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Staff Accountant

Company: Bullis School
Location: Potomac
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Bullis School seeks an energetic and dedicated candidate for the role of Staff Accountant. The staff accountant manages accounts payable to a high degree of accuracy, ensuring prompt payment of invoices and adherence to internal control policies and procedures. This position is responsible for coordinating financial records between auxiliary programs and the business office. The position performs general accounting functions, including preparing financial reports, filing information and tax returns, and completing reconciliations and schedules.PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:Accounts Payable:Review all invoices and expense reports for entry into the accounts payable system, ensuring that the proper approval has been obtained and checking for mathematical accuracyCheck invoices for correct general ledger account classification according to policyFollow up with appropriate personnel for any missing information or approvalsEnter accounts payable into accounting softwareCreate recurring invoice schedules and follow up with budget managers for any lost or late monthly statementsMaintain vendor information in accounting softwareMaintain W-9 information for applicable vendors and generate 1099s at year-endManage school credit cards ensuring proper procedures are followed and entered into accounting softwareComplete vendor credit applications as requestedRespond to vendor inquiries promptlyReconcile vendor statements to accounts payable aging and follow up on discrepanciesReconcile accounts payable aging to the general ledgerAccounting and Financial Reporting:Assist budget managers with inquiries about their accountReconcile other general ledger accounts as requiredReconcile merchandise inventory and prepare journal entries to record the cost of goods soldRecord credit card payments for various school functionsFile monthly sales tax reportsPrepare schedules for annual audit as requestedSummer & Auxiliary Programs:Import all summer programs transactions to accounting software and reconcile revenue, discounts, and summer program accounts receivable monthlyReconcile monthly credit card receipts between summer programs software and credit card processorPrepare annual director compensation reports for final approval by the ControllerPrepare summer program income statementRecord journal entries in accounting software to close out summer program accounts between the balance sheet and income statementTrack and record rental revenue and reconcile with auxiliary programsOther tasks as assigned by the ControllerQualifications:Ability to lift and move boxes of files, office supplies, etc., up to 25 lbs. as neededKey Skills:Interpersonal/collaboration skillsOral and written communication skillsTime management skillsProblem-solving skillsAttention to detailStrong proficiency in MS Office, particularly ExcelAbility to quickly gain high competency in Veracross and other software programs as neededBullis School is committed to staff diversity, equality, and continued professional growth. Bullis School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Bullis School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Keywords: Bullis School, Potomac , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Potomac, Maryland

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