Atlanta, Georgia
May 14, 2018
Jun 13, 2018
Job Function
Accounting / Finance
Focus Areas
Position Type
Full Time


The Accountant performs general accounting and reporting responsibilities. This individual is proficient and knowledgeable with business and accounting procedures.  This position is a key member of the business office team, reports directly to the Director of Financial Accounting and Reporting.

Direct Manager:  Director of Financial Accounting and Reporting
Department: Business Office

Status: Full-time; Exempt

Guiding Principles

  • Supports and advances the mission and vision of the school.
  • Supports and promotes the goals of the IB program.
  • Supports and advances international education.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain accurate General Ledgers including chart of accounts maintenance and security for accounting system, and reconciliation of key accounts
  • Assist Human Resources in Payroll accounting and reporting including reporting for private music teachers.
  • Perform monthly accounting entries and account reconciliations, and produce reports, as required
  • Manage the online field trip registration process for all grades and provides support to parents in this area
  • Reconcile cafeteria operations activity and records journal entries in the accounting system
  • Ensure internal compliance of the accounting and reporting of general ledger as applicable
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting in support of monthly closing process
  • Assist with the annual Fiscal Year audit.
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Requirements

  • BA or BS Degree in Accounting, Business or Finance is required
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of financial accounting and reporting experience and a solid understanding of business processes to support the AIS’s operations
  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently in an environment with a high volume of transactions
  • An understanding of internal controls is required and experience with accounting ERP system
  • Must have excellent excel and computer skills as required for reconciliation, analysis, and report presentation
  • Effective interaction with both internal and external customers
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Required to comply with AIS’s employee handbook (and student handbook as applicable)

To Apply

Please send resume and letter of interest via email to; please type the job title into your subject line (Accountant)