About the Redeemer University:
The Federal Government of Nigeria granted an operating licence to the Redeemer’s University on Friday 7th January, 2005.The University took off at the temporary site in the Redemption Camp on 11th October 2005 with 478 students admitted into three Colleges.
The Bursar shall be the Chief Financial Officer of the University and shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the University. The Bursar is a Principal Officer of the University and, from time to time, provides expert advice on issues relating to investments, revenue generation, as well as disbursement of funds.
The Bursar will oversee all finance, accounting, reporting and internal control procedures, forecasting, budgeting, treasury, resource mobilization, fundraising, sponsorship, grants, subventions, endorsement drive, revenue generation activities, tax and corporate insurance functions of the University. He/she shall also exercise professional oversight function over all Accounting staff.
The candidate shall not be more than 55 years on assumption of office.
Specifically, the candidate shall be expected to be a person with:
i) outstanding leadership qualities who can inspire and motivate subordinates to achieve corporate goals;
ii) high integrity and moral standard, God-fearing, appreciates and acts on merit;
iii) a clear vision for the development of the University and ready to implement the vision of the University;
iv) excellent interpersonal relations;
V) focused and innovative with a track record of leading change;
vi) an enviable record in fundraising, resource and revenue mobilisation, sponsorship and endorsement drive manager working with other arms of the University to ensure financial stability.
vii) excellent physical and mental health; and
viii) a high level of computer literacy.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE APPLICABLE TO THE POST
The Bursar shall hold office for a term of five (5) years in the first instance, and may be considered for re-appointment for a second term of five (5) years. The University offers an enhanced remuneration package applicable to the post of Bursar in Nigerian Federal Universities.
The candidate for the post of Bursar
Must possess a good University Degree with a minimum of Second Class
(Honours) in Accounting or related disciplines, and
Must be a fellow/member of any of the recognized professional bodies, like
ICAN, ICAEW, ACCA, ICMA or AICPA.
He/she must have garnered at least fifteen (15) years relevant post-qualification experience with a minimum of ten (10) years at management level;
Eight (8) years experience in the University system, four (4) of which should be at the rank of a Deputy Bursar or higher position.
Possession of a higher degree and a certified and working knowledge of IFRS will be added advantages.
Method Of Application
(a) Applications should be made in twenty (20) copies, accompanied by 20 copies of the candidate’s Curriculum Vitae duly signed and dated.
(b) Each application should include the names and addresses of three referees. Each referee should be contacted by the applicant to forward, direct to the Chairman, Governing Council at the address indicated below, a confidential report on the candidate’s character, administrative and managerial abilities in a properly sealed envelope marked Post of Bursar: Referee’s Report at the top left hand corner of the envelope.
(c) Each application must be accompanied by 20 copies of statement of the candidate’s vision for the development of the Bursary of a world class University. Details of information required in the candidate’s Curriculum Vitae can be find below
All applications and supporting documents marked Application for the Post of Bursar at the top left hand corner of the envelope should be submitted under confidential cover and addressed to:
The Registrar/Secretary to Council,
P.M.B. 3005, Redemption Camp,
Km 46/48 Lagos-Ibadan Expressway,
Ogun State, Nigeria.
The submission of the hard copies should be accompanied by full electronic submission of the application and accompanying materials, to be mailed as attachment in PDF or MS Word format to: firstname.lastname@example.org, the subject line should read “Application for the Post of Bursar”. Referees should be similarly encouraged to submit signed electronic copies of their references in PDF format to the same address.
Deadline: 7 February, 2014
For details and format for Curriculum Vitae please click below link