The Governing Council of the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma wishes to announce that the post of the University Bursar shall be vacant as from 1st December, 2020. Accordingly, applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant post.
DUTIES OF THE OFFICE
The University Bursar is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the University. He/she will be in charge of the three broad functions of a CFO namely: 1) Financial Controls 2) Treasury Management including relationships with financial institutions and 3) Financial Planning and Budgeting. He/she shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration of the financial affairs of the University.
The Bursar shall be required to possess skills in financial reporting, treasury management, business planning and analysis, budgeting, forecasting and cost controls, tax planning/management and knowledge of accounting software.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POST
The University Bursar, who is the Head of the Bursary Department, should have a Bachelor of Science Degree or its equivalent in Accountancy and possess relevant professional qualifications such as ACCA or ACA or ANAN or ACMA, etc plus a minimum of 18 years post qualification cognate experience in a University or equivalent institutions. The candidate should have at least (3) years’ experience at the level not below a Deputy Bursar in a University or a Financial Controller in a Corporate organization. Candidates who possess FCA, MBA or M.Sc. in relevant discipline will have an advantage.
Candidate(s) must be ICT complaint, must be of good health and have pleasant disposition. He/she must possess leadership qualities, people management skills, courageous in enforcing compliance with University Financial Regulations, dependable with unassailable integrity and have excellent communication and presentation skills. Similarly, candidates will be required to work long hours and in view of the size of the University must be quick in generating solutions to complex problems.
The University Bursar shall hold office for a single term of five (5) years and on such terms and conditions as specified in his/her letter of appointment.
A consolidated salary for University Bursar with NUC approved benefits and allowances as applicable to the Nigerian University System plus other benefits as approved by the Governing Council from time to time.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Interested candidates should submit 25 copies of their applications and Curriculum Vitae accompanied with photocopies of their certificates and relevant credentials. The detailed Curriculum Vitae should include:
1. Name of Candidate (Surname first)
2. Sex (Gender)
3. Date of Birth (including month and year)
4. Marital Status
5. Number and Ages of children
7. State of Origin
8. Local Government Area
9. Permanent Home Address
10. School(s) attended (with dates)
11. Qualifications obtained (with dates)
12. Working Experiences
13. List of Publications, if any (with dates)
14. Extra-Curricular Activities
15. Present Position and Salary
16. GSM Number & e-mail Address
17. Names and addresses of three (3) Referees (including their phone numbers).
The Applicants should request their Referees to forward on their behalf, confidential reports directly, to reach the Vice-Chancellor before the closing date specified below.
ELIGIBILITY FOR INTERVIEW
Only Candidate(s) whose age will not be more than sixty (60) years as at December 1, 2020 will be shortlisted for interview.
Applications from interested Candidates MUST be received on or before July 31, 2020. All applications should be forwarded in properly sealed envelopes marked “University Bursar” as applicable on the top left corner and addressed to the:
AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY
P.M.B. 14, EKPOMA