Bowen University, Osun state

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Bowen University, Osun state is recruiting for Full time Bursar

Job Description

The major foundation of what has become Bowen University today was laid in 1854 by the family of the late Reverend Thomas Jefferson Bowen who started a school in Ijaiye Orile in the present Oyo State of Nigeria. The school, which comprised five stewards of the late Bowens, five other labourers, and a few others drawn to the fledging school by sheer curiosity, has grown from this little beginning into thousands of Baptist primary and secondary schools scattered across the country today.

Job Title: Bursar

Location: Iwo, Osun

The Position of the Bursar

  • The Bursar is 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.
  • He / she shall also, from time- to-time, provide expert advice on issues of investment to generate revenue as well as disbursement of funds.
  • He/she will perform oversight functions over the University’s Commercial Services.
  • The Bursar shall oversee all financial, accounting, reporting, resource mobilization, fund raising, sponsorship, grants, subventions, endorsement drives, revenue generation activities, tax and insurance functions of the University.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

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Qualifications
B.Sc /HND
Other Requirements

The Candidate, Qualifications and Experience

The candidate for the post of Bursar must:

  • Be a Christian (Preferably of Baptist Denomination)
  • Possess a good University degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division in Accounting, Finance, Economics or any related discipline from a recognized institution.
  • Be a registered member or Fellow of any of the following Professional Bodies: ICAN, ICMA, CPA, ACCA etc.
  • Be ICT compliant and conversant with current trends in financial reporting - IFRS, IPSAS.
  • Have proven knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office Package especially Microsoft Excel.
  • Be between the ages of 45 and 55 years as of the time of assumption of duty.
  • Have not less than twelve (12) years of relevant post qualification experience in University Administration or similar institution.

Salary and Conditions of Service

  • The appointment shall be for a single term of five (5) years.
  • Bowen University runs a unique remuneration package, which is similar to what obtains in other tertiary institutions in Nigeria.
  • Fringe benefits include furnished accommodation, an official vehicle and driver and other benefits as approved by the Governing Council.



Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates are required to send their Application, Curriculum Vitae and all other necessary credentials as attachment in PDF format to: apply@bowen.edu.ng using the following format:

  • Personal Data:
  • Full Names: (Surname first)
  • Date of Birth
  • Town / State of Origin
  • Gender
  • Marital Status
  • Number of Children with Ages
  • Name and Address of Next-of-Kin
  • Nationality
  • Religion and Denomination
  • Permanent Home Address
  • Current Home/Postal Address
  • GSM No:
  • E-Mail Address
  • Department
  • College/Faculty
  • First Appointment (with date):
  • Current Post(with date)
  • Post Applied For
  • University Education (with dates):
  • Academic Qualification(s) (with dates and granting bodies):
  • Professional Qualification(s) and Diploma(s) (with dates):
  • Scholarships, Fellowship and Prizes (With Dates) (in respect of Undergraduate and Postgraduate work only)
  • Details of Teaching Experience:
  • Previous Teaching Administrative and Managerial Work Experience:
  • Work Experience at other Universities (specify):
  • Courses Taught at other Universities
  • Graduate Study Supervision (if any)
  • Honours and Distinction
  • Membership of Learned Societies
  • Major conferences attended in the last five years with papers presented
  • Research:
  • Completed
  • In progress
  • Dissertation and Thesis
  • Publications:
  • Books already published:
  • Chapters in Books already published:
  • Articles that have appeared in learned journals:
  • Manuscripts Accepted for Publication:
  • Articles that have appeared in Refereed Conference Proceedings:
  • Patents
  • Technical Reports.
  • Signature and Date.

Note to indicate:

  • On-shore publications
  • Off-shore publications
  • Publications after the last promotion/appointment

The Application should include candidate's statement of Vision and Mission for the University for the next five years in not more than 1,000 words.

Candidates are also requested to submit twenty (20) copies of their Applications, Curriculum Vitae and necessary credentials under confidential cover in sealed envelope marked "Post of University Librarian, Bowen University, Iwo" to:

The Registrar,

Bowen University,

P.M.B. 284 Iwo,

Osun State.

Note

  • Referees should be contacted by each candidate to submit signed electronic copies of their report in PDF format to the same email address stated above, attesting to the candidate’s academic and managerial abilities as well as his/her moral character and uprightness.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

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About Bowen University, Osun state
The major foundation of what has become Bowen University today was laid in 1854 by the family of the late Reverend Thomas Jefferson Bowen who started a school in Ijaiye Orile in the present Oyo State of Nigeria. The school, which comprised five stewards of the late Bowens, five other labourers, and a few others drawn to the fledging school by sheer curiosity, has grown from this little beginning into thousands of Baptist primary and secondary schools scattered across the country today. By 1...
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Published
May 20, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Location
Osun
Deadline
July 16, 2020
Specialization
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