Management Accountant at School Kits Limited

Title: Management Accountant | Location: Lagos | School Kits Limited

School Kits Limited is a leading professional school outfitting firm and a one-stop shop for a wide range of requirements for students from pre-school age through the secondary (High) school age. We are passionate about providing value to schools and parents hence we strive to deliver quality, flexibility and affordability on school supplies.

School Kits Limited commenced business in 2000 and has experienced significant growth for the years becoming a credible brand within the school supply industry in Nigeria. Our competence and credibility can be attested by many satisfied School clients from start-ups schools to well-established institutions as listed in our portfolio.


  • Management Accountant will be responsible for managing the accounting records, evaluating and managing risk, ensuring compliance with regulations, publishing financial statements, overseeing accounting operations, analysing financial data, monitoring expenditure, forecasting revenue, coordinating auditing processes, and ensuring accuracy of financial information.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for the users and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Manage the daily ledger posting of all Company’s financial and operational data and ensuring accuracy and speed.
  • Demonstrate usage of financial modelling and data analytics tools to analyse financial and operational data as well as building scenarios of large and complex financial data.
  • Effectively work with auditors on statutory audit throughout the audit engagement.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports with supporting schedules and filled supporting documents.
  • Ensure proper postings of the large data, including daily retail sales of at least 10 stores and about 300 corporate customers.
  • Maintain relationship with banks, vendors, the procurement and production departments and company-wide management team
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • In addition to liaising with the tax consultants; manage and provide advisory on taxation and regulations including pension, Pay As You Earn, Value Added Tax, Withholding Tax, Company Income Tax
  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures.
  • Prepare all supporting information for the annual audit with the approved external auditor.
  • Prepare all supporting information for authorized groups such as FIRS
  • Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions.
  • Develop and maintain financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit control, and petty cash.
  • Reconcile bank and investment accounts; and manage cash flow.
  • Review monthly results and implement monthly variance reporting as compared to budget.
  • Manage the cash flow and prepare cash flow forecasts in accordance with policy.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures as required to ensure that personnel and financial information is secure.
  • Report to the Financial Controller timely and accurate financial information

Academic Qualification(s) / Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, or a related field
  • Minimum of 4 years experience
  • Experience in Retail/ Production Industry is a plus.

Professional Qualification(s):

  • Preferably a Chartered Accountant (ACA, ACCA) or at the Advanced level of the Program and 4+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership role

Skills & Attributes:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization.
  • Have outstanding mathematical skills
  • Work well with people, aggressively anticipate impacts of workload/issues to team deadlines and have a very positive work attitude including a willingness to work long hours during peak periods
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
  • Strong experience in financial analysis, financial reporting, variance analysis, managerial finance, financial statements, and financial modelling
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Good organizational skills
  • PC proficiency and advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, Google and ERP accounting application is Compulsory.

Application Closing Date
31st January, 2021

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their portfolio and CV to: [email protected] using the Title as subject of the email.