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  • Posted: Jan 18, 2021
    Deadline: Jan 22, 2021
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    St Saviour's School Ebute Metta, is a Trust School that caters for children from Nursery to Primary 6 and delivers the Nigerian Curriculum as part of a thoroughly rounded education, preparing children to become global citizens, competing in an international environment. We also use the International Primary Curriculum to enhance the learning of all children...
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    Job Summary

    • The Accountant will perform day-to-day accounting functions of the School. Prepares accounting reports and ensure accurate record keeping.

    Job Description

    • Contribute to the annual budget preparation
    • Ensure up-to-date records of all expenditure and income
    • Responsible for compliance with all financial regulations.
    • Maintain accurate and up to date record to enhance efficient retrieval of documents and aid decision making
    • Receive and issue receipt school fees and any other payments
    • Enter all cheques/payments received into the bank ledger.
    • Prepare payment schedule and vouchers for bills approved by the Head Teacher/BOM
    • Prepare petty cash vouchers for money spent from cash imprest account.
    • Maintain cash imprest account.
    • Prepare monthly salary schedule and ensure prompt and accurate payment
    • Ensure reconciliation of accounts and ledgers
    • Manage Asset register and depreciation
    • Ensure cheques issued to customers are recorded in the cheque dispatch book before they are given out.
    • 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 Finance Manager/ Head Teacher.

    Required Education:

    • First Degree
    • ACA, ACCA, CPA, ACTI certification

    Required Experience:

    • At least Four (4) years post qualification experience as an Accountant of a medium or large organisation
    • Hands-on experience in the use of SAGE is an added advantage
    • Proficiency in Excel is required
    • Sound knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standard and Auditing is an added advantage
    • Knowledge of tax and tax compliance in Nigeria

    Technical Competencies:

    • Standards of accounting
    • Knowledge of IFRS
    • Data Analysis
    • Budgeting
    • Auditing
    • Software & Excel Proficiency
    • Compliance & Record Keeping
    • Report writing
    • Taxation

    Behavioural Competencies:

    • Communication skills
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Adaptability
    • Problem-solving skills
    • Creativity and Innovation
    • Empathy
    • Teamwork
    • Attention to detail.

    Method of Application

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

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