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JOB ADVT: Senior Accounting Assistant, UTech, Jamaica July 21, 2017

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Finance & Business Services Division (Payroll/Payables Unit)


An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Finance & Business Services Division for the following post:



Senior Accounting Assistant (Level 7)


The Senior Accounting Assistant assists the Senior Accountant – Payroll and Payables with the preparation of the payroll for UTech’s faculty, technical and administrative staff; and the captioning, recording and settling of all the University’s Liabilities in a timely manner.  This includes, among other things, for the Payroll – the preparation of the payroll register, making adjustments to salaries and preparing and distributing a listing of cheques to the relevant financial institutions and insurance companies; for Payables – verifying payment vouchers, following up on queries and the payment of all liabilities.



  • ACCA Level II or equivalent qualifications
  • Sound knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Sound knowledge in payroll preparation and accounts payable
  • Sound knowledge of University’s policies and procedures
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer relations skills
  • Ability to operate within a team environment
  • Detailed oriented
  • Supervisory training
  • At least two (2) years working in an environment carrying out payroll and payables functions



Interested applicants seeking a career opportunity who meet the specified requirements are invited to submit applications for consideration to hrm@utech.edu.jm by Friday, August 11, 2017 or to:


Senior Director (Actg.) – Human Resources & Administration

University of Technology, Jamaica

237 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6.

Jamaica. W.I.

Tel: (876) 927-1680-8, ext 2815






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