Live Oak School is an independent K-8 school and is currently looking for a controller in the Business Office.
The Controller is a full-time position. The Controller reports to the Director of Finance & Operations. The Controller works closely with the Director of Finance & Operations to ensure that accounting and financial systems are current and accurately reflect the financial position of the School, in accordance with GAAP, internal controls and policy.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
All day-to-day accounting functions for staff, families of students, and service providers;
Responsible for all bookkeeping tasks: including, but not limited to, payroll and taxes, accounts payable, accounts receivable, student billing, deposits, money transfers, bank and account reconciliations;
Works closely with the Development Department in logging incoming donations and recording donations to the General Ledger
Oversees petty cash account;
Orients, enrolls and maintains benefit packages and claims for all employees;
Maintains current data on all employees, retirees and COBRA participants, including staff attendance;
Participates in budget preparation and maintaining the long range model;
Maintains and organizes business office files;
Preparation and participation in yearly audit with independent school auditors;
Participates in the Adjusted Tuition Committee, analyzing applications and discussing awards;
Assists the Director of Finance & Operations on projects on an as-needed basis.
7-10 years of accounting experience, with at least 3 as a Senior Accountant, Accounting Manager, or
Controller in an educational institution or other non-profit.
High level communication skills, both written and spoken.
Strong analytical skills, good judgment, and an appropriate attention to detail.
Demonstrated capacity to handle numerous tasks at once and independently complete them.
Ability to professionally handle confidential or sensitive information.
CPA is a plus; a thorough knowledge of GAAP a necessity.
Additional Salary Information: DOE
About Live Oak School
Live Oak School is a K-8 independent school, located in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill district. Founded in 1971, Live Oak serves approximately 311 children and families from a wide variety of San Francisco and Bay Area neighborhoods. The school’s mission is to support the potential and promise of each student. Live Oak provides a strong academic foundation, develops personal confidence and the ability to collaborate with others, inspires students to act with compassion and integrity, and nurtures a passion for learning to last a lifetime. Please see our website (www.liveoaskf.org) for more information.