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  • Posted on: 20 December, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Greensprings School, an international co-educational institution comprising of Primary and Secondary schools situated in both Anthony and Lekki areas of Lagos is requiring a male/female graduate with strong analytical skills, I.T skills, good numeracy skills and excellent interpersonal skills to fill in for the position of an Accountant for both Lekki and Anthony Campuses.

    Accountant

     

    Responsibilities:
    • Reviews and adjusts general ledgers and subsidiary ledgers including cash receipts, fixed assets, cash disbursements, accounts receivable.
    • Monitor investments
    • Generate accurate and timely reports for management.
    • Coordinate consolidated account reconciliations
    • Liaise with both Internal & External Auditors
    • Assists in preparation of consolidated budget
    • Checking of consolidated organisation data entries for accuracy
    • Checking & confirming adequate support journals for approval
    • Preparation of monthly financial reports for CFO’s review
    • Analyzes and summarizes reasons for monthly and annual consolidated budget variances.
    • Provides inputs for development of improved accounting controls and procedures.
    • Ensures all taxation and legislative requirements are complied with at all times.
    • Preparation of management accounts for presentation to the Board of Directors
    • Supervision of Reconciliation, Fixed assets and stock officers.
    • Attends to tax issues affecting the company transactions.
    • Preparation of amortisation schedule for facilities secured by the company.
    • Other tasks as assigned by the Chief Finance Officer.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • B.Sc /H.N.D Accounting
    • Professional Qualifications
    • ICAN/ACA/ACCA/CISA/CFA

    Relevant Work Experience:

    • Minimum of 5 years experience as an Accountant
    • Experience as an auditor will be an added advantage

    Required Competency and Work Skills:
    o Effective use of information system, instruments and financial reporting tools in modelling a financial control environment
    o Good technical skills and understanding of IFRS
    o Good oral and written communication skills
    o Good interpersonal skills
    o Ability to think rationally and logically
    o Must be a highly organized strategic planner
    o Strong IT skills with good knowledge of SAGE ERP, SAP etc

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    Head - Accounts

     

    The responsibilities and essential duties performed on a frequent and recurring basis by the Head: Account includes but not limited to the following:

    SCHOOL FEES FUNCTION
    Direct supervision of Account Receivable in order to provide accurate data for management use by:
    • Ensure timely generation of accurate school bills for all students
    • Ensure regular update Students’ Records as and when due
    • Responsible for accurate billing summary at the beginning of each term
    • Liaising with parents regarding school fee payments.
    • Assist in the preparation of installment plans, fee calculations and statements.
    • Regular follow up on overdue accounts
    • Assist DFA in prompt collection of fees, donations and other approved receivables and
    issuance of receipt.
    • Ensure timely preparation of report of fees and extract the outstanding fees
    • Prepare school fees reconciliation statement on monthly, term & annual basis
    • Liaise with school office and provide weekly report on students population
    • Any other fee function assigned by DFA
    TREASURY FUNCTION
    • Preparation of weekly cash flow statements for school fund.
    • Preparation of weekly cash receipts schedule.
    • Petty Cash Reimbursement Function.
    • Bank Imprest Reimbursement Function
    • Bank Reconciliation Function - ensure up to date reconciliation
    • Monthly review of bank reconciliation and submission of same for approval
    • Maintenance of Other School Activities Funds
    • Maintenance of the Students Pocket Money Account & maintaining the cash books.
    • Any other treasury tasks assigned by DFA

    OTHERS
    • Involved in the school day-to-day running expense decisions
    • Prepare the school’s financial statements.
    • Review of transaction forms before posting to ensure accuracy of coding
    • Reviews and adjusts general ledgers and subsidiary ledgers including cash receipts, cash disbursements, and accounts receivable.
    • Generates accurate and timely reports for management.
    • Supervise Finance & Accounts Staff and ensure compliance with accounting policies &procedures
    • Coordinate Account Reconciliations
    • Liaise with Internal Auditors
    • Attend to tax & pension matters and follow up on statutory deduction and remittances
    • Ensures proper compilation, posting and coding of vouchers
    • Assists in preparation of budget for the school by collation school budget data and providing same as input for the cost Accountant
    • Analyze and summarize reasons for school’s monthly & annual budget variances.
    • Participates in the preparation of consolidated financial reports.
    • Manages the supervision and evaluation of assigned employees.
    • Provide inputs for development of improved accounting controls and procedures.
    • Other tasks as assigned by the DFA

    Minimum Qualifications

    • B. Sc /H.N.D Accounting
    • M.BA/M.Sc is an Added Advantage

    Professional Qualifications

    • ACA/ACCA/CISA/CFA/IFRS

    Relevant Work Experience:

    • Minimum of 7 years experience as Head: Account

    Qualifications and Requirements:
    • Experience in the finance function (accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting) Working knowledge of budgeting, planning, management
    • Knowledge of Financial management systems, accounting policies and standards; tax management.
    • Strong working knowledge of Excel
    • Extensive skill using accounting software and corporate dashboard technologies
    • Strong presentation and financial modeling skills
    • Proactive
    • An effective communicator at all levels in the organization, with strong oral and written skills
    • Strong values and high standards of ethics, integrity and trust
    • Problem solving skills
    • Team building skills and ability to delegate effectively.
    • A customer focused approach to dealing with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified applicants should please their CVs to hrdept.anthony@greenspringsschool.com and hr.lekki@greenspringsschool.com

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