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Accounting Officer

Job Summary

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Accounting Officer is responsible for payroll, tax filing, developing financial statements, accounting receivables and payables, and coordinating compliance-rated matters, such as maintaining annual returns with state agencies.

Key Responsibility Includes

  • Performing bookkeeping duties
  • Preparing financial statements according to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) requirements
  • Filing GCT, payroll taxes, and other statutory taxes for clients
  • Coordinate tax planning
  • Conduct annual filing with the Companies Office of Jamaica
  • Maintain an up-to-date tax Compliance Certificate (TCC) and Public Procurement Commission (PPC) on behalf of clients
  • Bank reconciliation

Technical Competencies

  • Sound accounting and tax-based knowledge
  • Working knowledge of QuickBooks or similar software
  • A sound working knowledge of the accounting principles underpinning Payroll transactions and General Ledger
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel
  • Knowledge of relevant Government of Jamaica accounting procedures and policies;
    • Good knowledge of computerized accounting systems and other relevant computer applications, including MS Office and Payroll software

Core Competencies

  • Have excellent work ethic, integrity, and energetic
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as in a team
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and professionalism
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills
  • Sound analytical and problem-solving skills and judgment
  • High level of customer service focus
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines while NOT compromising on accuracy and quality

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution
  • Must have at least two (2) years of experience.


  • ACCA- Level 2
  • Three (3) years of experience

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