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Finance Manager in a British Style Primary School

A friendly and caring international learning community managing a British style primary school established over 65 years ago, located in Ikoyi, Lagos is looking for eligible candidates to apply for the position of Finance Manager to lead its recently repositioned finance functions and operations.

The successful candidate will be administratively reporting to the Head Teacher and functionally reporting to the Board of Management Finance Committee of the school.

Position: Finance Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading the institution’s finance team
  • Implementing the overall strategic direction of the finance department of the institution including the Preparation of annual budget and cash forecast and planning process
  • Ensuring strict adherence to the school’s financial policies and processes including the management of school’s compliance requirements
  • Monthly preparation of management accounts and cash flow projections and bank reconciliation.
  • Management of the treasury functions, including suppliers/vendor records
  • Management of the Account Chart, the general ledger, the subsidiary ledgers and preparation of the financial statements
  • Serve as the point of contact for external auditors
  • Supporting the Board of Management Finance Committee and Head Teacher with day to day financial management of the school.

Skills Requirements:

  • Good Interpersonal skills and people management
  • Ability to properly strategize to achieve results and work with minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical and commercial reporting skill.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in the use of Microsoft office suite and accounting applications (SAGE and Peachtree etc)
  • Strong verbal and written communication

Educational/Professional Qualification and Experience:

  • Professional Accounting Qualification and Membership (preferably ACA, ACCA, ICAEW or any other relevant professional qualification)
  • First degree with minimum of 2nd Class Upper or its equivalent preferably in disciplines such as Accounting, Economics, Banking & Finance, Business Administration or any other related discipline)
  • A post graduate degree in relevant discipline would be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 8 years post qualification experience of which at least 4 years must have been in a managerial capacity in a reputable organization
  • Experience in the educational institutions or related services will be an added advantage
  • Age 32 – 45 years

Remuneration: Competitive within the industry standard

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send apply via email and attach their letter of application, Curriculum Vitae specifying personal e-mail address and phone numbers, to recruitment@stsavioursschikoyi.org

Application closes on 21st, September, 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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