Vacancy - CDEMA - Accounts Officer (EDF) - Deadline July 31st, 2019

The CDEMA Coordinating Unit (CU) is inviting applications for the position of Accounts Officer (EDF) who will be responsible for all financial aspects of the Project to ensure that expenditure is in keeping with established guidelines and budgets. For Full job description please click here.

Open To: 

Applications for this post are open to employees of the CDEMA CU and all citizens and permanent residents of CARICOM countries. 


The compensation will be based on the individual’s qualifications and experience.   

Merit Criteria:


1.1 At least a first degree in Accounting or Advanced level training in accounts to Level 3 of CGA, ACCA or equivalent;

1.2 At least five (5) years’ experience in project administration and accounting;

1.3 Experienced and demonstrated use of QuickBooks software or similar accounting software;

1.4 Experience in preparing audit schedules for external auditors;

1.5 Experience in accounting for a not-for profit institution;

1.6 Proven working experience and knowledge of International Funding Agencies’ procedures.


2.1 Knowledge and understanding of international accounting standards; 

2.2 Knowledge and understanding of donor procurement guidelines and procedures;

2.3 Proficiency in accounting, word processing, database management, spreadsheet and other relevant software applications;

2.4 Ability to prepare and interpret financial documentation and reports;

2.5 Ability to develop financial plans and manage resources;

2.6 Report writing, data acquisition and analysis skills;

2.7 Ability to communicate and relate effectively with persons at all levels;

2.8 Flexibility and adaptability;

2.9 Knowledge of Spanish, French, French creole, Papiamento or Dutch would be an asset;

2.10 Appreciation of workplace diversity.

Information Notes:

1. Candidates must clearly demonstrate in writing that they have met all the criteria.  Failure to do so may result in your application not receiving further consideration.

2. Send applications, including Resume, three (3) testimonials and copies of certificates via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. quote selection process number: CDEMA-CU/EDF 11/04.

3. Acknowledgement of receipt of applications will not be sent.  CDEMA would like to thank all candidates who apply, as only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


CDEMA Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency. Resilience Way, Lower Estate, St. Michael Tel: (246) 434-4880, Fax: (246) 271-3660
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