Job Summary

We looking to hire an account officer that will manage all the school’s financial transactions from fixed payments and variable expenses to bank deposits and budgets. The accountant is expected to prepare school bills for pupils, reconcile each pupil's payment, noting the services paid for by each pupil on a termly basis, examine statements of Accounts to ensure their accuracy, organize and maintain financial records.

  • Minimum Qualification: OND
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

Job description:

  • Prepare school bills for pupils, reconcile each pupil's payment, noting the services paid for by each pupil on a termly basis.
  • Examine statements of Accounts to ensure their accuracy.
  • Needs to ensure that statements and records comply with laws and regulations.
  • Compute taxes owed, prepares tax returns and ensures prompt payment.
  • Inspect and ensures that account books and accounting systems are kept up to date.
  • Organize and maintains financial records.
  • Take inventory of all assets and ensures their update on a quarterly basis.
  • Prepares Income and expenditure returns on a termly basis.
  • Works with the Director and Head of School to prepare annual budgets and ensures adherence to its implementation
  • Improves business efficiency where money is concerned.
  • Make best-practices recommendations to management.
  • Suggest ways to reduce costs, enhance revenues and improve profits.
  • Provide auditing services for the business.
  • Provide up to date records on payments by each pupil.
  • Reconcile the school's account with the monthly bank statement provided by banks. 
  • The candidate must be able to provide monthly reports of income and expenditure.

QUALIFICATION / REQUIREMENT:

  • OND, HND OR B.Sc. in Accounting, Finance or relevant Degree
  • Must have statistical and computer Skill
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures
  • Advanced MS Excel skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills
  • Must have knowledge of the usage of the Quick Book system accounting software.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years working experience

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