MUST BE BILINGUAL IN SPANISH
Cathedral High School of Los Angeles, Inc. is looking for an entry level Staff Accountant to
handle our Student Billing, Accounts Receivable, Cash Receipts and Collection duties. The
candidate must have excellent people skills, strong attention to detail, strong computer and
analytical skills and be a self-starter. The position reports directly to the CFO.
Performs a variety of accounting duties according to established policies and procedures.
Maintains contacts with parents, students and staff. Observes confidentiality of business office,
school staff, parents and student information.
Receive cash and credit card payments
Interaction with parents and school staff
Posting cash receipt activity to A/R system
Balancing of cash receipts to A/R system
Preparation of bank deposits
Generate tuition charges and invoices
Mailing of tuition invoices
Processing ACH (direct bank withdrawals) for tuition payments
Processing and billing school fees, as needed
Making financial aid and scholarship adjustments, as needed
Reconciling A/R aging to the G/L
Prepare and assist in bank reconciliations
Prepare and assist in G/L reconciliations
Post adjusting journal entries, as needed
Follow up on NSF transactions
Facilitate tuition collections by sending out past due letters and making phone calls
Update A/R system for incoming students
Promote current students in A/R system
Revise the tuition fee schedule in the A/R system
Revise the various other fee schedules in the A/R system
Maintain the tuition contracts, parent service and ACH agreements
Prepare audit workpapers
Assisted auditors as requested
Education: 4 year degree, in Accounting or Business preferred
Job experience and requirements:
2-4 years of working experience
Excellent organization skills and strong attention to detail
Ability to work well with people in a team environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Computer skills and word processing
Good mathematical background
Some experience with spreadsheets and automated accounting systems preferred
Ability to sort, check, count and verify numbers
Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work efficiently
Ability to listen, communicate (written and verbal), excellent grammar, spelling and proof
Ability to follow-up effectively with all parents and staffing levels
Ability to work independently, self-starter, energetic
Ability to demonstrate good common sense and sound judgment
Flexibility to adapt to all situations and occasionally work varied hours; possibly weekends or
evenings as needed to complete your job duties.
Ability to anticipate work needs and follow through with minimum direction
Ability to use 10-key calculator for a variety of accounting functions
Ability to communicate to some parents in Spanish to explain their bill or ability to learn some
Spanish phases that are related to the tuition billing and payment duties.
Cathedral offers an excellent compensation/benefits package.
Position pays up to $40K depending on experience and education, commensurate with ability and background.
If you are a qualified candidate please forward resume reply.
Location: Los Angeles, near Chinatown
Compensation: to $40K
Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
Please, no phone calls about this job
Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $32,000.00 - $40,000.00 per year
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee discount
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Retirement plan
- Vision insurance
- 8 hour shift
- Monday to Friday
- accounting: 1 year (Preferred)
- Los Angeles, CA 90012 (Required)
- Accounts receivable
- Internal audits for policy adherence
This Job Is:
- Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma
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- Only full-time employees eligible