Job: Accounting Manager (Level 7)

Title Accounting Manager (Level 7)
Categories Accounting Manager (Level 7)
Salary Salary Scale: $2,478,050 – $2,973,659 p.a. plus allowances
Start Date 07/02/2018
End Date 16/02/2018
Location Kingston
Job Information


  • To manage the Agency’s finances in accordance with the FAA Act and Financial Instructions to Executive Agencies


  • Division’s operational plan developed
  • Financial records maintained
  • Financial/Technical advice given
  • Policies, systems and procedures implemented
  • Reports, Financial statements produced
  • Competent staff


  • Assists the Director – Finance and Planning to prepare the Department’s inputs to the Corporate Plan and budget to ensure that the department’s objectives and targets are reflected
  • Ensures that the Agency’s finances are managed in accordance with the FAA Act, Financial Instructions to Executive Agencies and generally accepted accounting practices
  • Ensures the prompt and accurate payment of salary, statutory deductions, and other approved deductions to relevant persons and agencies
  • Ensures that adequate systems are in place to maintain the staff loan portfolio
  • Addresses concerns raised by the Auditor General’s Queries and Reports.
  • Reviews monthly reconciliation of miscellaneous Revenue collection
  • Ensures the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports for both expenditure and revenue
  • Agrees objectives and performance targets with staff supervised and conducts interim and annual performance appraisals
  • Assesses staff training requirements on an on-going basis and ensures provision of structured training programs and on-the-job coaching to satisfy requirements

 KEY COMPETENCIES – The post holder needs to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Sound knowledge of FAA Act, Financial Instructions to Executive Agencies and generally accepted accounting practices
  • Sound knowledge of the Agency’s policies and procedures
  • Basic knowledge of laws and regulations governing Immigration, Citizenship and Passports in Jamaica
  • Sound knowledge of relevant computer applications and systems
  • Sound decision-making and problem solving skills
  • Sound analytical skills
  • Sound oral and written communication skills

QUALIFICATIONS – Education and Experience

  • ACCA Level 2 or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent qualification
  • Five (5) years related experience at the management level

Toni Spencer (Mrs.)
Director, Human Resources
If you believe you possess the above qualities and a strong desire to help the Agency fulfill its mandate, you are invited to visit our website for details. Submission of applications accompanied by detailed resume including the names of two (2) references should be submitted via the web to:
Director, Human Resources
Passport Immigration & Citizenship Agency
8 Waterloo Road, Kingston 10

No hand delivered application will be accepted
We appreciate your interest in these positions; however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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