The Accounting Manager manages the school’s day-to-day general accounting functions and ensures the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
Maintain the Chart of Accounts and General ledger accounting functions
Prepare and record asset, liability, revenue and expense entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
Prepare general journal entries and maintain the integrity of the general ledger
Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at monthly intervals and daily cash management
Prepare bimonthly payroll
Reconcile and approve W-2s and 1095’s for processing and prepare and distribute 1099s.
Monthly and annual preparation of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliation and G/L analysis
Accounts payable, billing and collections
Student billing, collections and customer services
Ensure the accuracy and maintenance of Blackbaud’s Financial Edge, Raiser’s Edge and Smart Tuition systems
Ability to work with an HRIS system
Reconcile monthly bank statements and monitor outstanding checks
Reconcile contributions on a monthly basis between the Business and Advancement offices
Maintain fixed assets schedule and inventory
Prepare schedules and all documentation for the external accountants
Produce the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis in conjunction with the Executive Director
Produce grant expense reports and prepare financials for grant reporting
Provide information for the annual worker’s compensation audit
Monthly, Quarterly and Year End processes
Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills; ability to manage priorities and workflow. Attention to detail and excellent organizational and writing skills
BA/BS in Accounting. MBA and CPA preferred
School experience a plus
6-10 years of progressive accounting and financial analysis experience including as an Accountant/ Controller preferred and preferably in the nonprofit/independent school sector
Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
Command of Accounting Entries
Solid understanding of accounting principles, standards, and procedures
Deep understanding of Accounts Payable (AP) and Accounts Receivable (AR)
Excellent technology and analytics required
Demonstrated strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel required
Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word, QuickBooks and with Gmail
Knowledge and experience with Blackbaud strongly preferred and a working knowledge of an HRIS recommended
Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion, especially with regard to sensitive or confidential financial or organizational matters and respond flexibly and positively in all circumstances, and to work calmly under pressure
Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience. This is an exempt salaried position with benefits which include a 403 (b) plan, employee contributory medical insurance, generous PTO, holidays, bereavement policy.
The employer is an equal opportunity employer. It does not exclude anyone based on race, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, age or sexual orientation.