Finance Manager at Riverside Schools

Our Schools are accredited by the Association of Private Educators in Nigeria (APEN) and the Ogun State Ministry of Education. They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Manager

Location: Isheri, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Level: Management

Role Summary

  • A leading school in Isheri, Ogun State requires a Finance Manager for immediate employment who will be responsible for monitoring the organization’s financial health, planning and best practices.
  • The ideal candidate must be proficient in oral and written communication, possess professionalism, critical thinking and the right attitude to work in addition to strong IT skills.
  • This award-winning institution is committed to creating a safe, nurturing environment and becoming a great place to learn, work and grow. It is vital that the candidate be committed to upholding these ideals.


  • Responsible for the efficient and effective organization and operation of the Accounts department ensuring effective resource allocation with the school’s financials.
  • To manage and monitor budgets and payrolls, analyze and report information on the financial status of the school promptly.
  • To attend management level meetings, and other meetings as required, and contribute to ideas and strategy to improve the organization and drive its initiatives.
  • Maintain accurate financial records in order to facilitate information flow between the accounts department and other departments.
  • Monitor all accounting procedures and resolve problems, including processing and prompt payments for all goods and services provided to the school; operation of bank accounts, ensuring that the full reconciliation is undertaken monthly and preparation of invoices and collection of fees due to the school.
  • Ensure coordination of functions with related offices. Prepare financial returns for tax offices and other statutory bodies
  • Prepare monthly, termly and annual management accounts.
  • Relate with external auditors and other statutory organizations.
  • Ensuring the financial health of the establishment.
  • Other cross functional duties as requested by the School Administrator and the Board.


  • A University Degree in Accounting
  • Professional membership of ICAN or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 10 years or relevant work experience
  • A strong business focus and a grasp of business issues
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong numeracy, analytical and computer skills (use of Ms. Office Suite)
  • Leadership and management competencies
  • Critical thinking, planning and an eye for detail
  • Self-motivated, pro-active and be able to work independently.
  • Integrity and collaborative attitude to work.

Application Closing Date
31st December, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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