Employment Opportunities » Accountant


The Accountant provides support for departmental functions with specific responsibility for performing activities related to the accurate processing of authorized invoices, recording, updating and reconciling related accounts payable information. This role also serves as an auditor, ensuring that invoices are accurate and that proper accounting procedures are followed to account for the payment for goods and services consumed by the school. Provides a high level of professional, courteous, and Lasallian customer service to both external constituents (parents or alumni) and internal constituents (faculty, staff, or coaches).

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintains vendor master records and vendor relations

• Prepares purchase orders and ensures requests include appropriate documentation and approval

• Processes check requests and ensures that all invoices include appropriate documentation and approval

• Ensures that general ledger coding is accurate and budget is available

• Identify Fixed Asset Purchases and assign tag numbers as needed

• Generates payments weekly, or more often as needed

• Prints and obtains signatures on all accounts payable checks

• Prepares weekly accounts payable invoice reports

• Assists Department Heads and Head Coaches with questions regarding their financial expenditures

• Prepares annual 1099’s

• Reviews and reconciles accounts payable aging reports with the general ledger

• Reconciles credit cards and petty cash

• Makes daily cash deposits

• Tracks grant spending as needed

• Cross-trains on the preparation of cash receipts, deposits and other business office functions

• Assist with month-end close procedures and annual audit

• Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance or Controller.

Position Type: Full-Time. Exempt. Typical hours are Monday – Friday 8 AM – 5 PM unless needed for a special event which requires the acceptance or exchange of money or to meet job expectations or duties that could fall outside of normal business hours to include but not limited to holiday breaks or seasonal hours experienced by other staff.

Travel Required: Occasionally for bank deposits or other job related errands

Mandatory Requirements:

• Associates or Bachelor in Business/Accounting

• Must be a strategic thinker

• Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

• Proficiency in computerized accounting software programs preferably Blackbaud

• Operates office equipment including personal computer, copiers, fax machines and 10-key calculator.

Preferred Requirements

• Minimum three to five year relevant experience in a business office setting.

• 1-3 years hands-on Accounting experience preferably in a not-for-profit finance office

• Understanding of not-for-profit GRT exemptions

• Bilingual Spanish preferred.

Physical Demands:

• Works well under pressure to meet organizational needs and other deadlines.

• Sit with back support approximately six (6) of the (8) hours.

• Repetitive motion of wrist and fingers required for typing/keyboarding.

• Speaking and hearing are essential for communication.

• Near visual acuity essential for reading.
35,000 - 42,000
Contact Diane M. Saya - Director of HR
Phone: (505) 983-7353
Fax: (505) 982-8722
100 Siringo Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505