Revenue Payment Processing Officer

Contract Type
Accounting & Finance
Date Posted
Expiry Date
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Revenue Payment Processing Officer (Level 2) in the Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ).

Job Purpose

The incumbent will prepare Payment Vouchers, maintain payment records and process manual and electronic payments.


Key Responsibilities

Technical and Professional:

  • Reviews applications for refund/approval for payments to ensure that all relevant supporting documents (such as refund certificates, claims, proof of original payment, letters) from taxpayers and memos are attached;
  • Prepares a Payment Voucher after receiving the written approval or request from the Manager, Revenue Accounting and Verification;
  • Prints and signs Payment Vouchers and attaches supporting documents;
  • Submits signed Payment Vouchers and supporting documents to Manager, Revenue Accounting and Verification for certification;
  • Creates online payment batches to effect electronic payments;
  • Prepares cheques manually or electronically;
  • Maintains Payment Register and Payment Voucher files;
  • Logs prepared cheques for dispatch;
  • Reviews supporting documents received and processes electronic payments for other Ministries, Departments or Agencies;
  • Prepares and submits reports;
  • Performs any other duties assigned by the Manager, Revenue Accounting and Verification.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Government Accounting principles
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite ( Word and Excel)
  • Good knowledge of the Financial Administration and Auditing (FAA) Act
  • Working knowledge of Tax Administration Jamaica’s functions and operations
  • Excellent analytical and numeric skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Good communication, interpersonal and team skills


Minimum Required Qualification and Experience

  • Associate Degree in Accounting or Business Administration or equivalent;
  • Government Accounting Level 2;
  • One (1) year’s work related experience would be an asset.


Salary range $942,714 – $1,159,420 per annum and any applicable allowance(s)


Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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