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    • Financial Accountant/Assistant Bursar at a Leading Christian Secondary School

    Posted: Apr 11, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Financial Accountant/Assistant Bursar

    A leading Christian Secondary School is looking for a Financial Accountant/Assistant Bursar to join our team in Ogun state.

    Job Description

    The Financial Accountant is a departmental head within the Bursary department and has primary responsibility for leading the Accounting and Tax Management processes in the school. The position reports directly to the Bursar assisting on all matters of Financial book closing with oversight responsibility for the work of the Stock Controller. The Financial Accountant is the Assistant Bursar of the School and will always act in the absence of the Bursar.

    Key Responsibilities

    Financial Reporting & Tax Management

    • Balance Sheet Analysis
    • Bank Reconciliations
    • Accounts Payables Management & Invoice Passing Controls.
    • Tax Planning and Liaison with Tax & Regulatory Authorities

    Supervisory Responsibility:

    • Accounts Receivables Management

    Cost Analysis and Stock Management

    Directly Responsible for:

    • Cost Variance Management

    Supervisory Responsibility:

    • GRN & SIN Controls of all School Stores/Warehouses
    • Stock Reconciliations
    • Cost & Variance Analysis

    Maintain financial reports, records, and general ledgers; prepare and analyze budgets and perform general bookkeeping.


    • B.Sc. degree in Accounting, Business or an equivalent relevant degree.
    • Professional Certification: Qualified ACCA; ACMA; ACA
    • Minimum 8 years of managerial experience preferably in a school or in the manufacturing sector.
    • Must have previous knowledge in the use of Accounting/ERP Packages and Spreadsheets (MS Excel).
    • In-depth understanding of Accounting Standards and book closing procedures
    • Good emotional intelligence with demonstrable people management skills
    • Excellent team management, organizational and analytical skills.
    • High sense of honesty and integrity.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply using the Apply Now button below.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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