Job Vacancy For Finance Officer



The position/Job Description

• The Finance Officer is the Chief Accounting Officer and the Chief Financial Adviser to the Principal. He/She shall be responsible to the Principal for the financial administration of the College.

The duties of the Finance Officer include but are not limited to:

• The collection of all legitimate revenue due the College; Sourcing funds for the College;
• The implementation of policies relating to accounting and financial control and health of the College;
• The proper record keeping of all College property, assets, stocks and valuables of all funds in a register;
• Exercising control over expenditure in line with the College’s objectives and budgets;
• Preparation of annual budget of the College for presentation to the appropriate governing body for approval and implementation;
• Ensuring that the financial statements of the College are drawn up in accordance with the law establishing the Colleges, the statutes, applicable accounting standards and all other regulations approved by the College, as well as all other relevant national laws;
• Liaising with the appointed external auditors to get the College’s financial statements audited; and
• Liaising with the Ministries, Departments and Agencies in respect of financial matters affecting the College.

Qualification Required & Experience

The applicant must:

• Hold a good first degree and a master’s degree in Accounting or Finance;
• Have a professional qualification in the relevant field and must be a member of a relevant professional body;
• Have served as a Deputy Finance Officer in a College of Education or comparable grade in a similar institution/organisation for at least four (4) years;
• Posses excellent communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills;
• Be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines;
• Have strong intellect, be analytical innovative, result oriented and visionary;
• Have proven emotional stability and integrity; Possess strong IT skills and be familiar with accounting software; and
• Be able to complete at least one term of four (4) years before attaining the compulsory retirement of sixty (60) years.

Location: Kumasi

How To Apply For The Job

Prospective candidates should submit applications with the following:

• Application Letter
• Up-to-date curriculum vitae indicating names and addresses of three referees
• Copies of educational and other professional certificates

Please note:

• Candidates should request 2 referees to submit sealed reports on them directly to the address below
• 6 copies sets of the application dossier must be submitted in hard copies
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Applications should be submitted in hard copy and address to:

The Chairperson
Search Committee
St. Louis College of Education
Post Office Box 3041
Kumasi - Ashanti

Or For clarification, send via email to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 30 November, 2020

 
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