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Journal Officer (FMG/AT 1)

Date Posted
24th November 2017
Accounting & Finance
Job Type
Not Vacant
Montego Bay
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Final Accountant (FMG/PA 1), the Journal Officer (FMG/AT 1), is responsible for the preparation and inserting of journal vouchers on the Financial Management Information System.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities


  • Prepares journal vouchers according to the correct code classification;
  • Inserts journal vouchers in FINMAN System;
  • Enters summary information from journal vouchers into memorandum register;
  • Files journal vouchers sequentially;
  • Cross references journal vouchers by recording journal voucher number and date on relevant payment vouchers.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies


  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Good customer relations skills
  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills



  • Good knowledge of the stipulations of the Financial Administration and Audit (FAA) Act, Regulations and Instructions
  • Working knowledge of the Government Accounting, Policies and Procedures
  • Competence in the use of spreadsheets and computerized accounting systems
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer applications


Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience

  • AAT Level 1 or;
  • ACCA-CAT Level 1 or;
  • Certificate in Public Administration, UWI or;
  • Certificate in Management Studies, UWI or;
  • Diploma in Business Administration from a Community College or;
  • Certificate in Accounting from a recognized University or;
  • Certificate in Government Accounting ie. Level 1 Modules 1-5 or;
  • Completion of first year in Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting/Management Studies or BBA at a recognized University or;
  • Completion of first year of Associate of Science Degree in Accounting, MIND.


Salary range $682,079 - $810,778 per annum and any allowance(s) attached to the post.


Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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