Head of Finance / Bursar Job in Nigeria

 James Hope University, located in Lekki, Lagos, is committed to the highest standards of international education. We aspire to integrate global models of academic excellence to advance the knowledge economy, further innovations and breakthroughs, and rapidly propel the economic and sociocultural lives of humanity. Through strategic partnerships with leading global academic institutions and crucial enablers, JHU is launching its School of Business, one distinguished by academic excellence and cutting-edge formation of future professionals. Funding of JHU is robust.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Finance / Bursar

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Responsible for managing the operational financial administration within the University and its departments and ensuring that they follow all University financial controls throughout.
  • The postholder will be the main source of advice within the faculty concerning the University’s financial regulations and procedures and will ensure that all financial transactions are in line with these regulations and procedures.


  • Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree, in Accountancy, Finance or related field; Master’s Degree in Accountancy, Finance or related field is mandatory.
  • Minimum of 8 years working experience
  • Must be a registered member of ICAN, ACCA or ANAN
  • Excellent computer skills, including the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting standards, fiscal procedures, and applicable tax codes
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Great analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Superb organizational and time-management skills
  • Upholds sound work ethics and is highly disciplined
  • Able to work with minimal supervision, independently or as part of a team.

Application Closing Date
9th April, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should their CV and Cover Letter to: hr@jhu.edu.ng using the Position applied for as the subject of the email.