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Bookkeeper - Charter School

Company: Rocky Mountain Classical Academy
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION: BookkeeperREPORTS TO: Executive Principal; outsourced CFOHOURS: Full-time; year-round (School business hours are 7:30-4:00, Monday-Friday)SALARY: $40,000-$45,000 based on experience and qualificationsQUALIFICATIONS: Associates degree or 5 years of experience with Accounts Payable and Payroll. Experience as a full charge bookkeeper, or government or fund accounting preferred. Criminal background check required for hire Valid Colorado driver's license required for hireSTART DATE: ImmediateJOB SUMMARY: Bookkeeper is responsible for back-office duties and business services support as described below. This includes the maintenance of confidential school records of students and finances in a manner consistent with ethical, legal, regulatory and administrative requirements. The Bookkeeper is responsible for supporting the flow of financial school information to-and-from D49 and G&G Consulting.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:Office Duties Answer all incoming calls and emails for the Business Office Review, revise, create processes to improve Business Office efficiency and/or compliance; Participate in and/or document meetings with administration and G&G Consulting; Serve as school business contact for D49 Project research as requested by AdministrationFee collection and reporting Maintain systems for collection and summarizing of fees for entry into accounting system Follow-up as needed for fee collection directly with parents Collect and track all deposits, including deposits for school field trips and Walk DC fundraisingPurchasing support and ordering Assist school staff to complete all orders Maintain supporting transaction documentation for all transactions, including vendor contracts, invoices, packing slips and tax forms Manage 1099 vendor information, including collection of tax forms, insurance forms, independent contractor forms and PERA review of TIN Process payments for all transactions using including credit card activity Provide budget input and coordinate as needed with outside contractor support Transfer funds between school accounts as needed with online banking system Respond to requests for information from G&G Consulting, school auditors, school attorneys and school administration related to purchasing and orderingGrant support Assist with alignment of grant tracking to specific orders within the accounting system Provide documentation to support all grant submission requestsPayroll and HR support Process all benefit-related invoices for payment Collect and review all Rocky Mountain Classical Academy hourly employee timecards. Ensure timely submittal and supervisor approval. Check for accuracy, formatting, and proper time off. Consolidate and submit to Payroll, Executive Principal Executive Assistant, and G&G in a timely manner. Review monthly payroll processing, including position/activity coding Reconcile Payroll Liability accounts tying out bills with payroll processing activity Assist Human Resources Administrator and G&G Consulting as needed Respond to Administrative requests to support payroll processing Complete annual Workers Compensation Audit in coordination with HR and G&G ConsultingKnowledge Skills & Abilities: Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal relation skills. Proficient math and accounting skills. Customer service and public relations skills. Critical thinking and problem solving skills. Strong organizational skills. Open to change and willing to learn new skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job. Ability to defuse and manage volatile and stressful situations. Ability to follow up on pending issues. Ability to meet deadlines. Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks with frequent interruptions. Ability to communicate effectively with various stakeholders. Ability to maintain excellent attendance. Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions. Ability to perform responsibilities without the necessity of close supervision. Must be proficient in the use of personal computers and common software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Suite, and Power Point. 10 key by touch.PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Effectively represent RMCA, its program, policies and philosophy, and the teaching profession to the community. Follow the grievance policy as outline in the Employee Handbook in dealing with conflict with student, parents, staff and administration. Know the procedures for dealing with issues of an emergency nature. Work as team with other staff, maintaining a supportive and encouraging relationship with other teachers, and assisting in the development/implementation of programs/processes to enhance the preschool's overall program. Seek the counsel of the administration and colleagues, while maintaining a teachable attitude.WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands, work environment factors and mental functions described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, climb, or balance, stoop, kneed crouch, or crawl and smell. The employee must regularly list and/or move up to 25 pounds frequently. Work Environment: While preforming the duties of this job, the employee will work primarily in a school environment. Mental Functions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate, compare, analyze, coordinate, instruct, evaluate, and use interpersonal skills. Occasionally required to compile, compute and negotiate.Job Type: Full-timePay: $40,000.00 - $45,000.00 per yearBenefits: Dental insurance Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shiftAbility to commute/relocate: Colorado Springs, CO 80922: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience: Bookkeeping: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Rocky Mountain Classical Academy, Colorado Springs , Bookkeeper - Charter School, Accounting, Auditing , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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