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Accountant IV 

  • Location:
    NORTH EAST - ST AUGUSTINE, TUNAPUNA, AROUCA, PIARCO, TRINCITY NORTH EAST - ST AUGUSTINE, TUNAPUNA, AROUCA, PIARCO, TRINCITY NORTH EAST - ST AUGUSTINE, TUNAPUNA, AROUCA, PIARCO, TRINCITY NORTH EAST - ST AUGUSTINE, TUNAPUNA, AROUCA, PIARCO, TRINCITY
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, AUDIT, INSURANCE ADMIN
  • Deadline:
    January 18, 2021
  • Gender:
    Male, Female, Other

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

BUREAU OF STANDARDS 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

Position Title:             Accountant IV                                  

Position Reports to:    Financial Comptroller

 Category of Employment:  Contract

 

 

Job Summary

Ensures the integrity of the accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating and entering transactions to provide timely and accurate reports and analyses.

Principal Accountabilities

  1. Supervise and delegate financial responsibilities to Accounting Staff to ensure all functions are adequately managed.
  2. Conduct monthly and quarterly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting.
  3. Assist in the budgeting process and establish budgetary controls and performance monitoring systems.
  4. Request and monitor monthly and quarterly subventions from the Ministry as per budgeted allocations.
  5. Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual accounting reports and summaries as required.
  6. Monitor monthly, quarterly and annual journal entries lodged in the Bureau’s computerized accounting system.
  7. Ensure compliance with statutory requirements within timelines (VAT, PAYE, NIS etc.).
  8. In consultation with the Financial Comptroller provide leadership in manpower planning, succession planning, and the establishment of competency, training and development programmes for staff and continually monitor and assess performance.
  9. Assist with the drafting of Accounting policies and procedures and ensure implementation within the daily functions of the Unit.
  10. Assist with the Financial Year-end audit process, preparation of schedules and sample verification.
  11. Prepare adhoc financial reports as may be required from time to time.
  12. Liaise with external financial institutions and agencies as required.

 

Person Specifications

Academic/Technical
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance and/or ACCA Level III.

 Work Experience

At least five years graduate work experience in a computerized accounting environment.

 Other Skills/Knowledge

Sound interpersonal skills; Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with government officials and the business community.

 

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