Revenue Verification Officer

Contract Type
Accounting & Finance
Date Posted
Expiry Date
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Revenue Verification Officer (Level 3) in the Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ).

Job Purpose

The incumbent will:

  • Verify that the transaction receipts processed by the Collections Officers are documented and accounted for;
  • Ensure that the total amount collected on behalf of the Government of Jamaica is recorded and deposited to the Revenue Bank Account in accordance with the requirements of the Financial Administration and Audit (FAA) and Revenue Administration Acts and is responsible for the compilation and submission of the Revenue Financial Information.


Key Responsibilities


  • Checks Tax Accounts for all documents received against the Advice Letters and confirms receipt;
  • Verifies deposit slips against Revenue Cash Book information;
  • Receives all transaction receipts and accounting documents such as Revenue Deposit Received (RDR), Revenue Deposits Paid (RDP), Deposit slips, transaction summary sheets and ensures the relevant stamps are affixed by the Tax Offices;
  • Checks all transaction receipts and accounting documents, Tax Account documents against the Revenue Cash Book to verify accuracy;
  • Ensures Cash Sheets received are signed and stamped by the Collector in Charge;
  • Checks that all documents processed at the banks are endorsed;
  • Classifies Tax Types under the relevant Revenue Heads;
  • Verifies correctness of accounting records such as Direct Banking Advice, RDR, RDP and Refund Certificates;
  • Reconciles Point of Sale receipts(slips) with Batch Report;
  • Examines Cash Sheets for arithmetic accuracy, appropriate endorsement, signature and completeness;
  • Verifies the authenticity of the cancelled documents and that all copies have been received;
  • Submits copies of receipts for Levies law (Court matters), JCS Exams Fees, Nomination Fees and Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission to the Supervisor, Revenue Verification;
  • Sorts and batches documents received in date order according to Collectorate (Tax Office);
  • Prepares and submits queries to Supervisor, Revenue Verification;
  • Performs any other related duties assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Working knowledge of the Financial Administration and Audit (FAA) Act and other financial regulations
  • Knowledge of Tax Administration Jamaica operations, policies and procedures
  • Working knowledge of relevant computer systems and applications
  • Good organizing skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Good communication, interpersonal and team skills
  • Keen eye for detail


Minimum Required Qualification and Experience

  • Associate Degree in Business Studies/Accounting or equivalent;
  • One (1) year’s work related experience;
  • Knowledge of operations at the Tax Collectorates would be an asset.


Special Condition Associated with the Job

  • Will be required to work beyond regular working hours.


Salary range $1,217,391 – $1,497,237 per annum and any applicable allowance(s)


Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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