AWARENESS TIMES
Sierra Leone News & Information

State House | Press Union | Lumley Beach | AllAfrica | SL-Web

www.awarenesstimes.com

  Giving Knowledge to the People
welcome to sierra leone's premier news source
Last Updated: Feb 25th, 2016 - 17:08:45 
Front Page 
 
 NEWS
 Breaking News
 Local News
 Politics
 Photo News
 Video News
 
 EDITORIALS
 
 FROM OUR TEAM
 
 COMMENTS & OPINIONS
 Moiie's Column
 
 SPECIAL REPORTS
 Afsatu Kabba
 
 FEATURES
 
 ENTERTAINMENT
 
 PROFILES
 Role Models
 Awareness Lady
 Common Man
 
 THE ECONOMY
 
 NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
 Special Messages
 Legal Matters
 Obituaries
 
 PAID SUPPLEMENTS
 
 ADVERTISEMENTS
 
 SATIRE
Search


Published online by
Sylvia Blyden Dot Com

17 Garrison Street,
Freetown,
Sierra Leone.
Tel: +232-77-772001
Tel: +232-88-321000
Tel: +232-76-350077
Tel: +232-30-321001
Email:
editor@news.sl
Website:
www.awarenesstimes.com

NEWS : Local News  

Sierra Leone News : Finance Ministry Trains MDAs on IFMIS & Chart Accounts
By Our Special Correspondent
Feb 25, 2016, 17:06
Email this article
 Printer friendly page

Freetown, Feb. 24 (SLENA) - The Public Financial Management Reform Unit (PFMRU) in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has ended a ten-day training for representatives of new roll-out Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) on the Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) and the chart of Accounts.

 

The training started on Wednesday 10th February and ended on Tuesday 23rd February, 2016 at the IFMIS training room of the Accountant Generalís Department. The training was sponsored by the Public Financial Management Improvement and Consolidation Project (PFMICP) through funds donated by partners, notably; World Bank, DFID and AFDB.


The objectives of the training were to provide a detailed understanding of the 27 digit chart of accounts, to provide a detailed understanding of the various IFMIS modules, to detail understanding of the various issues encountered by MDAs and to understand the different types of reports produced by IFMIS.


The representatives of the MDAs were; Ministry of Internal Affairs; Ministry of Trade and Industry; Ministry of Water Resources; Ministry of Mines and Mineral Resources; Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources; Immigration Department; Parliament; Audit Service Sierra Leone.


According to the senior financial management officer at PFMRU, Claudia Johnson, the rationale behind the training was to train new users of IFMIS and to represent the above mentioned MDAs to effectively use the system. 


She further stated that the Integrated Financial Management Information System  IFMIS) is provided by Free Balance PLC based in Canada, adding that the service of Free Balance was contracted by the Government of Sierra Leone under the Institutional Reform Capacity Building Project ( IRCBP) . 


The Senior Financial Management Officer pointed out that it was implemented at the Accountant Generalís Department in June 2005 and later rolled-out to other MDAs whom are currently using the system in processing transactions within their Ministries, Departments and Agencies. 


© Copyright by Awareness Times Newspaper in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Top of Page

Latest Headlines
NEWS
Sierra Leone News : Njala University Pleads for Strike To be Called off
Sierra Leone News : GoSL and Other Stakeholder Make Bold Commitments to Energy Access
Sierra Leone News : Finance Minister Signs Agreement for Freetown Water Supply Master Plan on World Water Day
EDITORIALS
Sierra Leone: Why Always Port Loko? Why? Why?
$200,000 AFCOM Scandal: Why VP Foh Must Be Very Careful
Front Page Editorial Advise... Tiffy Tiffy AFCOM's $200,000 Fake VSAT Contract & Hon VP Foh
FROM OUR TEAM
Sierra Leone: Unwrapping Yasmin Jusu Sheriff
COMMENTS & OPINIONS
All Eligible Women of Sierra Leone Must Register to Vote An Op-Ed in Celebration of International Womenís Day
Mr. Sunil Saigal, there are 14 female Paramount Chiefs; not 11
"A journey of a million miles start with a single step!!"
SPECIAL REPORTS
Sierra Leone Cabinet Minister Calls On Police to Investigate Conspiracy to Defraud Donor Funds
FEATURES
Towards a modernised education system which can meet the challenges and opportunities of our future
Sierra Leone Social Welfare Deputy Calls Up Bizarre Press Conference
Who is Theresa May: A Profile of UK's New Female Prime Minister
ENTERTAINMENT
No articles available.
PROFILES
OJU Wilson - Your contribution to the Human Rights Struggle and the Rule of Law will never be forgotten
Sierra Leone Politics : Alhaji Osman Foday Yansaneh, a Muslim Steering an all-inclusive APC Secretariat
TRIBUTE TO DR. V R WILLOUGHBY
THE ECONOMY
No articles available.
NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
Pa Blyden : The man, the myth, the legend
Thanks For Sympathy Edward Walter Babatunde Gustavus Blyden
PAID SUPPLEMENTS
No articles available.
ADVERTISEMENTS
No articles available.
SATIRE
SATIRE: Question: What is this rabbit laughing hysterically about???
RETRACTION!!

Copyright © 2005 - 2010, Awareness Times Sierra Leone; All Rights Reserved.
Hosted & Designed by West Africa Dot Net