Accounts Payable Officer

Career Opportunity

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the following position in the Public Relations & Communication Unit of the Ministry of Health & Wellness.

Accounts Payable Officer

FMG/AT 2

Reporting to the Senior Accounts Payable Officer, the Accounts Payable Officer ensures that payments are processed adequately to ensure their validity, propriety, authenticity and accuracy of claim.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  Technical/Professional Responsibilities;

  • Checks claims, bills, contracts and invoices submitted for payment to ensure that adequate documentation and accurate information are provided;
  • Prepares appropriate payment vouchers with the financial code structures;
  • Maintains relevant registers – transport allowance cards;
  • Inputs data from payment vouchers into FMIS system as per financial code structure;
  • Receives two (2) copies of cheque issued statement from authorised officer along with the appropriate amount of cheques to be printed;
  • Ensures that all necessary steps are taken in accordance with FMIS operational procedure before and when loading the cheques in the printer;
  • Checks bills, receipts, and statements submitted for clearance of advances to ensure authenticity and accuracy;
  • Prepares appropriate journal vouchers for the clearance of the advances;
  • Assists in research to obtain information pertaining to audit or customers queries.
  • Performs duties of Relief Cashier.

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Certificate or Diploma in Accounting, Management or Business Administration from a recognised institution;

                                    OR

  • AAT  Technician Stage

                                      

  • Certificate in Government Accounting Level 1 plus four (4) years related experience;
  • Satisfaction of the Proficiency criteria;            
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

           

Applications with résumés are to be submitted no later than Friday, May 14, 2021 to:

Director

Human Resource Management & Development

Ministry of Health & Wellness

Kingston 10

jobs@moh.gov.jm

The Ministry of Health & Wellness thanks all applicants for their interest; however, please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.