Management Accountant 1 (AT 3)

Reference
VAC-30859
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Accounting & Finance
Location
Kingston
Salary
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
07/02/2019
Expiry Date
25/02/2019
Reporting to the Senior Management Accountant (FMG/PA 3), the incumbent will assist with the preparation and monitoring of the Ministry’s Budgets.

 

Key Responsibilities

Technical/Professional:

  • Co-ordinates and compiles data for the preparation of the Finance and Accounts Annual Estimates of Expenditure
  • Prepares Journal Vouchers for entering budget data on the Financial Management System (FinMan)
  • Makes adjustments to Accounts with respect to approved Virements
  • Prepares and monitors Journal Vouchers for posting all budget related data such as Warrant allocation, approved budget etc. on to the FinMan
  • Prepares and posts Journal Vouchers for budget up-date on FinMan
  • Prepares Journal Vouchers for miscellaneous revenue estimates and assists in posting to the FinMan
  • Researches and re-allocates funds across activities and objects as directed
  • Assists in journalizing utility payments and taxes paid by Accountant General’s Department
  • Assists in the preparation of Recurrent Cash Flow for Finance and Accounts Division
  • Checks Cash Flow requests from Programme Managers/Agencies ensuring conformity with agreed priorities and the trend in fund availability
  • Prepares Consolidated Cash Flow requested for review by the Senior Management Accountant and submission to the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service
  • Co-ordinates Quarterly Reviews of the Cash Flows to determine the requirement for the remainder of the budget period
  • Assists in preparing Annual Wage Bill data
  • Assists in preparing costings for revision of salary and allowances for Officers paid from Head Office
  • Assists in preparing/generating statements and reports for the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service
  • Assists in preparing Reconciliation Statements for Income and Education Taxes
  • Performs other related duties that may be assigned from time to time.

 

Required knowledge, Skills and Competencies

Core:

  • Good Oral and Written Communication skills
  • Good Interpersonal and Customer Relations skills
  • Good Problem Solving and Analytical skills
  • Good Time Management skills
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Ability to work on own initiative

Technical:

  • Good knowledge of the Financial Administration and Audit (FAA) Act, other associated legislation, circulars, directives and bulletins
  • Good knowledge of the Government Accounting
  • Good knowledge of the Ministry’s policies, practices and procedures
  • Proficiency in the relevant/applicable computerized Accounting System
  • Knowledge of Budget processes
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power point)

 

Minimum Required Qualification and Experience

  • AAT Level 3 or;
  • ACCA-CAT Level C or;
  • ACCA Level 1 or;
  • Diploma in Accounting from a recognized University or;
  • Associate of Science Degree in Accounting, MIND or:
  • Diploma in Government Accounting, MIND i.e. Government Accounting Levels 1, 2 and 3 or;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Management Studies with Accounting or BBA from a recognized University. 

 

Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted

 

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