Bursar (Mountain Top University)

Position: Full-Time
Date posted: Thursday, April 9, 2015

Job Summary

The Bursar shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day financial administration of the University.

Job Details

The Bursar shall be the Head of the Finance Department of the university. He/She shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day financial administration of the University.


Candidate must possess a good honours degree in Accounting (not below Second Class) or related discipline as well as professionally-recognised Accountancy qualification, e.g. ACMA, ACA, CPA, and ACCA. Possession of higher degree will be an advantage. The candidate should have at least fifteen (15) years post-honours degree and ten (10) years after the professional qualification(s). In addition, the candidate must have at least ten (10) years relevant experience in a senior management position. Preference will be given to candidates holding the position of Deputy Bursar in a university or comparable institution. The candidate must have clean and impeccable professional records of service and demonstrate evidence of professional competence with a high degree of accountability, transparency and probity. Applicant should be highly computer literate and be conversant with the application of ICT-based accounting packages. The candidate must also be a good and committed Christian, whose character, value-system, actions and deeds will reflect on the righteous discharge of his responsibilities.

Salary and Conditions of Service

The successful applicant will be placed on the consolidated salary and will enjoy all the approved benefits and allowances normally attached to the position of principal officers in the Nigerian University System. He/she shall also enjoy other benefits/entitlements that may be approved by the Governing Council from time to time.

Method of Application

Each applicant should forward forty (40) duly-signed copies of his/her application with detailed curriculum vitae written in the following order:

  • Name in full
  • Place and Date of Birth
  • Nationality
  • State of Origin
  • Marital Status
  • Permanent Home Address
  • Current Post Address
  • Number and Ages of Children
  • Degrees (including dates and institutions)
  • Any other qualifications and distinctions
  • Statement of experience, including full details of former and present posts and current salary
  • List of publications with names of journals and dates
  • Other activities outside current employment
  • Names and Addresses of the three (3) Referees
  • Proposed date of availability if appointed

The applicant should also include photocopies of all credentials, as well as a two-page statement of the applicant’s vision and mission for the university. Applicants are requested to inform their referees to send confidential reports on them directly to the Vice-Chancellor.

All applications should be addressed to:

The Vice–Chancellor
Mountain Top University,
Central Administration Building,
MFM Prayer City, Makogi,
Lagos- Ibadan Expressway,
Ogun State

Closing Date

Applications close four weeks from the date of this posting (see top of page for date of posting).