Description : Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for appointment to the position of DIRECTOR OF FINANCE at Ghana Technology University College (formerly Ghana Telecom University College)

Responsibility :

The Director of Finance shall lead the Directorate to:

  1. inform, update and advise the President on the finances of the University in a regular and timely manner;

  2. prepare for the consideration of the Academic Board the statements, accounts and estimates required by the Council;

  3. call for and receive moneys due to the University and make authorised payments on behalf of the University;

  4. be responsible for the preparation of the annual budget of the University and shall present the same through the Academic Board to Council for review and approval;

  5. ensure that the University’s books of accounts and records are kept in a manner and form required by the Council and the Auditor-General;

  6. report to the Finance Committee a case of failure to maintain the financial and other records of the University in the form required by the Council;

  7. prepare consolidated accounts of the units of the University;

  8. afford every facility to both internal and external auditors in the performance of their functions; advise on or source for funds for the University;

  9. generally be responsible for ensuring that the University complies with the Public Financial Management Act, 2016, (Act 921); and,

  10. discharge any other assignments that the Council or President shall deem necessary.

Role :

Reporting to the President of the University College, the Director of Finance is responsible for the financial management and administration of the University College. The Director of Finance is a key university officer, provides financial advise to the President and Management, and combines regulatory, operational and strategic approaches for the financial health of the University College.

Qualification :

  1. Must possess a postgraduate degree in Accounting/Finance

  2. Must be a member of a recognized professional accounting body such ICA (Ghana), ACCA, CIMA

  3. Must have at least ten (10) years post-qualification experience as a professional accountant.

  4. Must have served in a University or analogous institution as Deputy Finance Officer/Deputy Director of Finance/Deputy Internal Auditor for at least four (4) years OR A minimum of 15 years post-qualification experience in a reputable and recognized practicing firms, industry, commerce and/or public service

  5. Must have proven track record of integrity, competence, contemporary leadership and communication skills, and ICT skills.

Terms of Appointment :

i. The Appointment shall be full time and the Applicant must be able to serve a minimum FOUR-YEAR Term of Office before attaining the compulsory retiring age of SIXTY (60).