Job Summary

Organising and managing school finance and administering payroll related functions. Establishing the budget planning and financial control

  • Minimum Qualification: HND
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description


The Accountant's responsibilities include:

·      Maintenance of a complete filing system and reconciliation of all customers payments for invoices.

·      Lodgment of all cheques into the bank.

·      Perform payroll accounting, make payroll entries and maintain payroll and files for the company employees.

·      Filing and remitting of pension and taxes and other financial obligations.

·      Monitor income and expenditure in relation to the school's budget, and produce monthly reports for the Directors, Headteacher and the Finance Committee.

·      Keep all school accounts and prepare income and expenditure reports in accordance with the financial regulations and shall prepare accounts for submission to the school's auditors.

·      Maintain and oversee all bank accounts including the school's debit card / s, completing monthly reconciliations and reporting banking errors.

·      Be responsible for all elements of cash handling including collections and disbursements, banking and security, fundraising and school trips.

·      Be responsible for the completion of the school's payroll, ensuring all forms including timesheets, new starter / leaver / variation forms and annual returns are submitted within required deadlines.

·      Carry out and keep analyses of costs and other statistical information.

·      Daily monitoring and tracking of all inflows into our various bank accounts.

·      Other duties of an appropriate level and nature may also be required, as directed by the Head of School.



·      B.Sc. / HND in Accounting with a minimum of 1-3 years' work experience

·      Must be ICAN registered.

·      Proven experience as an Accountant.

·      Self-confident, mature and well dressed.

·      Strong analytical, numerical, and communication skills.

·      Hands-on experience with accounting software.

·      Skilled in negotiation and dealing with complaints.

·      Persistent and results-oriented.

·      Additional certification is a plus. 

·      Resides within or near Amuwo-odofin LGA, Lagos.


ABOUT COSOM NUR/PRY SCHOOL: Cosom School is a nurturing environment for children between the ages of two and twelve years, lovingly guided by our highly skilled, professional teachers. Cosom School is an equal opportunity employer. 

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