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    • Accountant at St. Saviour's School

    Posted: Mar 16, 2022
    Deadline: Mar 30, 2022
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    Job Summary

    • To perform day-to-day accounting and clerical tasks related to the efficient running of the accounts function in the school and to support the Finance Manager.

    Specific Duties General

    • Contribute to the annual budget preparation
    • Ensure up-to-date records of all expenditure and income, for which the post holder is responsible, are kept
    • Drive compliance with all financial regulations
    • Maintenance of good and reliable record keeping system to enhance efficient retrieval of documents.
    • Support the Account/Store Officer to receive and receipt school fees and any other payments
    • Enter all cheques and cash received into sage
    • Payment to bank of cheques and cash received
    • Prepare payment vouchers in respect of duly authorized and approved bills
    • Prepare petty cash vouchers for money spent from cash impress account
    • Keep of cash impress account and maintaining the float limit
    • Write cheques in respect of all bills and documents approved for payments
    • Payment of salaries to staff.
    • Write cheques issued to customers into cheques dispatch book before they are given out.
    • Assist in administrative functions of the school as may be assigned from time to time by the school authorities
    • Generate financial report
    • Contribute to the development of the school’s values and vision
    • Safeguard the assets and reputation of the school and ensure truthfulness in all public communications.
    • Undertake specific duties at whole school functions and events that may be regarded as within the duties of this post.
    • Ensure the Health & Safety Policy is implemented at all times, put into practice and is subject to review and assessment at regular intervals or as the situation or legislation changes
    • Ensure the maximum level of security is maintained at all times
    • Calculating fees for each child and invoicing accordingly.
    • Comply with and ensure all confidentiality and data protection
    • Dress neatly and uphold the name of the school
    • Be abreast with and adhere to all school policies.
    • Undertake such duties that may be reasonably regarded as within the nature of the duties of the post
    • Any changes of a permanent nature shall be incorporated into the job description in specific terms
    • Any other duties as directed by the Head Teacher.

    Required Education:

    • Minimum Degree in Accountancy, Banking & Finance, Economics, or related field.
    • Minimum 4 years post NYSC.


    • Knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
    • Use of Microsoft office tools
    • Knowledge of general ledger functions
    • Use of a Business Application System is an added advantage
    • ACA , ACCA and CPA certification is an added advantage.


    • Integrity
    • Assertive
    • Sound judgment
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Confidentiality
    • Reliable
    • Accountable
    • Initiative
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Time management
    • Attention to details
    • Organisational skills
    • Communication skills.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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