The University of the West Indies (UWI), at Cave Hill, Barbados

The University of the West Indies

at Cave Hill, Barbados

Career Opportunities: Careers
The Cave Hill Campus is currently seeking qualified persons to fill the following positions.

All persons applying for Academic, Senior Administrative and Professional full time positions at Cave Hill should complete this Application Form (PDF).  Applicants for part-time positions should complete this Part-time-Application Form (PDF). Adobe Acrobat is required to open the form. It can be obtained from Adobe's Website here.

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica

Applications are invited for the post of Accountant.  

The appointee will be expected to provide technical accounting support to the Finance Manager by preparing and maintaining complete accounting and financial records for the preparation and presentation of Financial Statements in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards for internal & external use for both print and digital publishing.

Reporting to the Director, UWI Press, the appointee will assume the following duties:

Audit & Assurance
  • Prepare audit schedules for balance sheet and expenditure accounts
  • Prepare and circulate confirmations: bank Account Recievables, Accounts Payable
  • Contribute notes to the Financial Statements and Risk Analyses schedules
  • Provide evidence for audit and review draft Financial Statements
  • Participate in audit planning meetings
  • Maintain accounting controls
Financial Reporting
  • Prepare monthly financial statements
  • Maintain extensive database for diverse reports such as sales data for both print and electronicproducts, royalty income, earnings and statements.
  • To provide accurate, timely and meaningful financial information and other ad hoc reports for management review.
  • Prepare cash flow projections
  • Approve petty cash vouchers in the absence of the finance manager
Management Accounting
  • Assist in preparing annual budget
  • Prepare and monitor budgets for special projects and events.
  • Prepare title costing and cost analysis for new and reprinted titles
  • Maintain works-in-progress and title subsidy schedules.
  • Prepare and reconcile royalty schedules, statements and reports
  • Monitor activities with Tax Administration (TAJ) by ensuring the relevant tax exemption forms have been submitted to relevant vendors
  • Maintain sales and earnings statement for consigned and sponsored titles

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