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Profile of the Deputy Minister for Administration

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Hon. Rebecca Y. McGill, was confirmed by the Liberian Senate on March 8, 2018, as Deputy Minister for Administration, Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP). Her core functions at MFDP range from internal cash management, human resource, general services, and internal security supervision, asset control and distribution, procurement administration, custodianship of all physical and electronic record systems,

In addition to her core functions, Hon. McGill is responsible for the formulation, management, coordination and implementation of administrative policies and activities. In furtherance of her administrative responsibilities, the Deputy Minister for Administration, establishes and provides standards for service delivery and efficiency towards the attainment of the Ministry overall organizational goals. To effectively implement her duties, the Deputy Minister exercises oversight  over seven (8) unit ranging from Administration, Budget and Finance, Communication and External Affairs, Human Resources, Information and Communication Technology, Internal Program Coordination Unit, Maintenance unit, and Procurement. These units assist Hon. McGill in carrying out collection, analysis, recordation and reporting on relevant financial data for the purpose of informing the Ministry’s internal policies. Other responsibilities include,   standardization of accounting services, development of the Ministry’s annual budget, and payment of salaries/wages and benefits.

Experience

 Prior to her appointment and confirmation as Deputy Minister for Administration, Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP), Minister McGill served the Liberia Telecommunications Cooperation (LTC), as Accounts Reconciliation Manager, Acting Supervisor for Billing and Collections, and Account assistant. These positions entailed the design of strategies for the collection of all cooperate receivables, supervision of staff assigned with the accounts office, maintenance of records for the effectuation of receivables, monthly reconciliation of cooperate accounts in banks with Cashbooks, management of fixed assets and petty cash accounts, preparation of customers invoices, maintenance of fixed assets inventory records, and custodianship. Hon. McGill has over 25 years of work experience both in the private and public sectors.

Eduction

Hon. McGill. earned a Master degree in Professional Accounting (MPAcc) from the Shanghai National Accounting Institute, Panlong Road, Shanghai, and People’s Republic of China (July 6, 2017). Deputy Minister McGill also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree (with emphasis in Management and Accountancy) from the University of Liberia (December 19, 2012).

International Cetificates and Workshops

  • November 3, 2016: Certificate, SME Development in Emerging Asia and Integration to the Global Chain, organized by Asian Development Bank Institute, Asia-Pacific Finance and Development Institute and CAREC Institute, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China;
  • June 20, 2016: International Development seminars, organized by the East Asia Department of the Asian Development Bank and Asia Pacific Finance and Development Institute, Shanghai, China;
  • November 20, 2015: Specialized Courses on Needs Assessment and Cost Benefit Analysis for Development Evaluation, Organized by Ministry of Finance of PRC, the World Bank Group, the Asia Development Bank and Asia Pacific Finance and Development Institute, Shanghai, China;
  • December 05, 2012: Crucial Conversations organized and Sponsor by Liberia Telecommunications Corporation.  LITBELCO.
  • February 26, 2010: Public Asset Management, National assets inventory and data collection training, sponsored by USAID/GSA held at Finance Ministry on Broad and Mechlin Streets, Monrovia-Liberia.

 Other Affiliations

Hon. McGill is a devout Christian and member of the Bethel Bushrod Island Mission Church, Bethel World Outreach Ministries. She served as Church Administrator, Accountant and currently serves as Building committee Chairperson. In this capacity, she procured contract for the construction of a modern one story edifice. She reports on financial and operational activities of the church during leadership meetings. She has a master skills used by top performers to build relationships, create agreement, and bring the best ideas to the surface. She also believes that to succeed, you should think faster than your competitors.

Hon. McGill hails from Gbarpolu County (county of origin), but was born in Monrovia, Montserrado County, Liberia.

Location

P. O. Box 10 - 9016
Broad & Mechlin Street
1000 Monrovia
info@mfdp.gov.lr

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