Accounts Officer at Atlantic Hall School

Atlantic Hall School is a co-educational full boarding secondary school set in extensive and beautiful grounds in Poka, Epe, a safe rural setting close to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Job Position: Accounts Officer

Location: Lagos


  • Monitor, analyze and report on the School’s operating costs and expenditure and identify cost saving measures
  • Carry out financial analysis and evaluation of project costs of provide relevant information for management decision making
  • Perform General Ledger (GL) reconciliation including:
  • Reconcile the GL account on a periodic basis for completeness and accuracy, identify transaction and posting errors
  • Reconcile the GL with the bank statements on a regular basis, identify reconciling items and liaise with relevant personnel to ensure reconciling items are resolved
  • Reconcile the GL to the subsidiary ledgers and ensure that posting and transaction errors are identified and resolved on a timely basis
  • Perform all GL maintenance activities including GL period opening and closing
  • Prepare payment instruments (cheques / remittance advice), for appropriate authorisation and dispatch duly authorised documents according
  • Ensure accurate reporting of daily cash management activities, including staff advance disbursement.
  • Ensure prompt tax payments at designated banks and obtain necessary receipts / documents for tax filing
  • Prepare / compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the Head, Finance & Accounts
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Head, Finance & Accounts

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  • First degree in Accounting or any other related discipline
  • Relevant professional qualifications (ACA, CIMA, CPA, ACCA) is mandatory
  • Minimum of three (3) years relevant experience
  • Good knowledge of financial accounting, including local and international accounting financial reporting standards and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Good knowledge of financial controls and systems including the use of accounting packages
  • Understanding of local tax regime & legislation and implications for the School
  • Attention to detail, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • High sense of responsibility, accountability and dependability
  • High integrity and ethical standards
  • Must be proficient in the use of SAGE Evolution and Microsoft Office productivity tools.

How to Apply for Accounts Officer at Atlantic Hall School

Suitably qualified candidates should submit their Applications and CV on-line to: [email protected] using the job position as the subject of the email.

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