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Accountant – Accounts Receivable $50,000-$68,500

St. John Bosco High School (Bellflower)

Posted

07/01/2024

Expires

08/15/2024

Description

The Accounts Receivable Accountant is primarily responsible for accepting and recording all deposit-related activity, maintaining the accuracy of the student accounts, including tuition assistance applications, accounts receivables and integrity of the financial reporting requirements. S/he must be highly organized, accurate and demonstrate attention to detail. Working at St. John Bosco High School (Bosco) requires a commitment to the mission and values of the school.

Bosco complies with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and considers reasonable accommodations that may be necessary to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job.

Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to, the following):

  • Student Accounts – manage and maintain all aspects related to student accounts such parent communications, payment plans, various fees, tuition assistance and collections.
  • Ensure receivables are current by performing regular follow-up on past due accounts
  • Tuition Assistance – acts as primary of contact related to the tuition assistance program maintain integrity of database, answering questions and issuing awards
  • Maintain integrity of databases and files to ensure accurate coding by regular reviews and reconciliations
  • Prepare, record and verify accuracy of all deposits flowing through the Business Office per outline processes and policies as established.
  • Work closely with other departments, as needed, to ensure accurate and timely reconciliations
  • Assist and complete month-end close and performs accounts reconciliations as assigned
  • Proficiency in using the school’s software systems to manage responsibilities efficiently and accurately.
  • Strict discretion and confidentiality required

Other Duties:

  • Maintains formal written desk procedures and annual calendar
  • Backup to accounts payable as needed and other Business Office functions, as necessary.
  • Acts as contact with other departments and volunteers providing positive customer service skills and timely responses
  • Other duties or responsibilities/projects as assigned

Requirements

Qualifications (minimum requirements):

  • A high school diploma and three years accounts receivable experience. Bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred.
  • Initiative and ability to learn new technology and programs. Blackbaud, Final Site and FACTS a plus
  • Demonstrated attention to detail with problem solving/analytical skills and ability to work under pressure and meeting deadlines
  • Proficient in 10-key, basic word processing and spreadsheet skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both on an internal and external basis, using excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to express oneself clearly and concisely displaying a positive attitude
  • Self-directed with proven ability to assume responsibility, work independently, and move work/projects through to completion with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritize and complete tasks/assignments/projects within established time frames, including the ability to stay focused and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Adaptable and open to change
  • Bilingual Skills: Spanish is plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit, stand and/or move around the work area and building
  • Ability to lift, or move, up to 15 pounds as needed
  • Ability to travel around campus safely and comfortably
  • Ability to use a keyboard (or alternative input device) and other office equipment
  • Ability to read information in printed material and on a computer screen, often for extended periods of time

To Apply:
Applicants must submit
(1) employment application (found at www.bosco.org/employment)
(2) current resume
(3) and letter of interest.
All materials should be sent electronically to employment@bosco.org with Subject line stating Accountant Accounts Receivable Application.

Wage Range
The rate of pay offered to the selected candidate is based on internal pay policy and budget. New hires are commonly paid at the minimum of the wage range or within the lower part of the range. We consider a number of factors when making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience, training and other department needs.

Information/Application Contact

St. John Bosco High School (Bellflower)

13640 Bellflower Blvd.

Bellflower, CA 90706

employment@bosco.org