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Solomon Islands Ports Authority is looking for a suitable individual to fill the position of an Accountant for the Port of Noro, Western Province. Reporting to Head Office, Honiara Port, the individual will be responsible for ensuring that day-to-day accounting operations and financial management functions are performed in accordance with SIPA Accounting and Financial policies.


Roles / Responsibilities


  • Handle the overall Noro Port accounts and financial operations
  • Ensuring that financial transactions are properly recorded and entered into the accounting system
  • Prepare weekly and month end reconciliation requirements
  • Handle and manage daily petty cash
  • Maintain the integrity of accounting information through recording, verifying and reviewing transactions
  • Responding to queries raised internally and externally
  • Make sure all filing is done in a timely, accurate and organized manner
  • Analytical reviews of monthly financial results
  • Implement necessary accounting process controls to ensure quality and compliance


Job Qualifications and Experience


Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting, Finance or equivalent with at least two years of experience as an accountant or a Diploma in Accounting, Finance or equivalent with at least 4 years of experience.

Experience with Pronto or other accounting software systems


Required Skills and Attributes


  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work under pressure and consistently meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills
  • Team player with the ability to understand and manage challenges
  • Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills
  • Passion to deliver results and provide excellent service
  • Honesty, fairness and integrity
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Good behaviour & attitude to work


Solomon Islands Ports Authority is an equal opportunity employer and provides industry standard benefits and good working conditions to its employees.

If you have the relevant qualification, experience and attributes, please submit your application by mail or visit our Administration Office along the Commonwealth Street, Dowling Drive, Point Cruz.

Applications can be sent in writing marked “Accountant” and addressed to:

Head of Human Resources

S I Ports Authority

P O Box 307



Closing date: 7th October 2019 at 4.30 pm.