Berkeley Carroll is a vibrant, independent, preK through 12th grade college prep school where students develop their critical, ethical and global thinking in and out of the classroom. Walk through our halls and you’ll see classes where teachers engage and challenge students and intellectual curiosity is encouraged, with students investigating, performing, sharing insights and perspectives, asking questions, and solving real-world problems.
Berkeley Carroll fosters a culture where students: • strive for academic excellence and enrich their learning with opportunities to excel in the creative arts and athletics. • discover their passions, develop their inner voices and begin to make sense of their place in the world. • express and take a personal responsibility for shaping a just and peaceful world. An emphasis on respect and caring for individuals makes our diverse, inclusive community an extraordinarily strong one. We are deeply committed to developing ethical and critical thinkers who are exceptionally prepared to lead and succeed in an increasingly complex and changing world.
Business Office Associate
A candidate with Accounting and HR experience, detail-oriented to ensure accurate recording, reconciliation and reporting. This role requires a responsive, action-oriented person who can operate both independently and as a vital team member within a fast-paced environment. This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer.
Accounts Receivable • Administer the school’s rental billing and act as the property manager for the school’s outside rental building. • Book the rental billings and collections to the General Ledger • Act as the assistant Student Billing Coordinator and assist with the collections of Tuition.
Human Resources • Administering the semi-monthly payroll • Maintains human resources records by maintaining applications, résumés, and benefit forms. • Verifies candidates background by assisting with the fingerprinting employees • Maintains school database of employee. • Assists with the new-hire orientations Procurement and Reporting • Handle the schoolwide Professional Development bookings and maintain the tracking spreadsheet • Complete and file credit applications as needed • Assist faculty and staff with procurement, including online orders, as necessary. Other • Act as the assistant to the CFO • Assist all Business office positions as needed
Required Skills - • 5+ years of work experience in a bookkeeping/accounting function • Highly proficient with Word, Excel and Outlook • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills • Experience with ADP payroll and Blackbaud Financial Edge software preferred
Required Qualities - • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with business office associates, faculty and staff • Ability to protect highly confidential information and to maintain complete confidentiality • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities in a self-directed manner • Ability to model poise and professionalism, and to positively represent the school in all circumstances • Strong sense of customer service
About The Berkeley Carroll School
The Berkeley Carroll School is an independent, nonsectarian, coed pre-kindergarten through 12th Grade day school in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The school is a creative and intellectual community where devoted teachers challenge and engage talented students. Its demanding curriculum and vibrant civic life prepare graduates for success in college and for the greater endeavor—a life of critical, ethical, and global thinking. For more information, visit www.berkeleycarroll.org