23 Jul 2020

Finance Officer at The Methodist Church Ghana

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The Komeda College of Education is a Methodist Teacher Education Institution affiliated to the University of Education, Winneba. Our coure responsibility is to train teachers for the Ghanaian school system

The Governing Council of the college invites applications from suitable qualified candidates for the following position: College Finance Officer

Job Summary

Per the Harmonised Scheme of Service, the Finance Officer is a top management position heading a major division of the college and shall

• Be the Chief Accounting Officer of the College and the Chief financial advisor to the
• Principal
• Be generally responsible for the administration of the financial affairs of the College
• Ensure its financial health and exercise direct supervision over all accounting officers
• Be responsible for collecting all legitimate revenues due to the college
• Exercise control over expenditure in line with the College’s objectives and budgets
• Have the duty of preparing the annual budget of the college for presentation to the appropriate governing body for approval and implementation
• Be responsible for ensuring that the financial statements of the college are drawn up in accordance with the law establishing the colleges, the statutes, applicable accounting standards and all other Regulations approved by the College, as well as all other relevant national laws and
• Liaise with the appointed external auditors to get the College’s financial statements audited

Qualification Required & Experience

The applicant must

• Hold a good first degree in a relevant discipline
• Have a professional qualification or a master’s degree in finance
• Must have served as a Deputy Finance Officer in a college of Education or at a comparable grade in an analogous institution/organisation for at least 4 years
• Be able to complete at least one term of 4 years before attaining the compulsory retirement age of 60
• Have good character and high degree of personal integrity

In addition, applicant must:

• Be analytical, critical, result-oriented, innovative and visionary
• Possess excellent communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills
• Possess strong I.T skills and familiarity with accounting software
• Be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines and
• Be a member of a professional body/association

Location: Winneba

How To Apply For The Job

Prospective applicants are requested to submit a soft copy of the application to the Search Committee:

The application package should include:

• An application letter together with the following
• Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), together with relevant supporting documents
• Reference letters from 3 referees
• A vision statement of not mroe than two pages relevant to the position applied for.

The Secretary
Search Committee
Komenda College of Education

Email us on:

[email protected]

Applicants should use the job title as the subject line

Closing Date: 03 August, 2020



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