Prospective Staff

All applications must be emailed to
Manager Accounting
Finance, - LF7009
The Opportunity

USP is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. We are looking for a brilliant, dynamic and qualified candidate to fill in the position of Manager Accounting who will be a figurehead and mentor for our highly committed team and will report to the Executive Director Finance. The appointee will have overall responsibility for the accurate and timely delivery of financial and management accounting services to all 14 of our campuses in the twelve member countries; providing accurate financial reports to senior management, governance and statutory bodies; managing cash requirements during our current period of significant growth; liaising and consulting with stakeholders to identify expectations and accounting priorities; analyzing our accounting policies and procedures to achieve legislative compliance, improved client service and greater efficiency; and contributing brilliant ideas and to achieve the strategic objectives of the University and the Finance section

The Person We Seek
To be considered for the position, applicants must have:
- Post Graduate or Master’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent from a recognized University; or
- A good finance related degree with CPA;
- Seven years relevant work experience in a combined financial/management accounting role, including aid, grant/project accounting;
- Working in a computerized General Ledger environment:
- High level of MS Word, Excel and spreadsheet skills;
- Capable of producing high quality reports;
- Excellent oral and written English;
- High standard of personal integrity and knowledge of business ethics;
- Personal leadership and have the ability to work well under pressure;
- Strong time management and planning skills required to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects;
- Ability to coach and supervise staff;
- Self-motivated, team player arid change-oriented.

Preference will be given to applicants with:
- Full Membership of a relevant professional accounting body;
- Management Experience in a higher education setting;
- Demonstrate evidence of vast knowledge of the financial management context within which the University operates;
- IFRS knowledge.
Enquiries and further information: Mr. Avishay Raj, Deputy Director, Finance, ph: ; fax: ; email:

The position is available for a term of three years and may be renewed by mutual agreement.
Salary Range: FJ $84,343 to FJ $103,324 per annum

How to Apply

Application to be sent to:

Application should be clearly marked as “Vacancy – Position Reference Number, Position Title”.

The advertisement criteria is available on our University website ( under Employment Opportunities.

Please include the following documents in your application: Academic Credentials/Transcripts, Cover letter clearly addressing key Selection Criteria and Resume with names of three referees, one of which must be your current or most recent direct work supervisor. Referees will only be contacted if you are selected.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

USP is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. USP encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.

Closing date for applications 14 November 2021


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