Los Angeles, CA, USA
Brentwood School inspires every student to:
Think critically and creatively.
Shape a future with meaning.
Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is looking for an Accounting Manager to begin immediately.
Reports to: Director of Finance and Accounting
Summary of Position:
The Accounting Manager is a new position and reports to the Director of Finance and Accounting. S/He will be responsible for all aspects of the accounting department including, but not limited to, general ledger accounting, payables, receivables, payroll and school-issued credit cards. The Accounting Manager also assists the Director of Finance and Accounting in the preparation of schedules for the annual audit and tax return. Additional responsibilities include the streamlining of processes, the pending upgrade of the School’s Blackbaud system, and other special projects, as needed.
Accounting Specialist, Payroll and Accounts Payable
The Accounting Manager will work with all of Brentwood School’s constituencies – parents (students), faculty, administrators and staff concerning accounting matters.
The Accounting Manager has a bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related discipline with a minimum of 5-8 years of experience in accounting, including managerial experience. The Accounting Manager shall have experience in accounts payable; accounts receivable; student billing; and purchasing; payroll processing; and have the ability to work with a high degree of autonomy – communicating frequently with her/his direct reports and the Director of Finance and Accounting.
Non-profit accounting experience in schools is preferred but not a requirement. Related experience will be considered. A CPA is a plus.
The Accounting Manager will possess the following personality traits:
Team player, approachable
Flexible, receptive to new ideas
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Extremely customer service oriented (i.e., “can do” attitude)
Comfortable in an educational setting where students and adult parents are present
A commitment to diversity and inclusion
An interest in and openness to professional growth and development
The Accounting Manager must have:
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational skills
Proficient computer expertise in working with Brentwood School software applications that include: Blackbaud or related non-profit accounting software, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other programs
Vast experience working with an array of non-profit accounting related software programs including system integration and conversion experience
An ability to identify, design and implement operating efficiency and internal control opportunities
A willingness to explore and support system integration projects
Capability to vet and implement new or customized business office solutions
An ability to be a team player and be able to partner with colleagues and leadership
An ability to lead by example
A sense of humor where appropriate
The Accounting Manager position is an exempt position, which may require overtime and some weekends, if needed
Duties & Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
General ledger accounting
School-issued credit cards
Cash receipts/deposits at bank
Working with Accounting Specialists on questions/issues
Collaborate with Director of Finance and Accounting on certain assignments, as needed and requested
Monthly Accounting for:
School-issued credit cards
Credit card settlements
Capital Campaign and Brentwood Fund
Monthly sales tax filings
Monthly financial reporting of departmental actual vs budget and distribution of reports to Admin departments
Quarterly financial reporting for all school to Director of Finance and Accounting for purposes of Finance Committee, Banking and other meeting preparation, as needed
Audit - Assist the Director of Finance and Accounting in the preparation of schedules for interim and year-end fieldwork
Form 990 - Assist the Director of Finance and Accounting in the preparation of schedules for the annual tax return filing
INDEX, NAIS/DASL, Cal-ISBOA surveys
Any other state and federal filings
Special projects and duties as needed, including Blackbaud upgrade, and other projects as assigned by the Director of Finance and Accounting, and the Chief Financial and Operations Officer
Brentwood School is dedicated to the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that better represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles. Information about our school can be found at www.bwscampus.com .
Interested candidates should contact:
Susanne McNeil Eng
Director of Finance and Accounting
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, West Mason Street, Green Bay, WI, USA
Department: College of Business
Reports To: Dean, Associate
Faculty Salary Grade: B
LOCATION: District Wide
HOURS: Flexibility in schedule is required for day, night or weekend classes as needed.
SALARY RANGE: $ 58,353 – $70,637 based on a standard 175-day, full-time obligation.
*Current benefit eligible employees will be placed within the pay range based on their current rate/range.
Anticipated Start Date: August 2018
Required online application available on website: www.nwtc.edu/jobs
Location: Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Human Resources, 2740 West Mason Street, Green Bay, WI 54307-9042. All postings are considered current and available until removed from the website.
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is committed to promoting a learning environment where employees and students of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue career and academic goals embraced in an environment of respect and shared inquiry.
The College is seeking to attract ethnically diverse instructors and staff who can inspire our increasingly diverse student population.
