Director Of Finance - Accra Technical University


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Job Title :
Director Of Finance - Accra Technical University


Location :
Jobs in Ghana


Posted on :
Sat Nov 10, 2018


Apply before :
Thu Dec 20, 2018


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Experience required :
6 years - 10 years


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Job Description


Required Skills or Experience

The Person

o    Must be a servant leader and be capable to plan, organize, implement, and administratively manage all activities related to the Finance Directorate.

o    Must be able to provide sound advice to the Vice-Chancellor on all financial matters affecting the University.

o    Must have extensive knowledge of Universities’ financial policies, procedures, controls and processes and best accounting and finance practice.

o    Must have worked or have experience with a University’s accounting and finance software and records management in a manner that is consistent with the University’s mission and objectives.

o    Must have wide experience in treasury management preferably in a University environment.

o    Must have extensive experience in compliance with finance, accounting and tax regulations preferably in a University environment.

o    Must be able to translate financial concepts and effectively collaborate with programmatic and fundraising colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds.

o    Must be able to effectively communicate with students, staff and external agencies.

o    Must be able to provide clear, practical and accurate advice to staff at all levels in the Finance Directorate on financial procedures and requirements.

o    Must be able to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.

o    Must be a Chartered Accountant and hold a Master’s degree in the relevant field.

o    Must have at least twelve (12) years post-professional accountancy working experience in a tertiary institution, industry or any relevant public service or corporate organization.

o    Must have served as a Deputy Director of Finance in a University or comparable grade in a similar institution/organization for at least six (6) years.

How to Apply

o    Candidates are to submit a sealed application letter and completed Application forms obtained from the Registry of the University or download and print a copy from the University’s website at

o    Applicants are to attach Curriculum Vitae, including names and addresses of three (3) referees who can attest to the qualities of the applicant.

o    Applicants are to include a short statement of not more than four pages (Times New Roman size 12 and 1.5 line spacing) outlining their vision and strategies for implementation.

o    Applications must be hand delivered in a sealed envelope to the Registry of the University and signed for or submitted using a registered electronic mail to reach the address below (as applicable) not later than 20th December, 2018.

The Chairman Search Committee for Director of Finance c/o Office of the Registrar Accra Technical University P. O. Box 561 Accra Email:  Email: Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted

Apply before Thu Dec 20, 2018




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