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School Accountant in Baltimore, MD at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 1/3/2019

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Job Description

St. Michael-St. Clements School located in Baltimore County, seek candidates for the position of  School Accountant. This is a part time, twenty hour a week position following the established schedule for the school.

The  Schools Accountant  is an experienced accounting professional who is responsible for the daily posting of accounting transactions and reporting on the individual schools’ financial results.

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
  • 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.