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Ministry of Tourism Career Opportunities

Accounts Clerk
The St. Kitts Tourism Authority (SKTA) is seeking applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Accounts Clerk.

General Definition

The Accounts Clerk’s primary role is to support the Accounts Officer and the Finance Manager of the SKTA in the management of its finances, through the maintenance of its financial records. These records include: accounts receivables, payables, audit and inventory.

Responsibilities of the successful candidate will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintain accurate records to be analysed for the preparation of the organization’s annual budget.
  • Monitor all transactions relating to the organization’s promotional items and collateral.
  • Prepare purchase orders.
  • Prepare bills and invoices for sales or services rendered.
  • Collect and record payments on outstanding receivable accounts.
  • Assist in depositing daily cash/cheque receipts.
  • Support the Accounts Officer in processing payables.
  • Distribute cheques to vendors where necessary.
  • Filing all accounting records.

Requirements and Qualifications

The Job Holder must possess the following:

  • A minimum of 5 CXC subject passes, including: Principles of Accounts, English and Mathematics (minimum passing grade of II). An Associate Degree in Accounting is preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Applications and Quickbooks.
  • At least two years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Must be a good team player and able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • A calm and thoughtful disposition.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours inclusive of weekends, nights and public holidays, on occasions.

Remuneration

  • Commensurate with one’s qualifications.

Application Deadline

Interested persons should apply on or before 3rd September, 2018, by forwarding their applications accompanied by a resume to the Human Resource Manager, St. Kitts Tourism Authority, Pelican Mall, Port Zante, Basseterre or via email:
[email protected]stkittstourism.kn. Only applicants with the required qualifications and experience will be acknowledged.

Operations Officer
The St. Kitts Tourism Authority (SKTA) is seeking applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Operations Officer.

General Definition

The Operations Officer’s primary role is to supervise the operational and logistical functions of the St. Kitts Tourism Authority and reports to the Human Resource and Operations Manager. This position requires flexibility, diplomacy and discretion in handling information and relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Responsibilities of the successful candidate will include but are not limited to the following:

  • To supervise the execution of all operations related functions.
  • To prepare the monthly schedule for the Customer Service Representatives and Dispatchers.
  • To oversee booth operations at the cruise ports, ensuring that there is enough collateral material (maps, magazines, fliers, brochures etc), and that the booth is ready in respect of cleanliness etc., to attend to visitors.
  • To monitor the Customer Service Representatives working at the information booth, to ensure that staff maintain work hours, are effectively deployed and carrying out their respective duties.
  • To supervise the roles of the Customer Service Representatives, Dispatchers and the Receptionist.
  • To supervise the SKTA’s facilities, including but not limited to, supervising the work of outside contractors.
  • To supervise the procurement of furniture, office equipment and stationery and other supplies and maintain office supplies inventory.
  • To work with other departments to provide logistical support for activities and events through the year, including weekends and public holidays.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Management.

Qualifications

The Job Holder must possess the following:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management or a related discipline.
  • 3 Years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in managing projects would be an asset.
  • High level of competency with the suite of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience in creating work schedules for shift workers.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of all tourist attractions and heritage sites in St. Kitts.

Remuneration

  • Commensurate with one’s qualifications.

Application Deadline

Interested persons should apply by 3rd September, 2018 by forwarding their applications accompanied by a resume to the Human Resource Manager, St. Kitts Tourism Authority, Pelican Mall, Bay Road, Basseterre or at [email protected]kn. Only applicants with required qualifications and experience will be acknowledged.

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