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is an innovative leading-edge college dedicated to student success. An instructor’s primary purpose is to design instruction and assessment in an engaging environment to foster learner success. An instructor continually improves the overall quality in the delivery of learning to support the achievement of college outcomes and priorities utilizing evidence to support decision-making. Instructors work in alignment with the college’s mission, vision, core values, and operating principles. Instructors are expected to provide service to the college community exemplified by teamwork, committee involvement, and participation in shared leadership activities. In addition, instructors commit to ongoing professional growth in both instructional and technical areas to comply with NWTC’s faculty progression structure, as well as the development of their colleagues and teams.
It is our commitment as a College to ensure that we invest the resources necessary to positively impact teaching and student success. Consistent with this commitment all new faculty are required to successfully complete the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Instructor Preparation Academy. The Academy is a structured, practical, course-based cohort learning experience during first three years of employment. Courses include teaching and learning strategies, guidance and counseling, curriculum development, assessment, diversity, and more. The details of the schedule will be made available upon hire.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Qualifications and Work Experience:
Minimum of a Master’s Degree in related field and two years of direct occupational experience required in an occupation related to Accountant, Staff Accountant, Public Accountant, or Cost Accountant.
At a minimum, occupational experience has to have occurred at least 1 year within the last 5 years.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
Primary instructional responsibility is for courses in the Accounting program. Additional instructional responsibility is for accounting courses that support other College of Business programs. May be assigned to a variety of accounting courses including Computer Ledger, Payroll, Tax, Cost, Financial, and Automated Accounting.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the functions identified in the job description.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
Develop and continually revise curriculum that includes multicultural perspectives, core abilities, and technical content to meet industry or regulatory standards to prepare graduates for successful careers.
Utilize engaging instructional strategies and methodologies which foster student success both in and outside of the classroom.
Create learning experiences which integrate multiple alternative or emerging delivery methodologies and instructional technologies to maximize student success, including, but not limited to, hybrid, face-to-face, video conferencing, self-paced, and on-line course delivery.
Provide immediate, routine, and consistent feedback to students to assist them in improving performance in technical and core ability competencies.
Create a learning environment that integrates best practices for student success including authentic service learning, student club events, and engagement in profession specific activities.
Develop, support, participate and collaborate with other departments on student recruitment, program marketing, and referral of students as needed for student success strategies including tutoring, counseling, advising, etc.
Use data to measure quality outcomes related to student persistence, retention, completion rate, course success, and to design improvement strategies based on the evidence.
Comply with College policies and practices related to instruction, assessment, and delivery.
Engage with business and industry through engagement and participation in advisory committees, including the recruitment of new members, planning of meetings, participation in community groups, and business visits.
Participate in community and college-sponsored events to promote the college’s programs and enhance community relationships.
Engage in division, department and team meetings and requirements including the development and completion of the college’s strategic planning through team action plans and budget requests
Maintain proficient knowledge and skill in emerging trends and current occupational practices by networking with regional industry leaders and participating in continuing education and professional development.
Assist in the development of adjunct faculty through communication, sharing of resources, coaching and mentoring.
Maintain Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements, faculty progression structure requirements and licensure required by other agencies to maintain individual and program accreditation.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Competency Statement(s)
Values - Demonstrate behaviors and action that support the College’s values - Customer Focus, Everyone Has Worth, Passion and Inspiration, Collaboration, Emotional Intelligence, Results and Accountability, Valuing Talent and Well Being, and Ethics.
Student Success – Demonstrate behaviors and actions that support student recruitment, retention, and student success initiatives.
Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, socio-economic background, or job type.
Active Listening - Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others.
Adaptability – Ability to adapt to new and emerging technologies and incorporate them into the curriculum
Applied Learning - Ability to participate in needed learning activities in a way that makes the most of the learning experience. Learn and use technology and alternative delivery methods, including, but not limited to, online instruction and distance education.
Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
Creative - Ability to think in such a way as to produce a new concept or idea.
Enthusiastic - Ability to bring energy to the performance of a task.
Flexibility – Ability to adapt quickly to changing demands, assignments and circumstances.
Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
Motivation - Ability to inspire oneself and others to reach a goal and/or perform to the best of their ability.
Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
Technical Aptitude – Ability to use essential technology and software for instructional and communication purposes.
Handling / Fingering
Reach Above Shoulder
N (Not Applicable)
N (Not Applicable)
Squat or Kneel
10 lbs or less
Over 100 lbs
N (Not Applicable)
12 lbs or less
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Activity is not applicable to this occupation.
Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)
Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)
Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)
The College has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the College reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the College may deem appropriate.
NWTC does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or other protected classes.