Port of Spain,
Trinidad and Tobago
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY
Accounts Officer - Payables (Temporary Position)
DEPARTMENT: Finance and Accounting
REPORTS TO (JOB TITLE): Accountant – Payables (1)
The Accounts Officer – Payables is required to oversee the accounts payables function in accordance with established policies and procedures. The incumbent will provide guidance to the Accounting Assistants, provide resourcing and support to the Finance and Accounting Team with emphasis to the Accountant- Payables.
MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
§ Monitor the activities and performance of the accounts payable function to ensure timely payment to suppliers.
§ Review accounting transactions and ensure that they are recorded in accordance with the approved job coding system.
§ Prepare all month end journals such as accrued expenses and provisions.
§ Prepare monthly reconciliations for payroll, accounts payable, fixed assets and intercompany balances.
§ Ensure that the fixed asset register is maintained, up to date and postings for depreciation are done within the timelines prescribed.
- Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts and financial statements of the Authority in accordance with the General Accepted Accounting Principles and International Financial Reporting Standards.
- Assist in the internal and external audits by facilitating and providing accounting records and schedules to the internal and external auditors.
- Ensure accounting records are properly filed and securely stored.
- Perform any related functions as may be assigned.
§ Is directly accountable to the Accountant – Payables.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
§ ACCA Level II / Degree in Accounting with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in an accounting environment, two (2) of which must be at a supervisory level.
§ Proficient in Peachtree Quantum System and Microsoft Office.
§ Any combination of knowledge, skills and experience will be considered.