The primary objective of this position is to oversee areas of Accounts Payable functions and to assist with the preparation of monthly closes for Ross School and Ross Institute.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Essential Duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for reconciling bank accounts on a monthly basis
Responsible for updating Cash Management
Responsible for transfers of cash and wire transfers
Oversee the accounts payable function and prepare 1099s
Record all bank drafts
Assist with the monthly close process, including general ledger reconciliations and preparation of monthly work paper updates
Prepares specific assigned balance sheet accounts schedules
Responsible for credit cards and the recording of expenses
Prepare adjusting journal entries in Financial Edge, when necessary, to correct postings in the General Ledger, allocate advances, etc
Assist with the preparation and review of both School and Summer Camp Payroll
Record income from revenue sources
Prepare quarterly sales tax returns
Train and mentor junior staff
Perform other related assignments as requested by the Controller or Director of Finance, such as preparing various reports
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. An individual must be able to accept and assume assigned responsibilities and make responsible decisions when required.
Ability to use a personal computer to accurately enter financial data into Blackbaud, Excel, and MS Word programs
Ability to comprehend, create, and carry out instructions furnished in written and/or oral form
Ability to problem solve
Ability to prepare reports
Ability to relocate from one physical space to another throughout the course of the day, as well as attend off-site meetings
Ability to read, analyze, develop and interpret documents in English
Ability to communicate effectively with vendors
Ability to engage in teamwork and work cooperatively with others
Non-profit experience preferred
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send a Cover Letter and Resume to Human Resources at email@example.com.
*Duties and responsibilities of staff members may be modified from time to time by management.
Education and/or Experience
Minimum of 5 years experience in bookkeeping/accounts payable/accounts analysis and bank reconciliation.
Ross School’s mission is to change the way education meets the future; to foster interdisciplinary, integrated thinking and innovative leadership; to engage fully in the global community; and to facilitate lifelong learning. Ross School was founded in 1991 by Courtney Ross and Steven J. Ross. They recognized that preparing students to meet the challenges of the 21st century requires new paradigms to transform education. Aided by the research of educational pioneers and leading thinkers, they expanded upon some of the best practices in K–12 education, combining them with the notion that leadership in an increasingly connected and rapidly changing world demands a global perspective and an openness to technology and innovation.
Located in East Hampton, New York, Ross School serves 375 students from Nursery–Grade 12 and post-graduates. Beginning in grade 7, the school hosts a growing number of domestic and international boarding students on the Upper School campus. Positions for boarding house parents who live in boarding houses and supervise students are also available and may be combined with any position.