Ms. Naleisha Bally is a career Public Servant who has held key portfolio positions in the Public Service for the past 32 years. She is appointed Treasury Director, assigned to the Financial Management Branch of the Treasury Division, Ministry of Finance and is currently acting Deputy Comptroller of Accounts at the Ministry of Finance.
Ms. Bally is very much involved in the financial management accounting systems implemented by the Treasury Division for the Public Service, this includes ensuring proper accountability and transparency of all public monies collected on behalf of the Government. She represents the Treasury Division at Committee meetings both internally and externally, provides advice and guidance to Ministries /Departments/Divisions/Agencies and oversees the Public Financial Management Reform Programmes such as:
- Implementation of the Integrated Financial Management Information Systems (IFMIS)
- Introduction of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)
- Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Systems, and
- Reform of Internal Audit in Ministries and Departments within the Public Services.
Ms. Bally also has immense experience in Auditing, both in Government and Statutory Authorities, having honed her skills and knowledge at the Auditor General Department.
She was involved in audits of Statutory Authorities such as the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, Regional Corporations, Financial Services Ombudsman,National Institute of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (NIHERST), National Lotteries Board, Strategic Services Agency, and the Civil Aviation Authority and others.She has also functioned as a Financial Investigator at the Integrity Commission.
Ms. Bally holds an MBA from the Heriot-Watt University and is a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA).