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Accounting Manager

Company: The Association of Colorado Independent Schools
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

ACIS accredits, supports, and advances the interests of Colorado independent schools. Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 530 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 107-acre campus. Dawson seeks an Accounting Manager who will be primarily responsible for the monthly close cycle, account analysis and reconciliation, and day-to-day responsibilities. The Accounting Manager is an integral part of the Business Office and reports to and works closely with the CFO/Business Manager. Compensation is competitive. - Professional Qualifications Minimum of bachelor's degree in business administration or related field. An MBA and/or CPA is preferred, but not required 5+ years of experience - Strong background in accounting, budgeting, and cash management Supervisory experience is desired Experience with non-profits or schools a plus - Advanced Excel skills Communicate effectively with team members, parents, faculty and staff, the Board of Trustees, and all community constituents Personal Qualities Models school virtues of respect, compassion, courage, and integrity Collaborates and works positively as a member of a team Demonstrates vision, direction, and resilience - Acknowledges personal strengths and challenges Duties Prepares monthly financial statements and account reconciliations on a timely basis. - Ensures accurate and appropriate coding and/or approval of all revenue, expenditure, and journal transactions. Reconciles all investment activity and related accounting entries and prepares. Manages daily cash balances and provides weekly cash reports to CFO/Business Manager as requested. Deposits and reconciles cash received in the Business Office and records to appropriate accounts. Assists the CFO/Business Manager in preparation and monitoring of monthly departmental budget reports and forecasts, working with administrators and department chairs regarding budget preparation. Cross trains on various accounting functions including accounts payable, account receivable, student billing and budgeting. Works with the Development department in order to reconcile all cash, stock, and in-kind gifts. Assists with the preparation of schedules and work papers for the annual financial audits for the School and DPA (Parent Association). Maintains a chart of accounts and system reports in our accounting software, Blackbaud. Stays current on GAAP and relevant non-profit accounting issues, as well as Federal and State taxation rules and regulations. Reconciles subsidiary financial records as may be required for the school (e.g. property, plant, and equipment). Compiles and submits data for annual surveys. The salary range for this position is $70,000 - $85,000 and commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental, 401(k) and generous time-off. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume on the Dawson website ( , scroll to the bottom of the page, click on the Employment link, find Current Job Opportunities at Dawson, and select the Accounting Manager posting to apply for this position. A cover letter and a resume are also required as part of the application process. Only online applications will be accepted. No phone calls please.

Keywords: The Association of Colorado Independent Schools, Boulder , Accounting Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Boulder, Colorado

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