Head of Account Job at Alfred & Victoria Associates

Alfred & Victoria Associates is one of Nigeria’s leading ICT solution-based companies. Our company offers a wide range of services which are in high demand of today’s emerging market. AVA has three major arms which have been streamlined to meet our customer's needs. The three major arms are: Consulting, Recruitment, and Training.

Alfred & Victoria Associates has become one of the most sought-after Human Capital Development Organizations in recent times. She is fast becoming the distinguished strategic partner required in all sectors of the economy, and also in the fast-growing world of outsourcing which is now in huge demand in all professions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Head of Account
Job Location: Awoyaya, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reporting Line: Chief Accountant
Department/Group: Finance
Start Date: ASAP
Position Type: Permanent
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Role & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for accounting excellence on Campus
  • Manage Campus accounting and financial activities including billings, payments, receivables, payables, and invoicing:
  • Ensure timely generation of accurate school bills for all students
  • Monitor remittance of statutory deductions
  • Oversee payroll processes and ensure timely payment of staff
  • Reconcile PTA accounts quarterly and prepare reports for PTA executives
  • Perform bank reconciliation
  • Review and approve bank reconciliation statements prepared by team members
  • Ensure regular update of student records as and when due
  • Review Account Receivable processes and ensure policy compliance
  • Ensure timely collection of receivables
  • Review Accounts payable processes and ensure prompt settlement of approved bills
  • Monitor statutory payments and advise management on prompt settlement
  • Closely supervise petty cash management
  • Oversee documentation management and ensure adequate supporting documents exist for all transactions
  • Ownership of all Campus related ledgers (regular account analysis)
  • Oversee budget monitoring and control at the Campus level
  • Oversee Campus treasury management processes
  • Prepare weekly Campus cash forecasts
  • Responsible for the Campus finance department’s budget
  • Ensure adequate close-the-books processes are followed
  • Support Preparation of management accounts and supporting schedules
  • Perform periodic balance sheet review
  • Provide inputs for the development of improved accounting controls, policies, and, procedures
  • Ensure proper coordination of activities within the department
  • Ensure adequate customer service to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Support the external audit process
  • Evaluate the performance of the team and make necessary recommendations
  • Perform research and analysis to support decision-making as may be required


  • Degree in Accounting or Finance Related Courses
  • 6 - 10 years of cognate finance experience preferably (some experience in the educational system will be an added advantage)
  • Professional Accounting Qualification – ICAN/ACCA
  • Experienced in relating with clients/customers, managing effective collections, and leading teams

Preferred Skills:

  • Deep accounting knowledge, working knowledge of GAAP, IFRS, Finance leading practices
  • Advanced Excel/data analysis skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Highly driven
  • Attention to details
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Proficiency in MS applications and MS Dynamics ERP
  • Leadership and Organizational skills.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: recruitment@alfred-victoria.com using the Job Position as the subject of the mail.