Job Opportunity Details
Full-Time General Ledger Accountant
Hiring Location: John Paul II High School - Catholic School
Address: 900 Coit Rd., Plano, TX 75075 (Map)
Job Type: Full Time
Weekends/OT Required: Rarely
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Catholic Required: No
Bilingual Required: No
Does your background include some of these personal and educational achievements?
·Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; or equivalent education and experience.
·Minimum of 1 year of relevant accounting experience required. 3-5 years is preferred.
·Prior experience or familiarity in a post-secondary environment and non-profit is highly desirable.
What other special knowledge and skills might you bring to our students and community?
·Hands-on knowledge of accounting software required (Blackbaud NXT preferred).
·Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Google applications preferred.
·Thorough knowledge and demonstrated skills in matters related to accounting and financial policies, procedures, and reporting.
·Solid understanding of US GAAP preferred.
·Strong general ledger reconciliation skills.
·Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, interpersonal skills, problem solving skills and a strong team player.
·Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and ability to effectively prioritize work to meet deadlines.
·Critical, analytical, and creative thinking to identify and solve problems.
·Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team and have a strong understanding of the theoretical and practical components of the position apart from just being familiar with performing assigned tasks.
We will look to you to:
·General accounting functions including preparing journal entries, reviewing and reconciling deposits, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers, and account and bank reconciliations in accordance with GAAP and school policy.
·Assists with monthly closings, account analysis and supports the Controller in carrying out the responsibilities of the Business Office.
·Reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts.
·Assists with month-end, quarter, and year-end closings, and support annual financial statement audit.
·Maintains the integrity of the general ledger including the preparation, verification, and input of journal entries. Prepares analysis of accounts as requested.
·Monthly reconciliation of bank accounts and collaboration with Accounts Payable to identify stale checks and remedy.
·Prepares and remits quarterly sales and use tax reports.
·Maintains fixed assets schedule.
·Works with Controller on tracking of Restricted contributions and expenses.
·Reconciles tuition revenue and deferred revenue on a monthly basis.
·Works with Controller on the integrity of data and enhancing usage of systems and applications.
·Consult with the Controller related to process improvements and policy enhancements, major expenditures and any out-of-the ordinary challenges that may arise.
·Support and backfill Accounts Payable when business need arises.
·Maintains 1099 list throughout the year, prints and distributes 1099’s after calendar year end.
·Performs other duties as needed or assigned by direct supervisor.
Name and Title: Mark Crawford, Director of Human Resources
How to submit resume: Email
Approved - Yes