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I.T. Systems Administrator (6 month contract)

Department: IT

Reports to: IT Manager

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the supervision of the Company’s network.
  • Plan, design and coordinate the various components of an enterprise network system.
  • Develop hardware configuration plans for network systems.
  • Assess the effectiveness of the network hardware and software.
  • Responsible for supervising and administering the following ICT equipment for the Company:
    • Servers
    • Firewall(s)
    • Routers
    • Switches
  • Ensure the installation of firmware, software, patches, and software upgrades are done on a continuous basis on the following:
    • Windows and Linux servers
    • Firewalls
    • Routers / Wireless routers
    • Switches
  • Analyze and resolve network hardware, software, and communication problems using diagnostic software and/or technical troubleshooting process.
  • Evaluate and recommend network software and hardware for the enterprise system
  • Responsible for the reinstallation and participating in the upgrade of the Company’s Enterprise Applications.
  • Undertake research and development in network systems and related technologies.
  • Create and maintain documentation for the network, network software, Enterprise Applications as it pertains to the IT Department operations, and the IT Department’s procedure.
  • Responsible for auditing and producing reports for all Enterprise Applications, software licenses and the Company’s cloud base PBX.
  • Responsible for the Company’s disaster recovery site:
    • ICT infrastructure
    • Maintain disaster recovery procedure documentation
    • Planning and coordination of the Company’s disaster and recovery exercise
  • Responsible for supervising the maintenance of the Company’s ICT equipment.
  • Providing supporting for all ICT Projects:
    • Distribution, collation and assessment of vendors quotes
    • Installation of new ICT equipment
  • Assist with preparation of reports for other departments

Qualifications and Experience

Education / Certification

  • A BSc. in Information Technology or related studies
  • MCSE, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
  • CompTIA Network + Certified
  • Crystal Reports

Knowledge Required

  • Eight (8) Years IT Experience

 

 

Interested persons should submit an updated curriculum vitae and cover letter to recruitment@ferreiraoptical.com

 

Accounts Clerk III (GL)

Department: Accounts

Reports to: Accountant

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  1. Reconciliation of General Ledger accounts.
    • To accurately complete monthly reconciliations for Prepayments and AP Stale dated cheques accounts for the purpose of identifying and managing discrepancies and controlling levels of delinquency within 1 week of closing monthly accounts.
  2. Variance Analysis
    • To accurately complete monthly variance analysis of expenses identifying and managing discrepancies and controlling levels of delinquency, within 1 week of closing monthly accounts.
  3. Clerical and administrative functions such as:
    • Receiving and redirecting all calls and responding to internal inquiries
    • Receiving and dispatching internal and external mail
    • Faxing and circulating internal and external documents/memos
    • Updating and maintenance of filing system
    • Typing and preparing memos, faxes and letters
    • Providing clerical and administrative support to the Senior Accountant.
  4. To verify accounts receivable Charge Bills for all retail locations and to dispatch bills to relevant providers, as required.
    • Charge Bills to be immediately compiled, sorted, and verified for accuracy.
    • Batched information to be compared with source documents and POS system within 1 day of receipt.
    • Discrepancies and variances to be identified and investigated; reported to source location and followed-thru for corrections within 24 hours of identifying the error.
    • Validated Charge Bills to be prepared and dispatched to providers daily, with no instances of delinquency in this area.
    • Copies of Charge Bills to be neatly filed with appropriate labels for easy retrieval, with no instances of backlog in this area.
    • Comparison of insurance count to charge bills received.
  5. To input monthly Journal Vouchers in General Ledger, as required.
    • All items to be accurately entered within 24 hours.
    • Posted journal vouchers to be neatly filed, monthly, with appropriate labels for easy retrieval
  6. To assist in any other duties as required, inter alia.
    • To conduct scheduled audits of Petty Cash as required.
    • To prepare JV#7 (Prepayments)
    • To conduct schedule physical inventory audits for retail and stockroom locations as required.
    • To assist with monthly reconciliation of General Ledger accounts as required.
    • To assist with monthly expense analysis as required.
    • To assist with preparation of annual financial audit as required.
    • To provide support to Accounts Department to complete special projects and any other delegated activities that may be assigned.

