Koforidua Technical University Job Vacancy For Director of Finance

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The Governing Council of Koforidua Technical University (KTU) announces for the information of interested candidates, vacancies for the positions of Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Director of Finance, Director of Works and Physical Development and Librarian, and invites applications from qualified and competent persons for the positions which become vacant on 1st August, 2019.

THE UNIVERSITY

Koforidua Technical University was established by an Act of parliament, Act 922 (2016) and amended by Act 974 (2018). The vision of the University is to be providers of standard science and technology education, a center of excellence in applied research and a reference point for solutions to community problems; the mission of the University is to provide tettiary level technical education through the development of career-focused skills in collaboration with industry; and the core values of the University are innovation, integrity and impact.

The university currently has a total student population of 8,000 students and a total staff population of 605. Other information about the University is accessible at its website: www.ktu.edu.gh

THE POSITION OF DIRECTOR OF FINANCE 

The Director of Finance is a top managernent person who heads a major division of the University, the Finance Office. He/she shall be responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the Financial Administration of the University in accordance with the Public Management Act, 2016 (Act 922).

THE PERSON 

  • Candidates seeking appointment to this position must:Be a Chartered Accountant and hold a Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Have served as a Deputy Director of Finance in a University or comparable grade in a similar institution/ organisation for at least (9) years.
  • Be analytical, critical, result-oriented, innovative and visionary;
  • Possess hands-on ability to work independently;
  • Possess excellent communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills;
  • Be a good team player
  • Possess strong IT skills and familiarity with accounting software;
  • Be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines; and possess proactive commercial flair.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • The Director of Finance shall:
  • Be the Chief Accountinq Officer and the Chief Financial Advisor to the Vice – Chancellor;
  • Have general responsibility of the financial affairs of the University that will ensure its financial health and exercise direct superintendence over all accounting officers;
  • Be responsible for collecting ail legitimate revenue due to the University;
  • Exercise control over expenditure in line with the University’s objectives and budgets;
  • Be responsible for preparing the annual budget of the University for presentation to the appropriate governing body for approval and implementation;
  • Be responsible for ensuring that the financial statements of the university are drawn up in accordance with the Technical Universities Act 2016, Act 992, the harmonised Statutes, applicable accounting standards and all other Regulations approved by the university, as well as other relevant national laws and regulations;
  • Liaise with the appointed external auditors to get the universitys financial statements audited.

TERMS OF APPOINTMENT

  • The Director of Finance shall hold office for four (4) years and may, upon application, be eligible for re- appointment for a further term only, provided that no part of the second term enters the compulsory retirement age.
  • Salary and fringe benefits attached to the position are attractive and will be specified in the letter of appointment.

 

How To Apply For This Job

Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should please submit applications with the following :

  • Six (6) copies of Comprehensive curricuium Vitae together with reievant supporting documents, including names and addresses of (3) referees
  • A Three-Page Vision Statement

The application should be forwarded under REGISTERED COVER marked “Application for Director Of Finance of Koforidua Technical University.”

CLOSING DATE

The marked applications for each of the positions should reach any one of the following addressees in both hard and soft copies not later than Monday, 13th May, 2019.

1) The Chairman

Search Committee for:

  • Vice Chancellor 
  • Registrar 
  • Director of Finance
  • Director of Works and Physical Development 
  • Librarian

Mr. Edward Asante Antwi

C/o Head, General Administration

Koforidua Technical University (KTU)

PO Box KF 981

Koforidua, E/R

Soft copies must be forwarded to: gen.admin@ktu.edu.gh 

2) The Chairman

Search Committee for:

  • Vice Chancellor
  • Registrar
  • Director of Finance
  • Director of Works and Physical Development
  • Librarian 

C/O The Office Manager 

Universities of Ghana Overseas Office 

Ghana Universities House

321 City Road

London ECIV ILJ

United Kingdom

Soft copies must be forwarded to: gen.admin@ktu.edu.gh 

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