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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
RDA 1 of 2020
Accountant

Accountant

British Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency

Responsibilities

1. Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
2. Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
3. Monitor and manage receipts and payments. Ensure all transactions are reasonable, appropriate, and comply with operational policies and procedures. 
4. Adhere to written accounting procedures and policies.
5. Assist with the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial reports to different stakeholders.
6. Maintenance of General Ledger entries on QuickBooks and ensuring accurate cost allocation.
7. Assist with bank reconciliations for both accounts, Operational and Capital accounts.
8. Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting data.
9. Summarizes current financial status by collecting information, preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
10. Assists with collation of documents for internal and external audits. 
11. Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
12. Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
13. Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
14. Assists with the payroll process, arrangement of data and communication with external service provider. 
15. Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.

 

Skills and Compentencies

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.  
2-4 years of work experience in the field or in a related area  
Must be computer savvy and proficient in relative software
Excellent knowledge of operating standard office equipment
Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects and achieve deadlines under pressure
Good research skills and attention to detail
3 April 2020
3 April 2020 British Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency
JR 10 of 2020
Administrative Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Administrative Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Civil Registry and Passport Office

Responsibilities

1. Provide professional frontline service to clients.
2. Conduct research and prepare periodic reports to the department for management purposes.
3. Draft and type correspondence and proof-read various documents ensuring accuracy.
4. Maintain records and inventory levels for the department ensuring supplies are in stock, liaise with local and overseas suppliers and vendors and prepare requisition ensuring accuracy.
5. Maintain records relevant to the specific department and also keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
6. Organise and coordinate travel, seminars, conferences, meetings and events; attend, record and report minutes as required.
7. Provide full administrative support to the Ministry/Department.
8. Supervises support team and all accounting functions to ensure that accurate records are maintained.
9. Supervises the daily preparation of purchase orders and vouchers, ensuring that expense records are accurately maintained and orders are made in a timely manner. 
10. Ensure the reconciliation of invoices with purchase orders prior to submission to the Treasury Department, ensuring that accurate payments are made. 
11. Ensure diligent performance of accounting functions to ensure that accurate records are kept.
12. Assist in the drafting of the annual budget when required to support the Registrar General.
13. Analyse and prepare monthly financial reports and draft correspondences. 
14. Liaise with other government Ministries, Departments and external vendors and suppliers on relevant matters when required to ensure efficiency and maintain vendor files.
15. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Department.

Skills and Competencies

Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Good oral and written communication skills
Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
Good analytical and decision-making skills
Good interpersonal and organisational skills
Sound supervisory skills
Ability to work well under pressure and with little supervision

 

3 April 2020
3 April 2020 Civil Registry and Passport Office
JR 9 of 2020
Administrative Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Administrative Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Premier's Office

Responsibilities

1. Provide professional frontline service to clients.

2. Conduct research and prepare periodic reports to the department for management purposes.

3. Draft and type correspondence and proof-read various documents ensuring accuracy.

4. Maintain records and inventory levels for the department ensuring supplies are in stock, liaise with local and overseas suppliers and vendors and prepare requisition ensuring accuracy.

5. Maintain records relevant to the specific department and also keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.

6. Organise and coordinate travel, seminars, conferences, meetings and events; attend, record and report minutes as required.

7. Provide full administrative support to the Ministry/Department.

8. Serve as Personal Assistant to the designated officer

9. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Department.

Skills and Competencies

• Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures

• Good oral and written communication skills

• Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications

• Good analytical and decision-making skills

• Good interpersonal and organisational skills

• Ability to work well under pressure

3 April 2020
3 April 2020 Premier's Office
3 of 2020
Education Officer (Special Needs)

Education Officer (Special Needs)

Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture

Role Summary

The successful applicant will organise and supervise the assigned educational area/discipline to ensure that the development and educational needs of students are met throughout the Territory in accordance with the required policies and procedures.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Plan and execute the Department’s work related to the assigned educational area/discipline.
  2. Develop, implement, monitor/review and revise the respective curriculum or programme in the assigned subject area/discipline.
  3. Identify, supervise, evaluate and maintain best practices in the assigned educational area/discipline and make recommendations for improvements.
  4. Research, analyse and prepare various reports and reports on best practices within the assigned area/discipline and provide advice to the appropriate/relevant stakeholders.
  5. Draft and type correspondence and proof-read various documents ensuring accuracy.
  6. Collect, analyse and collate data as required for department reports and other agencies in order for data be used to monitor and improve learning and instructional effectiveness.
  7. Attend meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any change in policies or procedures which may be relevant to the role.
  8. Liaise and advise the necessary bodies, represent the department at events and meetings as necessary.
  9. Organise and coordinate seminars, conferences, meetings and professional development events and activities; attend and ensure that minutes are recorded and reported.
  10. Review the relevant curricula with teachers and supervise the teaching of subjects under the assigned area/discipline.
  11. Monitor/inspect the relevant educational facilities and provide advice on the effective administration of the facilities in order to maintain the required standards.
  12. Recommend necessary resources, procure and ensure the dissemination, as required.
  13. Coordinate special needs/special education services within the education system, and advocate and work to ensure that the educational needs of special needs students are met.
  14. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education Management or in a related area/discipline
  • Certificate in Education
  • Six (6) years’ experience working in the respective subject area/discipline and/or in a supervisory capacity
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, procedures and policies
  • Excellent knowledge of effective structure and functioning of Education systems
  • Excellent knowledge of the assigned educational area/discipline
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and relevant computer applications
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Sound supervisory experience
1 April 2020
1 April 2020 Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture