: The accountant will be responsible for maintaining the highest standards of accounting and financial management while supporting the USAID Supporting Victims of Violence Activity team to achieve its goals. They will support the Finance Manager to establish and manage effective, transparent, and auditable finance and accounting processes and procedures. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The accountant will be responsible for financial record-keeping and reporting including drafting financial reports, bank reconciliations, general ledger entries, and auditing field office vouchers. They will also ensure field-based adherence to organisational financial policies and procedures, regulations, controls and reporting systems. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: Implement and maintain financial policies, procedures, forms, and record maintenance systems that adhere to Winrock International and U.S. government rules and regulations; Generate, record, execute, and reconcile payments through all stages, including procurements, generating of cheque and wire requests, and reconciling the bank statement; Prepare all vouchers (disbursement, receipt, and general journal vouchers) for expenditures and ensures that expenses are reasonable, allowable and allocable to the project; Initiate payroll procedures for national staff, administer payroll, and monitor employee time keeping including statutory deductions and subsequent reporting; Liaise with project staff and consultants working on finance and administration for the project; Support Finance Manager to develop monthly projections for cash flow needs, request requisite funds from the Winrock home office, and ensure receipt of funds; Review all expense receipts for accuracy, relevance, and legitimacy; Disburse and monitor project advances and ensure they are reconciled in an accurate and timely manner; Calculate, execute, and record all salaries, withholdings, and accruals in compliance with employment contracts; Reconcile all bank accounts and petty cash monthly and report and address any discrepancies immediately; Assist in the preparation of donor-requested projections, estimates, VAT and tax forms, budget modification requests, etc.; Ensure compliance management including VAT, Tax, and other applicable laws of the Jamaican government; Prepare all accounting records in accordance with audit standards (US government and local), and oversee on-site work with auditors, as appropriate; Assist the Finance Manager in sub-award management, specifically conducting financial orientation and training for partners, assisting partner organizations in developing their activity budgets, visiting field activities, and providing financial oversight throughout project closeout; Ensure delivery of cheques to the vendors, acknowledgement, signature and distribution; Prepare bank deposits for review and submission to the bank; Prepare the monthly field office voucher report package in English, send to the project home office team for review, and submit to Winrock’s Regional Finance team; Check and file petty cash receipts before payment and maintain the petty cash box; Maintain the petty cash ledger and duly reimburse the amounts; Promptly and accurately report all accounting data in the QuickBooks accounting software, amend entries as needed, and perform all other required entries and reporting activities; Maintain high ethical standards and adhere to Winrock’s core values of accountability, equity, innovation, integrity, and transformation at all times; and Other duties as assigned by the supervisor. REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher in business administration, accounting, finance, or other related field of study. Experience: At least three years’ experience in finance and/or accounting for international development projects, preferably with US government funding; Knowledge of General Audit Standards (GAAP) and the US government rules and regulations, particularly code of federal regulations 2 CFR 200 and 2 CFR 2900 and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); Hands on experience and knowledge and understanding of rules and requirements of VAT and Tax; and Knowledge and understanding of Jamaica accounting rules and requirements. Skills/Knowledge: Fluent in English; Strong oral and written communication skills; Hands on experience on QuickBooks accounting software will be given preference; Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Ability to work independently with minimal oversight and manage multiple competing priorities and activities; Strong management, communication, and negotiation skills; Willingness to travel regularly within Jamaica; and Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with teams in a multi-cultural environment. Please note that while all are encouraged to apply, this position does not include any expat allowances.