22 Aug 2021

Full-Time Accountant

dailyjobsnigeria Nigeria

Job Description

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

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 8 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

At least 6 years of finance experience

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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Job Categories: Accountant & Audits. Job Types: Full-Time.


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