The Mampong Technical College of Education invites applications from qualified and enthusiastic individuals for the position of College Finance Officer. This is an exciting opportunity for a seasoned professional to contribute to the financial health and strategic direction of the college.

Job Description

As the College Finance Officer, the successful candidate will assume the following responsibilities:

  1. Chief Accounting Officer:
    • Act as the Chief Accounting Officer of the College and serve as the Chief Financial Advisor to the Principal.
  2. Financial Administration:
    • Administer the financial affairs of the college to ensure its fiscal health, with direct supervision over all accounting officers.
  3. Revenue Collection:
    • Collect all legitimate revenue due to the college, ensuring compliance with financial regulations.
  4. Expenditure Control:
    • Exercise control over expenditure in alignment with the college’s objectives and budgets.
  5. Budget Preparation:
    • Prepare the annual budget for the college, presenting it to the appropriate governing body for approval and implementation.
  6. Financial Statement Compliance:
    • Ensure the preparation of financial statements in accordance with relevant laws, statutes, accounting standards, and regulations. Facilitate the auditing process with external auditors.

Qualifications and Experience

To be eligible for this role, candidates must possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • Education:
    • A Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance, coupled with a professional qualification.
  • Experience:
    • At least four years of experience as a Deputy Finance Officer in a college of Education or a comparable grade in a similar institution/organization.
  • Membership:
    • Membership of a recognized professional accountancy body.
  • Skills:
    • Analytical, critical, result-oriented, innovative, and visionary. Possess hands-on ability to work independently.
  • Communication and IT Skills:
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and supervisory skills. Proficient in IT with familiarity in accounting software.
  • Deadline Orientation:
    • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and proactive commercial flair.

Tenure of Office

The appointment is full-time and initially for four years, with the possibility of renewal for another term of four years, contingent upon satisfactory performance.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit seven copies of a comb-bound document, including:

  • Application Letter
  • Photocopies of all certificates (Originals to be inspected during the interview)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • At least a two-page vision statement for the college
  • Any other relevant documents

Applications should be sent to:

The Chairman
Search Committee For College Finance Officer
Mampong Technical College of Education
Post Office Box 31
Mampong – Ashanti

Application Deadline

The deadline for submission is November 20, 2023. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted for further proceedings.

Seize this opportunity to contribute your financial expertise to the Mampong Technical College of Education!