The Learning Place School is an inclusive Montessori school for boys and girls aged 1 – 12 years. At TLP, we know that your child’s education and well being are of primary concern. Our teachers love what they do and stop at nothing to get ultimate learner outcomes.

Job Position: Accountant

Job Location: Lagos

Job Responsibilities

  1. Weekly filing of receipts, correspondences and payment vouchers in a clear, orderly and accessible manner.
  2. Preparing the weekly report of activities in the Account unit.
  3. Prepares Inventory Reports
  4. Attends accounting meetings on behalf of the school.
  5. Engages in any other financial assignment assigned by the Director as the need arises or any other duty related to the nature of the post.
  6. Participating in the preparing of necessary documents for financial audits by external auditors.
  7. Participates in Accounts audits interviews.


  1. Raising invoices for vendors, parents and students
  2. Receiving payment and issuing receipts
  3. Tracking payments
  4. Issuing paid and unpaid list to relevant departments in time
  5. Working with students, vendors and Parents to assist with financial advice to facilitate TLP’s activities.

Accounts Reconciliation and Postings:

  1. Confirmation of students balances, including daily update of paid & unpaid reports.
  2. Prepares daily and monthly bank reconciliation statements.
  3. Bank Reconciliations.
  4. Posting of all vouchers and invoices including pending ones.
  5. Regular postings and reconciliation of bank balances.
  6. Raises payment vouchers i.e. initiate the bank payment procedure to suppliers/contractors after appropriate approval.
  7. Cashing of cheques and payments of bills.

Payroll Duties:

  1. Salaries Compilation:
  2. Compile attendance and prepares staff payroll.
  3. Preparation and dispatch of monthly payslips (this is done day before salaries are paid in each month).
  4. Computation of Monthly PAYE.
  5. Computation of Monthly Pension.

Requisitions and Petty Cash:

  1. Preparing and raising weekly requisitions after having ascertained the authenticity of requests and checking all payment vouchers raised before presentation to the Director for authorised endorsement.
  2. Raising request for petty cash reimbursement.
  3. Handles the disbursement of petty cash payments to vendors and other users after receiving appropriate approval from the Director
  4. Obtains and files receipts from vendors
  5. Writing of cheques for expenses.
  6. Assesses /evaluates quotations received from contractors, suppliers and third parties with a view to:
  7. Ensure best value for money.
  8. Adhere to budget of the school and seek approval of the Director and such other 
supplementary budgets as may be required from time to time.
  9. Ensure budget limits are not exceeded or if they are, to ensure excess spending is duly 
approved by the Director, prior to commitment.
  10. Ensure integrity of all payment and receipt functions.

Internal Control Duties:

  1. Inventory of stock and record keeping of store items.
  2. Verification of accuracy of items in Administrative Office’s requisition.
  3. Verification of job completion
  4. Verification of purchases.
  5. Reconciliation of purchases and stock.

Job Requirements

  • The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree, up to 3 years’ experience and be digitally savvy.

Application Deadline
Friday; 14th October, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: careers@thelearningplaceng.com using the Job Title (e.g. Accountant) as the subject of the email.

Note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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