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Accounting Manager

Reports to:  Director of Finance

This position is an exempt, full-time, year-round position.


Major Areas of Responsibilities

●       In-charge of the cash receipts/accounts receivable and payroll processing cycles.

●       Works with the Director of Finance (Director) in maintaining the general ledger, including monthly reconciliations, closing entries, accruals, and revenue and expense recognition.

●       Assists the Director in the financial closing process and preparation of periodic and annual financial statements; annual budget and financial outlook; and other financial analyses and reports.

●       Reviews and ensures the application of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures; seeks opportunities for improvements.

●       Works with the Advancement Office to help ensure the proper and timely recording of donations and fundraising proceeds.

●       Works with the Director of Enrollment Management and the Veracross Administrator in the planning and execution of the re-enrollment process and in welcoming new students and families.

●       Assists employees in understanding the application of health and welfare benefits including the retirement plan, and other statutory requirements as they relate to their employment at the school.

●       Assists in the onboarding of new employees and end-of-employment procedures.

●       Ensures the school’s compliance with established personnel policies and procedures.

●       Other duties as assigned.



●       Enthusiastic commitment to the mission of St. Joseph School and the institution’s core values; possesses an understanding of the Catholic faith.

●       Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and/or significant relevant experience in accounting and financial reporting.

●       Solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles in the US, preferably in a not-for-profit setting.

●       Strong awareness of the different needs of users of financial information; has the ability to manage expectations in addressing those needs.

●       Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.

●       Exhibits digital fluency and is motivated to learn new accounting and other information systems; motivated to do own research to resolve accounting, financial and other issues.


Application Process

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