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Bursar vacancy at Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE)

The Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE) is inviting applications from interested individuals for the position of Bursar. Interested Candidates are requested to note the following information about the University and the position.

About The Company
The Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE), Delta State, Nigeria was established in March 2007 under a Federal Government of Nigeria initiative to build a specialized University to produce unique high level manpower and relevant expertise for the Oil & Gas sector in Nigeria and worldwide.

FUPRE is the first of its kind in Africa and it is destined to be the premier international institution-of-choice with the state-of-the-art facilities to provide the petroleum and allied sectors, world class education, training, research, consultancy and extension services.

Job Position – Bursar
The Bursar is a Principal Officer and the Chief Finance Officer of the University. He is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the University.

For this key management position, the University seeks candidates with vision, good managerial ability, integrity and transparency in private and public life who should be able to provide the Management of the University with appropriate advice and support for all of the institution’s financial transactions. The right candidate should have the ability to generate ideas that would boost internally generated revenue.

• Candidates must possess a good honours degree in Accountancy or a related discipline from a recognized University as well as professionally recognized accountancy qualifications i.e. ACA, ACCA, ACMA, CNA, CPA from any of the following bodies:

    i) Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria
    ii) Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales
    iii) Institute of Cost and Management Accountants
    iv) Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    v) Association of National Accountants of Nigeria

While the possession of any relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage.
• Applicants must also be computer literate and have a good working knowledge of accounting packages.
Candidates are required to have at least 15 years post-qualification, full-time, cognate experience, the last five years of which must be in top management position, preferably at Deputy Bursars level in a public

Salary and Conditions of Service
The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Registrar of all Nigerian Federal Universities and as may be determined from time to time by the Government/ Governing Council as appropriate. In accordance with the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012, the successful candidate shall hold office for a single term of five (5) years.

Fringe benefits include a pension in consonance with the Contributory Pension Scheme and appropriate allowances as may be approved from time to time by the Government/ University Council

Method of Application
Applicants are required to submit thirty (30) copies of their applications and detailed Curriculum Vitae highlighting among others, the following:

    • Full Names;
    • Place and Date of Birth;
    • Permanent Home Address;
    • Contact Address;
    • Cell Phone Number;
    • Email Address;
    • Nationality;
    • Marital Status;
    • Number and Names of Children (if any);
    • Educational Institutions Attended with Dates;
    • Academic Qualifications with Dates;
    • Professional Qualifications; Employment Records;
    • Statement of Experience; Publications;
    • Extra Curricular Activities;
    • Names & Addresses of Three Referees; etc.

Each applicant must have three (3) referees who should be requested by the applicant to forward their referee’s Report under confidential cover by courier service directly to the Ag. Vice-Chancellor.

All applications should be submitted by courier service under confidential covers in sealed envelopes marked “Post of Bursar, FUPRE” to reach the office of the Vice- Chancellor, Federal University of Petroleum Resources, P.M.B. 1221, Effurun, Nigeria not later than six (6) weeks from the date of this publication.

Only the applications of short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.

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