Business Office Staff Accountant

Berkeley Preparatory School
Tampa, FL United States

Business Office Staff Accountant
Tampa, FL

Founded in 1960, Berkeley Preparatory School is a co-educational, Episcopal affiliated, independent, college preparatory school with a current enrollment of 1,401 students in grades Pre-K through 12.

At Berkeley, we seek to educate the whole child by nurturing students’ intellectual, emotional, spiritual and physical development so they may attain their highest potential. We are also committed to providing an inclusive and diverse learning environment that encourages values and recognizes each student as a unique individual. Visit us at:

Berkeley is located on a beautiful and well-equipped 86-acre campus, consisting of 29 state-of-the-art buildings. Our proud mascot is the Buccaneer. Graduates are well-rounded individuals who have learned the core values of discipline, diligence and integrity and excelled in the academic, co-curricular and character realms.

Business Office Staff Accountant

As an important member of the Business Office Team, reporting to the Controller, the Business Office Staff Accountant will support all accounting and finance operations for this vibrant, thriving, highly successful independent school. This position is a year-round, full time, permanent position and offers countless opportunities to gain experience in a professional work environment, be exposed to all aspects of the school’s operations under great leadership, and participate in the many excellent employee benefits provided to all Berkeley employees. The successful candidate will be eager to learn, display a growth mindset, and consistently demonstrate a positive approach.

The duties and responsibilities outlined below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Prepare and post journal entries
• Assist with month-end close
• Perform account reconciliations
• Interface with budget managers as the Business Office point of contact
• Assist in process improvement
• Special projects, as needed

Staff Accountant Skills/Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting OR 5+ years professional accounting experience
• Advanced Excel skills (pivots/vlookups)
• Team player willing to learn new tasks and be flexible
• Solid communication skills required
• Excellent time management skills required

Compensation and Benefits:

The compensation package will be competitive nationally and commensurate with experience, degree attainment, and the national independent school and college markets.

All inquiries and nominations are kept confidential.

Berkeley Preparatory School does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or national or ancestral origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other School-administered programs, or in the administration of its hiring and employment practices. The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Contact Information

Interested Persons please send a resume and detailed cover letter to:

Samantha Seebeck
Berkeley Preparatory School