Government of JamaicaGovernment of Jamaica
Job Description: 

The successful candidate will report to the Supervisor, Final Accounts & Reporting.

Salary Range: $928,559.00 - $997,440.00 p.a.

Job Purpose

To prepare accounting records and to maintain and store these records in accordance with GAAP, FAA Act and established organizational guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:

Technical /Professional Responsibilities

  • Prepares journals with accompanying supporting documents in relation to monthly and fortnightly salary for approval
  • Updates General Ledger with monthly and fortnightly salary journal to ensure timely and accurate generation of financial information
  • Maintains payment and journal voucher files
  • Maintains deposit account
  • Assists with the monthly reconciliation of general ledger accounts

Other Responsibilities

  • Performs other related duties assigned from time to time by the Supervisor

Required Skills/ Competencies

The post-holder should be able to demonstrate:

  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Sound knowledge of accounting principles
  • Sound knowledge in relevant computer applications particularly Sage Accpac
  • Competence in the preparation of journals and maintenance of general ledger accounts
  • A working knowledge of financial and accounting principles and procedures including the FAA Act
  • Sound work ethics

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Five (5) GCE O ‘level or CXC subjects including English Language and a numeric subject
  • AAT  (Level 1) or CAT (Level A) or a certificate in Accounting from an accredited  institution
  • Two  (2) years on the job work  experience

 Experience with reconciliation of general ledger accounts provides a distinct advantage.

Letter of application accompanied by a résumé should be submitted no later than Monday, February 19, 2018 to:

The Manager, Human Resource Management & Development

National Land Agency

8 Ardenne Road

Kingston 10

We appreciate all responses but only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Workshops Start in May 2018

Workshops

Land Registration and Conveyancing Workshop starts May 1, 2018

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Contacts

For general information about our services, please contact us at:

  • asknla @ nla.gov.jm
  • +876.750.5263
  • +876.946.5263
  • 8 Ardenne Road Kingston 10