Account Officer

Noble Hall Leadership Academy

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Noble Hall Leadership Academy for Girls, a school dedicated to educating the total person - intellectual, spiritually, socially, physically and emotionally. Our ultimate aim is to create a new cadre of confident female leaders who are committed to making a positive difference.


Job Description

The candidate shall report to the HOD Finance and Accounts and handle the following direct reports:


Job Role

  • Effectively manage the running of the day to day and business activities of the Academy.
  • Develop and manage the achievement of the medium and short term goals and objectives of the Academy.
  • Install the procedures for the efficient monitoring and controlling of the activities of the Service.
  • Any other responsibility that may be assigned to him by the HOD Finance and Accounts.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in Accountancy, Finance, Banking,
  • Membership of a recognized professional accountancy body will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience .
  • Must have a demonstrated hands-on approach and success in working/leading in a team-based environment.
  • Keep accurate & Up to date records of company’s financial status
  • Support the finance Manager by imputing into sales and purchase ledger from source document
  • Produce weekly, monthly and annual financial reports
  • Input accounting data into accounting system with speed and accuracy
  • Make sure payment process is in line with policy
  • Prepare fixed asset inventory
  • Prepare and maintain monthly cash flow projection for the period of time for which funding is available
  • Manage petty cash
  • Plan organize and manage own workload to ensure contribution to company’s monthly financial reporting process is achieved in timely and accurate manner.
  • Assist with end of year and end of month preparation procedure
  • Prepare invoices in line with contracts/Purchase Order
  • Post Invoices and Purchase Orders into appropriate General Ledger heads
  • All aspect of sales ledger, raising invoices, re-issue invoices and raising credit notes
  • Investigating and resolving queries relating to invoices
  • Perform other related duties as may be assigned by the Finance Manager


Skills/ Competencies

  • Experience in setting up and critically reviewing operational performance
  • Deep Experience and knowledge of Accounting Software.
  • Good organizational, leadership and supervisory skills
  • Excellent Strategic planning experience
  • Excellent analytical mind
  • Discipline and integrity
  • Result oriented/quality focused disposition
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good IT Skills


Core Skills:

  • Book keeping
  • Financial Reporting
  • Numeric Skills
  • Speed
  • PC / Personal Productivity tools-Excel, Word, Power Point
  • Knowledge of relevant accounting software
  • Promptness in carrying out assignments
  • Ability to manage cash
  • Correctness of entries
  • Timeliness of reports
  • Accuracy of reports


Generic Skills:

  • Customer Orientation
  • Dealing with stress
  • Goal Orientation
  • Quality Orientation
  • Adaptability
  • Detailed
  • Result Oriented
  • Resilience
  • Smartness
  • Integrity
  • Pro-activity

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Noble Hall Leadership Academy

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Accounting / Audit / Tax

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years