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School Accountant Vacancy at Silverwood School, 19th Nov., 2018

Silverwood School, Maryland Lagos is a Creche, Nursery & Primary School with contemporary teaching facilities, a retinue of professional management and teaching staff who ensure that pupils live our motto of: Learn Today, Lead Tomorrow.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: School Accountant

Location: Lagos

Job Descriptions

School Accountant duties include:

  • Other duties of an appropriate level and nature may also be required, as directed by the Head of School
  • Maintain and oversee all bank accounts including the school’s debit card/s, completing monthly reconciliations and reporting banking errors to her/his line manager.
  • Be responsible for all elements of cash handling including collections and disbursements, banking and security, fundraising and school trips.
  • Be responsible for the completion of the school’s payroll, ensuring all forms including timesheets, newstarter/leaver/variation forms and annual returns are submitted within required deadlines.
  • Be responsible for the placement of orders ensuring they are processed through the school’s computerize finance accounting.
  • In conjunction with the nominated staff members, scrutinise and attend to the payment of all invoices and statements of account.
  • She /he has to maintain financial reports, records, and general ledgers; prepare and analyze budgets; and perform general bookkeeping. Responsible for billing activities, such as accounts payable and accounts receivable and recovery is vital.
  • The School Accountant is responsible for Organizing Handbook, and administering payroll and pension related functions.
  • Assisting Advising on compliance with legislation and guidance, for example LIRS, FIRS, PENCOM, etc
  • Monitor income and expenditure in relation to the school’s budget, and produce monthly reports for the Directors, Headteacher and the Finance Committee.
  • Keep all school accounts and prepare income and expenditure reports in accordance with the financial regulations and shall prepare accounts for submission to the school’s auditors.
  • Carry out and keep analyses of costs and other statistical information.
  • Co-ordinate and maintain a list of approved contractors and suppliers to ensure best value.
  • Advise the Directors and its committees as required.

Administration
S/he Shall:

  • Ensure that all administrative duties, checks, documentation, reports and returns (internal and external) are completed accurately and submitted within required deadlines.
  • Collate information, statistics and prepare reports as required by her/his line manager, the Directors and Head of School

Key Attributes:

  • Accountant with demonstrated experience in customer service account management is very pivotal to the job function
  • Self Confident, Mature and well dressed
  • Ability to evaluate, analyse and take critical decisions.
  • The position also requires administrative and supervisory functions

Deadline: 7th December, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application with detailed Curriculum Vitae to: support@silverwoodschools.com

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