Final Accountant (FMG/AT 3Accounting & Finance

Supreme Court

Job Purpose


Under the direct supervision of the Final Accounts Manager, the incumbent is responsible for monitoring the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records generated by the Courts representing amounts deposited and disbursed and amounts held by the Courts on behalf of clients” of the Courts.



Key Responsibilities


     Verifies that amounts collected are lodged to the correct bank account (fines, affiliation, suitors, bail, costs, etc.);

         Verifies that all amounts paid out are correctly allocated;

     Verifies that accurate records exist for amounts held on account of suitors, affiliation and surety (bail) payments and Accountant General for costs collected;

     Verifies that banks current accounts are reconciled each month and reconciling items promptly cleared;

         Verifies that bank charges are reimbursed;

         Performs other duties assigned.



Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies


         Comprehensive knowledge of Government Accounting principles and practices

         Sound knowledge of the Financial Administration and Audit (FAA) Act

         Excellent working knowledge of relevant computer application (FMIS)

         Good oral and written communication skills

         Good interpersonal and customer service skills

         Ability to work in teams



Minimum Required Qualification and Experience


         AAT Level 3 or;

         ACCA-CAT Level C or;

         ACCA Level 1 or;

         Diploma in Accounting from a recognized University or;

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

     Diploma in Government Accounting, MIND, i.e. Government Accounting Levels 1, 2 and 3 or;

         Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Management Studies with Accounting or BBA from a

recognized University.



Applications   accompanied   by  résumés   shoul be   submitted    no   later   than  Monday, 9th December, 2019 to:


Senior Director

Human Resource Management and Administration

Court Administration Division, Supreme Court

25 Dominica Drive

Kingston 5




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: Nov 28, 2019

  • Deadline: Dec 9, 2019

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