Posted on :
13 Feb, 2018
13 Feb, 2018
Central University, a Chartered Christian University invites applications from suitably qualified persons interested in assuming an exciting leadership opportunity as
Job Title: Chief Financial Officer.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Chief financial Officer (CFO) is directly responsible to the Vice Chancellor.
JOB STATEMENT: The Chief Financial Officer advises the Vice Chancellor on all matters pertaining to the management and operations of financial and accounting systems.
JOB SUMMARY: The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the administration of all financial operations of the university including:
Contribution to the development and review of University’s strategic plan
The development of budgets and financial strategy derived from the University’s strategic plan Metries tied to that strategy and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve university assets
Report accurate financial results, monitoring adherence to the budget and development of long term financial and operational strategies.
Management of the treasury and preserving financial stability.
Required Skills or Experience
Seasoned financial manager with a minimum of Master’s Degree in a related field. Possession Of professional certifications (Certified Public
Accountant and /or Certified Management Accountant ICA, ACCA, CIMA) would be required.
A minimum of ten (10) years progressively responsible senior management financial and administrative experience in a large and complex organisation
is required. Experience in a multi-campus university, system would be helpful.
Behaviors: The Chief financial Officer will exhlibit qualities of emotional maturity, genuineness, self-confidence, commonsense, judgment, fairness,
creativity, discretion, decisiveness, diplomacy, tact, resilience, adaptability, courage of convictions and tolerance of ambiguity.
Demonstrated knowledge of methods of allocating scarce resources and the attendant revenue enhancing models, strong leadership skills and the ability to communicate effectively with various constituencies of the university.
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability Required:
Demonstrated technical knowledge and skill and expertise in financial and service management
Demonstrated ability to be an active participant in planning and Policy decision making of the campus;
Knowledge of large organisation stability to establish good working relations with faculty, staff; students, alumni and other university groups
Familiarity with or ability to acquire familiarity with the rules, regulations, policies and laws governing receipt, expenditure and other management activities of the University’s endowment other funds; and Familiarity with or ability to integrate current technology and best practices into all of the functional areas of the finance activities;
Sound ethical standards
How to Apply
Interested persons with the requisite qualification(s) and related work experience should obtain employment application forms by downloading from www.centraluniversity.org or from the office of the Director, Human Resource Directorate, Miotso Campus or call 030 3313180 / 0302935689, 0289546164 / 5 for further enquiries.
Deadline: Completed Application Forms should be submitted to the Director, Human Resource Directorate, Central University College, Miotso, before Monday 30th February, 2018.