Jun 18, 2019

Accountant (New Providence)

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

Job Description

Requirements 

Applicants must possess: 

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

OR

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

Attachments:   

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.

 

Instructions:      

  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.

 

             

 

 ONLY A SHORTLIST OF QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED.