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Our dedicated staff members work passionately to conserve and protect the natural resources of The Bahamas for present and future generations. Checkout  the list below for all available positions.

Please see below for available positions.

The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Finance who will provide key oversight functions for the Finance Department. The successful candidate will be responsible for assessing the financial performance of the organization, overseeing its accounting operations, and will work closely with the Executive Director, Directors, and other key members of the management team.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain and execute accounting control systems, accurate accounting records, financial strategies, and analyses for the BNT.
  • Ensure full compliance with all BNT accounting, reporting, and internal control policies, and procedures.
  • Liaise with Department Heads and the Executive Director to prepare annual workplans and the consolidated budget.
  • Prepare monthly financials and reports, cash analysis, and cash flow projections.
  • Review and update as necessary all BNT financial policies and procedures.
  • Liaise with and support the BNT Finance and Investment Committees.
    Responsible for the administration of all BNT bank accounts and credit cards.
  • Control and monitor all project and grant funds, assist in the preparation of financial information in support of grant applications and donor gift proposals. Ensure that all payments and financial transactions comply with conditions and restrictions imposed by grantors and donors.
  • Liaise and coordinate external audit and any audit required by project donors.
  • Provide relevant information for the financials and audits of the Parks Bahamas Foundation and Bahamas National Trust Fund.
  • Maintain records of all BNT physical assets and ensure relevant insurance coverage is maintained
  • Create and submit reports to the relevant government ministries.
  • Oversee BNT gift shops and the integration of the Point of Sale and Inventory Management and associated financial procedures.
  • Organize the financial aspects of and serve as a resource for BNT fundraising events.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting or Finance
    CPA preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience
  • Strong analytical, organizational, interpersonal and management skills
  • Knowledge of automated accounting systems including Sage Accounting (Peachtree) Systems and ISL Payroll
  • Strong communication, presentation, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work with diverse background and ethnicities
  • Able to set priorities and multi-task while maintaining accuracy and meeting deadlines

Please visit this link to apply by 5:00 PM on July 31st, 2022.

The Bahamas National Trust, a non-profit organization committed to the conservation of sacred parks and spaces, seeks to engage a professional individual to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Finance Department with certain core functions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Directly work alongside the Finance Manager.
  • Committed to good employee relations.
  • Accounts payable processing.
  • Credit card purchases posting and reconciliation.
  • Online credit card sales posting.
  • Liaise with the Coordinator in the Development Department on old and new product ideas to ensure we have moving, profit-making products in the gift shops.
  • Monitoring Gift Shop inventory levels and posting of monthly cost of goods sold.
  • Monthly reconciliation of assigned petty cash accounts.
  • Maintain the fixed asset register.
  • Revise monthly depreciation expense posting as necessary.
  • Monthly reconciliation of fixed assets register with general ledger balances.
  • Prepare month-end reports for the review of the Finance Manager.
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly Executive Committee and quarterly Counsel Reports.
  • Assist with the Annual Audits.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting.
  • Three (3) years of experience in Accounting with Audit experience being a plus.
  • Familiar with the Peachtree Accounting Platform.
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Experience in training and developing staff.
  • Superior communications and presentation skills.
  • A problem solver who takes initiative.
  • An extraordinary degree of confidentiality.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and a critical thinker.
  • Must be a team player.

Please visit this link to apply by 5:00 PM on October 11th, 2022.

Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve, Eleuthera

The Bahamas National Trust seeks to engage qualified personnel who will be responsible for the general landscaping and grounds maintenance duties, as well as assisting with the preparation of special projects and events.

Responsibilities

  • General landscape maintenance.
  • Clearing and maintenance of nature trails.
  • Removal of invasive species.
  • General cleanup and equipment maintenance.
  • Safely operating small equipment such as ATVs, leaf blowers, mowers, chainsaws, and weed eaters.
  • Interact daily with staff, volunteers, and the public.
  • Assist with support for special events and other projects as needed.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • General knowledge of small tools and equipment preferred.
  • Some landscape maintenance experience is preferred.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, and carry items up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able and willing to work outdoors when the weather is hot, humid, or cold.

Please visit this link to apply by 5:00 PM on August 22nd, 2022.

New Providence, Bahamas

The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) seeks to engage a Deputy Park Warden who will be responsible for Park enforcement, surveillance, species, and habitat monitoring.

Responsibilities

  • Support and carry out the mission of the BNT
  • Conduct patrols in the National Park
  • Enforce Park regulations
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of all park visitors
  • Use of technology in enforcement and surveillance of the park
  • Manage the natural resources of the park
  • Assist with scientific research and data collection in the park

Requirements and Qualifications

  • High School Diploma with at least 5 BGCSEs (“C” grades and above)
  • A strong swimmer who is comfortable with using snorkel gear
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Valid Driver’s Licence
  • Able to drive standard shift is a plus

Please visit this link to apply by 5:00 PM on August 5th, 2022.