Job Vacancy For Director of Finance



Tamale Technical University came into being with the passing of the technical Universities (Amendment) Act, 2018 (Act 974) by the Parliament of Ghana and assented by the President on 24th August, 2018.

Following this, positions of Key Officers were established to manage the affairs of the University In view of the above, the Governing Council of the University wishes to invite applications from suitabty qualified Ghanaians who are goal-oriented and results-driven with good leadership qualities for appointments into the under-listed position: Director of Finance

The Director of Finance is responsible to the Vice Chancellor of the University.

The Position/Job Description

The Director of Finance shall be

• The Chief Accounts Officer of the University and the Chief Financial Advisor to the Vice•Chancel,
• Responsible for the administration of the financial affairs of the University that shall ensure its financial health and shall exercise direct superintendence overall accounts officers,
• Responsible for collecting all legitimate revenue due the University
• in control of expenditure in line with the University's objectives and budgets,
• responsible for the preparing the annual budget of the University for presentation to the appropriate govern, body for approval and implementation.
• responsible for ensuring that the financial statements of the University are drawn up in accordance with Technical University Act 2016, Act922. the Harmonised Statutes, applicable accounting standards and all other Regulations approved by the University as well as all other relevant nat.nal laws and regulations;
• responsible for the preparation of the annual operating budget of the University and shall present same through the Vice-Chancellor to Council for approval,
• Responsible for ensuring, on behalf of Council, that proper records are kept of Al University property. stocks and valuables of all funds in a register,
• Responsible for liaising with the appointed external auditors to get the University's financial statements audited
• Required to perform any other official functions assigned by the Vice-Chancellor of the University

Terms of Appointment

• The Director of Finance shall hotel office for an initial term of four (4) years The appointment may be renewed for another four (4) years upon application for another term only or part thereof if that is not beyond the statutory retirement age of sixty (60)
• The terms and conditions of the appointment shall be determined by the Governing Council of the University, consistent with the Technical Universities Act, 2016 (Act 922) as amended, Statutes and Scheme of Service of Staff of the Tamale Technical University.
• The salary and conditions of service attached to this position are very attractive and competitive with those in comparable positions in Ghana

Qualification Required & Experience

Academic Background Skills and Experience in Educational Administration

• Applicant must be a Chartered Accountant and hold a Masters degree in the relevant field
• Applicant must have served as a Deputy Director of Finance in a University or comparable grade in a similar institution/organisation for at least six (6) years
• Applicant must be computer literate and be conversant with accounting software applications

General Business and Personal Skills

The applicant must

• be analytical, critical, results-oriented, innovative and visionary
• possess hands-on ability to work independently,
• possess excellent communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills
• be a good team player
• possess strong IT skills and be familiar with current accounting software,
• be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
• possess proactive business and commercial flair

Location: Tamale

How To Apply For The Job

• Candidates are to submit an application letter and a statement of not more than 4 pages (Time New Roman, font size 12 and 1.5 line spacing) outlining their vision for the University and strategies for implementation
• Applicants are to attach CV including names and addresses of 3 referees who can attest to the qualities of the applicant
• All applications should be addressed to the chairpersons of the respective Search Committees
• Applications must be hand-delivered in a sealed envelope or by a courier, to the Registry of the University and signed for, and also submitted using email to the address below:

The Chairman,
Search Committee for Director of Finance
C/o Office of the Registrar
Tamale Technical University
P.O. Box 3 ER
Tamale

or email to:

[email protected] / [email protected]

Closing Date: 12 February, 2020
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