HR AId is Recruiting For Accountant
HR AId
Lagos, NG
2d ago
source : Mrjobsnaija

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  • Address : Lekki, Lagos
  • About HR AId’s Job offer

    Job title : Accountant

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  • Our client, a reputable school located in Ibeju-Lekki is looking to hire an Accountant. The Accountant will be responsible for collecting, recording and presenting financial information including the preparation of financial reports, payroll processing, coordinating tax and processing of accounts payable and receivables on behalf of the school.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded and updated
  • Maintain all accounting records in conformance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Issue school bills at the end of every term.
  • Issue receipts of school bills
  • Process monthly payroll and ensure payment of staff salaries
  • Manage relationships with 3rd parties, school vendors, tenants, regulatory authorities, tax authorities, company HMOs
  • Calculate and remit taxes promptly and accurately
  • Pay vendor and supplier invoices in a timely manner
  • Ensure timely payment of utility bills
  • Manage and process account receivables and payables
  • Record cash receipts and make required deposits
  • Conduct monthly bank and account reconciliations
  • Maintain the petty cash fund
  • Prepare annual budgets
  • Calculate variances from budget and report significant issues to management
  • Prepare periodic reports, file and maintain financial and administrative records
  • Ensure data integrity in all financial reporting and compliance with relevant laws and accounting practices
  • Provide adequate information to the external financial consultants and auditors as required
  • Offer guidance on cost reduction, revenue enhancement and profit maximization.
  • Recommend Accounting best-practices to Management
  • Other responsibilities as directed by the School Director
  • PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or ICAN certification
  • Minimum 5 7 years’ experience in accounting role
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Some accounting experience within a school environment is preferable
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to prepare, analyze and interpret financial statements
  • Ability to use popular accounting packages-e.g. Peachtree
  • Proficient in the use of MS Excel
  • A high level of self-motivation and strong interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to effectively prioritize tasks
  • Excellence in service delivery, focus on quality and attention to detail
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