Job Information Accounting Technician (FMG/AT 1 )
Job Type Full-time
Category Accounting
Job Status
Start Publishing 28-07-2021
Stop Publishing 12-08-2021
Description

Applications are invited for the following post: Accounting Technician (FMG/AT 1 )

To be a senior checker of bills, claims, invoices etc. to ensure their validity and accuracy and for
entry to accounts payable.

Key Responsibilities

  • To check all regular bills, claims, vouchers assigned , ensuring that there is probity, propriety, regularity, authenticity and accuracy of claim and to check imprests reimbursement claims, contract and other technical vouchers or claims.
  • Checks thoroughly all vouchers assigned for the following:
    • the presence of an approved commitment requisition;
    • the presence of necessary bills/claims/documents, authority etc. and that it has been countersigned by the
    • Programme Manager where necessary;
    • arithmetical accuracy e.g. the application of correct rates and the deduction of all amounts deductible;
    • adherence to contract/agreement, and for the presence of a valid certification that the goods and services have been properly received and stock placed on inventory;
    • adherence to the FAA Act, FAA Act Financial Regulations, FAA Act Instructions, staff orders and all other pertinent statutes;
    • the accuracy of the account codes and other information recorded on the voucher;
    • all other checks as deemed necessary.
  • Signs vouchers and checks that they are correct in all regards;
  • Enters all checked vouchers into accounts payable.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Good team skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Minimum Required Qualification and Experience

  • AAT Level 1;
  • ACCA-CAT Level 1/A,
  • Certificate in Public Administration UWI,
  • Certificate Management Studies UWI,
  • Diploma Business Administration/Studies from a Community College;
  • NVQJ Level 1 Accounting;
  • Certificate in Accounting from an accredited University;
  • Certificate Government Accounting Level 1;
  • Completion of first year of B.Sc. Degree in Accounting/Management Studies with
  • Accounting or BBA at an accredited University; or
  • Completion of first year of Associate Degree in Accounting/Business
  • Administration/Business Studies from an accredited tertiary institution.

Applications accompanied by résumés should be submitted no later than Friday August 12, 2021 to:
Senior Director HRM&D
Ministry of Labour & Social Security
14 National Heroes Circle
Kingston 4

Email: resume@mlss.gov.jm
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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