Job Category: Finance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lagos

Accounts Receivable Accountant

Role Overview:

Full-time, on-site, 5 days a week, with occasional evenings and weekends for special events. The role involves collaborating with various departments, maintaining financial records, and implementing effective accounts receivable practices. This role will be one of 2 or 3 members of staff within the Finance Team and will be required to assist with set up process and procedures in this new role.


  • The Accounts Receivable Accountant will be responsible for managing the school’s receivables, ensuring accurate and timely recording of financial transactions related to student tuition, fees, and other revenue streams.
  • Generate and distribute accurate and timely invoices for tuition, fees, and other school-related charges.
  • Receive and process incoming payments, including checks, electronic transfers, and credit card transactions.
  • Regularly reconcile accounts receivable ledger to ensure accuracy and resolve discrepancies.
  • Prepare regular financial reports related to accounts receivable, providing insights into the school’s financial health.
  • Stay updated on changes in relevant financial regulations and adapt processes accordingly.

Qualification, Skills and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in accounts receivable or similar financial role.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel.

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Charterhouse Lagos is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practices which are aligned with recommendations from the International Task Force on Child Protection. We aspire to the highest international standards of recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. All appointments are subject to interviews, identity checks, criminal record checks, social media checks and successful references.

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