14+ Accountant Recruitments 2022 | Latest Government Job Vacancies

Accountant government Job vacancies 2022. In departments, Ministries of Sri Lanka. Applications invited from qualified Sri Lankan citizens for the post of accountant. To get the latest accountant government jobs alert daily, Keep following us. We update advertisements of various government departments’ accountant recruitment on this page.


Ministry of Health Vacancies 2022 | Accountant Recruitment

Post: Accountant
Location: Project Management Unit

Bachelor’s Degree (Recognized By UGC)

Closing Date:13/09/2021

Ministry of Agriculture | Paddy Marketing Board Vacancies 2021

Post: Accountant (MM 1-1 |Grade- II)
No of Post -01
Passed the ICASL or CIMA or ACCA or UGC Recognized degree in B.Com or Management 
 Advanced Diploma in Accountancy

Three years of experience in relevant fields in government Departments or government Corporations

Other Qualifications:

  • Good usage of the English language
  • Computer Knowledge (Administration, Advertisements, Promotion, and Management.

Salary: Rs.95575.00

Age: 25 – 45

Closing Date:23/08/2021

Post: Account Assistant (MA 2-1) Grade III
No of Post 1
Passed in 6 subjects including 
  • Maths
  • Languages
  • English(Not more than two sittings)
A/L passes
Passed the Foundation level ICASL

Technology Skills
Computer Proficiency

Other Qualification:
Knowledge in Sinhala and English

Salary: Rs.50940.00

Closing Date:23/08/2021

National Institute of Social Development Requirements 2021

Post Name: Accountant 

Number of vacancies: 01 vacancy

Education Qualification:

i. External Applicants

  • Bachelor degree in Business Management / Accountancy/commerce recognized by UGC
  • Should have one year of experience in the related field after obtaining the degree.
  • Passing the intermediate Examination from a chartered Professional institute
  • One year of experience in the Accountancy field
  • Or One year experience in Auditing

ii. Internal Applicants:

  • Bachelor degree in Business Management / Accountancy/commerce recognized by UGC
  • Should have completed at least 05 years of satisfactory service in a category of Junior manager’s (JM) Service category.

Salary: Rs.95,575.00

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01. What are the duties of an accountant?

  • Compiling and analyzing account information (asset, liability, and capital account entries ).
  • Preparing accounts. (Preparation of budget )
  • Controlling income and expenditure. (Cost control )
  • Control of financial policy 
  • Evaluation of employees’ performance 
  • auditing financial information.
  • compiling and presenting reports
  • Preparation of budgets
  • Preparation of business plans, 
  • Preparation of commentaries and financial statements. (Controlling financial-policy)
  • analyzing accounts and business plans of the department.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects
  • Prevention of errors and frauds.

02. What skills do you need as an accountant?

  • Accounting
  • Required Soft Skills for Accountants (Proficiency with MS Excel, Access, SQL, other accounting Softwares) 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English, Sinhala/Tamil.
  • Critical thinking.
  • Deadline-Oriented
  • Corporate Finance
  • Organization and attention to detail.
  • Time management.
  • Reporting Skills ( Reporting Research Results)
  • Data Entry Management
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • General Math Skills. 
  • Ability to adapt new systems 
  • Ability to  work on ERP system
  • Confidentiality
  • Analysis Skills
  • Statistical Skills.
  • Active learning

03. What are the education and experience requirements for the Accountant post?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting/finance/Tax/Management recognized by UGC or Part Qualification in CIMA/ACCA/CA/AAT.
  • Master degree in tax, accounting, or finance recognized by UGC
  • Passing the intermediate Examination from a chartered Professional institute
  • Should have one year experience in accounting/finance/the related field And experience in Auditing after obtaining the degree.
  • Passing the intermediate Examination from a chartered Professional institute
  • Experience with financial reporting requirements.
  • Should have a minimum of five years of satisfactory services in the Assistant Accountant Service post.
04. What is the general Method of Allocating Marks for the Interview?

  1. Related Experience: 30
  2. Related additional qualifications: 30
  3. other Skills/Performance: 15
  4. Performance at the interview: 25
  5. Total Marks: 100

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