 

Qualifications and Experience

Education / Certification

  • A minimum of (5) GCE O’Level passes grades A or B or CXC passes Grades I or II, including Mathematics and Accounts.
  • CAT Level 2 or 3 A Levels including Accounts
  • Computer Literacy – Microsoft Office (Excel, Word), knowledge of the Internet and communicating via Electronic Mail.

Knowledge / Experience Required

  • Knowledge of clerical and data entry procedures.
  • At least 3 years experience in a similar position or related field.
  • Experience with spreadsheets and automated accounting systems.

 

Interested persons should submit an updated curriculum vitae and cover letter to

recruitment@ferreiraoptical.com

 

Accounts Clerk II (AR)

Department: Accounts

Reports to: Accountant

Duties & Responsibilities: 

The incumbent will be required to: 

  1. To verify and enter receipts and to dispatch Statements to customers, as required.
    • Incoming payments to be immediately validated and corresponding receipts prepared and submitted to customers.
    • To prepare bank deposits for delivery to the Bank
    • All Receipts to be accounted and accurately entered in Accounts Receivable Module in Eye Care Advantage.
    • Corporate customers’ statements to be prepared and emailed.
  2. To input Wholesale customer invoices and receipts and to dispatch relevant statements, as required.
    • All verified Wholesalers’ receipts to be accurately entered in Lab database
    • All approved Wholesalers’ invoices to be batched and accurately entered in Lab database and to generate the relevant reports.
    • Wholesalers’ statements to be printed and dispatched
    • Verified reports, receipts, and invoices to be filed, monthly.
  3. To verify daily cash reports for all retail locations and to input data in General Ledger, as required.
    • Information to be compared with source documents, compiled, sorted, and verified for accuracy.
    • Discrepancies and variances to be identified and investigated.
    • Deposits to be verified using Net Bank information.
    • Data to be accurately entered to General Ledger.
    • Verified reports to be neatly filed with appropriate labels.
  4. To assist in any other duties as required, inter alia..
    • To conduct scheduled physical inventory audits for retail and stockroom locations.
    • To assist with preparation of annual financial audit as required.
    • To enter and post GL Receipts in GP.
    • To prepare monthly bank reconciliations
    • To prepare variance analysis reports as per assigned schedule.

 

Qualifications and Experience

Education / Certification

  • A minimum of (5) GCE O’Level passes grades A or B or CXC passes Grades I or II, including Mathematics and Accounts.
  • Currently pursuing ACCA Level I or equivalent
  • Computer Literacy – Microsoft Office (Excel, Word), knowledge of the Internet and communicating via Electronic Mail.

Knowledge / Experience Required

  • Knowledge of clerical and data entry procedures.
  • At least one year experience in a similar position or related field.
  • Some experience with spreadsheets and automated accounting systems

 

Interested persons should submit an updated curriculum vitae and cover letter to

recruitment@ferreiraoptical.com

 

Receptionist

Department: Administration

Reports to: Administrative Manager

Duties & Responsibilities: 

The incumbent will be required to: 

  1. To greet and direct visitors to the relevant parties and monitor employee and visitor movements in and out of the office.
    • To welcome and assist visitors in an amicable and professional manner upon arrival to the organization
    • To account for the locations of required persons when the need arises.
  2. Intercept and dispatch all incoming calls, whilst monitoring the PBX, and deliver all messages to the necessary recipients.
    • To operate PBX system: directing incoming calls to the requested recipient and receiving and forwarding messages as necessary.
  3. To provide administrative support to various departments as required.
    • Send, receive, and distribute faxes upon receipt to the relevant parties.
    • Receive stock ordered, internal and external mail on behalf of employees.
    • Organize photocopying and circulating of correspondences.
    • Email Optometrists’ and Opticians’ schedules.
    • Circulate notices, memoranda, etc. to Branches and Departments.
    • Provide filing services to the Departments at Head Office
    • To organize mailing of the Company’s correspondences via TT Post
    • To distribute incoming mail from the Post Office immediately upon receipt
    • To organize paper for photocopier, main printer and fax machines
    • To replenish stationary for Head Office use – Letterheads, Complimentary Slip, Envelopes etc.

