High Point Academy is a 350 student kindergarten-8th grade independent school nestled in the foothills of Pasadena, CA. High Point Academy is looking for an outstanding accounting professional to join our team! This is a 25-hour a week, 12-month position, reporting to the Director of Finance beginning in late spring 2017. The Business Accountant is responsible for the day-to-day functions of payables, payroll, as well as a variety of supporting functions in the accounting department.
Responsibilities: Accounts Payable • Process weekly A/P checks, • Enter invoices paid through EFT into Quickbooks Payroll/HR Assistant • Collect timesheets and process semi-monthly payroll • Issue and record manual checks • Verify payroll reports; post to GL • Manage year end and quarterly tax reports • Assist DoF in HR responsibilities Banking • Monthly reconciliation of operating account, cash and investment accounts • Reconciliation of School credit card Reporting • Works with the Director of Finance (DoF) to develop the annual budget and sub budgets/revisions • Provides monthly fiscal and ad-hoc reports to the DoF and assists in quarterly reporting to the Finance Committee and Board • Attend to various annual surveys as required • ACA compliance reporting • Quarterly A/R and Fundraising reconciliation to Quickbooks Annual Audit • Assist with annual audit; prepare appropriate schedules as assigned. Miscellaneous • Work with Assistant Head of School to order annual book and subscription orders for classrooms • Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or equivalent related experience, preferably in independent schools Strong MS Excel skills Quickbooks experience helpful Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information Ability to work independently and collaboratively
High Point Academy awakens the joy of learning in each child. The school provides a nurturing environment that enables each student to flourish academically, emotionally, morally, physically, and socially. The challenging curriculum provides a traditional and balanced approach to ensure that students acquire tools for analytical thinking. With faculty and family support, students develop the ability to pursue and organize knowledge throughout a lifetime.