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Accountant, Community Schools in Baltimore, MD at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

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Job Description

The Archdiocese of Baltimore Catholic Community Schools (Holy Angels, Cardinal Shehan, Archbishop Borders and Ss. James and John School) located in Baltimore City, seek candidates for the position of Community School Accountant. The CSA  office will be located at Holy Angels Catholic School.

The Community Schools Accountant (CSA) is an experienced accounting professional who is responsible for the daily posting of accounting transactions and reporting on the individual schools’ financial results. This position is a shared resource to the Archdiocesan Community Schools and assists the Principals with the stewardship of the finances of the schools, in accordance with Archdiocesan policies and guidelines.

The CSA serves in a key financial support capacity to the Principals, School Board and any other finance related positions. The position ensures that the accounting transactions of the schools are recorded correctly and that the financial statements provide accurate and timely information.

Responsibilities (not limited to):

  • Responsible for complying with and when necessary enhancing the schools’ financial and accounting system controls and policies.
  • Processes payroll and any payroll related changes through the Ultipro System.
  • Oversees the FACTS Tuition Management and the schools’ Grant and Aid system.
  • Posts and reconciles deposits for “other revenue” with the deposit log.
  • Oversees the tuition collection process,.
  • Posts all invoices/reimbursement requests through the Bills feature in QuickBooks Online and prints checks for review and signature.
  • Maintains an accurate & complete filing, record keeping, & general ledger system.
  • Completes a timely month-end close and reconciliation of accounts and systems.
  • Creates timely and accurate monthly financial, budget and statistical reports to school leadership and the AOB Schools Regional Controller..
  • Manages the preparation, presentation, approval and ongoing monitoring of the operating and capital budgets in collaboration with the Principals and the AOB Schools Regional Controller. Participates in long-term strategic planning.
  • Serves as a school contact with financial institutions and the Archdiocese.
  • Ensures compliance with Diocesan policies and applicable federal and state laws and regulations, with the assistance of Diocesan staff.

Job Requirements

  • BS/BA, CPA
  • MBA a plus.
  • Five or more years work experience in a finance or accounting.
  • Strong written and oral skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, as well as other Microsoft Office Products.
  • Working knowledge of QuickBooks and Ultipro.
  • Ability to interact effectively as a team member and to supervise others
  • Understand and support the operation and mission of the Catholic Church.