This position is considered Professional Exempt under FSLA
Basic Purpose: Provide accounting support for business office including daily processing of deposits and receipts, reconciliation of GL accounts, payroll processing and other finance-related tasks
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist Controller with day-to-day activities including but not limited to:
Month end closing process
Capital expenditure tracking and Fixed asset ledgers
Monthly Sales and Use Tax
Monthly book reconciliations
Regular reconciliation and analysis of G/L accounts
Preparation for quarterly board meetings and annual audit
Prepare Monthly and Biweekly payroll for approval of Controller
Researches and helps resolve accounting and documentation problems.
Preparation of analytical reports for areas such as water usage, utility efficiency.
Weekly bank deposits with on-site electronic deposit system.
Daily receipts detail input and monthly journal entry upload.
Process all actions to student accounts, including posting of payments and maintaining of Student Billing database.
Responsible for Accounts Receivable collections; reconcile billings and receipts to the general ledger, for example tuition, remission, Financial Aid award prior to the start of school and throughout the year.
Oversee accounting for summer programs and camps.
Assist with maintaining records for school’s current debt obligations.
Assist with preparation of property tax returns and income tax return.
Process both monthly and biweekly payrolls.
Other duties as assigned by the CFO or Controller.
Experience and Qualifications:
Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or related field
Minimum of three years of experience in accounting
Proficient with Microsoft Office 2007
Independent School accounting experience preferred
Computerized accounting system Blackbaud/Financial Edge a plus
Excellent analytical, communication and organizational skills
Understanding of accounting theory and ability to research and resolve accounting problems and applications