Professor/ Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer in Financial Accounting

Recruiter
Talent Genie
Location
Gqeberha, South Africa
Salary
ZAR/month
Posted
01 Jun 2024
Closes
30 Jun 2024
Ref
4161
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Overview

Reference
4161

Salary
ZAR/month

Job Location
- South Africa -- Nelson Mandela Bay Metro -- Gqeberha

Job Type
Permanent

Posted
25 January 2024

Closing date
09 Feb 2024 23:59

CORE PURPOSE OF JOB

To facilitate the learning process in Financial Accounting / Corporate Financial Reporting for undergraduate and postgraduate students, the majority of whom intend to qualify as Chartered Accountants (SA).

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
  • Facilitate the learning process in Financial Accounting / Corporate Financial Reporting (by taking responsibility for course material, lectures, tutorials and setting and moderating assessments) for undergraduate and postgraduate students, the majority of whom intend to qualify as Chartered Accountants (SA) - both day and evening groups.
  • Undertake research and scholarly activities.
  • Supervise postgraduate students
  • Engage with professional bodies and other stakeholders.
  • Perform related administrative duties.

CORE COMPETENCIES
  • Sound (lecturer/senior lecturer) or in-depth (associate professor/professor) knowledge in the theory and application of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), recent trends and developments in the field, evidenced, among others, by a sound record of accomplishment of academic performance in the subject area.
  • Experience in facilitating learning for undergraduate (lecturer) and/or postgraduate (senior lecturer/associate professor/professor) students intending to qualify as Chartered Accountants (SA).
  • Exposure to (lecturer) or experience in (senior lecturer/associate professor/professor) academic leadership and/or course coordination.
  • Potential to contribute to the creation of knowledge in research and publication (lecturer).
  • Relevant knowledge of research methodologies in the field of Financial Reporting/ Corporate Financial Reporting and potential to supervise post graduate students (senior lecturer) or have experience in supervision of post graduate students (associate professor/professor) or be engaged in research and scholarly activities.
  • The innate desire to deliver work of an excellent standard.
  • Strong communication (written / verbal) skills.
  • Initiative and the motivation to work without needing extensive supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills and be able to work as part of a team.
  • Strong administrative skills.

Added advantages and preferences:
  • Experience in the facilitation and management of large diverse student groups;
  • Experience in blended learning practices;
  • Experience and a thorough understanding of trending technologies including data and/or accounting analytics;
  • Involvement in professional activities or with professional bodies and other stakeholders.

REQUIREMENTS

In order to be considered for the Professor rank, candidates must:
  • Be a Chartered Accountant (SA);
  • Be in possession of a relevant doctoral degree (NQF Level 10 qualification) specialising in Financial Accounting/Corporate Financial Reporting with an established research profile or a national standing within the field of Financial Accounting/Corporate Financial Reporting; and
  • Have least 4-7 years (i.e. extensive) relevant working experience as associate professor or related experience specialising in Financial Accounting/Corporate Financial Reporting as well as a thorough understanding of recent trends and developments in the field* OR 4 -7 years (i.e. extensive) experience in facilitating learning in postgraduate Financial Accounting/Corporate Financial Reporting courses.


* Preference will be given to candidates who have experience and a thorough understanding of trending technologies including data and/or accounting analytics.

In order to be considered for the Associate Professor rank, candidates must:
  • Be a Chartered Accountant (SA);
  • Be in possession of a relevant Master's degree (NQF 9 qualification) specialising in Financial Accounting/Corporate Financial Reporting with a developing research profile or an established recognised national standing within the field of Financial Accounting/Corporate Financial Reporting; and
  • Have 4 -7 years (i.e. extensive) relevant and/or related work experience specialising in Financial Accounting/Corporate Financial Reporting as well as a thorough understanding of recent trends and developments in the field* OR 4 - 7 years relevant experience in facilitating learning in postgraduate Financial Accounting/Corporate Financial Reporting courses.

* Preference will be given to candidates who have experience and a thorough understanding of trending technologies including data and/or accounting analytics.

In order to be considered for the senior lecturer rank, candidates must:
  • Be a Chartered Accountant (South Africa);
  • Be in possession of an honours or equivalent NQF level 8 qualification specialising in Financial Accounting/Corporate Financial Reporting *; and
  • Have 3 - 7 years relevant or related working experience in Financial Accounting/Corporate Financial Reporting and/or 3 - 7 years' experience in the facilitation of learning in postgraduate Financial Accounting/Corporate Financial Reporting courses.

* Preference will be given to candidates who have made progress towards a Masters degree specialising in Financial Accounting/Corporate Financial Reporting

In order to be considered for the lecturer rank, candidates must:
  • Be a Chartered Accountant (South Africa);
  • Be in possession of an honours degree or equivalent NQF level 8 qualification specialising in Financial Accounting/Corporate Financial Reporting *; and
  • Have at least 3 years relevant or related working experience in Financial Accounting/Corporate Financial Reporting and/or at least 3 years experience in the facilitation of learning in undergraduate and/or postgraduate Financial Accounting/Corporate Financial Reporting courses.

* Preference will be given to candidates who have made progress towards a Masters degree specialising in Financial Accounting/Corporate Financial Reporting.

Nelson Mandela University reserves the right not to make an appointment. In considering candidates for appointment into the advertised posts, preference will be accorded to persons from a designated group in accordance with the approved Nelson Mandela University Employment Equity Plan. No applications will be accepted after the closing date Friday, 09 February 2024.