Bursar at Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa

Job Description

  • Job Title Bursar Federal Polytechnic,


Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa, abbreviated FPN, is a tertiary institution in Nigeria commonly referred to as FedPolyNas or simply FPN. The school was established on 1 July 1983 by the Federal Government of Nigeria to foster technological development in the society. In 2019, the school matriculated over 3,681 students, 2,361 being National Diploma and 1,320 being Higher National Diploma students.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position of:

Job Title: Bursar

Location: Nasarawa

The Bursar is the Chief Financial officer of the Polytechnic. He/She is responsible to the Rector for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the Polytechnic.
He/She is one of the Principal Officers of the Polytechnic He/She heads the Bursary Department and the custodian of the Polytechnic Finances

Qualifications and Experience
The candidate for the post must possess the following qualifications and qualities:

A First Degree with at least a second class lower division or Higher National Diploma (HND) with at least a lower credit in Accountancy or Finance related courses from a recognized institution of higher learning;
Have a minimum of twenty-two (22) years post qualification cognate experience for first degree and HND holders in Accounting or similar discipline ina Polytechnic or similar TVET institution;
Registration with ICAN or ANAN or ACCA or CIPF or ICMA or ICPA or any other recognized professional accounting body/bodies by Federal Government;
Be currently on the rank of Deputy Bursar or Deputy Director (Audit) for a period not less than four (4) years in a tertiary institutions of learning;
Be provident in information and communication technology (ICT) skills and packages
Not more than fifty-nine (59) years of age asat the date the post will became vacant;
Demonstrate evidence of strong financial and administrative leadership, initiative and creativity in financial policy formulation, good human relation and positive managerial attributes;
Be knowledgeable in the Financial Rules and Regulation of the Polytechnic system;
Be a person who is not likely to pursue, racial, gender, political, religious or other sectional interest
Be morally sound, of impeccable character, proven integrity and free from financial embarrassment and;
Be physically and mentality fit with evidence from a Government hospital.

Terms of Appointment and Conditions of Service

The appointment is for a single tenure of five (5) years in line with extant provisions.
The salary is consolidated and the appointee shall enjoy any other benefits attached to the position of a principal officers of the Polytechnic as approved by the Federal Government.

Application Closing Date
9th September, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit typed written copies of their applications letter, curriculum vitae and attach photocopies of all relevant documents to their applications (twenty (20) copies) giving the details in the following order:

Full names (Surname First and underlined)
Date and Place of Birth
State of Origin and Local Government Area
Nationality and how acquired Marital Status
Number and ages of children
Current postal address including telephone number and e-mail
Educational institutions attended with dates
Academic and professional qualifications obtained with dates
Membership of professional bodies/Associations
Academic/Scholarly publications (in standard format)
Honours and Distinctions (if any)
Conferences attended with dates and papers presented with dates
Previous Employer(s) and Post(s) held with dates
Present Employment to include Status, Duties and any other relevant experience
A Statement of own Vision for the Polytechnic
Other activities outside current employment
Names and addresses of three referees (one from each of Employer, Educational and Personal), who are to forward confidential reports directly to the Registrar, The Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa, Nasarawa State.

Applications are to be submitted in sealed envelope and marked  "Application for the Post of Bursar" at the top left-hand corner and addressed to:
The Registrar,
The Federal Polytechnic,
P.M.B. 001, Nasarawa,
Nasarawa State.


Referees should be able to attest to the candidate's claims to high academic and managerial capabilities as well as to the candidate's notable uprightness
Applicants will be required to produce the originals of the certificates and other relevant credentials if invited for interview, photocopies will not be accepted.
Applicants must also be ready to support every claim with documentary evidence.
Previous holders of the position in any tertiary institutions need not apply.
All applications are to reach the Office of the Registrar not later than the application closing date.
Late application will not be entertained
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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