The Staff Accountant will maintain financial reports, records and general ledgers, and perform general accounting and bookkeeping functions and activities.
Assists with all daily accounting functions including but not limited to; student billing, accounts payable and receivable, W-9 and 1099 preparation, tax reporting and other general accounting operations.
Assists Controller and Accountant with day-to-day, monthly and year-end operations of the school’s Finance/Business Office.
Develops and implements systems and processes to establish and maintain records and ensure accurate and timely financial information.
Insures that necessary supporting documentation and justification of AR/AP is maintained.
Supports the annual financial audit process, assisting the Controller with the internal preparation of documents and records.
Assists parents, on the phone and in person, regarding tuition and student accounts.
Assists faculty and staff with billing and reimbursement requests.
Posts and maintains weekly Accounts Payable records.
Handles collection activities as required.
Handles adhoc analysis and financial reporting as well as various clerical duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in business or accounting, and a minimum of 2-4 years of relevant accounting or bookkeeping experience. Non-profit or independent school experience preferred.
Demonstrated proficiency with Excel and knowledge of Blackbaud, Education Edge/ Raisers Edge, Smart Tuition or other accounting software required.
Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, parents and other constituents.
Knowledge of business accounting policies, procedures, and practices.
Commitment to high quality customer service.
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to multi task in a busy office environment while maintaining the highest professional standards will be necessary for success in this role.
Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet and professional manner.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
Occasionally lift up to 30 pounds.
Generally works in standard office conditions and climate.
May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.
About The Baldwin School
The Baldwin School develops bright, talented girls in Pre-K through Grade 12 into confident, accomplished women with vision, global understanding and the determination to make enduring contributions to the world. For 130 years The Baldwin School has combined the region's premier college preparatory curriculum
with distinguished arts, athletics and community service programs. Guided by our outstanding faculty who are experts in girls' education, Baldwin offers an experiential learning environment within a supportive and encouraging community.