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Accounting Technician (FMG/AT1)

Date Posted
1st December 2017
Reference
VAC-27557
Sector
Accounting & Finance
Job Type
Temporary
Location
Kingston
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Applications are invited to fill the following temporary position of Accounting Technician (FMG/AT1) at the National Gallery of Jamaica (NGJ).

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Director of Finance and Administration, the Accounting Technician 3 (FMG/AT 3), is responsible for providing general accounting and financial reporting functions for the National Gallery of Jamaica (NGJ) and external stakeholders.

 

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT:

January 2, 2018 to June 29, 2018

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain the Gallery’s accounting/financial records (bank reconciliations, inventory and ledger balances)
  • Authorize payment vouchers/disbursements, and manage the work of the Accounts Department, in conformity with the Ministry of Finance regulations/procedures and the FAA Act
  • Establish/maintain systems to ensure financial obligations (bills, salaries, statutory returns etc) are effected on time
  • Assist with the co-ordination and control of activities in the department by verifying the accuracy of the general ledger, extracting trial balance from subsidiary books to main accounts
  • Account for all funds received on behalf of the Gallery (gifts, donations and grants)
  • Control all bank balances
  • Ensure that financial records are in order for inspection (Audit)
  • Provide leadership to staff through effective objective setting, delegation and communication
  • Prepare/submit financial statements including income/expenditure statements regarding the Gift Shop and Coffee Shop, subvention, grants and other revenue earning activities

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

  • AAT Level 3; or
  • ACCA-CAT Level 3; or
  • ACCA Level 1 or
  • Diploma in Accounting; or
  • A.Sc. in Accounting, MIND; or
  • Completion of revised Certificate in Government Accounting Course or;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Management Studies majoring in Accounting
  • Three (3) years’ experience, one of which should be at senior level.

 

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