Statistician IAccounting & Finance

Statistical Institute of Jamaica

Applications are invited for the post of Statistician I Economic Accounting Division.

 

 

Under the supervision of the Statistician IV, Annual National Accounts, the Statistician I is responsible for the calculation, revision and analysis of the National Accounts estimates at current and constant prices for industries and/or sub-industries of the economy assigned. The incumbent also assists with the compilation of the Quarterly Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Annual National Income and Product reports.

 

Qualifications and Experience Required

          Bachelors Degree in Statistics, Economics, Mathematics or related discipline

          Entry level position- No experience required

          Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access and Publisher)

          Proficiency in the use of statistical software such as SPSS or SAS would be a distinct advantage

 

Competencies

 

CORE

FUNCTIONAL

            Very good oral communication skills

            Very good written communication skills

            Very good organizational knowledge

            Very good interpersonal skills

      Very good teamwork and cooperation skills

            Demonstrated high level of integrity

      Demonstrated customer and quality focus

The incumbent in this position should be able to demonstrate at the required

level, the competencies listed below within six (6) months of employment through on-the-job training/working experience in the subject matter area.

 

Professional Statistical Knowledge

Good Knowledge of:

            The United Nations System of National Accounts

      Classifications, standards and manuals relevant to the production of economic statistics and national accounts estimates

      International standards for official statistics, e.g. the General Data Dissemination System (GDDS), the Special Data Dissemination System (SDDS) and the UN Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics,

            Statistical Business Processes (Survey Design, Data Collection, Data

Processing, Data Analysis, Reporting /Dissemination etc.)

      Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access and Publisher)

            Proficient in the use of statistical software such as SPSS or SAS

 

Summary of Duties

    Carries out as directed, the statistical work programme of the Economic Accounting Division including the calculation, revision and analysis of thquarterly and annual National Income estimates at current and constant prices for industries and/or sub-industries of the economy assigned.

        Assists with the sourcing, collection and organisation of data from primary and/or secondary sources.

    Reviews, compiles and tabulates data for current period, from primary and/or secondary sources, for the calculation of the quarterly and annual National Income estimates.

    Calculates quarterly and annual National Accounts estimates and its appropriations at current and constant prices.

        Assists with the compilation of estimates for the production of statistical reports including the Quarterly Gross

Domestic Product (QGDP) and annual National Income Product reports.

        Analyses the results of the quarterly and annual National Income estimates.

        Revises preliminary quarterly and annual National Accounts estimates in keeping with the revision policy.

        Updates the System of National Accounts PC (SNAPC) as required.

        Assists with the maintenance of standards and classification systems used in the production of statistics.

        Assists with the compilation of detailed industry and/or product group data for the preparation of Supply and

Use tables.

    Assists  with  the  compilation  of  variables for  the  production  of  the  Trade  in  Services  and  environment economic statistics.

    Assists with the Divisions adherence to the Institutes quality assurance procedures including the systematic documentation of all processes, methodologies and procedures used during the execution of assigned work programme.

        Implements, as  directed,  systematic changes  related  to  the  administration and  production  of  Economic

Statistics and National Accounts.

    Keeps abreast of new and emerging policies and developments in the global statistical system as well as recommendations and guidelines related to the production of Economic Statistics and National Accounts.

 

Applications along with resumes should be submitted by Tuesday, October 22, 2019 to:

The Human Resource Manager

Corporate Services Division

7 Cecelio Avenue

Kingston 10.

or  h-r@statinja.gov.jm

 

N. B. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted                         Statistical 




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Job Details

  • Location: Kingston

  • Sector: Public Sector

  • Category: Accounting & Finance

  • Posted On: Oct 11, 2019

  • Deadline: Oct 22, 2019

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