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Bellevue Christian School

Accounting and Payroll Specialist

Accounting and Payroll Specialist District Office | Clyde Hill, WA

Salary: $50,000 – $59,000 DOE

Working Hours: Full-Time; 1.0 FTE (12 months)

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Responsible for maintaining general ledger accounting entries, bank reconciliation and compliance reporting requirements. Will act as the primary processor of payroll for Bellevue Christian School. She/he will ensure all accounting guidelines and procedure are followed and a high level of confidentiality is exhibited.

Accounting: • Receive all agency account funds (including once a year special events’ funds); record cash receipts, deposit in bank and credit proper accounts. • Make payments and transfers as requested and charge proper General Ledger accounts. • Prepare month end bank reconciliation journal entry and review with Director of Finance before posting. • Periodically balance the petty cash in the Finance Office and ensure change is available for internal customers such as the Deli. • Process NSF checks and coordinate recovery with department personnel. • Calculate and prepare monthly sales tax report for proper accounts (Deli, Boosters, bookstore, etc.) and submit to the State of Washington. • Prepare and post recurring as well as miscellaneous non-recurring month end journal entries to record various aspects of the school’s financial transactions including Advancement Income, A/R receipts, Bookstore and Deli activities, accruals, mortgage principal and interest payments, bank charges, Scrip activity, reclassification entries, inter-fund transfers etc. • Assist the Director of Finance with year-end accounting activities and journal entries including accruals, fixed asset recording, depreciation, endowment investment, release of restricted gifts etc. • Assist the Director of Finance in preparing for annual financial audit.  Assist auditors by providing all documentation and explanations as needed. • Manage credit card merchant accounts for Development and After School/Summer camps and process refunds when needed. • Process requests for Certifications of Insurance.

Payroll: • Responsible as primary processor of payroll for BCS, utilizing an outside payroll processing vendor. • Continually evaluate the quality and value of the payroll processing vendor, periodically negotiating advantageous pricing. Qualifications (required): • AA in accounting • 3-5 years applicable accounting experience Qualifications (desired): • BA in accounting • Payroll processing/experience

Additional Details: • Serve as secondary preparer of teaching contract worksheets for certificated personnel. Also update and maintain the salaried and hourly employee salary spreadsheets. • Assist with processing and reviewing financial aid and scholarship applications. • Maintain Employee accident information and forms and process L&I paperwork when received from the State of Washington. • Maintain student Accident Forms and information and provide school insurance information when requested.

Benefits Package Includes: Medical, dental, and vision coverage options. Employer 403b contributions, company paid life insurance, long-term disability, short-term disability, and optional life and long-term care insurance plans. Paid time off including personal, sick, vacation, and at least 14 paid holidays.

Contact Bellevue Christian School

Stephen Barbouletos
Human Resources Director
Phone: 4254544402

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