Bursar at Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa

Job Description

  • Job Title Administrative/Secretarial
  • Salary 192,808 NGN (per month)


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


- 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.


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