Gov Web Portal

Ministry of Communications
and Digital Economy

Job Overview:

The Director of Finance and Administration with strong strategic and numerical skills, will be responsible for overseeing all accounting and financial operations of the Gambia Information and Communication Technology Agency. He/She will be responsible for ensuring compliance with government procedures and effective accounting and financial management.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Accounting and Financial Management:
  • Implement best-practice accounting and financial policies, procedures and
    internal controls that will ensure accurate financial reporting, compliance with
    regulations, and accuracy of financial reporting.
  • Direct the general accounting operations and processes.
  • Prepare, monitor and manage the annual budget to ensure that resources are
    allocated appropriately for the organization’s goals.
  • Financial analysis, forecasts, and reports should be accurate and timely to help
    senior management make strategic decisions.
  • Supervise the preparation of financial reports, such as balance sheets, income
    statement, and cash flow statement.
  • Co-ordinate with external auditors in order to successfully complete annual
    audits.
  • Offer advice and updates to the Director General regarding spending and budget.
    questions.

          2. Government Accounting and Financial Management:

  • Adhere to The Gambia Government’s financial management and accounting processes.
  • Assure compliance with all government regulations, taxation policies, and
    reporting requirements.
  • Work with government agencies to resolve financial and regulatory issues.

          3. Administrative Operations

  • To ensure smooth operation of the organization, supervise administrative staff including HR, procurement and facilities management.
  • Implement administrative policies and procedures in order to maximize operational efficiency.
  • Manage vendor relationships, negotiate contracts, and oversee procurement.
  • Maintain and monitor organizational assets such as facilities and equipment.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by senior staff.

          4. Team Leadership:

  • Lead and guide the administrative and finance teams by fostering a culture that values collaboration, accountability, and continuous improvement.
  • Mentoring and developing staff to facilitate professional growth and skill improvement.

Application Deadline:

Wednesday, 4th October 2023. Candidates interested in applying should submit their CV, cover letters, and three references to info@gicta.gm by the deadline. Please include the position title in the subject line of the email. Late applications will NOT be accepted. Interviews will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.

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