The Staff Accountant is responsible for the processing of general ledger activities, various reconciliations, debit system coordination, and assisting with preparation information for the School’s various reporting requirements.
This role is full-time and is eligible for paid time off and benefits.
Duties and responsibilities:
Maintains general ledger, including cash receipts, credit card receipts, journal entries, and various GL integrations.
Assists with year-end closing in accounting system (MS Dynamics GP).
Prepares various year-end reconciliations and assists in annual external audit, including fixed assets.
Manages the reconciliations and maintenance of debit card system (Odin) and credit cards.
Assists with coordinating the student enrollment contract process and timeline.
Responsible for the billing of outside events and any other miscellaneous billing.
Responsible for the food service weekly catering report and monthly reconciliations of the external food service activities.
Responsible for the maintenance of various enrollment databases and enrollment reporting.
Maintains knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
Knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.
Minimum of 3 years’ of accounting experience required
3 years’ of experience with accounting software
Proficiency in Excel and Word
Database management skills
Strong customer service orientation with internal and external constituents
Ability to handle confidential and difficult situations with diplomacy, professionalism, and tact
Strong attention to detail and highly organized
Ability to work effectively with various constituencies and office team members
Working at Choate: Choate Rosemary Hall is a coeducational, independent secondary school located in central Connecticut with 850 boarding and day students and over 450 employees. Choate serves intellectually gifted and motivated students of diverse backgrounds from across the globe whose commitment to serious study is enhanced in an academically challenging and personally supportive setting.
Choate provides students with transformative and meaningful experiences that instill lifelong habits of learning, leadership, and service, shaped by innovative and passionate educators. Teaching faculty at Choate are innovative, collaborative, and committed to our students' intellectual, social, emotional, and character development. Our faculty understands that each of our students has the potential for growth and works to encourage students to develop their own ideas and voices in learner-centered environments.
For its students and employees alike, Choate strives to be a diverse and inclusive community where all feel valued and embraced. On our campus, principled individuals from diverse backgrounds are united through common purpose, active engagement, and mutual respect. We celebrate differences and the richness of our varied backgrounds and experiences. Recognizing that working in an inclusive community can also present challenges, we embrace those challenges through ongoing dialogue and interaction, enhancing empathy and appreciation for those whose perspectives differ from our own.
Choate prohibits in all its programs, including hiring and employment practices, discrimination against or harassment of any member or group based upon age, gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other category protected by Connecticut or federal law, except in the case of a bona fide occupational qualification.?
Choate Rosemary Hall, a co-educational boarding and day school for students grades 9-PG, is tucked in the scenic New England town of Wallingford, Connecticut.
Open to learning 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, our 458 acres, state-of-the-art facilities, and dedication to exceptionally transformative experiences offer students a path to discovery uniquely tailored to their talents and interests.
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