Maintain the General Ledger, including monthly reconciliations, closing entries, accruals, and revenue recognition.
Oversee accounts receivable.
Ensure that the School complies with all applicable accounting procedures and standards in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the Financial Accounting Services Board (FASB).
Proactively review the School’s accounting, financial reporting, and internal control policies and procedures to seek continuous improvement and to achieve government and regulatory compliance.
Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures.
Assist the Financial Officer in preparing financial statements for internal and external review, annual budgets and long-range financial plans.
Maintain fixed asset inventory and depreciation schedule.
Perform monthly reconciliations.
Supervise the preparation of the monthly payroll and prepare monthly payroll journal entry.
Assist 403(b) participants with the calculation of monthly deductions required to achieve desired level of annual contributions.
Supervise billing of tuition and fees through the FACTS system; perform reconciliations and prepare journal entries to record revenue in the general ledger.
Work closely with the Development Office to ensure accurate and timely recording of contribution and event income.
Work closely with the Parents Guild Treasurer to ensure accurate recording of income and expenses from various Guild events and activities.
Monitor bank accounts on a daily basis. Prepare bank deposits and bank reconciliations on a timely basis.
Coordinate and oversee preparation of Form 990 and other tax filings in collaboration with school’s accounting firm
Other responsibilities as assigned by the Financial Officer.
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Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required
3+ of accounting and finance experience, nonprofit experience preferred
Experience with FACTS tuition billing system preferred
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
Demonstrated understanding of generally accepted accounting principles in a not-for- profit setting.
Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse populations, including students, parents, and faculty.
Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects under the pressure of deadlines
Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
Saddle River Day School, located in the hills of Saddle River, New Jersey, was founded in 1957. Its student body of 360+ boys and girls is drawn from 64 communities in Bergen, Essex and Passaic Counties in New Jersey and Rockland County in New York. Saddle River Day School is composed of three divisions: the Lower Division, the Middle Division and the Upper Division. Saddle River Day School is a non-profit, non-discriminatory, co-educational, college-preparatory independent day school accredited by the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools, the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the State of New Jersey. Over 70% of the faculty hold advanced degrees.