Staff Accountant

//Staff Accountant

Position: Business/Finance

Accepting through: January 31, 2019

State/Province: Washington

Position Description:


This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for providing support for accounting, payroll and human resource responsibilities in the Business Office.

Roles & Responsibilities

·        Coordinate and process biweekly and monthly payrolls

·        Review year end payroll reports and tax filings

·        Reconcile invoices for benefit contributions to payroll deductions

·        Prepare variance reports and forecasting related to salary budgets

·        Process claims and forms for Labor & Industries, FMLA, ACA, short-term disability and COBRA

·        Assist with tax filing preparations to complete form 5500

·        Manage process for open enrollment for benefits

·        Participate and gather information for school surveys

·        Manage employee reimbursement requests

·        Print and distribute departmental financial statements

·        Prepare and post journal entries to the general ledger

·        Perform various balance sheet reconciliations

·        Prepare year end audit schedules related to payroll accounts

·        Identify and participate in process improvement initiatives that enhance workflow and/or improve the work environment

·        Support the work of the CFO with other operational tasks and projects as assigned


·        Bachelor’s degree in accounting

·        The ability to prioritize multiple tasks, manage deadlines and solve problems effectively and efficiently in a service-oriented manner

·        Advanced executive functioning skills and computer proficiency, particularly with Microsoft Excel

·        Desire to continue to grow professionally and learn new skills

Benefits and Compensation

Bellarmine Preparatory School offers a competitive compensation and benefit package. Salary is commensurate with experience.