Senior Accountant – St. Xavier High School, Cincinnati OH

St. Xavier High School

St. Xavier High School, founded in 1831, is a Catholic college preparatory school for young men conducted by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Students enrolled at St. Xavier reside in all areas of greater Cincinnati, including norther Kentucky and southeastern Indiana. Our mission is to assist young men in their formation as leaders and Men for Others through rigorous college preparation in the Jesuit tradition

Are you an account professional with sharp attention to detail eager to use your knowledge and experience to make a positive impact? Do you have a focus on collaboration and fulfilling the mission of an organization? If you answered yes, we want to speak to you! We offer a highly competitive pay & benefits package and generous PTO policies. Pay will be based on years of accounting experience. This is a full-time role working 12 months of the year with a schedule of 8am – 4pm

As the Senior Accountant with St. Xavier High School, you will assist in establishing a new endowment fund procedure, record and maintain each fund’s share of the invested endowment pool, review open tuition receivable accounts, including collection efforts and provide recommendations to the CFO for accounts to be reserved or written off

In addition, you will perform responsibilities such as:
Prepares, maintains, and reconciles fundraising activities to the general ledger
Transfers cash between funds and posts related journal entries
Resolves issues that may span multiple areas
Assists controller with fund accounting year-end closure process
Recommends proper accounting for new restricted gifts
Provides Advancement Office with restricted spending reports as necessary
Prepares reconciliations and other supporting documents for annual audit

The ideal candidate will have the following:
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related highly preferred
Five years’ accounting experience
Experience with Accounting Software (SAGE)
Proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel
Previous fund accounting experience preferred
Not for Profit Accounting Experience
Strong interpersonal and customer service skills

Employer is EOE/M/F/D/V

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