Financial Accountant

Organisation
Planning Institute of Jamaica
Reference
VAC-30843
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Accounting & Finance
Location
Kingston
Salary
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
05/02/2019
Expiry Date
22/02/2019
The Planning Institute of Jamaica is seeking to identify a suitably qualified person to fill the position of Financial Accountant.
 

Job Summary

The incumbent will have responsibility for preparing all final Financial Statements for submission and monthly and annual cash flow request as well as providing general reporting of the financial status of all accounts in keeping with the Financial and Accounting Audit (FAA) Act and the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

 

Main Responsibilities include:

  • Compile and analyse financial documentation and information to prepare entries to general ledger and other accounts and record business transactions
  • Update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial transactions
  • Maintain organised system of accounting records
  • Prepare and analyse account reconciliations for year-end audits
  • Manage and monitor treasury and cash positions ensuring compliance
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly financial statements

 

Qualification, Experience and Competencies:

  • ACCA Level II or Degree in Accounting equivalent qualification from a recognized University
  • Minimum 2 years’ financial accounting experience
  • Familiarity with accounting software - Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Good analytical, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to work in a team and within an environment with demanding deadlines and tight schedules

 

We thank you for your expressions of interest; however, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 

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