Bank Reconciliation Officer

Contract Type
Accounting & Finance
Date Posted
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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Bank Reconciliation Officer (Level 3) in the Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ).

Job Purpose

The incumbent will:

  • Balance all the Revenue Bank Accounts associated with Tax Administration Jamaica;
  • Prepare Journal Vouchers and relevant Listings.\


Key Responsibilities


  • Checks the E-care system daily to identify if the total on the lodgment detail report corresponds with the total in the Department’s Bank Account;
  • Checks the Collections Report from the Virtual Collector and records the amount collected, amount lodged and any variances;
  • Gathers and submits all documents showing proof of variances received from the Tax Offices;
  • Forwards all Charge Back requests made from the Banks to the Senior Bank Operations Officer;
  • Reconciles the bank accounts for availability of funds and forwards information to the Payment Report Officer;
  • Prepares a daily report identifying any discrepancies in the assigned Bank Accounts;
  • Certifies Payment Vouchers upon request;
  • Receives all Bank and Merchant Statements from the respective Banks and Debit and Credit transactions receipts from the Tax Offices;
  • Reconciles the bank balance from the Cash Book against the balance shown in the Bank Statement;
  • Checks the receipt and payments against the lodgments and payments in the bank accounts;
  • Prepares the Outstanding, Erroneous Credit and Debit and Unidentified Listings and provides supporting documents for the individual transactions on the listing respectively;
  • Forwards findings from listings to Manager, Bank Operations to facilitate the preparation and submission of letters to the Banks in relations to the various bank accounts;
  • Prepares Journal Vouchers highlighting the errors detected in the accounts and provides the relevant documentations;
  • Prepares a listing of all the bank charges and fees for reconciling and a draft of the reconciliation statement for submission to the Senior Bank Operations Officer;
  • Verifies all payment invoices received from the Banks;
  • Documents all the stale dated cheques from the Refunds Unit and posts them to the Bank of Nova Scotia account;
  • Performs any other related duties assigned by the Senior Bank Operations Officer.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the ICTAS
  • Working knowledge of the Financial Administration and Audit Act
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Suite (Word and Excel)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills
  • Excellent time management skills


Minimum Required Qualification and Experience

  • Associate Degree in Accounting, Business Studies or the equivalent qualification;
  • Two (2) years’ work related experience.


Salary range $1,217,391 – $1,497,237 per annum and any applicable allowance(s);


Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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