Free open Job in North, South & Central America Budget Director at Government of Montserrat

The Government of Montserrat is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for the post of BUDGET DIRECTOR within the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management.


To provide technical expertise and advice to the Financial Secretary in preparing and monitoring the annual budget of the Government of Montserrat (GoM), in addition to  working with senior management in other Ministries and Departments to ensure prudent financial management of their respective budget related matters.


  • Supports the development and implementation of the policy, budget format, systems and process in line with international standards and best practice;
  • Prepares the Budget Call Circular and calendar;
  • Supports the budget preparation process in line Ministries including the provision of training;
  • Prepares the Annual Budget Estimates and draft discussion papers for budget negotiations with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Analyse and evaluate budget requests, payroll expenditures and monitor requests for budget adjustment;


The successful applicant must:

  • Have a relevant degree
  • Have a Professional Accounting Qualification (CCAB – ACCA, CIPFA, ICAEW, CAI & ICAS) (or studying for one) would be highly desirable;
  • Have ideally five (5) years experience in budget preparation and management;
  • Have experience in the Public Service at a Senior Management level;
  • Have experience in Economic Planning; with exposure in preparing development and capital programmes;
  • Have Experience in Financial Management and Accounting principles and procedures;
  • Have knowledge of Government Legislations and Regulations;
  • Have an appreciation for Strategic and Project planning techniques.

Terms of Appointment

Appointment will be made on a permanent basis.

Remuneration Package

Basic Salary is at R7, that is EC$74,760.00 per annum (taxable).


  • Travel Allowance: $9,600 per annum (non-Taxable)    
  • Entertainment Allowance: $3,600 per annum (non-Taxable)
  • Telephone allowance: $720.00 per annum (taxable)


Detailed Terms of Reference for the Budget Director can be obtained from the following link at


Application forms can be obtained from the Government of Montserrat’s website at (Click on ‘Forms’). Application forms can also be obtained from the Human Resources Management Unit, Brades, and Montserrat by e-mail to or by telephone at 1 (664) 491-2365/2444 or by fax at 1 (664) 491-6234.

Applicants must provide all of the following information:

  • A completed Application Form with a covering letter
  • A comprehensive curriculum vitae with full particulars of experience, and
  • Original certificates of qualifications or official notarized copies
  • A clear statement detailing why in the applicant’s view he/she considers him/herself well qualified for the position
  • Two letters of reference with full contact details of the referees

Completed application forms must be returned to the Human Resources Management Unit either by email, or by fax or by ordinary mail. These should be addressed to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Human Resources Management Unit, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat.


Shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in a selection process that involves attending one or more interviews and/or assessment centres.  These interviews are designed to assess the skills, competencies and attitudes of the applicant and may be conducted via SKYPE or in person.  The Interviews and/or Assessment Centres allow the Selection Panel to draw on more evidence about the applicants than can be derived from the written application.

 The deadline for the receipt of applications is 4:00 p.m Friday 02nd August, 2019.


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