Budget Officer Needed at Central University

xyCareers Ghana
Tema, Ghana
Competitive salary
19 Feb 2021
19 Mar 2021
Job role
Job overview

Central University, a Chartered Christian University is seeking for applicant from qualified persons for appointment as Assistant Registrar (Budget Officer

Job Functions / Responsibilities
  • Ensure efficient coordination of various Schools/Faculties/Directorates, and designated accounts by implementing budgeting systems and financial records which are compatible with the University's accounting and reporting systems.
  • Interpret University financial reports and advise the cost center heads financial decisions by providing accurate information on the financial status of individual accounts and the cost
    center as a whole.
  • Assist in annual budgeting and financial planning by providing allocation and expense projections.
  • Ensure the financial integrity of designated budgets by monitoring balances and expenditures.
  • Provide assistance by collecting, organizing, and analyzing financial and other statistical data for the preparation of financial and non-financial reports, establishing reporting deadlines for cost center staff, providing data for these reports, and utilizing the university systems to assist with financial management responsibilities.
  • Coordinate budgetary and other statistical data with other University offices, as directed.
  • Serve as liaison between the cost centers and the finance directorate on financial matters such as budget submission and clarification of financial and budgetary policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the development of the annual salary increase matrix to determine annual salary increases based on performance and equity.
  • Contribute to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of others.
    Contribute to the overall success of the cost center by performing all other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned, maintaining high levels of accuracy, maintaining a Human Resource Management Directorate professional demeanor and appropriate levels of confidentiality, and providing excellent customer service.

  • Qualification / Requirement
  • Second Degree in Accounting/Finance from a reputable institution
  • Possession of part two (2) of any of the Professional Chartered Accounting Programmed (ICAG, CIMA, ACCA, etc) will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three (3) years post qualification experience in an accounting or budgetary position with a reputable institution
  • proficient in spreadsheets and financial modeling
  • Ability to initiate and follow through with work and meet deadlines with minimum supervision
  • Good interpersonal, communication, organizational and administrative skills
    a high of level of numeracy, data analysis, eye for details and report writing skills