Financial Accountant (Fmg/Pa 2)

Financial Accountant (Fmg/Pa 2)

Expiry Date: 
Friday, 26 October 2018 - 11:45pm
Job Purpose: 

Under the general direction of the Director, Finance and Accounting the incumbent will be responsible for managing the financial operations of the Division in order to ensure the proper acquisition and utilization of funds and assets in accordance with the government policies, procedures and the Financial Administration and Audit (FAA) Act.

Key Responsibilities:
•    Oversees the implementation of all accounting functions of the Division. Inputs new employees on the payroll system
•    Checks and addresses matters received relating to assigned payroll
•    Computes and records monthly and bi-weekly salaries, travel allowances, mileage reimbursements and other staff payments
•    Calculates statutory deductions and prepares monthly deduction report 
•    Prepares Audit Schedules
•    Provides information for internal and external Auditors
•    Prepares P24 and P45 forms upon request
•    Arranges payment for temporary and contracted staff employee
•    Prepares estimates of revenue and expenditure and formulate the divisional budgets in consultation with the Director, Finance concerning relevant financial matters
•    Prepares Wage Bill
•    Monitors actual expenditure and variances of the budget
•    Maintains up-to-date database of all accounting procedures and practices in the Division
•    Obtains funds/per diem etc. for overseas travel 
•    Ensures that all internal accounts and bank accounts are reconciled
•    Participates in the preparation of the annual budget.
•    Authorizes all bills for payment and ensures that all goods and services are required in keeping with government policies
•    Certifies all receipts and payments 
•    Uploads salary in formation on Banking platform
•    Provides monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc financial reports as required
•    Custodian for all valuables
•    Performs other related functions as assigned by the Director, Finance and Accounting

Salary range: (FMG/PA 2) $1,852,947.00 to $2,202,571.00 per annum plus any allowances attached to this post

Qualifications And Experience:

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Management Studies with Accounting or BBA from a recognized University or;
•    ACCA Level 2 or;
•    Associate of Science Degree in Accounting (MIND), along with the Diploma in Government Accounting (MIND)

Applications should be submitted no later than Friday, October 26, 2018 to:

The Director Human Resource and Administration
Cannabis Licensing Authority
4th Floor, Pan Jam Building, 60 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5
Email: vacancies@cla.org.jm
 

Reports to: 
Director, Finance and Accounting

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