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JOB TITLE: Collections Officer

LOCATION: Forestry Department, Kingston

DESCRIPTION:  Collection, recording and lodgement of public monies received in the Agency, dispatching of checks drawn on the external funded Agency project and the Agency’s bank accounts and the maintenance of petty cash imprest; Collecting funds from customers and from registered mail received in the value book, issuing official receipts and making lodgements to the relevant bank accounts; Preparing and issuing receipts for cash and checks collected ensuring that the amounts received are correct and receipt is properly drawn; Preparing lodgement for all public monies received and making lodgement to relevant bank account daily; Posting receipts and balancing Receipts Cash Book on a daily basis; Preparing petty cash claim vouchers and entering vouchers with appropriate numbers and amounts in petty cash book; balancing and ensuring correct balances are reported; Maintaining petty cash imprest, making cash disbursement upon appropriate authorization and obtain petty cash reimbursements when necessary; Preparing and maintaining contract register; Posting receipted lodgements to the accrual accounting system AccPac and other accounting software on a daily basis; Liaising with internal and external customers on a daily basis by telephone to timeliness in the collection of checks payable; Maintaining custody of checks and valuables

QUALIFICATIONS:  Assoc. Degree in Accounting or Certificate in Accounting; One (1) year’s related experience OR Any equivalent combination of qualification and experience

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Director, Human Resource Management and Development, Forestry Department, 173 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 8. Email: [email protected]; Fax: 924-2626

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