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    • Latest Jobs at Taraba State University (TSU)

    Posted: Nov 8, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 19, 2021
  • Bursar

    Job Description

    • The post of the Taraba State University (TSU) Bursar will become vacant from the 4th December 2021.
    • In accordance with the provisions of the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Decree No. 11 of 1993, as amended by the Universities (Miscellaneous Provision), Amended Act, 2003, the Governing Council of the University wishes to commence the process for the appointment of a suitable and qualified candidate for the position.

    The Position and Duties

    • The Bursar is the Chief Financial Officer of the University and is directly responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the management and control of the finances of the University
    • He/she shall advise the Vice Chancellor on finance-related matters, coordinate the development and update the University's financial management plans, coordinate the preparation of periodic income and expenditure statements, balance sheet, cash flow estimates and consolidation, when necessary
    • He/she shall ensure that accurate records are maintained of all assets and liabilities held by the university.
    • The duties shall include monitoring monthly income and expenditure and balance sheet variance against the budget, and ensuring that they are reconciled; monitoring treasury activities including cash flow projections and forecasts for prudence and accountability, negotiating with financial and government institutions with regard to financial matters.

    Requirements for the Candidate

    • The candidate for the post of Bursar must possess a good earned honours Degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or any related discipline from a recognized university, with at least ten (10) years relevant post-professional qualification experience in an institution of higher learning. Possession of a Master's Degree will be an added advantage.
    • The applicant must possess any of the following professionally recognized Accountancy qualifications: ANAN, ACA, CIMA, CPA, ACCA, ICAN. The candidate is also expected to:
    • Not be below the rank of Deputy Bursar;
    • Show demonstrable evidence of consummate management and leadership passion and drive in previous positions and in addition, must possess excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills;
    • Exhibit the ability to be a team leader, who leads by examples and has clear mentorship skills and plans, and should not be older than sixty (60) years upon appointment and should be within the retirement age at the expiration of his/her tenure;
    • Exhibit a considerable degree of competence, responsiveness, demonstrable integrity and transparency on matters of financial resource management with an outstanding experience at the management level;
    • Be a person with good leadership qualities who can inspire and motivate colleagues, a person with a clear vision for the development of the university and must be ready to implement the vision of the university,
    • Be focused and innovative, computer, literate and must have a good working understanding of communication by internet, and
    • Must be in excellent physical and mental health.

    Terms and Conditions of Service

    • The Bursar shall hold office for a single term of five (5) years only on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment.
    • The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Bursar in all Public Universities in Nigeria and as may be determined from time to time by the Taraba State Government Governing Council of the University.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Applications to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.
    All applications and Referees' Reports shall be submitted in confidential cover and addressed to:
    The Registrar and Secretary to Council,
    Taraba State University,
    PMB 1167,
    Taraba State.

    Application Information

    • Each application, addressing the listed criteria of this advertisement including a vision statement for the University's future and attached to a detailed Curriculum Vitae duly signed and dated be made in thirty (30) copies;
    • Each application must include the names and addresses of at least three referees who must be requested to forward direct to the Registrar, a Confidential Report in a properly sealed envelope marked Referee Report with the name of the candidate at the top left-hand comer of the envelope;
    • The Referee Reports should reach the Registrar at least one working week to the expiration of the advertisement;
    • It is the responsibility of the candidate and their Referees to ensure that they use a secure system to deliver the report. The University will not accept responsibility for lost, non-delivered or non-received Referee Reports sent;
    • In case of a candidate identified and nominated by the Search Team, each application must be accompanied by a letter of consent duly signed by the candidate;
    • The sealed envelopes containing the applications should be marked "Vice Chancellor (TSU) at the top left-hand corner and forwarded to reach the Registrar.

    Note: The Governing Council reserves the right to extend the dosing date deemed necessary and / or re-advertise the position should this particular process not yield the candidate of choice.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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