Beacon Hill Nursery School seeks a trustworthy, self-motivated Full Charge Bookkeeper/Staff Accountant to work part-time in our business office. This .65 FTE benefit-eligible position is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day accounting functions, GL postings, accrued expenses, payroll, and benefits, and performing general accounting functions for a two-person, fast paced non-profit nursery school business office.
Essential Job Responsibilities: • Process business office transactions, including student billing, cash receipts, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and posts all with appropriate G/L coding into the General Ledger. • Ensure accuracy of financial and other business records, timely and efficient processing of transactions. • Record accounting transactions in ledgers using financial databases, spreadsheets, and QB for non-profit software. • Perform monthly account reconciliations, researching and resolving discrepancies particularly for revenue, deferred revenue, accounts receivable, accounts payable, prepaid expenses, payroll, and benefits. • Assist in audit preparation. • Other duties as assigned.
The successful applicant will have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; at least 7 years of accounting experience, and ideally, non-profit experience. Candidates must possess outstanding organizational, customer-focused, and detail-oriented skills.
Additional qualifications include being able to work collaboratively with others, as well as being a self-starter capable of working independently. Applicants must have strong general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and banking knowledge.
Strong computer skills are required.
To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to:
Christine Miller Director of Finance & Operations The Beacon Hill Nursery School 74 Joy Street Boston, MA 02114
Beacon Hill Nursery School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Beacon Hill Nursery School was founded in 1955. Our mission is to create a nurturing community that instills a livelong love of learning in its students. Guided by exceptional educators, we value play as purposeful and cherish children's innate curiosity. Located in the heart of Boston, Beacon Hill Nursery School leases a large space at 74 Joy Street in a 19th century brick building complete with natural playscapes.