The Federal College of Education, Kontagora


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The Federal College of Education, Kontagora is recruiting for Full time Bursar

Job Description

The Governing Council of Federal College of Education, Kontagora invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the appointment to the position below which will be vacant as from 10th March, 2020:

Job Title: Bursar


Job Description

  • The Bursar is the Chief Financial Officer of the College and shall be responsible to the Provost for the day to day administration and control of the financial affairs of the College.


  • Co-ordinating the financial operation of the College.
  • Establishing appropriate internal control system.
  • Advising the Provost on financial matters.
  • Preparing periodic/annual financial reports of the College.
  • Interpreting and installing an efficient accounting system.
  • Interpreting financial regulations.
  • Performing any other related duty that may be assigned from time to time.


Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Qualifications and Experience
Candidates for the post of the Bursar must possess the following requirements:

  • A good honours degree, HND or its equivalent in Accountancy or Finance from a recognized institution of higher learning, plus full registration with a recognized professional Accounting body.
  • Must possess relevant Master's Degree from a recognized institution of higher learning with at least 18 years of cognate experience. Possession of Doctorate Degree is an added advantage.
  • Must have been a Deputy Bursar on CONTEDISS 15.
  • Evidence of a continuous mandatory professional development.

Terms of Appointment
The appointment for an initial period of five (5) years in the first instance and may be eligible for re-appointment for a second term of five (5) years subject to satisfactory performance and no more

  • The conditions of service areas obtainable in Federal Colleges of Education system.
  • The candidate appointed will be entitled to all official approved benefits attached to the office of College Registrars and Bursars of Federal Colleges of Education in Nigeria.

Application Closing Date
24th December, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications in Fifteen (15) copies with up to date CV which must include the following:

  • Full names with Surname underlined
  • Marital Status
  • Number of Children, including the age of each
  • Date and Place of Birth, Local Government Area
  • State of Origin
  • Geopolitical Zone
  • Nationality
  • Current Postal Address and Phone number(s)
  • Permanent Home Address
  • Educational Institutions attended with dates
  • Academic and Professional qualification(s) and distinctions with dates
  • Membership of Professional Association/Bodies
  • Work experience in chronological sequence
  • Present employee Status and Salary (Copy of last Promotion)
  • Extra-Curricular activities
  • Names and addresses of three (3) referees, one of whom must be the present employer, who are to forward Confidential Reports on the applicant directly to the Registrar.
  • Applicants must be ready to support every claim with documenting evidences (where applicable) and bring the originals of their Credentials if invited for interview.

Applications should be submitted in a sealed envelop and marked “Post of Registrar” on the top left hand corner addressed to:
The Registrar,
Federal College of Education,
P.M.B. 39, Kontagora,
Niger State

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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About The Federal College of Education, Kontagora
The Federal College of Education (FCE) Kontagora is located in Niger State geo-political zone of Nigeria. The college was established in September, 1978 as federal Advanced Teacher College (FATC) during the military Administration of General Olusegun Obasnjo, (GCFR). This follows the recommendation of Sir. Eric Ashby report of 1970 and subsequent promulgation of principal act cited as federal College of Education decree no. 4 of 1986 and as amended in decree no. 6 of 1993.The college, which was ...
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