APPOINTMENT OF A FINANCE OFFICER

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UNIVERSITY OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (UMaT), TARKWA

APPOINTMENT OF A FINANCE OFFICER

The general public is hereby notified that there is a vacancy for the post of a Finance Officer at the University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa. Qualified and interested persons may submit applications for the post not later than 19th June, 2020.

DUTIES

The Finance Officer will be responsible to the Vice Chancellor for all financial issues of the University. The person will also, among others, be responsible for the preparation and consolidation of final accounts, corporate planning, treasury management and liaison with external stakeholders in respect of financial matters affecting the University.

 

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Candidates must hold a Master’s Degree in either Finance or Accounting from a recognised University and membership of a recognised professional accounting body (that is, ICA (Ghana), ACCA, ACA, ICMA etc). The person should, in addition, show evidence of a good grasp of financial administration procedures with rich relevant post-professional qualification experience of not less than twelve (12) years.  The applicant should possess the following qualities:

i.   Strong leadership skills and dynamism;

ii.   Strategic thinker with the capacity of initiating, formulating and implementing  

     financial accounting policies and controls at a higher level academic setting;

iii.  A team player with excellent interpersonal skills;

iv. Good communication and excellent report writing skills; evidence of refereed

     publications in academic or professional journals will be an advantage;

v.  A high sense of responsibility and moral integrity; and

vi.  Computer literacy and the use of modern financial accounting software.

Experience in university financial administration at a level of a Deputy Finance Officer or higher management level would be an advantage.

 

CONTRACT TERM

The Appointment, which is full-time, shall be for four (4) years in the first instance and may be subject to renewal for another term of four (4) years or part thereof.

REMUNERATION

Conditions of service are as applicable in Government of Ghana subvented Universities.

MODE OF APPLICATION

Prospective candidates should send ten (10) copies of their Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and statements of their vision for the University in not more than five hundred (500) words to the following address:

 

The Chairman, Search Committee for Finance Officer

c/o The Registrar, University of Mines and Technology

P. O. Box 237, Tarkwa, Ghana

OR

The Chairman, Search Committee for Finance Officer

c/o The Office Manager

Universities of Ghana Overseas Office

Ghana Universities House 321 City Road

London ECIV ILJ

United Kingdom

Candidates should request three (3) referees to submit confidential reports on them directly to the same address not later than 19th June, 2020.

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