Job Summary

A high profile school in the Ikeja area of Lagos is seeking the service of an Accountant to work in the Finance department of the school

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description


  • Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements.
  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
  • Report to management regarding the finances of establishment.
  • Establish tables of accounts, and assign entries to proper accounts.
  • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Develop, implement, modify, and document record-keeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology.
  • Prepare forms and manuals for accounting and bookkeeping personnel, and direct their work activities.
  • Survey operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, and maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
  • Advise management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and the assumptions underlying budget forecasts.
  • Provide internal and external auditing services for businesses and individuals.
  • Ensure the school complies with PAYE, VAT and other legislation and that payments are correct and timely.
  • Manage the school’s pension requirements including liaison with  Pension Agency and administrators, and ensure timely payments.
  • Preparing monthly payroll


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • First good degree in Accounting 
  • A professional qualification in accounting  will be an added advantage
  • 3- 5 years experience in a similar role


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