 

Qualifications and Experience

Education / Certification

  • A minimum of (5) GCE O’Level passes grades A or B or CXC passes Grades I or II, including Mathematics and Accounts.
  • Currently pursuing ACCA Level I or equivalent
  • Computer Literacy – Microsoft Office (Excel, Word), knowledge of the Internet and communicating via Electronic Mail.

Knowledge / Experience Required

  • At least one (1) year experience in a similar position or related field.

 

Interested persons should submit an updated curriculum vitae and cover letter to

recruitment@ferreiraoptical.com

 

Optometrist (1 year contract)

Department: Optometrists

Reports to: Head Optometrist

Duties & Responsibilities: 

The incumbent will be required to: 

 

  • Conduct eye exams using optometric equipment and general diagnostic interpretation. Accurately document the findings from the examination.
  • Detect any vision defects, signs of eye diseases or abnormalities, including ones caused by systemic health conditions.
  • Prescribe spectacles and/or contact lenses.
  • Recommend appropriate patient follow-up and care options reassuring patients about the health of their eyes, vision correction and related matters.
  • Answer questions and provide advice to patients regarding vision and optical issues.
  • Interpret and discuss further investigative test results with patients.
  • Liaise with and write referral letters to Ophthalmologists or other specialists if required.
  • Deliver outstanding customer service throughout all patient interactions.

 

Qualifications and Experience

Education / Certification

  • Optometrist Professional designation from approved institutions
  • Registered with the local Trinidad and Tobago Opticians Registration Council
  • Registered with the local Trinidad and Tobago Optometrists Association

Knowledge / Experience Required

  • Two (2) years practical experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to patients of diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills

 

Interested persons should submit an updated curriculum vitae and cover letter to

recruitment@ferreiraoptical.com

 

Dispensing Optician

Department: Opticians

Reports to: Head Optician

Duties & Responsibilities: 

The incumbent will be required to: 

  • Liaises with the Optometrist and other Opticians where necessary, to ensure that the optical needs of the clients are effectively addressed.
  • Ensures that the most suitable lenses and frames have been selected for the client, based on lifestyle, facial analysis, prescription analysis and aesthetics.
  • Recommends tints and special coatings to patients in accordance with their eye care needs, lifestyle, prescriptions and frame.
  • Edits all Rx and job cards to ensure accuracy and to state special instructions to the Lab.
  • Ensures that all jobs returned from the Lab, conform to the requirements stated on the job card and that the workmanship is of the highest standard.
  • Takes facial and frame measurements of patients, these include PD, Seg height, A, B and ED dimension of frames in accordance with the patient’s prescription and Lab requirements.
  • Educates patients and customers on the care and proper use of eyewear.
  • Adjusts spectacles and sunglasses to ensure a comfortable fit for patients.
  • Examines frames and recommends the types of repairs needed to go to the Lab or repair person at the branches. Would perform repairs on spot if possible.

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • ABOC, FBDO, or Canadian Registered Dispensing Optician Qualification.
  • Locally Registered
  • Flexibility to work at different rostered practices
  • Excellent team player
  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Highly motivated and ability to work with minimum supervision, as needed
  • Prior experience in a dispensing environment will be an asset.

 

Interested persons should submit an updated curriculum vitae and cover letter to

recruitment@ferreiraoptical.com

 

 

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