Browne Academy is a coed preschool through grade eight independent school located in Alexandria, VA.
Browne Academy’s 11 acre campus is located just outside the Nation’s Capital in Alexandria, VA. It is fully accredited by VAIS (Virginia Association of Independent Schools) and serves boys and girls in preschool through grade eight. Founded in 1941, Browne Academy is dedicated to the development of the individual child as an independent, lifelong learner who embraces our core values of excellence, diversity, character and community. Browne Academy is currently searching for an Accounting Manager to assist the Business Manager & CFO in the execution of the daily business affairs of the school through accurate financial bookkeeping, human resource management, facilities maintenance and operations, and administrative support. Please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Ann Feeley-Leetz, Business Manager & CFO at email@example.com.
Duties to include assisting the Business Manager & CFO in:
Overseeing planning, organization, and management of the business office which includes financial reporting, payroll, bank reconciliation, cash management, accounts payable, purchasing, investing, budgeting, security and facilities maintenance.
Coordinating and managing the accounting functions, ensuring the School maximizes operating funds through judicious stewardship.
Human Resource Management to include coordinating and maintaining employee benefits; assist with first line questions regarding benefits coverage, annual open enrollment and general payroll inquiries.
Managing operations, vendor and purchasing programs, projects, emergency planning, and budgets for Facilities and Maintenance Operations.
Review, development, and implementation of continually emerging technology needs for administrative and educational environments of the school.
The ideal candidate will:
Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or related business field.
Be a self starter and adapt to a variety of daily tasks.
Have at least 1-3 years progressive experience in an office setting
Possess basic knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures and their application to basic accounting transactions and be willing to learn and process accounts payable, accounts receivable, and other administrative duties.
Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge and experience in database management (especially Blackbaud) a plus.
Have working knowledge of 21st century technology and applications in office setting as well as delivery to the classroom environment.
Have the ability to work effectively and communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization and parents. Understand and respect the need for confidentiality in all aspects of the role.
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Browne Academy is a diverse independent day school committed to developing the whole child through extraordinary teaching, exceptional academic programs, and a nurturing community. We empower students to be critical thinkers, inspired innovators, engaged peers, and ethical leaders prepared with the confidence to thrive in a dynamic world.
Browne Academy’s Core Values~
Excellence. We value and ...encourage the pursuit of one’s personal best in every endeavor within the Browne Academy community.
Diversity. We value and advocate for the richness of a multicultural community, composed of members with various perspectives and backgrounds, that fosters global awareness through mutual respect and understanding.
Character. We value and honor each individual and seek to cultivate integrity, moral responsibility, service, and citizenship.
Community. We value and support the common interests and shared goals of our entire Browne Academy family within a nurturing and safe environment.