The University of Cape Coast invites applications from qualified and competent professionals to fill the vacant position of Deputy Director of Finance.


Candidates seeking appointment to this position must:

  1. possesses a first degree in Accounting/Finance/Auditing
  2. possess a Master’s degree in relevant area
  3. be a member of a recognized professional body and in good standing
  4. have ten (10) years relevant post qualification experience or be a serving Deputy Director of Finance or must have served as a Senior Accountant in an analogous institution for at least five (5) years
  5. has a minimum of twelve (12) papers (cumulative) in relevant professional area. Seven (7) of the papers should have been authored after appointment or promotion to the rank of Senior Accountant
  6. show in his/her curriculum vitae impact/achievements in the area of specialization
  7. have two (2) assessors’ reports

The Deputy Director of Finance shall be responsible for:

  1. assisting the Director of Finance in the performance of his/her duties
  2. supervising the preparation of Central Administration Annual Operational Budget
  3. supervising the preparation of University Annual Operational Consolidated Budgets
  4. monitoring of Central Administration Operational Budgets by issuing timely management reports to spending officers
  5. supervising and certifying the preparation of Central Administration Cash Books and Bank Reconciliation Statements
  6. preparation of the University’s Annual Government Budget
  7. preparation of Monthly Payroll Returns to National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE)
  8. supervising the preparation of monthly returns on revenue expenditure incurred out of Internally Generated Fund to NCTE, Ministry of Education (MoE) and Ministry of Finance & Economic Planning (MoFEP)
  9. liaising with officials of NCTE, MoE, MoFEP and the Controller and Accountant General’s Department on issues of release of government subvention
  10. supervising preparation of University’s Statutory Accounts, (Consolidated Financial Statements)
  11. liaising with external auditors in the conduct of statutory audit
  12. preparation of Management’s responses on external auditors’ findings 
Mode of Application & Closing Date
  1. Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should please submit their applications and comprehensive curriculum vitae, together with relevant supporting documents and a Three-Page Vision Statement to:

        The Registrar

        University of Cape Coast

        Cape Coast

  1. Applicants should request three (3) referees to submit reports on them directly to the above address.
  2. The closing date for the receipt of applications is 30th December, 2020.

Application forms are obtainable from the Senior Members Section, Directorate of Human Resource, University of Cape Coast. The forms could also be downloaded from here.