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Director Finance & Accounts at the Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN)

The Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) was established by Decree No. 49 of 1993, promulgated on June 10, and gazetted on August 9, of that year.

The Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) is a body corporate with perpetual succession and common seal, a legal entity charged with the control and supervision of the Computing Profession in the country.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Director Finance & Account

Job Grade Level: Director
Reports to: Registrar/ CE
Group: Finance and Accounts
Supervises: Heads of Units
Department: Finance & Account

Job Accountabilities

  • To keep proper records of all financial transactions of the Council
  • Implement financial  policies of the Council
  • Prepare all financial reports and liaise with external auditors of the Council for the preparation of Final accounts.
  • Advise the Council on application and utilisations of the Council funds.
  • Initiate funding strategies for the Council activities.
  • Policy implementation with respect to finance, personnel and general management
  • Custodian of all financial books and dealings of the Council
  • Preparation of the overall budget of the Council and defend same when necessary.
  • Ensure the accurate processing of all revenues and expenditures of the Council
  • Establish good working relationships with banks and relevant professional bodies.
  • Invest all excess funds of the Council in high yielding outlets and ensure that there are no losses
  • Liaise with the Budget Office of Federal Ministry of Education, Accountant General of Federation and Central Bank of Nigeria for prompt disbursement of all budgetary allocations within each year
  • Maintain a healthy balance sheet
  • Advise the Council on financial matters
  • Liaise with banks to track all revenue lines of the Council
  • Supervise and ensure that all transactions of the Council&rsquos funds are captured.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned from time-to-time by the Registrar
Key Performance Indicators
  • Compliance to all policies and procedures on finance, personnel and general administration
  • Correct and up to date records of all staff and financial dealings of the Council
  • Timely preparation of the annual budget of the Council
  • Follow up to ensure timely receipts of all disbursements from the federation account
  • Timely conclusion of external audit of the books of the Council.
  • Proper records of all expenditures and revenues of the Council
  • Staff motivation and productivity
  • Evidence of proper maintenance of records in files and registers
  • Adherence to due dates on all payments due by the Council
  • Zero fraud level
Skills / Competence Requirements
Required knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Good first degree in Social Science, ICAN and an MBA will be an added advantage
  • Recognised professional qualification e.g. ACA
  • Good understanding and knowledge of financial management, treasury operations, investments and general management
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Financial analysis / interpretation
Generic Skills:
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
Supervisory Skills:
  • General managerial and administration
  • Team building & conflict management
  • Coaching
  • Leadership / Influencing
  • Organization and coordination skills
  • A minimum of fifteen years experience in financial accounts and general management
Application Closing Date
13th May, 2016.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application letter and CV's to:
Professor Vincent Ele Asor FNCS
President/Chairman of Council,
Computer Professionals (Registration Council of Nigeria),
110, Norman William Street,
South-West, Ikoyi,
Lagos State.

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