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AP/AR Specialist

Date Posted: 9/19/2023

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Job Description

An independent school in Rancho Santa Margarita for students from early childhood through 8th Grade seeks a self-starter and detailed-oriented Accounting Technician (AP/AR) to join the Business Office team.
Reports to: Controller
Position Type: Full-time; 12-month 
Start: Immediately
Compensation & Benefits

  • Medical and Dental Insurance - Employee only monthly premium is 100% paid
  • Employer-paid life insurance
  • Employer-paid pension plan with full immediate vesting and limited-match
  • Vacation and Health Leave
  • Paid School Holidays
  • Tuition remission for children of faculty/staff
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Processing and maintaining transactions and reconciliations for:
    • o Accounts Payable
    • o Cash Receipts
    • o Account Receivable
Additional Responsibilities
  • Assist in Month End and Year End closing
  • 1099 filings and quarterly Sales and Use Tax returns
  • Assist with recording fixed assets
  • Maintain the Business Office equipment and supplies
  • Perform additional duties commensurate with this role to support the school at large
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience working in an accounting office with specific duties relating to Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Strong MS office application skills: Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook is required
  • Experience with accounting systems - Blackbaud FENXT and RENXT experience is a plus, but not required.
  • Detail oriented, good organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, (verbal and written).
Preferred Education
  • Associates Degree or higher in in Accounting or a related field
Physical Demands & Environmental/Working Conditions
  • Work is performed on-site in an office environment.
  • Typically requires the ability to sit at a computer for extended periods of time, hear the telephone, and enter data on a computer or calculator.
  • May require the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:9/19/2023
  • Contact: Charlie Banham (714) 929-1320
  • Pay Range: $60,000.00 - $65,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-2309-216108