Urban Development Corporation





Job Summary:

The incumbent has responsibility to provide accounting support particularly as it relates to Projects and the preparation of the Corporation’s Budgets. This includes preparing all Project Financial Reports for internal and external purposes; and maintenance of Project budgets, cash flows and expenditure records.

The ideal candidate should have:

Specific Knowledge, Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • A minimum of three (3) years experience in financial accounting including on the job exposure to project accounting and budgeting
  • Working knowledge of  Financial Systems
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft, Word & Excel
  • Sound knowledge of accounting principles and practices as well as an understanding of accounting systems

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Generates monthly Project Monitoring Report after the UDC financial report has been completed for each month and performs in depth analysis of each project.
  • Prepares journal entries to correct errors discovered and to write off completed projects.
  • Prepares monthly statement of receipts and expenditure and reconciles to General Ledger.
  • Prepares monthly performance expenditure reports as required by Project Management.
  • Reviews, checks and approves journal entries for Projects.
  • Liaises with responsible unit to ensure project billings are issued and collections are made.
  • Ensures that completed and inactive projects are removed from the General Ledger.

Required Skills and Specialized Techniques

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms
  • Well-developed analytical, supervisory and personal/human relations skills
  • Ability to manipulate figures accurately using spreadsheet programmes
  • Sound administrative and organizational skills
  • Ability to work on teams
  • Sound time management skills
  • Must be confidential

Applications with Curriculum Vitae should be emailed no later than October 22, 2019 to:

The Director – Human Resource
Urban Development Corporation
12 Ocean Boulevard

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Job Details

  • Location: Kingston

  • Sector: Public Sector

  • Category: Accounting & Finance

  • Posted On: Oct 8, 2019

  • Deadline: Oct 24, 2019

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