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19 Sep 2023

Finance Officer at Methodist University Ghana

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Job Description

Responsibilities and Duties

The Finance Officer as the Chief Accounting Officer of the University and the Chief Financial Advisor to the Vice Chancellor:

• Has the general responsibility for the administration of the financial affairs of the University that will ensure its financial affairs of the University that will ensure its financial well-being and will exercise direct supervision of all accounting officers
• Is responsible for collecting University’s legitimate revenue
• Exercise control over expenditure in line with the University’s objectives and budget
• Prepares the annual budget of the University for presentation to the appropriate governing body for approval and implementation
• Liaises with the University’s appointed external auditors to get the University’s financial statements audited
• Ensures that the financial statements of the University are aligned with the statutes
• Ensures that financial and th accounting records are maintained in compliance with the General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
• Performs other functions as it may be given by the Vice Chancellor and the council chairman.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Applicants must possess a good master’s degree in Finance/Accounting (CA(Gh), ACCA, CIMA, CPA)
• Applicants must have served as a Deputy Finance Officer in a University of served as a Deputy Finance Officer in a University or cognate organisation for at least 4 years.

In addition, the applicant must:

• Be a good team leader
• Be analytical, critical, result-oriented, innovative and visionary
• Must have strong IT skills and familiarity with accounting software
• Must be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines
• Possess excellent supervisory skills and strong communication skills
• Demonstrate commitment to integrity and right practices

Terms of Appointment

The Successful applicant shall hold office for four (4) years and may, upon application, be eligible for re-appointment for a further term of up to four (4) years

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should download an Application Form from the Methodist University Ghana website:

The Registrar
Methodist University Ghana
P.O. Box DC 940,
Dansoman Accra

Delivered at the Reception (Administration Block3,
Dansoman Campus, Methodist University Ghana

Closing Date: 29 September, 2023

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