Senior Accountant/Analyst

  • The Galloway School
  • Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • Jan 23, 2023
Full time Business

Job Description

This position directly reports to the Controller with a dotted line as support to the Director of Human Resources and is responsible for supporting the Controller in finance, accounting and reporting activities.  The Senior Accountant/Analyst will support the day-to-day finance operations of a budget of $20 million. This role requires a range of financial, accounting and administrative/organizational skill levels.  This position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data and the ability to balance day-to-day priorities with long-term goals and projects.

  • Assist Controller with all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements; this includes preparing and/or reviewing monthly reconciliations, journal entries, bi-monthly payroll, 403b reconciliation and remittance, maintaining fixed asset inventory, monthly reporting and annual audits and tax preparation
  • Monitoring and enforcing financial policies, internal controls, procedures and reporting system
  • Gathering critical information from financial data (internal and external) and producing useful metrics and reports
  • Supports the annual budgeting and planning process
  • Manages overall organization and retention of business office documents and files such as vendor contracts, leases, etc.
  • Manages annual insurance renewals and ongoing insurance inquiries
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times
  • Assist HR Director with benefits and open enrollment
  • Assist with year-end payroll processing
  • Perform non-discrimination testing 
  • Reconcile benefit invoices
  • Manages teacher certification process
  • Verify employment
  • Assist with recruiting
  • Assist with workers compensation reporting
  • Commitment to actively participate in recruiting and training with a diverse team
  • Fosters and promotes a positive and supportive work environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with flexible changing priorities

Competencies:  

  • Accounting research and analysis
  • Skilled at learning new systems and technology

Specialized Skills and Knowledge:  

  • “Super-user” in Excel required
  • Blackbaud experience strongly preferred