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Scientific Research Council
Category: Management
The Manager, Finance & Accounting plans and directs all Accounting, Treasury, Procurement, Budgeting and Fixed Assets activities; ensuring that the relevant Financial Policies & Procedures, the Public Bodies Management and Accountability Act (PBMA) and Financial Administration Audit (FAA) Acts are adhered to.

Key Functions:

• Plan and direct the preparation of monthly and annual financial management accounts.
• Perform detailed monthly reviews and analysis of financial performance to aid the decision making and implementation of strategies that deliver value to stakeholders.
• Prepare the annual financial strategic objectives in consultation with members of the management team and the Board.
• Plan and direct all purchasing activities
• Coordinate the budget preparation process
• Manages the investment portfolio and negotiates major supply contracts
• Ensures that cost saving measures are identified and implemented
• Ensures that the procurement activities comply with the Government of Jamaica’s Procurement Guidelines.
• Effectively lead the Finance & Accounting team in ensuring the division and the Council’s objectives are realized.

We thank all applicants who apply. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

• A chartered Accountant with a Masters Degree in Accounting/ Finance; or ACCA
• Level 3 certification; or CPA designation
• Training in Public Sector Accounting Principles and Procedures
• Competence in Accounting software and MS Office Suite Applications
• Thorough knowledge of the PBMA and FAA Acts
• Sound knowledge of Government Procurement Policy


• Four(4) years senior management experience in Finance & Accounting, with at least two (2) years in the Public Sector.
• Solid experience in budgeting and forecasting techniques
• Strong leadership, motivational and problem solving skills
Deadline: March 22, 2019

Contact Information
Name: Divisional Manager, Human Resources & Administration
Address: N/A
Telephone: N/A
Fax: N/A

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