Finance Officer - Methodist University Ghana

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Finance Officer - Methodist University Ghana

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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

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