Job Application - Richmond Waldorf School

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Business Office Administrator (Accountant)


Classification: Salary

Department:    Business Office

Reports To:     Director of Administration

Date:               June 2020



To perform financial accounting and reporting duties for Richmond Waldorf School


Essential Functions:

·         Accounts payable: Pay bills

·         Prepare payroll for third party processing

·         Prepare accounts receivable invoices for Aftercare program, Summer camp and other activities throughout the school year

·         Monitor third party tuition and fee management service

·         Process cash, credit card and check payments

·         Reconcile monthly bank statements

·         Coordinate with development staff regarding fundraising pledges and restricted gifts

·         Prepare monthly financial reports and present them to the Finance Committee

·         Work with the Director of Administration to develop the annual budget

·         Provide budget line item reports monthly to faculty and administrative staff

·         Serve on the Tuition Task Force

·         Serve on the Tuition Assistance Committee

·         Update and maintain Financial Accounting Manual

·         Provide financial information as required for annual audit and accreditation

·         Ensure compliance with IRS, Virginia Department of Taxation and the Virginia Department of Agriculture.




·         Maintain financial accounting and reporting systems in QuickBooks

·         Develop new accounting procedures as required in QuickBooks

·         Coordinate with administrative staff, faculty, families and Board of Directors


Supervisory Responsibilities: 

·         N/A


Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and scanners.


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  


Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

·         40 hour weeks, Monday through Friday




• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related discipline, CPA a plus
• 5 - 7 years experience in accounting and financial management
• Experience in a nonprofit organization preferred
• Ability to work closely with Senior Management and Board of Trustees
• Demonstrated ability to lead through positive influence
• Analytical and organizational skills
• Self-motivated and self-directed
• Multi-tasker with ability meet multiple deadlines
• Strong computer skills


Pay Scale:  To be based on accounting certifications and experience



·         Vision, dental and disability insurance

·         10 days PTO/year

·         Federal holidays, plus generous winter and spring breaks


Cover Letter: Please submit a cover letter with your application