Chief Financial Officer job at Kwame Nkrumah University

Vacancy title: Chief Financial Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Kwame Nkrumah University

Deadline of this Job:
Sunday, April 14 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Kabwe, South - Central Africa

Date Posted:Sunday, April 14 2013, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Kwame Nkrumah University invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced members of the public to fill the above vacancy:
Job Purpose: Responsible for directing and overseeing all aspects of the Financial and Accounting functions of the university in order to ensure fransparency, accountability and value for money.

Principal Accountabilities
• To prepare and monitor budgets and cash flows of overall income and expenditures of the university.
• To initiate strategic planning of the resource allocations to the various Schools, Units and Departments.
• To ensure completeness, accuracy and validity of university financial information and safeguard of the University assets.
• To provide timely quarterly and audited annual reports to Management.
• To advise Management on trends in expenditures and income to ensure that financial decisions are kept in line with budget allocations, expenditure and income.
• To ensure security of transaction documents and enforcing accountability of staff supervised.
• To undertake such duties as assigned by the Vice Chancellor or Council

Qualifications and Personal Attributes
• Must have a full Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate with at least 5 Credits that must include English Language and Mathematics.
• Must have a Bachelor of Accountancy or full ZICA, ACCA or CIMA. Must possess a Masters Degree in a related field.
• Must be well vested with Government and University operations.
• Must have a minimum of 5 years' experience in accounts and finance in a reputable institution at Senior Management level.
• Must be computer literate.
• Must have good interpersonal skills.
• Emotional stability and ability to balance the requirements of different stakeholders of the University.
• Integrity, honesty, ethical values, professional conduct and soberness of character are mandatory requirements.
• Must have proof of valid membership to Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Candidates meeting the stated requirements are required to submit their applications comprising the following:
Letter of application.
Curriculum Vitae.
Zambia Qualifications Authority (ZAQA) authenticated copies of academic and professional qualifications.
Names and addresses of two (2) professional referees and one (1) character reference.
Applications marked with the "POSITION" of interest must be addressed to:
The Registrar
Kwame Nkrumah University Munkoyo Street Plot No. 1583
P.O Box 80404
Email Address: 
N.B: Kwame Nkrumah University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and those that would not have heard from the University should consider themselves unsuccessful. Please visit the Kwame Nkrumah website at for more information.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 14 April 2023
Duty Station: Kabwe
Posted: 30-03-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 30-03-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 30-03-2066
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