Job Vacancy For College Finance Officer



Foso College of Education, a Public Teacher Educational Institution, located in the Central Region and affiliated to the University of Cape Coast, invites qualified applicants to fill the following vacancy: College Finance Officer

Job Description

• The Finance Officer's position is a top management position heading a major division of the college

Responsibilities and Duties

The Finance Officer

• Is the Chief Accounting Officer of the College and the Chief Financial Advisor to the Principal
• Has general responsibility for the administration of the financial affairs of the college that will ensure its financial health and he/she exercises direct superintendence over all accounting officers
• Is responsible for collecting all legitimate revenues due the college
• Exercises control over expenditure in line with the college's objectives and budgets
• Has the duty of preparing the annual budget of the college for presentation to the appropriate governing body for approval and implementation
• Is also responsible for ensuring that the financial statements of the college are drawn up in accordance with the law establishing the college, the statutes, applicable accounting standards and all other regulations approved by the college as well as all other relevant national laws and
• Liaises with the appointed external auditors to get the college's financial statements audited

Qualification Required & Experience

• Applicant must hold a good first degree or comparable qualification plus a professional qualification or a master's degree in finance. He/She must have served as a Deputy Finance Officer in a College of Education or comparable grade in a similar institution/organization for at least 4 years.

In addition, applicants must:

• Be analytical, critical, result-oriented, innovative and visionary
• Possess excellent communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills
• Possess hands-on ability to work independently
• Be a good team player
• Possess strong IT skills and familiarity with accounting software
• Be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines and possess proactive commercial flair

Location: Central Region

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants who meet the criteria for any of the positions indicated above should please submit (6) copies of application package consisting of: (i) Application Letter (ii) Curriculum Vitae (iii) Certificates & accompanying transcripts) and (iv) two referee's reports to:

The Chairman,
The Search Committee,
Foso College of Education
P.O.Box 87,
Assin Foso,
Central Region

Or email to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 20 August, 2020
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