Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) is mandated under Section 5 of the Botswana Examinations Council Act CAP 58:03 (as Amended by BEC Amendment Act No. 19 of 2020) to manage and conduct examinations and assessment in general education and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). BEC has developed a new strategy and consequently, a new structure that is aligned to the strategy. The organization wishes to attract into the following positions, results oriented professionals, with solid leadership experience, who are driven by a passion for excellence.

  – FINANCE OFFICER II (CASH, BUDGET & PROJECTS) X 1

Main Purpose of The Job
Monitor cash flow, manage bank accounts, maintain financial records, perform banking operations, and handle the cash
management system. Undertake the budget forecasting, preparation, reporting and control process. Responsible for the
financial administration, accounting and reporting of any donor/project funds

Position Requirements
Key performance areas:
• Handle all cash management operations
• Manage BEC’s banking operations and ensure that funds are appropriately banked in accordance to IFR Standards
• Prepare bank reconciliations against the GL for review by the Accountant
• Prepare cash flow reports, and identify and evaluate variances
• Liaise with the bank and provide update on treasury requirements
• Ensure that all receipts and payments are properly recorded on a daily basis
• Review treasury records and ensure all month-end checks and reconciliations have been done, and accounting information are complete and accurate
• Check and finalise all account schedules and analyses for annual statutory reporting
• Participate in preparation of year-end financial statements and schedules
• Prepare and distribute to budget-holders their costing and budgeting monthly expenditure reports
• Draft report on budget variances for review by the Accountant
• Monitor project actual expenditure against budget and report on overruns
• Set up and maintain chart of accounts for project expense accounting and reporting
• Work with Project teams for the financial aspects of projects’closure and liquidation

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Qualification & Experience:
• At least a Degree in Accounting or a closely relevant field from a recognised institution, A professional accounting
qualification such as CIMA, ACCA, CA or recognised equivalent is an added advantage, knowledge in IAS, IFRS and
IPSAS, Proficient in the use of computers and software relevant to the position. Certified Treasury Professional would be a plus
• Minimum 4 years relevant experience of which 2 years should have been at junior professional/ technician level or its
equivalent.

Key Competencies:
• Communication and Interpersonal Skills
• Networking & relationship building
• Organisational Skills
• Research, critical thinking, analytical & problem-solving.

 

If you meet the above requirements pleases submit you application letters including updated curriculum vitae with three (3) traceable referees, certified Omang and certified certificates to:
The Director Human Capital Private Bag 0070
Gaborone
And e-mail application recruitment@bec.co.bw

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We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.Applications with incomplete documentation or received after the closing date will not be considered.

The closing date for applications is the 1st December 2023.