Senior Lecturer in Financial Accounting and Taxation

Cape Peninsula University of Technology Financial Acc And Taxation

Senior Lecturer in Financial Accounting and Taxation

Department
Cape Peninsula University of Technology -> Business and Management Sciences -> School of Accounting Sciences -> Financial Acc And Taxation
 
Campus/ Location
District Six Campus - Cape Town, WC ZA (Primary)
 
Job Type
Permanent
 
Occupational Function
Academic
 
Annual Salary Package (incl. Medical Aid rate based on principal member only)
To be confirmed
 
Advert Closing Date
28/8/2022
 
Job Purpose

To focus on learning, teaching and assessment of Financial Accounting and Taxation subjects, and contribute to curriculum development at programme and subject levels. To support the department and faculty to enhance the effectiveness of the academic project, including academic initiatives and community engagement. To support departmental and faculty research initiatives through undertaking research and contributing towards research objectives. 

Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Doctorate in Financial Accounting and/or Taxation or equivalent in related field in Commerce
  • Underpinning Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with the subject(s) Financial Accounting and/or Taxation at NQF 7
  • At least 4 years' lecturing experience
  • Evidence of research is required
  • Evidence of supervision is required

Recommended:

  • At least 5 years industry experience
  • Full membership of professional body SAICA/SAIPA/SAIT or related Knowledge and experience of hybrid models of teaching and learning (FtF and online learning)
Key Performance Areas / Principal Accountabilities

1. Teaching and Learning: Lectures subjects within the field of Financial Accounting and Taxation. Compiles subject guides in compliance with University rules. Uses appropriate teaching methods, practices and technologies. Develops learning materials for students. Assists students with problems in learning and appointment of tutors / mentors. Workload allocation may change according to departmental / faculty needs as determined by the Head of Department.

2. Accreditation - Adhere to Council of Higher Education accreditation policy and procedures.

3. Academic Management- Contributes to policy making. Sets annual objectives pertaining to academic programmes. Review teaching and learning. Contributes to the development of academic related decision-making. Acts as course leader. Contributes to management of tutor activities. Sets annual objectives pertaining to academic subjects and review teaching and learning practices.

4. Administration - Keeps the attendance registrar and personal progress reports on the syllabus developments. Records learners’ results. Assists with the registration of students. To supervise tests and examinations. Examine and moderate assessments and examinations.

5. Community Service & Outreach- Contributes to community initiatives by integrating community interventions into curriculum.

6. Quality Assurance - Contributes to Quality Assurance through committee meetings and submission of relevant documents. Monitors the impact of QA recommendations within the department and implements appropriate interventions.

7. Recruitment / Admissions / Marketing - Contributes to the planning for "Open Day” and attends "Open Day".

8. Personal / Professional Development - Keeps abreast with developments in the field of study and their implications for curriculum. Keeps abreast with developments of professional conduct within the University. Register as a member of professional bodies to keep abreast of all developments. Engages in current professional developments activities.

9. Human Resources Management- Adhere to University performance management system and identify training needs for career development.

10. Industry Advisory Board and Partnerships - Liaise with commerce and industry on Experiential Training, new techniques / technologies and research projects.

11. Research - Conducts research, supervise and lecture to post graduate students, publishes research articles. Keeps abreast of professional literature.

12. Health & Safety - Ensure compliance with University health and safety rules and regulations

Competencies

• Ability to introduce change

• Building a successful team

• Building partnerships

• Building trust

• Client/learner focus

• Coaching skills

• Mentorship skills

• High-level presentation skills

• In-depth knowledge of subject matter

• Interest for research

• Clear verbal and written communication

• Counseling skills

• Innovation

• Advanced knowledge of computer packages

• People management

• Leadership skills

• Project management

• Financial management

• Stress tolerance

• Approachable and

• Ability to motivate

• Accurate when carrying out research

• Self-motivated

• Open-minded

• Understanding of a range of cultures.

• Meetings skill

General Information

Closing date: 28 August 2022

Enquiries: peckw@cput.ac.za

NB: Internal applicants interested in higher level academic positions are encouraged to apply for Ad Hominem promotion if
they are eligible. To ensure fairness and consistency, all applications will be assessed against the University’s Ad Hominem Promotions criteria for the respective level(s) applied for and must satisfy the criteria to be considered. In instances where a post is advertised across two levels or more (e.g., Senior lecturer/ Associate Professor/ Professor), preference will be given to applicants who meet the requirements at a higher level. Applicants must specify the level at which their application(s) should be considered. The University reserves the right to appoint at a lower level.

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The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is committed to Employment Equity and aims to attract and retain talented individuals to achieve our equity objectives and therefore, people from the designated groups, including those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants whose appointment contributes towards the achievement of demographic representation. We reserve the right not to make an appointment.