A private, independent school in NW DC, is seeking a Business Office Associate (Accounting Clerk) with 2 or more years of accounting experience to join the Business Office team.
We are looking to add an individual to the team that has a “can-do” attitude, has great communication skills, and strong attention to detail.
The Business Office Associate (Accounting Clerk) supports the Business Office in the transactional processing for the school. Key responsibilities include:
Weekly Accounts Payable processing for approximately 40 invoices a week, including coding of invoices and reviewing them for accuracy.
Posting Accounts Receivable for student billings, including tuition, field trips, and other activities. The school utilizes Smart Tuition for student billing.
Credit card administration for school-issued credit cards.
Preparing deposits for payments received daily, ensuring proper coding of deposits, and preparing Cash Receipts entry in the accounting system.
Background check screening for potential employees & tutors.
Coordinate Spiritwear merchandise sales at school events.
Provide administrative support for the department.
Entering bank and journal entries as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
2+ years experience in accounting preferred, ideally focused on accounts payable or accounts receivable
Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting principles
Hands-on experience with spreadsheets
Strong attention to detail, with great communication skills
Discretion in handling sensitive information
Associates degree preferred and/or relevant accounting classes a plus
Salary commensurate with experience, and up to $50,000. This is an hourly, non-exempt position. Work hours are 8 am - 4:30 pm.
Excellent benefits, including generous leave aligned with the school calendar, medical/dental insurance, sick time, retirement plan, professional development support, and many other benefits.
If you are interested, please submit your resume and a cover letter specifically related to this job, addressing why you are interested, qualified, and why you should be hired.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $45,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year
About The Field School
The Field School (grades 6-12) takes great pride in providing students with an ideal blend of focus on academic excellence and individual expression -- all in a relaxed, joyful atmosphere.
Through dialogue among students and teachers, we encourage students to seek knowledge and join in community. Field connects the various realms of knowledge to help students understand their world and lead full lives.
We live our mission everyday - Self-Discovery, Skills of Mind, Generosity of Heart