Start Date: ASAP Salary: Commensurate with experience
About our school: Bay Ridge Prep, a NYSAIS-accredited, independent, college preparatory school, is dedicated to enriching the intellectual curiosity, creativity, and emotional intelligence of each person.
About the position: The school seeks a Staff Accountant to join the Business Office team and assist the school’s business manager and senior leadership with ongoing management of the school’s budgeting and accounting processes.
Assist the school’s Business Manager and Business Office Staff
Prepare quarterly balance sheet, income statement and actual versus budget reports for the head of school, bank and the board of trustees.
In coordination with the Business Manager, develop annual budget and monitor monthly performance against budgets.
Communicate with management on spending discrepancies and approval process
Review bank reconciliations prepared by internal business office staff
Prepare depreciation, prepaid and accrual journal entries
Support the annual audit and tax return preparation
Work with Head of School on current and long term projections for current building project
Work with Head of school on maintaining covenants for debt service ratio and minimum liquidity requirements for tax exempt bond financing
Manage day-to-day cash flow to reflect projections
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
Knowledge of GAAP standards, internal control processes, and working knowledge of accounting related functions.
High proficiency working with Quickbooks, Microsoft Excel, Word and Google Sheets
Ability to work independently and in an automated environment.
High level of organization skills with an attention to detail and deadlines.
Handle confidential information with tact and discretion
Experience in independent schools and/or non-profit administration a plus
How to apply: Qualified applicants should e-mail their résumé to email@example.com with the subject line “Staff Accountant”. No phone calls or faxes, please.
Due to the high number of résumés received for each job posting, we are unable to respond to each inquiry. The school administration will determine which candidates have a strong potential to join our staff and will make direct contact with those candidates.
We appreciate your interest in Bay Ridge Preparatory School, an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on any basis protected by Federal, State or Local laws.
About Bay Ridge Prep
Bay Ridge Prep, a NYSAIS-accredited, independent, college preparatory school, is dedicated to enriching the intellectual curiosity, creativity, and emotional intelligence of each person.