Accounts Assistant – 2021


DEADLINE: September 6th, 2021

Gambia Participates invites application from competent, committed, self-motivated and enthusiastic Gambian candidates in the capacity of Assistant Accountant for the Election Observation Project:

All applications should be sent to, with the subject line Accounts Assistant Job Application.


  • Preparing financial documents such as invoices, bills, and accounts payable and receivable
  • Completing financial reports on a regular basis and providing information to the finance team
  • Assisting with budgets
  • Completing bank reconciliations
  • Entering financial information into appropriate software programs
  • Processing business expenses
  • Verifying balances in account books and rectifying discrepancies
  • Verifying bank deposits
  • Recording office expenditures and ensuring these expenses are within the set budget
  • Assisting the finance department and senior accounting staff members with various tasks, including preparing budgets, records, and statements
  • Managing monthly budgeting tasks
  • Sorting financial documents and posting them to the proper accounts
  • Reviewing computer reports for accuracy and meticulously tracing errors back to their source
  • Management of petty cash transactions


  • Strong Bookkeeping Skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft package and QuickBooks accounting tool
  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving ability

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance, CAT, or Equivalent, with knowledge of accounting software, preferably QuickBooks
  • One or more years of experience on relevant position.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team with minimal supervision.