How did you find us?*
Cover Letter
By submitting this form you agree to our terms of use