8 Oct 2020

College Finance Officer at Mount Mary College of Education

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The Governing Council of the College is inviting applications from suitable and qualified candidates to fill the following position: College Finance Officer

Job Description / Responsibilities and Duties

The Finance Officer’s position is a top management position heading a major division of the college. The Finance Officer:

• Is the Chief Accounting Officer of the College and The Chief Financial Advisor to the College Principal
• Has the responsibility for the administration of the financial affairs of the college that would ensure its financial health
• Exercises direct supervision of the all Accounting Officers
• Is responsible for collecting all legitimate revenue due to the college
• Exercises control over expenditure in line with the college’s objectives and budgets
• Has the duty of preparing the annual budget of the college for presentation to the appropriate Governing body for approval and implementation
• Is responsible for ensuring that the financial statements of the college, accounting standards and other relevant national laws are adhered to
• Liaises with appointed external auditors to get the college’s financial statements audited

Qualification Required & Experience

• Applicants must hold a good first degree or comparable qualification, plus a professional qualification and a master’s in Finance.
• He/She must be a member of a recognised accountancy professional association as well as a member of the institute of Chartered Accountants
• He/she must have served as a Deputy Finance Officer in a college of Education or comparable grade in a similar institution/organization for at least 4 years.

In addition, applicant must:

• Be analytical, critical , result-oriented, innovative and visionary
• Possess excellent communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills
• Possess hands-on ability to work independently
• Be a good team player
• Possess strong I.T skills and be working with accounting software
• Be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines
• Possess proactive commercial flair
• Be able to complete at least one term of 4 years before attaining the compulsory age of 60

Location: Somanya

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants who meet the requirements for above advertised vacancy should kindly submit 7 copies of application package comprising the following:

• Application Letter
• Updated Curriculum Vitae
• True Certified copies of certificates and relevant transcripts
• 3 sealed referee’s reports
• Two-page vision statement

The application package should be sent to the following address:

The Secretary
Search Committee Mount Mary College of Education
P.O.Box 19
Somanya, E/R

The application documents should equally be forwarded to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 23 October, 2020



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