Salaried (DOE) position with benefits (health, dental, life/ADD, disability, retirement, and tuition remission).
Midland School, a distinctive, co-educational boarding school for grades 9-12, is seeking an enthusiastic and hardworking Accounting Associate with excellent customer service skills to join our Business Office. If you have accounting or bookkeeping experience and are looking for the perfect position that allows you flexibility and the opportunity to work in a dynamic, professional and fun environment, we need you. The position is primarily responsible for supporting projects and tasks under the Director of Finance and Operations with whom you will work closely to manage all aspects of Midland’s accounting function in addition to payroll processing and human resources. The position is year-round, part-time (30-32 hours per week) with some opportunity for a flexible schedule and is a salaried (DOE) position with benefits (health, dental, life/ADD, disability, retirement, and tuition remission).
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Tuition billing and collection Biweekly payroll processing Accounts payable management and reconciliation Bank and credit card/expense management reconciliations Assistance with preparation of internal financial reports Assistance with annual audit process including preparation of schedules and supporting materials Support of Admissions and Advancement offices on enrollment contracts and donation reconciliations
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 2-5 years prior accounting experience Demonstrated proficiency in Excel, Word, and Google Suite Strong administrative and customer service skills Detail-oriented, highly organized, analytical Desire to be part of a team and able to work independently Ability to manage multiple tasks on established deadlines Outstanding verbal and written communication skills Ability to pass criminal background & driving tests Health clearance for TB screening & vaccinations
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS OR EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience Accounting experience at school or non-profit Experience with QuickBooks Online Experience with cloud-based software platforms (e.g. accounts payable automation software)
Applicants should first carefully review the minimum qualifications and the Midland School website to learn more about our school. If interested, submit the following as a single PDF file titled "lastname_firstname_Mid_Acct_2022-23" to Karrie Glines, Assistant to the Head of School at email@example.com
Short cover letter that addresses the alignment of your experience and interests with the qualifications outlined above and Midland School’s mission Current resume Midland Employment Application form List of 3-5 references
Founded in 1932 in the midst of the Great Depression, Midland has always been an “alternative to the regular thing.” Our founding mission and values have guided us through economic recessions, world wars, cultural shifts and, most recently, a global pandemic. Our focus remains steady: to provide a rustic college preparatory education to students of all backgrounds, to create lifelong thinkers and learners and to teach students to live simply and connect deeply with the natural world. Across Midland’s nine decades, much has changed. Every so often, our community reevaluates our shared values and mission to ensure they remain reflective of the school and community we desire to be. Today, these beliefs remain the strong foundation beneath our academic and residential program:
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