Dallas Lutheran School seeks a full time Senior Accountant to begin immediately. The Senior Accountant must possess strong organizational, analytical, and complex task management skills with excellent interpersonal skills and a customer-service oriented attitude while handling confidential information. The Senior Accountant is an integral part of the Business Office and is responsible for the day-to-day operations. This role must work effectively as part of the Business Office team, but also able to manage time effectively and work independently.
Overview of Responsibilities:
Perform financial closing activities: journal entries, account reconciliations, bank reconciliations, and financial statements preparation.
Responsible for Tuition Agreements and other misc. billing through the FACTs system.
Set-up pay and leave benefits and prepare monthly payroll.
Pay all payables as needed (vendor invoices, employee benefits, debt service, employee reimbursements, ACH and wire transfers, etc.)
Verification of employment information for employee loans, etc.
Work closely with the Development Office on gift accounting and reporting, ensuring that all activity is compliant with donor restrictions.
Assist the Business Manager in the preparation and monitoring of departmental budgets, cash flow analysis, and forecasts.
Assist the Business Manager in preparing and maintaining the annual budget.
Provide support for the preparation of audited annual financial statements taking the lead position on preparation of schedules and work papers for annual audits.
Other miscellaneous tasks as assigned in support of the Business Manager.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting; CPA preferred.
5+ years of progressive accounting experience; public accounting and/or private industry. Non-profit experience preferred.
The ability to prioritize multiple tasks, manage deadlines and solve problems effectively and efficiently in a service-oriented manner.
Experience in Quickbooks preferred.
Experience with FACTs preferred, but not required.
Experience in Microsoft Excel/Word.
Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Team player who is positive and energetic.
Requires a high level of independence, accountability, good judgement and attention to detail.
Other Qualifications: All prospective employees must be able to clear a background check.
Please visit our website to learn more about us (www.dallaslutheranschool.com). Interested candidates need to submit a cover letter and resume.