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Accounting Clerk 1

Date Posted
11th February 2018
Reference
VAC-28192
Sector
Accounting & Finance
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Kingston
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates are being invited to apply for the position of Accounting Clerk 1

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE

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 transactions 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

  • 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;

 

REQUIRED 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;
  • One (1) year related experience
 
We thank all persons who express an interest; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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