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Post Title : Principal Accountant I
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MINISTRY OF DEFENCE, JUSTICE AND SECURITY

 

EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT

 

 

The Ministry of Defence, Justice and Security invites applications from talented, decisive and self-driven individuals from qualified citizens of Botswana to fill the following post:-  

 

VACANCY CIRCULAR NO. 3 OF 2021

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTANT I (1 POST)

 

SALARY SCALE D2 (P 291, 108 – P 321, 012) per annum

 

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

 

To monitor and maintain of books of accounts and management of Confiscated Asset Trust Fund (CATF).

 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

 

  1. Coordinate processing of payments for customers and receipts, support financial systems and check compliance with relevant regulatory instruments.
  2. Monitor implementation of the recurrent and revenue budget for Office of the Receiver.
  3. Institutionalize monthly financial performance analysis and results monitoring.
  4. Implement recommendations of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) issues.
  5. Keep and maintain proper books of accounts and records all financial transactions, assets and liabilities of the Confiscated Assets Trust Fund (CATF) in respect of financial year.
  6. Maintain an account of receipts and disbursements of the Confiscated Assets Trust Fund (CATF).
  7. Receive, deposit and administer moneys collected as proceeds and instruments of crime into the Confiscated Assets Trust Fund.
  8. Pay out of the Fund the value of seized property at the time of seizure or such other amount as the court may determine where the property concerned is not proceeds or instruments of crime.
  9. Conduct monthly reconciliation for the Confiscated Assets Trust Fund accounts.  
  10. Provide secretariat services to the Confiscated Assets Trust Fund Implementation Committee which is responsible for advising the Receiver with respect to the Fund.    
  11. Prepare and transmit to Accountant General and Auditor General a statement of Income and Expenditure and a balance of the Fund in respect of the financial year containing such information.

 

QUALIFIED APPLICANTS PROFILE

To be considered for this position, candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a professional qualification such as CIPFA, ACCA, CIMA, CA, BICA, degree in Financial Information Systems will be an added advantage, any related qualification complimented with ten (10) years relevant post qualification experience, two (2) years of which should have been served at D3 salary scale level.

 

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

 

  • Timely Decision Making
  • Innovation Management
  • Drive for Results
  • Ethics and Values
  • Planning and Execution
  • Customer Service
  • Problem Solving

BENEFITS APPLICABLE TO ALL POSITIONS

a)    Leave of 30 working days per annum.

b)   Optional contributory Medical Aid Scheme (Government pays 50% and employee 50%).

c)    Contributory Pension Scheme (Government pays 15% and employee 5%).

 

IMPORTANT

Applicants should quote the reference number of this vacancy circular and provide the following details.

a)    Up to date detailed Curriculum Vitae

b)   Certified copies of certificates, Omang and at least two recent work related references (not more than six months old) confirming the required experience.

c)    Serving officers should indicate present position, salary grade and appointment thereto.

 

NB: In case of serving public officers, applications must be routed through Heads of Department and Permanent Secretaries.  Applications not so routed will not be considered.

 

Applications should be addressed to the:

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Justice and Security

Private Bag 00384, GABORONE or hand delivered to the Ministry Headquarters, Plot 54355 Central Square Building, West Wing, and Office Number 221. Gaborone CBD, Phase 2.

 

For further information contact 3698253/3698205   

 

CLOSING DATE: 12TH MARCH 2021

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