Jun 04, 2019

Trainee 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)


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (from an institution accredited for Government’s purposes).”


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:

  • Reconciling Vendors Accounts
  • Processing Requisitions and Purchase Orders in the Treasury Financial Management System.
  • Processing payments for Vendors
  • Preparing Journal Vouchers and Appropriations Transfer Warrants for submissions to Treasury.
  • Liaising with Travel Agencies relative to officers’ travel arrangements.
  • Processing payments of travel subsistence, for officers travelling on Governments business to the Family Islands and abroad.
  • Receiving and clearing Travel Expense Reports
  • Distributing General / Office Supplies
  • Assisting with processing of Weekly and Monthly Payroll
  • Collecting and posting revenue in the Treasury Cash Receipting Systems.
  • Responding to queries from Vendors
  • Assisting with the preparation of Monthly Expenditure and Revenue Reports


Applicants seeking employment in Government Ministries/Departments

Attachments Needed:   

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.