Job Vacancy For Deputy Director of Finance

Koforidua Technical University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for appointment to teaching and non-teaching staff position: Deputy Director of Finance

The University is seeking to recruit a dynamic, self motivated and seasoned professional for employment as a Deputy Director of Finance.

Job Summary

• The core roles of the Deputy Director of Finance are to coordinate and supervise all accounting functions, financial analysis and the budget development and administration process

Key Responsibilities

Among the key responsibilities of the Deputy Director of Finance are to:

• Assist the Director of Finance for overall management and administration of the office as provided in the Technical Universities Act, 2016 (Act 922).
• Co-ordinate the preparation of the University's consolidated financial statement and financial reports
• Prepare quarterly university management accounts and semester financial report
• Supervise and review the preparation of monthly financial reports of Faculties and internally generated fund (IGF) units
• Manage receivables, revenue and payables and reconciliation of internally generated fund
• Responsible for the control and maintenance of all financial transactions and accounting records in compliance with International Public Sector Standards (IPSAS) and applicable government regulations
• Develop implement and maintain accounting and administrative policies and procedure
• Supervise the preparation of the University's operating budget, oversee multi-year fiscal planning and co-ordinate annual audit and preparation of monthly variance reports

Qualification Required & Experience

The applicant must:

• Possess a research Master's degree in Finance/Accounting or Accounting & Finance
• Be a chartered accountant with membership of a recognised professional body such as ACCA, ICA,CPA,CPFA, CIMA.
• Must have served as a Senior Accountant in a University for at least 6 years or from industry OR public practice with at least 10 years managerial experience
• The applicant shall be required to support his/her application with papers and publication for 2 External Assessors evaluation
• Must be computer literate and conversant with accounting software applications and financial modelling

In addition, applicant must

• Be analytical, critical thinker, result-oriented, innovative and visionary
• Possess hands-on ability to work independently
• Must have excellent communication skills, good interpersonal skills
• Be a good team player
• Possess proactive commercial flair

Location: Koforidua

How To Apply For The Job

Interested persons who meet the above criteria should please submit completed application form (obtainable from the KTU's website, Or the Human Resource Office of the University with copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts of academic records to:

The Registrar
Koforidua Technical University (KTU)
P.O. Box KP 981
Koforidua, E/R

Those applying from outside Ghana may submit one copy of their completed application form with the accompanying documents via email:

[email protected]

Applicants should inform their referees to submit directly to the Registrar, confidential references on them. Position being sought for by applicant, must be indicated in the confidential reference letter being submitted as indicated above

Closing Date: 29 May, 2020
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