Job Summary

An accountant that will work with a team to maintain the school's finances.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description/Requirements

  • Responsible for managing the school’s finances as well as providing timely and accurate information for decision-making.
  • Oversees accounts receivables and ensures timely collections, ensures compliance with policies and budgetary controls around accounts payables.
  • Ensures that month-end closing activities and preparation of monthly reports are done timely and accurately.
  • Supports the preparation of statutory reports and liaises with external auditors and other consultants.
  • Ensure reconciliation of bank statements
  • Closely supervise petty cash management
  • Prepare management accounts and supporting schedules
  • Manage accounting and financial activities including billings, payments, receivables, payables, invoicing:
  • Ensure the timely generation of accurate school bills for all students
  • Monitor remittance of statutory deductions
  • Oversee payroll processes and ensure timely payment of staff
  • Ensure adequate customer service to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Evaluate the performance of team members and make necessary recommendations
  • Perform research and analysis to support decision making as may be required

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance related course
  • Professional Accounting Qualification – ICAN/ACCA
  • Experience in the educational system will be an advantage

Skills Required:

  • Experienced in relating to clients/customers
  • Deep accounting knowledge, working knowledge of leading finance practices
  • Advanced Excel/data analysis skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficiency in use of accounting software such as sage, ERPs, Quickbooks

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NGN 75,000 - 150,000
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