Job Vacancy For Senior Accountant

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for appointment in the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa.

Job Title: Senior Accountant at the Finance Office


The Senior Accountant will be responsible to the Finance Officer and assist him/her in all financial matters of the University including but not limited to the following:

• Preparing and recording asset, liability, revenue and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information
• Maintaining and balancing subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions, resolving discrepancies
• Maintaining general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts, preparing a trial balance, reconciling entries,
• Summarizing financial status by collecting information, preparing balance sheet, profit and loss and other statements
• Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the finance officer from time to time.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Candidates must hold a Masters Degree in Finance or Accounting from a recognised University and a member of any of the following recognized professional accounting bodies, ICAG, ACCA, ACA and CIMA. S/he should, in addition, show evidence of a good grasp of financial administrative procedures and have relevant post-qualification experience of not less than 8 years


• Accountants with the relevant academic and professional qualifications with at least 4 years working experience in a higher educational institution are also eligible to apply. In addition, the candidate must have proven evidence of:
• Being a team player with excellent interpersonal skills
• Good communication and excellent report writing skills
• High sense of responsibility and moral integrity
• Proactive and self-motivated
• Experience in University financial administration would be an advantage

Salary and fringe benefits: Conditions of service are as applicable in Government subvented Universities of Ghana

Location: Tarkwa

How To Apply For The Job

The completed application form together with an up to date curriculum vitae and copies of educational and relevant professional certificates should reach the:

The Registrar
University of Mines and Technology
P O Box 237
Tarkwa, Ghana

Interested candidates who quality for the position may download the application form at:

Closing Date: 30 November, 2020