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School Accountant - KBS HND / BA / BSc Job

2022-06-27 17:04   Accounting / Financial Services   Lagos   66 views
Job Details

Key Responsibilities

Management of all accounts/finance related functions.

Establish and implement a fit- for- purpose accounting system/structure to record and account for all financial transactions, as well as all assets of the school.

Ensuring compliance with approved policies, procedures, work instructions, controls, etc.

Manage all financial transactions - including account payables / receivables, records, bookkeeping, etc.

Facilitate and drive the preparation of periodic business plans (strategic/operational) and budgets,

Manage the preparation of the payroll, and other related functions.

Ensure effective implementation of approved budgets - monitor income/expenditure in line with approved budget.

Produce monthly/periodic financial and budget performance reports.

Produce accurate information on the school’s financial position - including the preparation of final accounts (balance sheet, profit/loss statements) and etc.

Ensure that the school complies with all relevant Tax and Pension regulations/laws.

Manage relationships with relevant external parties -including banks, auditors, tax authorities, etc.

Provide advice to the Management and staff on financial, tax, pension and other related issues.

Provide training support and guidance to staff as required to ensure capacity built-up.

Perform all other duties that may be assigned by management.


BSc / HND in Accounting; professional accountancy certification/membership will be added advantage.

Previous work experience in a reputable school will be an added advantage.

Strong attention to details and good analytical skill

Advanced MS Excel Skills

Hands on Experience with accounting softwares

Skills / Competencies / Attributes:

High level of Intergirty/honesty.

Strong analytical skills and a deep knowledge of accounting/finance, budgeting, cost control, payroll, risk management and relevant regulatory matters.

A strong business orientation -including good knowledge /experince in business startegic planning. matched with ability to communicate effectively financial implications of plans, options and decisions.

Excellent IT capability and knowledge of accounting software, applications systems.

Previous work experience in a reputable school will be an added advantage.

Excellent communication (well-spoken, written and articulate).

Creative and flexible.

Application Closing Date

15th July, 2022.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV with a cover letter to: kingstonbridgeschool@gmail.com using the Job Title applied as the subject of the email.

Note: Applicants that reside around Ogudu, Ojota, Oworonshoki, Ketu, Alapere, Ikosi & Maryland axis will have added consideration.

Company Description
The Kingston Bridge School (KBS) is a new "Grade A" School, strategically located within Ogudu Lagos. Our vision is to be the Foremost Caring School in Nigeria, Inspiring Excellence and Fostering Success. We are commencing academic operation soon, and seeking the services of professionals to be part of our dynamic learning team.