Accounting Manager / Assistant Controller Print Favicon

Personal Characteristics Desired

  • A strong commitment to the Zaytuna College mission
  • Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment; comfortable with ambiguity and shifts in scope of duties
  • Pro-active personality and willingness to lead change
  • High ethical standards, professionalism and integrity
  • Collaborative approach and a “can do” attitude; willing to roll up sleeves and do whatever it takes to support team priorities
  • Resourceful problem-solver who takes the initiative to identify and assist in resolving problems both within and beyond areas of direct responsibility

Accountant Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile all balance sheet & general ledger accounts on a monthly basis
  • Responsible for entering journal entries such as fixed assets, prepaid, accruals and payroll on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Prepare monthly and daily reconciliations of general ledger accounts
  • Create and input daily and monthly journal entries
  • Perform all month, quarter and year-end accounting closing duties for several accounts within the General Ledger
  • Reconcile all cash accounts and resolve reconciling items on a monthly basis
  • Administer and monitor accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Review and process monthly expense reports and reimbursements
  • Perform the following duties related to the accounting of fixed assets:
  • Record fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions in the fixed asset excel workbook and in the general ledger  
  • ·       Reconcile the balance in the fixed asset excel to the summary-level account in the general ledger
  • ·        Calculate depreciation for all fixed assets
  • ·        Prepare and file property welfare exemptions
  • ·        Oversee the controls, procedures, and forms associated with the recording of fixed assets.
  • Prepare and file quarterly sales tax filings
  • Assist in preparation of annual tax filings of 1099s and 1098-T’s
  • Assist in year-end audit functions
  • Assist in preparing audit schedules and provide supporting documentation

Accountant Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required
  • Experience with QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel required; intermediate to advanced level
  • Strong knowledge of Office, including Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Knowledge in GAAP accounting
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of information, exercise good judgment and discretion in handling information
  • Must be able to work through deadlines and be dependable
  • Accuracy and timeliness a must
  • Possess problem solving, attention to detail, and analytical skills

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required

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How to Apply

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    • An Equal Opportunity Employer