The University of the West Indies (UWI), at Cave Hill, Barbados

The University of the West Indies

at Cave Hill, Barbados

Campus Bursar

Campus: Mona, Jamaica

Candidates should have a Master’s Degree, be members of a recognised professional body of Accountants and have wide experience, (preferably in a University), of budgetary control, marginal costing, and the application of modern accounting techniques.
The Campus Bursar is the Chief Financial Officer of the Campus and is responsible to the Principal for the general administration and control of the financial affairs of the Campus, the generation of funds, and the overall management of the Bursary.  In particular, the Campus Bursar is responsible for the submission of accurate, timely and appropriate financial statements, statistics, reports and other information and advice, and the development, implementation and maintenance of accounting and financial policies and systems.
The successful applicant must demonstrate a working knowledge of the operations of financial institutions, capital markets and equity management and will be expected to work closely with the University Bursar who is responsible for the overall financial affairs of the University.  He/she will assist in the preparation of annual and biennial estimates, financial reports, annual accounts, and other financial and accounting matters within the framework of the Financial Code of the University of the West Indies.
The successful applicant will be expected to assume duties as soon as possible.
An attractive salary package is offered.

 Detailed applications giving i) full particulars of qualifications and experience, biodata; and ii) the names, titles, mailing and e-mail addresses, fax and telephone numbers of three (3) referees should be sent as soon as possible to the: UNIVERSITY REGISTRAR, OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION, THE VICE CHANCELLERY, UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES, MONA, KINGSTON 7, JAMAICA, W.I.  ATTEN:  Mrs. Deon Nicely-Simpson, E-mail: ( OR  or Fax: (876) 977-1422.
Further Particulars of the post including full details of the remuneration package may be obtained from the Office of Administration by contacting us on – Fax: (876) 977-1422; or E-mail:   The Further Particulars may also be obtained from our website at (  The closing date for receipt of applications is March 31, 2017.
The University of the West Indies thanks all applicants, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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