All candidates are required to be a Christian to work at our school.
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Director of Accounting is a member of the Business Office Team who oversees the accounting and daily business office functions of the organization. The Director of Accounting will coordinate and supervise the work of two other Business Office Team members and will work closely with the Chief Financial Officer and other members of the senior leadership team. S/he will ensure that Regents School of Austin and the Regents Endowment Fund operate in compliance with all financial systems and procedures to support effective program implementation and conduct flawless audits.
Finance and Accounting
Coordinate the month-end close process and general ledger maintenance
Reconcile all cash accounts monthly
Manage all incidental billings utilizing FACTS Nelnet platform, including co-curricular activities and financial holds
Review general ledger coding of daily transactions for accuracy and consistency
Assist CFO in preparing financial reports
Maintain internal controls and safeguards for receipt of revenue, program budgets, and expenditures.
Coordinate the workflow of two business office staff, assist with any questions or issues
Prepare rollforward of net assets
Update depreciation schedules for capital expenditures
Coordinate the annual financial audit process in conjunction with external auditors
Provide support to auditors for preparation of the Form 990s
Assist with preparation of the annual budget
Develop Support and Growth Plans in partnership with the Accounts Payable Specialist and the Business Office Administrative Assistant; meet throughout the year to assess goal performance
Assist with accounting related projects, including software implementations and workflow audits
Continuously look for areas of process improvement or automation
Perform other related duties, as necessary
The above listing is meant to highlight essential functions and is not meant to be a comprehensive list of duties.
Solid experience coordinating audit activities and managing financial reporting, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, and accounting for investments
Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and processes; demonstrated understanding and application of GAAP
Technology savvy with experience and advanced knowledge of accounting and reporting software, Sage Intacct preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Office and G Suite, with advanced knowledge in Excel
Demonstrated high-level of detail orientation
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to organize and plan
Ability to work in a dynamic environment and prioritize workload to manage multiple tasks with strict deadlines
Ability to work well with members in a team environment that is customer-centric
Must be able to work independently and be an innovative thinker
Keen analytic, organizational, and problem solving skills which allow for strategic data interpretation versus simple reporting
Nonprofit bookkeeping/accounting experience is a plus
Additional Salary Information: Company Benefits
- We offer 40+ days of PTO annually, to promote work life balance and show our appreciation for our employee’s hard work.
- We offer our employees competitive health/dental/vision insurance.
- We provide company-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance.
- We offer a 401k retirement plan with safe harbor contributions in addition to matching contributions.
- We strive to create and maintain a positive and joy-filled working environment, fully embracing our role as key supporters of the school’s effective mission delivery.
About Regents School of Austin
Regents School of Austin is a unique K-12 school that educates 1,000 students on an 82-acre campus in southwest Austin. Our mission is to provide a classical, Christian education, founded upon and informed by a Christian worldview, that equips students to know, love, and practice that which is true, good and beautiful, and challenges them to strive for excellence as they live purposefully and intelligently in the service of God and man. Regents is well recognized by peers for outstanding accomplishments in teaching, curriculum, students' achievement, parental involvement, and community support.
WORKING AT REGENTS
The academic community at Regents is shaped by the excellence of the faculty, small class sizes, and the continuity of the K-12 program. Regents employees are engaged in an environment that is team-oriented and emergent. To ensure that our faculty is continually developing their skills in accordance with our performance objectives, we have a strong professional growth program. Even so, Regents culture is highly sensitive to the need for work/life balance and believes God made us to work from our rest.