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Human Resource and Accounting Assistant $21.62 – $25.50 DOE

Verbum Dei Jesuit High School (Los Angeles)






Reporting to the Vice President of Finance, the Human Resource and Accounting Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the finance, accounting, payroll and human resource functions for the school. The ideal candidate is organized and able to prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced work environment.

About Us
Verbum Dei Jesuit High School is a Jesuit, Catholic high school located in Watts with an enrollment of approximately 320 students. Part of the Cristo Rey Network (CRN), Verbum Dei Jesuit offers young men from supportive families of limited resources a rigorous college preparatory curriculum, integrated with a professional work-study experience, and faith formation that prepares them to graduate from college as men for others who serve their communities and pursue a more just and humane world for all.

Position Description
• Supports and facilitates the human resources, finance, and payroll functions through administrative and clerical functions.
• Provides excellent customer service by effectively responding to internal and external inquiries and requests.
• Prepares and maintains employee files and records; prepares and disseminates onboarding and employment documentation while ensuring compliance with school policies, laws and regulations; conducts new employee orientations
• Reviews and audits payroll, benefits and/or other HR/Finance programs and recommends corrective action to ensure compliance with school policies.
• Accurately and efficiently processes and verifies invoices related to accounts payable, escalating problems or disputes to their supervisor.
• Maintains accounts payable files and verifies purchase documentation and approvals for purchasing card transactions.
• Prepares accounts receivable invoices, posts payments, monitors and follows up with delinquent accounts; completes daily bank account reconciliations.
• Performs other job duties as assigned.

$21.62 – $25.50 DOE

As an employee with Verbum Dei Jesuit, you will enjoy a competitive employee benefits program, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, retirement plan contribution, voluntary supplemental life and disability coverages, and generous paid time off.

• One (1) year related experience
• Proficient with MS Office, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
• Experience with payroll and employee benefit systems, accounting software and applicant tracking services
• Track record of meeting or exceeding deadlines
• Strong attention to detail, organizational and analytical skills
• Disciplined self-starter with an openness to growth and a commitment to continuous learning
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• A commitment to Catholic education, professional integrity, and moral character
• Demonstrated ability to connect with low-income, urban students and families

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s in business, administration, finance, human resources, or related-subject

How To Apply
Interested applicants may apply online through our employment webpage. Applicants will be asked to upload the following:
• Resume
• Cover Letter (not longer than one page)
• References: include three professional references

Equal Opportunity Employer
Verbum Dei Jesuit is an equal-opportunity employer. However, as a Jesuit institution organized as a California Nonprofit Religious Corporation, the School reserves the right to make employment decisions based on principles of Catholic moral teaching, religious preferences, and other religious needs, criteria, policies, and standards. Within that condition, Verbum Dei Jesuit is committed to fostering a supportive workplace which includes providing equal opportunity in employment for all people without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, marital status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity or expression physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information or genetic characteristics, veteran status, uniformed service or other protected status in accordance with state and federal laws.


How To Apply
Interested applicants may apply online through our employment webpage. Applicants will be asked to upload the following:
• Resume
• Cover Letter (not longer than one page)
• References: include three professional references

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

Verbum Dei Jesuit High School (Los Angeles)

11100 S Central Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90059