Financial Accountant Application

Application Closes: July 25, 2021

Employer: A Christian Secondary School

Location: Mowe, Ogun State

Job Type: Full Time

Job Field: Finance/Accounting

A leading Christian Secondary School is looking for a Financial Accountant/Assistant Bursar to join their team in Ogun state.

The Financial Accountant is a departmental head within the Bursary department and has primary responsibility for leading the Accounting & Tax Management processes in the school. The position reports directly to the Bursar assisting on all matters of Financial book closing with oversight responsibility for the work of the Stock Controller. The Financial Accountant is the Assistant Bursar of the School and will always act in the absence of the Bursar.

Key Responsibilities

  • Financial Reporting & Tax Management
    • Balance Sheet Analysis
    • Bank Reconciliations
    • Accounts Payables Management & Invoice Passing Controls.
    • Tax Planning and Liaison with Tax & Regulatory Authorities
  • Supervisory Responsibility:
    • Accounts Receivables Management
  • Cost Analysis and Stock Management
  • Directly Responsible for:
    • Cost Variance Management
  • Supervisory Responsibility:
    • GRN & SIN Controls of all School Stores/Warehouses
    • Stock Reconciliations
    • Cost & Variance Analysis
  • Maintain financial reports, records, and general ledgers; prepare and analyze budgets and perform general bookkeeping.


  • B.Sc. degree in Accounting, Business or an equivalent relevant degree.
  • Professional Certification: Qualified ACCA; ACMA; ACA
  • Minimum 8 years of managerial experience preferably in a school or in the manufacturing sector.
  • Must have previous knowledge in the use of Accounting/ERP Packages and Spreadsheets (MS Excel).
  • In-depth understanding of Accounting Standards and book closing procedures
  • Good emotional intelligence with demonstrable people management skills
  • Excellent team management, organizational and analytical skills.
  • High sense of honesty and integrity.

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Application form - Financial Accountant