Accountant

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

Summary

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 employment@aischool.org; please type the job title into your subject line (Accountant)

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