Latest Job Vacancy at St Saviour’s School Trust

St Saviour’s School Trust – A friendly and caring international learning community managing a British-style primary school established over 65 years ago, located in, lkoyi, Lagos, is looking for eligible candidates, to fill the position below:

POSITION : Finance Manager

Job Description

  • 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.

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.

Educational/Professional Qualification and Experience

  • Professional Accounting Qualificaon 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.

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.

Competitive within the industry standard.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their letter of application, Curriculum Vitae specifying personal e-mail address and phone numbers, via email to:

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.