Government of Jamaica


Government of Jamaica

Accounting Clerk 2

MFC Court Administration Division
(FMG/AC 2) Salary range $784,430 - $932,440 per annum and any allowance(s) attached to the post.
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Accounting Clerk 2 (FMG/AC 2)

Job Purpose

Under the supervision of the Accounting Technician, the incumbent is responsible for taking charge of, and keeping an account of all fines payable or paid into the Courts and of all money paid into or out of the Court and recording all accounting transactions in the prescribes books/ledgers.

Key Responsibilities
  • Establishes and maintains accurate records for all Accounting Records of the Court;
  • Collects, records and secures monies for Fines, Miscellaneous Revenue, DNA, and Maintenance payment and issues receipts;
  • Mark-offs Court sheets for fines collected and ensures that all Transactions Receipt Numbers are entered in Court Sheet;
  • Prepares Suitors and Maintenance cheques for issuance;
  • Checks Court Sheets for payments and amount outstanding for commitment to be written;
  • Prepares lodgements for dispatch by Armguard personnel;
  • Prepares Bank Reconciliation for Suitors and Maintenance Accounts on a monthly basis;
  • Prepares summaries on a monthly basis for Fines, Miscellaneous Revenue and DNA;
  • Maintains Stamp Imprest, Maintenance Imprest, Petty Cash Imprest and updates these books;
  • Prepares reimbursement for the Imprests;
  • Supervises the work of direct report;
  • Provides training and coaching to officer assigned to the Accounting Unit of the Court;
  • Provides supervision and guidance to officers assigned to the Accounting Unit of the Court;
  • Disburses pay slips to Staff;
  • Answers queries from the general public regarding Court procedures, Court appearances, Court Dates, Adjournments and outstanding Warrants;
  • Performs duties Accounting duties in the Night Court;
  • Performs any other related duties assigned by supervisor.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies


  • Integrity
  • Customer and quality focus
  • Teamwork and Co-operation
  • Goal and Results oriented
  • Compliance
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Adaptability
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Initiative



  • Sound knowledge of the Resident Magistrate’s Court Act and other relevant legislation;
  • Sound knowledge of Accounting principles, procedures and practices;
  • Sound knowledge of the FAA Act.
Minimum Required Qualification and Experience
  • Four (4) GCE O’ Level subjects (Grades A-C), CSEC/CXC subjects (General Proficiency Grades I-III), SSC (Ranges 4 or 5), or City and Guilds Level 3 passes, including a numeric subject and English Language;
  • Post-secondary Certificate in Accounting, and In-Service training course in Government Accounting are assets.
Applications accompanied by résumés should be submitted no later than Friday, 26th November, 2021 to:
Senior Director
Human Resource Management and Administration
Court Administration Division
The Towers
25 Dominica Drive
Kingston 5
Email: kadine.lobban@cad.gov.jm
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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