Payroll Clerk (FMG/AC 2) Accounting & Finance

Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade


Job Purpose


The Payroll Clerk will provide clerical support to the Payroll Unit, to ensure the timely and accurate payment of salaries for employees and all deductions by due date.



Key Responsibilities


     Locates and retrieves old salary records. Researches and abstracts historical payroll data for completing forms or for memoranda or letters to be prepared based on request received;

         Ensures that Salary Registers and other records are properly filed and stored;

         Assists in the computation of salary arrears;

         Assists in the posting of monthly and fortnightly Payroll data to the system;

         Assists in the batching and dispatching of payslips, pay cheques and deductions;

         Assists in the preparation of covering Payment Vouchers;

         Assists in the preparation of P 45 Forms and annual returns;

         Performs any other related duties assigned.



Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies


         General understanding of the role and mandate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and

Foreign Trade

         Familiarity with the Staff Orders

         Good time management skills

         Good interpersonal skills

         Very good numerical skills

         Good oral and written communication skills

         Proficiency in Computer Applications



Minimum Required Qualification and Experience


         Four (4) CXC/O’ Level passes including English Language and a numeric subject;

     Certificates  in  Accounting  from  Post-Secondary  institutions  and  in-service  training courses in Government Accounting and Voucher Preparation are assets.

Applications  accompanied  by  résumés  shoul be  submitted   no  late tha Wednesday, 24th July, 2019 to:


Senior Director

Human Resource Management and Development

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade

21 Dominica Drive

Kingston 5




7 Days Left to Apply

Job Details

  • Location: Kingston

  • Sector: Public Sector

  • Category: Accounting & Finance

  • Posted On: Jul 12, 2019

  • Deadline: Jul 24, 2019