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

Accounts Payable Accountant

Role Overview:

Full-time, on-site, 5 days a week, with occasional evenings and weekends for special events. The role involves managing invoices, interacting with vendors, maintaining timely and accurate financial records, and implementing effective accounts payable practices. This role will be one of 2 or 3 members of staff within the Finance Team and will be required to assist with setting up processes and procedures in this new role.


  • The Accounts Payable Accountant will be responsible for ensuring the efficient processing of financial transactions related to accounts payable.
  • Receive, review, and process invoices related to school expenses, ensuring accuracy and adherence to budget allocations.
  • Schedule and prepare payments for approved invoices, taking into account the school’s payment policies and available budget.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with vendors, addressing inquiries and resolving   issues promptly.
  • Collaborate with relevant school staff to verify and process reimbursements for approved   expenses. Oversee the creative development and production of communication materials.
  • Process payments related to student activities, such as field trips, extracurricular activities, and special events
  • Qualification and Knowledge: Identify opportunities for process improvements within the accounts payable function, collaborating with the finance team to enhance efficiency.

Qualification, Skills and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in Accounts Payable or a similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel

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