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Agogo Presbyterian Women’s College of Education Jobs 2020

The Council of the Agogo Presbyterian Women’s College of Education announces to the Academic Community and the General Public the existence of vacancies for the following

Job Description

Job Title: College Finance Officer

Job Summary

• The College Finance Officer’s position is a top management position heading a major division of the college
• He/she shall be chief Accounting Officer of the college and the chief Financial Advisor to the Principal
• He/She shall be responsible to the Principal for the financial administration of the college in accordance with the public Financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921)

Responsibilities and Duties

The Finance Officer

• Is the Chief Accounting Officer of the college and the Chief Financial Advisor to the Principal
• Has general responsibility for the administration of the financial health and he/she exercises direct superintendence over all accounting officers
• Is responsible for collecting all legitimate revenue due to the college
• Exercises control over expenditure in line with the college’s objectives and budgets
• Has the duty of preparing the anual budget of the college for presentation to the appropriate governing body for approval and implementation
• Is also responsible for ensuring that the financial statements of the college are drawn up in accordance with the law establishing the colleges and statutes, applicable accounting standards and all other regulations approved by the college as well as ll other relevant national laws and
• Liaises with the appointed external auditors to get the college’s financial statements audited

Qualification Required & Experience

• Applicants must hold a good first degree or comparable qualification plus a relevant professional qualification and a Master’s degree in finance / accounting
• He/She must have served as a Deputy Finance Officer in a college of Education or comparable grade in a similar institution/organisation for at least 4 years

In addition, applicant must:

• Be analytical, critical, result-oriented, innovative and visionary
• Possess hands-on ability to work independently
• Possess excellent communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills
• Be a good team player
• Possess strong IT skills and familiarity with accounting software
• Be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines
• Possess proactive commercial flair

Terms of Appointment


The successful applicant shall hold office for 4 years and may, upon application be eligible for re-appointment for a further term of 4 years only provided that no part of the second term enters the compulsory retirement age.

Location: Agogo, Asante Akyem North

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates are requested to submit an application letter with the following:

• Curriculum Vitae
• Reference letters from 2 referees and
• A two-page statement of purpose/personal statement


The Chairman
Search Committee
Agogo Presbyterian Women’s College of Education
Post Office Box 26
Agogo, Asante Akyem North

Or email to:

[email protected]

• Applicants should use the job title as the subject line

Closing Date: 19 August, 2020

Only shortlisted applicants would be contacted.

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