Kaplan International Colleges offers university preparation in partnership with leading universities in Nottingham, Sheffield, Liverpool, Glasgow, Brighton, Bournemouth, Bristol and London, allowing international students to progress onto a wide range of degree programmes at these partner institutions. In addition to first-rate teaching and excellent study facilities, KIC programmes offer a high level of personal support as well as access to the facilities and resources of our university partners. KIC also operates partnerships in the United Arab Emirates, Kurdistan, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, China, Australia and the US preparing students for entry to higher education programmes.
We are seeking a qualified accountant to manage the finances of our Nigerian Operations for both the Sales office and the college; this is a broad role, to include Accounting, Accounts Payable, Payroll and Compliance (VAT, Tax, statutory reporting and liaison with the company secretary) and also to include cash flow management and Credit Control. The role will have responsibility for reporting and will also support Planning activity (budgeting and forecasting). It will also work to support the business locally from a commercial perspective, actively participating in cost negotiations with suppliers, supporting college staff.
The role will report into the UK-based Finance Director, with local reporting lines to the Director of the Sales office (DSO) and the College Director (CD).
The role has a Finance Administrator reporting to it and will work closely with the the sales office staff, the College Operations Manager, the Facilities Manager and Student Services as well as the UK based Head office Finance Team and Legal. We use a number of different systems to manage our activities. CLASS.net is our student CRM and sales ledger system. Great Plains holds our General Ledger, and our management information system is XLR.
Desired Skills and Experience
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