Post Date: 2012-05-15
Desired Course(s): Accounting, ACA, ACCA,ICAN
Application Deadline: June 24, 2012
Experience: 15+ yrs
Job Status: fulltime
The Governing Council of University of Abuja, hereby announces that the position of BURSAR of the University of Abuja is vacant and so invites interested and qualified individuals to submit applications for the position as follows:
Job Title: Bursar
The Bursar is a Principal Officer and h the chief financial officer of the University responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the University.
By virtue of his position, the Bursar should be able to coordinate the development and upgrading of the University’s strategic plans and to ensure the development and update of the University’s financial management plans. The Bursar should also be able to co-ordinate the preparation of periodic income and expenditure, balance sheet and cash flow estimates and consolidation where necessary. The holder of the office shall ensure that accurate records are maintained of all local and foreign assets and liabilities held by the university and be able to monitor monthly income and expenditure and balance sheet variances against the budgets among other schedules,
In a nutshell the Bursar should provide the University Management with appropriate advice and support for all of the institution’s financial transactions.
Candidate for the post shall, therefore, have to be visionary and have the ability to provide good leadership; must possess personal integrity and demonstrate transparency in private and public life; must be able to command the respect and loyalty of staff of the University.
Candidate shall have a good honours degree in Accounting. However, possession of a higher degree(s) is an added advantage; must be registered with a professional body such as ICAN or ANAN; must be ICT compliant with a working knowledge of a relevant accounting package; must have a minimum of twenty (20) years cognate experience, ten years of which must he unbroken service in the University system. Candidate must also have attained the rank of a Deputy Bursar, or its equivalent in a University.
The candidate shall not be less than 45 years at the point of assumption of duty.
The salary and condition of service for the Bursar shall be as obtainable in the Nigerian University System.
Method of Application
Candidates are required to submit fifteen (15) copies of their applications and curriculum vitae and photocopies of their credentials. The CV should highlight the following:
1. Full Name: (Surname first)
2. Date of Birth
3. Marital Status
4. Number of Children
6. Postal Address
8. State of origin & LGA
9. Schools attended & qualifications obtained with dates
10. Positions held with dates
11. Membership of Professional Bodies
12. Names and Addresses of 3 referees
Applications should be submitted under confidential cover in sealed envelopes marked, “Post of Bursar” to
University of Abuja,
Abuja -Airport Road,
P.M.B 117, Abuja,
Applicants are expected to request their referees to forward their reports under confidential cover directly to the Registrar.