Parish Accountant (FMG/PA 1)

Reference
VAC-30876
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Accounting & Finance
Location
St. Elizabeth
Salary
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
10/02/2019
Expiry Date
26/02/2019
The Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of Parish Accountant (FMG/PA 1), St. Elizabeth Health Department.

 

Core Functions

  • Reporting to the Parish Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for:
  • Guiding and coordinating the preparation of the annual budget within the parish.
  • Managing the parish budget ensuring the strict observance of cost containment measures.
  • Preparing costings in respect of salaries and materials for the parish office.
  • Maintaining the imprest account for the parish office.
  • Developing appropriate accounting control systems for the operation of the parish office in collaboration with the Regional Office.

 

Minimum Qualification and Experience Required

  • AAT Level 3 or;
  • ACCA-CAT Level 3 or;
  • ACCA Level 1 or ;
  • Diploma in Accounting from a recognized University eg. UTECH or;
  • A.Sc. –Accounting, MIND or;
  • Completion of revised  Certificate in Government Accounting Course or;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Management Studies with Accounting from a recognized University eg. UTECH, UWI.
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in general, financial and management accounting.

 

Required Knowledge/Skills/Specialized Techniques

  • Comprehensive knowledge of government accounting principles and practices and the FAA Act.
  • Knowledge of the Public Service Regulations and the Staff Orders would be an asset.
  • Hands on experience of budget preparation, management and control.
  • Proven skills in implementing and managing financial management control systems.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial and accounting reports.
  • Ability to exercise a high level of integrity and confidentiality on the job.
  • Excellent computer skills.

 

NB. Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

 

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