Finance Officer - St. Joseph’s College of Education

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St. Joseph’s College of Education was established in 1948. It was elevated to the status of a College of Education by an Act of Parliament in 2012 (Act 847). The College Governing Council invites applications from interested and qualified person:

The College Academic Board, in consultation with the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC), invites application from interested and qualified persons for the position of Finance Officer of the College.

The Functions of the Finance Officer shall include the following:

  • Implementation of policies relating to accounting and financial control in the college
  • Corporate planning with respect to budgeting and budgetary control and long-term or strategic planning with regard to all the finances of the college
  • Liaise with Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in respect of financial matters affecting the college
  • Excise oversight responsibility for the accounting functions of other self-accounting and income-generating units of the college
  • Be responsible for the preparation and consolidation of final accounts and commenting on management reports for external auditors and
  • Be responsible for ensuring, on behalf of council, that proper records are kept of all college property, assets, stocks and valuables of all funds in a register.



Qualification Required & Experience

  • Applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in Finance/Accounting or related area and must be a Chartered Accountant.
  • He/She should be a member of a recognised professional accountancy body
  • The person must have served as a Deputy Finance Officer in a college of Education or comparable grade in a similar institution/organisation for at least 4 years

Applicants must also show evidence of the following:

  • Be analytical, critical, results-oriented, innovative and visionary
  • Be a good team player
  • Be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Possess excellent communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills and
  • Possess strong IT skills and familiarity with accounting software

Tenure of Office

The appointment, which is full time, shall be 4 years in the first instance and may be renewed for a further term of 4 years only after an outstanding performance on the job

Incentives: Very attractive

Location: Ahafa Region

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