College Finance Officer


Company St. Francis C...
Industry Education
Category Finance
Location Hohoe
Job Status Full-time
Salary GH¢ 
Education Master’...
Experience 4 years
Job Expires Aug 22, 2019
Contact ...

Company Profile

St. Francis College of Education, Hohoe, is a renowned public Catholic Teacher Education institution affiliated to the University of Cape Coast as part of the teacher education reform.

Job Description

The College Finance Officer shall:

  • Be the Head of the Finance/Accounts Department of the College and be responsible to the Principal for the Financial Administration of the College in accordance with the Financial Administration Act 2003, (Act 654) and other financial laws and Regulations in force.
  • Be generally responsible for the administration of the finances of the College that will ensure its financial health. 
  • Be responsible for collecting all legitimate revenue due to the College and exercise control over expenditure in line with the College’s objectives and budgets.
  • Be responsible for preparing the annual budget of the College and ensuring that financial statements of the College are drawn in accordance with applicable accounting standards and other relevant regulations in force.
  • Periodically present the state of affairs of the finances of the College to the Council.
  • Ensure that the College’s financial statements are duly audited and reports submitted to the appropriate bodies in accordance with the financial laws and regulations in force.


Required Skills or Experience

The candidate must:

  • Have good character and a high degree of personal and professional integrity and leadership skills.
  • Possess a Master’s degree and professional qualification in Finance or Accounting or related field.  
  • Have served as a Deputy Finance Officer in a tertiary institution or comparable grade in a similar institution/organization for at least four (4) years.
  • Possess strong IT skills and be familiar with accounting software. 
  • Be analytical, critical, result-oriented, innovative and visionary.
  • Possess proactive commercial flair to promote Internally Generated Funds for the College.
  • Be able to complete at least one term of four (4) years before attaining the compulsory retirement age of Sixty (60) years.

How To Apply

For all the advertised positions prospective candidates are requested to submit an application letter together with the following:

  • Six (6) copies of detailed Curriculum Vitae together with relevant supporting documents, including names and addresses of three (3) referees.
  • At least a two (2) page vision statement for the College in relation to the relevant position. 
  • The application should be forwarded under REGISTERED COVER marked “Application for – the interested position, of St. Francis College of Education, Hohoe”
  • Closing Date: Applications for each of the positions should reach the following addresses in both hard copy (six copies) and soft copy not later than Thursday, 22nd August, 2019. 

P. O. BOX 100

Soft copies must be forwarded to:

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
  • Issued by the Governing Council of the College.


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