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Accounts Officer

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Morobe, Papua New Guinea

Accounting / Finance




Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following position within the University:

Accounts Officer

The incumbent is like a mini Bursar of the College; he/she will deal with all financial matters and will be immediately responsible to the Principal. The main duties include:

  • Ensuring that the financial requirement of the College environment are met;
  • Ensuring financial reports are done for required period of deadline, and that banking systems are adhered to and properly followed;
  • Ensuring that negotiations between supplier and College are done in the way that both parties win;
  • Ensuring that the financial outlook or cash flow of the College is maintained and updated for easy access by management for decision making;
  • Able to prepare Payroll and also calculate IRC tax returns and acquittals;
  • Encourage staff in ensuring that financial objectives of the College are achieved
  • May be required to do auditing of the books for the College
  • Maintain good interpersonal relationship with the University’s Bursar and in so doing ensure that the College is updated monthly in its financial support;
  • Liaise with the Commercial manager regarding income generated and expenditure from the Commercial Unit operations.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Principal and the University Management from time to time;

Qualification and Experience

The successful candidates must have a Degree in Accounting from a recognized institution. In addition, the candidates should have relevant work experience of 5 to 8 years, good negotiation and interpersonal skills, good oral and written communication skills and be computer literate. He/she must be of sober character, have a positive attitude, meticulous, punctual and able to work under pressure. PNG driver’s license highly recommended.


Accounts Officer: K22, 045.00 – K31, 794.00 per annum

(Level of appointment depends upon qualification and experience)


Detailed application with curriculum vitae including certified copies of qualifications, names and addresses including email addresses, fax/phone numbers of three (3) current referees including one from past/present employer, if any, should be sent to: The Registrar, PNG University of Technology, Private Mail Bag, Lae, Morobe Province by 13 April 2018.

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The Papua New Guinea University of Technology is located in the industrial city of Lae, the second largest city in Papua New Guinea. The city of Lae has an airport with flights to any location in PNG. ...
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