Accounting Technician 2 (FMG/AT 2) Accounting & Finance

Ministry of Labour and Social Security

Job Purpose


Under  the direct  supervision  of  the Director  1,  Overseas WorkerSavingProgramme,  the incumbent will check payment listings and review Ledger Accounts.



Key Responsibilities


         Checks  and  verifies  Bank  of  Jamaica  (BoJ)  statement  against  the  Overseas  Farm

Workers’ lodgements and withdrawals;

     Communicates with the Bank of Jamaica when there is an error in the debit and credit of transaction or a missing transaction sheet;

     Assists in the determination of the correct balance in each of the five main accounts namely: A.W.C. Frozen account, Farm-Workers no savings accounts, recruiting expense

and Transmittals accounts since September 2009;

         Calculates the savings and relevant data regarding Overseas Workers;

     Checks  transmittals  for  mathematical  and  spelling  errors  and  ensures  that  they  are balance;

         Responds to queries regarding savings via telephone;

         Checks and verifies transmittals to prepare bank list;

         Communicates with liaison officers overseas by fax messages, emails and telephone;

     Researches documents for farm-workers who have travelled on the programme for a number of years and have not yet received their savings;

         Provides  savings  information  to  Local  Office  and  assists  in  calculating  farm-workers


         Liaison with bank by supplying farm-workers queries pertaining to their savings;

         Prepares letters prescribed by the Director 1, Overseas Workers Savings Programme;

         Performs any other duties assigned from time to time.



Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies


         Ability to work in a team

         Excellent interpersonal skills

         Knowledge of Government Payroll and Administration



Minimum Required Qualification and Experience


         AAT Level 2, or;

         ACCA-CAT Level B, or;

         Certificate in Accounting from a recognized University, or;



         Completion of second year in Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting/Management

Studies or BBA at a recognized University, or;

         Associate of Science Degree in Accounting, MIND, or:

         Government Accounting Level 2 Modules 1 5.


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

Senior Director

Human Resource Management and Development

Ministry of Labour and Social Security

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Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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Job Details

  • Location: Kingston

  • Sector: Public Sector

  • Category: Accounting & Finance

  • Posted On: Jul 12, 2019

  • Deadline: Jul 24, 2019

Salary Grade: FMG/AT 2

Starting Salary (Gross/yr) $873,414.29 JMD

Max Salary (Gross/yr) $1,038,214.73 JMD

Primary Industry:Accounting & Finance

Secondary Industry: Accounting & Finance