Leading Private University Bursar Jobs in Nigeria

Leading Private University Bursar Jobs in Nigeria

The Job

  • The Bursar is a Principal Officer and is the Chief Financial Officer of the University responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the university

  • He/she should provide the University Management with appropriate advice and support for all the institution's financial transactions including investment


  • Applicants for the post of University Bursar must-have in the past exhibited a considerable degree of competence, responsiveness, demonstrable integrity and transparency on matters of financial administration and management

  • In addition, candidates should demonstrate the ability to relate effectively with financial stakeholders

  • Prospective candidates must hold a minimum of Second-Class Upper Degree in Accounting or allied disciplines from a recognized University
    Possession of a Master's Degree will be an added advantage.

    In addition, he/she must be a registered member of either of the under-listed professional bodies

  • Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

  • Prospective candidates must show evidence of knowledge of ICT and its application at the highest level of efficiency in financial administration and management

  • He/she must also satisfy the requirements for the appointment of non-academic staff in the University

  • The candidate should not be more than 60years old.

  • The applicant must currently not be lower than the rank of a Chief Accountant and must have a minimum of fifteen (15) years relevant experience, Five (5) of which must have been spent in a University.

    Tenure of Office / Terms of Appointment

  • The University Bursar shall hold office for a term of four (4) years and may-be eligible for re-appointment

  • His terms and conditions of service shall be embodied in a contract under the seal of the University.


  • The remuneration and other conditions of services shall be as applicable to the post of University Bursar in Nigerian Universities and as may be determined by the Governing Council of the University from time to time.

    Application Closing Date

  • 4th June, 2020.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should submit Five (5) copies of their Application, including the candidate’s Curriculum Vitae and photocopies of certificates.

    The Curriculum Vitae must
    include details of the candidate's as follows:

  • Full names

  • Date of birth

  • Nationality

  • Permanent home address

  • Current postal address including e-mail address and telephone contact

  • Marital status

  • Number of Children (with dates)

  • Institutions attended (with dates)

  • Academic qualifications (with dates)

  • Professional qualifications (with dates)

  • Honors, distinctions, and membership of learned societies and professional bodies

  • Outstanding publications, discoveries or inventions (giving all relevant details)

  • Working experience in the university system (giving names of the institution (s) and dates)

  • Details of administrative, fund-attraction and management experience in the university system;

  • Specific services to local, national and international communities (giving dates, institution/establishment, and status);

  • Present employment status, salary and employer;

  • A statement of the candidate's vision for the university in the next four years in not more than 1000 words and not less than 600 words;

  • Extra-curricular activities and
    Names and Addresses of three Referees.

  • The Applications should be submitted (in a sealed envelope clearly marked at the top left corner, "Application for the Post of University Bursar”) to:
    The Registrar,
    P.O.Box 16986, Ikeja,
    Lagos State.


  • The listed Referees are to mail their reports to the Registrar under confidential cover in an envelope clearly marked “Referee's Report for the Post of University Bursar" to reach the Registrar not later than the closing date above.

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