The Senior Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing analytical accounting work ensuring an accurate general ledger and reconciliation of all school accounts. The Senior Staff Accountant will be cross-trained in all areas relating to GL, AR, AP and Payroll.This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger, year-end audit, budget and forecast, and monthly financial reporting.
This is a new position offering a unique opportunity to work in a premier independent school - a mission driven organization with a strong financial outlook and a dedicated collaborative workforce. Oakwood is seeking a candidate with outstanding accounting and analytical skills, a relevant record of accomplishment, and the passion to make a positive impact as a key member of the Finance/Accounting team.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills, advanced proficiency in MS Office Excel and Word required; proficiency with MS Access and PowerPoint desired; knowledge of Blackbaud Financial Edge software highly desirable. Must maintain strict confidentiality with financial and sensitive information.
Please forward your resume and letter of interest to Karen Bohanan, Director of Finance at Oakwood School – firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
Oakwood School is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in our workforce.
Oakwood School is a K-12 coeducational day school in North Hollywood, California that opened its doors in 1951. The school has remained faithful to its original mission ever since: to create a diverse educational environment where young people are partners with the adults who teach them and learn from them; where the best means of preparing students for the future is to immerse them in the presen...t; where a healthy learning environment requires joy and humor as well as rigorous intensity; and where students’ intellectual and aesthetic depth – along with their capacity for empathy and moral courage – emerge out of authentic engagement with their teachers, one another, and the world around them.