Redwood Day's K-8 program includes over 400 students and 80+ faculty and staff, all learning together on our 4-acre campus in the heart of Oakland. Everything we do is designed to keep every child engaged and growing. Academically, that means a world-class curriculum, the best teachers, and a focus on the individual student. Socially and emotionally, we teach students to work through challenges, respect each other's differences, and honor their diverse community. We find great strength in multiple perspectives and embrace every opportunity to weave diversity in thought and action into our social, emotional, and academic lives.
The Accounts Payable Accountant reports to the Controller and is responsible for the oversight and organization of all accounts payable functions of the School as well as other miscellaneous accounting functions as needed. The position is approximately 16 hours per week.
Essential Job Functions
Ensuring invoices are processed in a timely and accurate manner while adhering to departmental procedures and ensuring compliance with company policies
Issuing payments via check on a weekly basis or when required
Manage mailing checks and expedite special handling
Proper filing of all paid invoices
Establishing and maintaining relationships with new and existing vendors
Researching and resolving any invoice discrepancies
Provide other general bookkeeping assistance as needed within the business office
Execute additional tasks as needed
Provide internal and external audit assistance as required
Skills, Qualifications, Experience
Minimum two years experience in a similar capacity
BA or Associates Degree preferred
Proficient use of accounting, spreadsheet, database and word processing software. Knowledge of QuickBooks is a plus.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
Detail-oriented, flexible and organized worker with initiative and ability to work independently and adjust priorities to meet changing deadlines
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
Redwood Day offers competitive compensation and benefits.
Apply Please submit a cover letter, resume, and Redwood Day Application Form electronically by January 10, 2022, to APAccountant2022@rdschool.org. No phone calls, please.
Limitations and Disclaimer
The listed job responsibilities are meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities associated with the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Offers contingent on passing background checks and TB tests.
Non-Discrimination Policy Redwood Day is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available person in every job. School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race (including traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices), color, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, transitioned, transitioning or perceived to be transitioning), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy and breastfeeding, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, military and veteran status, and physical or mental disability, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. In addition, Redwood Day does not permit discrimination based on dressing consistently with one’s gender identity or gender expression, or preferred gender, name, or pronoun usage.
Authorized Employment Status
As required by federal law, all offers of employment are contingent on verification of an applicant or employee’s authorization for lawful employment in the United States at the start of their employment. Please note, the School does not sponsor applicants for employment-related visas.
3245 Sheffield Ave., Oakland, CA 94602
Redwood Day is a vibrant K-8 school with over 385 students and 80+ faculty and staff all learning together on our four-acre campus in the heart of Oakland. Everything we do is designed to keep every child engaged and growing. Academically, that means a world-class curriculum, the best teachers, and a focus on the individual student. Socially and emotionally, we teach students to work through challenges, respect each other’s differences, and honor their diverse community. We find great strength in multiple perspectives and embrace every opportunity to weave diversity in thought and action into our social, emotional, and academic lives.