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Bursar Vacancy at NOUN-Apply

The Management of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) informs of the Bursar position is due to be vacant on the 17th of September 2016, And would like interested Applicants to apply for the position.

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) was established by the Federal Government of Nigeria vide the NOU Act of 1983. The mission of the University, as a dedicated single mode open and distance learning institution, is to make education available to as many people as are sufficiently prepared, able and willing to benefit from the various levels of education provided through the distance learning mode.

Qualifications and Requirements For The Post Of Bursar at NOUN

The Bursar is the Chief Financial Officer of the University and is directly responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the management and control of the finances of the University. The duties shall include monitoring monthly income and expenditure and balance sheet variances against the budgets, and ensuring that they are reconciled; monitoring treasury activities including cash flow projections and forecasts for prudence and accountability; negotiating with financial and government institutions with regard to financial matters.

The candidate for the post of Bursar must possess a good earned honours degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or any related discipline from a recognized University, with at least fifteen (15) years relevant post-professional qualification experience in an institution of higher learning. Possession of a Masters Degree will be an added advantage. The Applicant must possess any of the following professionally recognized accountancy qualifications: ANAN, ACA, CIMA, CPA, ACCA, ICAN. The candidate is also expected to:

1. Not be below the rank of Deputy Bursar;

2. Show demonstrable evidence of consummate management and leadership passion and drive in previous positions and in addition, must possess excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills;

3. Exhibit the ability to be a team leader, who leads by example and has clear mentorship skills and plans; and should not be older than sixty (60) years upon appointment and should be within the retirement age at the expiration of his/her tenure;

4. Exhibit a considerable degree of competence, responsiveness, demonstrable integrity and transparency on matters of financial resource management with an outstanding experience at management level.

5. Be a person with good leadership qualities who can inspire and motivate colleagues, a person with clear vision for the development of the University and must be ready to implement the vision of the University.

6. Be focused and innovative, computer literate and must have a good working understanding of communication by internet.

7. Must be in excellent physical and mental health.


Terms And Conditions Of Service applicable To the Post

The Bursar shall hold office for a single term of five (5) years only on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment.

The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Bursar in all Federal Universities in Nigeria and as may be determined from time to time by the Federal Government/Governing Council of the University.

How To Apply Post Of Bursar at NOUN

1. The application for the Post of Bursar, includes the candidate’s detailed curriculum vitae duly signed should be made in thirty (30) copies. The curriculum vitae must contain the candidate’s name in full, age, marital status, educational attainments, nationality,professional and academic achievements.

2. The application for the Post of Bursar should include the names and addresses of three referees. Each applicant should request each of his/her referees to forward, direct to the Registrar, a confidential report on the candidate’s character, academic and managerial abilities in a properly sealed envelope marked Post of Bursar: Referee’s Report, with name of candidate at the top left hand corner of the envelope.

3. The application for the Post of Bursar and referees’ reports should be submitted within six (6) weeks from the date of this publication under confidential cover, and addressed to:

The Registrar

National Open University of Nigeria

University Village, Plot 91, Cadastral Zone

NnamdiAzikiwe Expressway, Jabi FCT, Abuja

[email protected]

The Governing Council reserves the right to extend the closing date if deemed necessary, and/or re-advertise the position should this particular process not yield the desired results.

This advertisement does not impose any legal obligation on the University to invite, accept or deal in whatsoever manner with any applicant.

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