Job Vacancy For Finance Officer At Cape Coast Polytechnic

Applications are invited from qualified persons to fill the following position in the Polytechnic:- Finance Officer


The Finance Officer is the head of the Finance Office of the Polytechnic. He/She shall be responsible to the Rector for the following duties:

•   Manages an effective and efficient accounting and treasury system and procedures for the Polytechnic
•   Provides timely financial reports in accordance with statutory requirement
•   Designs and maintains effective and appropriate accounting and internal control systems in the Polytechnic are done in accordance with statutory requirement
•   Prepares and monitors the Polytechnic's budget and control recurrent expenditure to achieve planned financial results
•   Provides periodic reports for Management decision and policy formulation and
•   Supervises the functional activities of all divisions/departments/units within the finance office.

Qualification Required & Experience

The ideal candidate must have the following skills and qualifications:

•   Must be a Chartered Accountant and hold a Master's degree in relevant field (eg. Accounting (PhD will be an added advantage)
•   Must have at least 10 years post-qualification work experience in senior management position in the field of accountancy or any relevant public service organisation
•    Must show high qualities of sound judgement, initiative, resourcefulness, precision and professionalism in their area of specialization
•   Must have unquestionable integrity and exhibit a high sense of industry
•   Must have a strong sense of responsibility and possess very good leadership and team skills

Terms of Appointment:

•   The appointment, which is full time shall be for 4 years in first instance, and may be subject to renewal for another 4 years
•   The candidate must not be more than 55 years
•   The conditions of service and salary are very attractive.

Location: Cape Coast

How To Apply For The Job

Mode of Applications:

•   Interested candidates must submit applications accompanied by two (2) copies of their Curriculum Vitae
•   A two-page Vision Statement outlining the applicant's vision for the Finance Office of Cape Coast Polytechnic and strategies in achieving them
•    Candidates must also request three (3) referees to submit reports on them directly to the Chairman, Search Committee for Finance Office

Applications must be sent under registered and confidential cover and marked "Position of Internal Auditor" to:

The Chairman
Search Committee for Finance Officer
C/O Ag. Registrar
Cape Coast Polytechnic
P.O. Box AD 50
Cape Coast

Or send a soft copy of their documents to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 18 December, 2015