Senior Accountant

Saint Andrews Episcopal School
Saratoga, CA United States

Start date: August 2023

Salary: $34-39/hour

About the School: 

Located in Saratoga, California, Saint Andrew’s Episcopal School?is an independent?school?for Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade students.?Saint Andrew’s?is a wholehearted community of learners with a wholehearted commitment to cultivating student happiness, academic achievement, and character.?Our complete, balanced, and inspiring approach to education ensures that our graduates are exceptionally good people who are exceptionally well-prepared to thrive in high school, college, and life.

Job Summary: 

The senior accountant will join a team of professionals, reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer, and works closely with the Controller. Generally speaking, the SA is expected to perform the following responsibilities:

  • Accounts Payable: 
    • Responsible for weekly accounts payable processing (via BILL, Divvy and QB), ensuring accuracy and proper coding of all invoices for the school.
    • Responsible for researching and following-up on all accounts payable inquiries.
    • Maintains accounts payable vendor files (obtains W-9’s for all new vendors), including weekly filing of invoices, as needed.
    • Liaises with faculty, staff and parents on requisitions, invoices, and reimbursements
      Verifies monthly benefits invoices against employee rosters and elections (updates) and prepares for payment.
    • Prepares and files annual 1099s (ensure to have necessary vendor information in file).
  • Accounts Receivable: 
    • Maintains 3rd party student billing system to include rollover of returning accounts, setting up new accounts, posting in-school payments and communication with families.
    • Completes monthly A/R analysis and acts as first tier collection.
      Submits annual tuition insurance application and manages tuition insurance.
    • Investigates and responds to questions on student account transactions as needed.
    • Assists with processing tuition payments, event payments and trip payments.
  • Banking:
    • Receives, records, and processes all cash receipts received daily from all sources.
    • Prepares deposit slips and makes bank deposits as needed with oversight and approval from Controller.
  • HR and Others: 
    • Validates payroll reports and posts all journal entries relating to payroll and benefits.
    • Assists with annual audit; prepares appropriate schedules as assigned.
    • Assists with monthly closing (e.g.  Account reconciliations).
    • Monitors, verifies, and updates petty cash spreadsheet; counts and logs cash from various actives.
    • Maintains Annual Fund spreadsheet to record donations received for monthly reconciliation.
    • Reconciles AF balance on a regular basis.
    • Provides general assistance regarding clerical administration and other support needs, including general school community events and other related responsibilities.


  • Bachelors’ Degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in bookkeeping and/or accounting and finance, preferably in accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Must have an excellent understanding of the accounting cycle, monthly close, and the collaborative nature and interdependence of departmental colleagues.
  • Strong work ethic, task-oriented with the ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Must be punctual and committed to delivering superior work products.
  • Requires solid knowledge and understanding of GAAP accounting.
  • Highly detail oriented, motivated, well-organized, flexible, and collaborative individual who enjoys working in a team-driven environment.
  • Able to multitask in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment, while maintaining a customer service focus.
  • Common sense, professional decorum, and clear and concise communication skills are critical due to regular interaction with parents, faculty, administrators and business partners.
  • Must be highly proficient in QuickBooks Online and the use of modules, data sharing.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word.
  • Proficient in Google applications, including Gmail, Google Sheets and Google Docs.
  • In-person attendance is necessary to provide effective performance during normal school hours.


Salary and benefits will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Hourly wage of $34 to $39 per hour, with eligibility to earn overtime.

To Apply: 

No 3rd party calls or emails.

Saint Andrew’s Episcopal School is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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