Accounting Clerk 2 (FMG/AC2) - Chapelton Community Hospital

Contract Type
Accounting & Finance
Salary & Benefits
Salary range $784,430 – $932,440 per annum
Date Posted
Expiry Date
Under the supervision of the Hospital Administrator, the incumbent is responsible for providing accounting support for the hospital.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Four (4) GCE/CXC subjects including a numeric subject and English Language
  • Certificate in Accounting from a post-secondary institution and in-service training course in Government Accounting and Voucher Preparation are assets
  • One (1) year related experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

  • Skills in operating computerized Payroll Accounting Systems
  • Knowledge of Government of Jamaica Regulations related to Public Sector Accounting
  • Knowledge in effecting Manual and automated bank reconciliations
  • Knowledge of the FAA Act and the Staff Orders
  • Knowledge of Government Accounting principles and practices


  • Excellent time management and organizing skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good work attitude
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Experience in operating computerized accounting systems
  • Proficiency in computer applications

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Checking payment vouchers and ensures compliance.
  • Assisting with the checking of employees’ claims to ensure compliance to policies in place.
  • Documenting invoices and claims received and dispatched in the hospital.
  • Preparing imprest reimbursements.
  • Controlling the petty cash float for the hospital.
  • Updating petty cash book on a timely basis.
  • Preparing invoice orders and ensures orders are sent to the relevant suppliers.
  • Liaising with the Regional Office regarding payment to suppliers as well as queries regarding payment of salaries and allowances to staff.
  • Checking vouchers for correct rates and codes.
  • Preparing monthly no user fees report.
  • Checking NHF bills and reconciles inpatient bills and ward stocks before invoice is submitted.
  • Assisting with the response to audit queries of the hospital’s accounts.
  • Lodging all supplier invoices in Tracking Register on a daily basis.
  • Checking the value and petty cash books on a monthly basis to ensure compliance with financial regulations.

NB. Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.


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