Job Summary

Our Client in the educational sector, located in Ogun state is in need of a Chief Finance Officer with 10yrs experience within a school or service.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description



  • Lead the preparation and reporting of annual budget and periodic forecast.
  • Provide the Board of Governors, sub-committees, and all budget holders with periodic updates of their accounts.
  • Review outcomes and provide guidance on matters relating to budgets, forecasts and other financial plans
  • Deploy the appropriate systems (ERP, BI, NT etc.) to support the school’s operations
  • Evaluate information and consult with the Senior Leadership Team and Governors to prepare a realistic and balanced annual budget
  • Maintain a strategic financial plan that will indicate the trends and requirements of the school development plan and will forecast future year budgets
  • Lead all aspects of income generation and cash management
  • Maintain and oversee all bank accounts, completing monthly bank reconciliations and cash flow outcome and presenting treasury report to the leadership team and Board of Governors.
  • Advise Leadership Team on investment and financial policy, preparing appraisals for future projects and for the development of a long-term financial strategy for the future development of the college.
  • Accurate and timely completion of tax Returns for ALL taxes.
  • Full cooperation with the internal and external audit processes.
  • Prepare and present all balance sheet reconciliations monthly.
  • Submission of accurate records and returns for staff Payroll and Pensions.
  • Management of the recruitment, induction, training, and performance of the Finance team.
  • Proactively provide advise/support to the SLT/BoG on revenue generation and capacity utilization initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related fields with ACA or ACCA or equivalent, MBA is desirable
  • Minimum ten years financial and accounting experience,
  • Minimum of five years Supervisory and leadership experience
  • Prior Experience in a similar role within a school or service industry
  • Knowledge of safeguarding and child protection
  • Implementation involvement with ERP business systems
  • A very high level of proficiency with ERP and financial software programmes
  • Cost management
  • Business Process Re-engineering
  • Evidence of creation of accessible financial management reports
  • People leadership and management
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Budget variance analysis
  • Risk management


  • The Chief Finance Officer will report to the Principal

PS: Only qualified candidates would be contacted.


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Anonymous Employer
Abeokuta & Ogun State
| Full Time |
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Anonymous Employer
Abeokuta & Ogun State
| Full Time |
NGN Confidential
Abeokuta & Ogun State
| Full Time |
NGN Confidential
| Internship & Graduate |
NGN Less than 75,000