Job Vacancy For Finance Officer



The Council of St Ambrose College of Education, Dorma Akwamu, announces that the following position: Finance Officer

Responsibilities and Duties

The Finance Officer is the Chief Accounting Officer of the College and Chief Financial Advisor to the Principal

• He/She has the responsibility for the Administration of the financial affairs of the college that will ensure its financial health and he/she exercises direct supervision over all accounting officers
• He/She is responsible for collecting all legitimate revenue due the college
• The Finance Officer exercises control over expenditure in the line the college objectives and budget
• He/She has the duty of preparing the annual budget of the college for presentation to the appropriate governing body for approval and implementation
• The Finance Officer is also responsible for ensuring that the financial statements of the college are drawn up in accordance with the Law establishing the colleges, the statues, applicable accounting standards and all other regulations approved by the colleges as well as all other national laws and liaises with the external auditors to get the college's financial statements audited.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Applicant must hold first degree or comparable qualification plus a professional qualification or a master's degree in the relevant area
• He/She must have served as Deputy Finance Officer in a college of Education or comparable grade in a similar institution/organisation for at least 4 years
• In addition, applicant must be analytical, critical, results-oriented, innovative and visinary, among others
• Possess hands-on ability to work independently
• Be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines
• Possess strong IT skills and familiarity with accounting software
• Possess excellent communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills

Location: Dorma Akwamu

How To Apply For The Job

The applications should contain a covering letter, two-paged vision statement for the college.

8 hard copies of curriculum vitae, current pay slip, 2 copies of sealed recommendation letters and photocopies of certificates of certificates to their letters addressed to:

The Chair of Search Committee,
c/o St Ambrose College of Education,
P.O.Box 25,
Dormaa Akwamu, Ghana

Soft copy applications should be sent to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 25 November, 2020
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