In keeping with the provision of the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1993 as amended in 2003, 2007, 2012 and in exercise of its powers contained therein, the Governing Council wishes to commence the process of filling the vacant position of Bursar. Consequently, applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position. Interested Candidates are requested to note the following information about the University.
The Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE), Delta State, Nigeria was established in March 2007 under a Federal Government of Nigeria initiative to build a specialized University to produce unique high level manpower and relevant expertise for the Oil &Gas sector in Nigeria and worldwide.
FUPRE is the first of its kind in Africa and it is destined to be the premier international institution-of-choice with the state-of-the-art facilities to provide the petroleum and allied sectors, world class education, training, research, consultancy and extension services.
The Bursar is a Principal Officer and the Chief Finance Officer of the University. He is responsible to the Vice-
Chancellor for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the University.
For this key management position, the University seeks candidates with vision, good managerial ability,
integrity and transparency in private and public life who should be able to provide the Management of the
University with appropriate advice and support for all of the institution's financial transactions. The right candidate should have the ability to generate ideas that would boost internally generated revenue.
Candidates must possess a good honours degree in Accountancy or a related discipline from a recognized
University as well as professionally recognized accountancy qualifications i.e. ACA, ACCA, ACMA, CNA, CPA
from any of the following bodies:
i) Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria
ii) Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales
iii) Institute of Cost and Management Accountants
iv) Institute of Certified Public Accountants
v) Association of National Accountants of Nigeria while the possession of any relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage.
Applicants must also be computer literate and have a good working knowledge of accounting packages.
Candidates are required to have at least 15 years post-qualification, full-time, cognate experience, the last
five years of which must be in top management position, preferably at Deputy Bursars level in a public
Salary and Conditions of Service
The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Registrar of all Nigerian
Federal Universities and as may be determined from time to time by the Government/ Governing Council as appropriate. In accordance with the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012, the successful candidate shall hold office for a single term of five (5) years.
Fringe benefits include a pension in consonance with the Contributory Pension Scheme and appropriate
allowances as may be approved from time to time by the Government/ University Council
Applicants are required to submit thirty (30) copies of their applications and detailed Curriculum Vitae
highlighting among others, the following:
Full Names; Place and Date of Birth; Permanent Home Address; Contact Address; Cell Phone Number;
email Address; Nationality; Marital Status; Number and Names of Children(jf any); Educational Institutions
Attended with Dates; Academic Qualifications with Dates; Professional Qualifications; Employment Records;
Statement of Experience; Publications; Extra Curricular Activities; Names & Addresses of Three Referees; etc.
Each applicant must have three (3) referees who should be requested by the applicant to forward their referee's Report under confidential cover by courier service directly to the Ag. Vice-Chancellor.
All applications should be submitted by courier service under confidential covers in sealed envelopes
marked" Post of Bursar, FUPRE" to reach the office of the Vice- Chancellor, Federal University of Petroleum
Resources, P.M.B. 1221, Effurun, Nigeria not later than six (6) weeks from the date of this publication.
Only the applications of short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.