Jun 18, 2019

Accountant (New Providence)

  • The Public Treasury Department
  • Nassau, The Bahamas
Government Contract Accounting & Auditing

Job Description


Applicants must possess: 

“Associate’s Degree in Accounting (from an institution accredited for Government purposes), with a minimum of five (5) years’ relevant experience;


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (from an institution accredited for Government’s purposes), with a minimum of two (2) years’ relevant experience.”


Preference will be given to persons with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, but consideration will be given to persons with an Associate’s Degree in Accounting with strong prospects.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities of the post include:

  • Overseeing the daily operations of the accounts section in the absences of the Finance Officer
  • Disbursing Imprest
  • Reconciling Vendors’ Account / Statement
  • Reconciling the General Ledger
  • Authorizing Purchases of Goods and Services in the Treasury Financial Management Systems.
  • Authorizing Payments of Vendors Accounts in the Treasury Financial Management System.
  • Preparing payments batches for release to Treasury for processing.
  • Requesting Financial Clearance in the Smart Cloud System for extraordinary Purchases/ Payments.
  • Assisting with the processing of the Weekly and Monthly Payroll.
  • Assisting with the preparation of the Ministry / Department Annual Budget.
  • Responding to queries from Vendors relevant to Accounts Payable.
  • Supervising special projects / programmes.


Applicants seeking employment in Government Ministries/Departments


Submit copies of qualifications and experience online 

Upload a copy of

  • Police Record (country of origin),
  • birth certificate,
  • medical certificate,
  • passport
  • not less than three references.



  1. Complete the two forms below and attached them on your 242 Jobs resume profile.
  2. All questions must be answered.
  3. Forms must be signed.