Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Director of Accounting is a member of the Business Office Team who oversees the accounting and daily business office functions of the organization. The Director of Accounting will coordinate and supervise the work of two other Business Office Team members and will work closely with the Chief Financial Officer and other members of the senior leadership team. S/he will ensure that Regents School of Austin and the Regents Endowment Fund operate in compliance with all financial systems and procedures to support effective program implementation and conduct flawless audits.
Finance and Accounting
Coordinate the month-end close process and general ledger maintenance
Reconcile all cash accounts monthly
Manage all incidental billings utilizing FACTS Nelnet platform, including co-curricular activities and financial holds
Review general ledger coding of daily transactions for accuracy and consistency
Assist CFO in preparing financial reports
Maintain internal controls and safeguards for receipt of revenue, program budgets, and expenditures.
Coordinate the workflow of two business office staff, assist with any questions or issues
Prepare rollforward of net assets
Update depreciation schedules for capital expenditures
Coordinate the annual financial audit process in conjunction with external auditors
Provide support to auditors for preparation of the Form 990s
Assist with preparation of the annual budget
Develop Support and Growth Plans in partnership with the Accounts Payable Specialist and the Business Office Administrative Assistant; meet throughout the year to assess goal performance
Assist with accounting related projects, including software implementations and workflow audits
Continuously look for areas of process improvement or automation
Perform other related duties, as necessary
The above listing is meant to highlight essential functions and is not meant to be a comprehensive list of duties.
- We offer 40+ days of PTO annually, to promote work life balance and show our appreciation for our employee’s hard work.
- We offer our employees competitive health/dental/vision insurance.
- We provide company-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance.
- We offer a 401k retirement plan with safe harbor contributions in addition to matching contributions.
- We strive to create and maintain a positive and joy-filled working environment, fully embracing our role as key supporters of the school’s effective mission delivery.
Qualifications & Skills
This position requires 7 to 10 years of accounting and finance experience, ideally including experience in a nonprofit organization.
Other qualifications include:
Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and unwavering commitment to Regents School of Austin’s mission and doctrinal statement